7 Tips for Moving on After a Breakup…With Your Nanny Family

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Leaving a family—whether it be on good or bad terms—can be one of the most difficult relationships for a nanny to navigate. Sometimes, it can feel less like leaving a babysitting job, and more like a breakup. You can make the transition easier by acting professionally in all of your interactions, being straightforward in your […]

Which Babysitter is Right for My Family?

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By Melinda Holzschuh, UrbanSitter.com contributing writer Different families have different needs in terms of childcare. Once you decide what best fits you and your child, you’ll be well on your way to a night out. Here’s an overview. Finding the Right Babysitter for Your Family Mother’s Helper Think of mother’s helpers like babysitters in training. They may […]

Family-Friendly Holiday Events to Kick Off the Season

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This year’s Thanksgivukkah (Thanksgiving + Hanukkah) officially kicks off the holiday season. If you aren’t already, you are soon to be up to your eyeballs in shopping, wrapping, cooking, and party obligations…and all the other holiday demands that seem to be a mandatory part of parenting. Don’t get wrapped up in your obligations (real or […]