Profiles of Childhood: Kia Gomez, Doula & Babysitter

Our childhoods shape us and prepare us, not only for our own lives, but for the joys and values we’ll pass on to others.  As told to Dawn Van Osdell “I split my time between school in the San Francisco Bay Area—Notre Dame de Namur University—and my hometown of Los Angeles. It’s not so different […]

Profiles of Childhood: Nicole Miles, Doula and Sitter, Chicago, IL

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As told to Lela Nargi I grew up on the Southwest side of Chicago and I’m the oldest of three girls. My parents were high school sweethearts and have been married for 28 years. My father works for the Chicago Transit Authority and my mother now works at a local university. I’ve always been surrounded […]

Types of Childcare Jobs

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By Melinda Holzschuh, UrbanSitter.com contributing writer Caregivers come in a range of different capacities. Whether you’re a parent determining which type of childcare is right for your family or a caregiver deciding what sort of job you’re looking for, it is essential to understand the differences in order to make the right choices for your […]