Meet Kate Talbot: Successful Author, Content Creator, and Digital Strategist… and an UrbanSitter Babysitter!

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Kate Talbot has built her successful career by using digital storytelling to empower communities at brands like Kiva and Virgin America, as well as scale early-stage startups for growth. In her free time, she writes for online publications like Social Media Examiner and KISSmetrics, educating small business owners and entrepreneurs on how to successfully use […]

How to Interview a Babysitter – VIDEO

How to Interview a Babysitter from UrbanSitter on Vimeo. Featuring “The Quintessential Haute Mommy” Paula Miranda. Produced by 11th&B. Five Questions to Ask A Babysitter in an Interview We asked parenting expert, Paula Miranda, to share her top tips for interviewing a babysitter. Watch this How to Interview a Babysitter video or read on.1. What kind […]

How to Line Up Summer Childcare Help

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The typical school-age child has 10 weeks of summer vacation. That’s at least 70 full days with you or another caregiver–be it a daycare provider, camp counselor, nanny, babysitter, family, or a friend. Regardless of your family’s regular schedule, it’s likely you could use a bit of additional childcare this summer. Now is the time […]

Five Favorite Pins for Parents

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We’re rounding up our favorite Pins for parents. Take a look at five favorites from this week, and don’t forget to follow us for more! 1. A welcome new snack idea to warm bellies on these last chilly days of the season. This English Muffin Hummus Melt is just right for after-school or as a […]

Exciting New Features – Videos, Messaging, and more!

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UrbanSitter is excited to announce groundbreaking new features designed to make your babysitter search faster and more efficient than ever before. These features launch today in select cities as part of new membership packages. Log in to view Membership Plans available in your area. Lights, camera, action! At UrbanSitter, we strive to provide lots of […]

Hit the Road: Spring Break Day Trips!

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No plans for a family Spring Break vacation this year? No worries. Check out these super ideas for easy day-trips to entertain you and the kids while school’s out for the week.We’ve included helpful insider tips to get the most of your time together. San Francisco/Bay Area It’s a lovely time of year to venture […]

7 Reasons to Book a Babysitter This Spring

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Why is Spring is a great time to book a babysitter? Read on to find out: 1.   Spring cleaning. Think of all you could accomplish without your usual distractions. Not sure where to start? Check out Over 100 Spring Cleaning Tips and Tricks from How Does She? and the room-by-room checklist from the Huffington Post. You’ll have […]

Favorite Pins for the Perfect Birthday Party

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Chances are, you’ve done the standard kid’s birthday party one too many times. This year, why not break away from the tried-and-true route, and go for something a little different? Take a look at five of our favorite Pins for some kids birthday party inspiration. Firefighter Party – Boy’s Birthday Party Idea Win big points […]