childcare

Want to Have a Great Relationship With Your Baby’s Nanny? These 5 Tips Should Help

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This post was written by Julia Knapp, one of the founders of chARTer Nannies and the Head of Wardrobe on the Yo Gabba Gabba show. Julia travels with Yo Gabba Gabba and Thomas the Train on the road. During the off season, she works as the regular travel nanny for the band...

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Prince William and Kate Middleton Make an Easy Choice for Baby’s Nanny: Here’s How to Do the Same

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Prince William and Kate Middleton have called in a seasoned set of royal hands to help them look after their growing royal baby! The doting new parents have hired Jessie Webb (William's former nanny!) to help them look after Prince George. The 71-year-old nanny is most famously known for taking care of William... read more

Why Moms Shouldn’t Be Afraid to Ask for Help (and Why They Shouldn’t Be Afraid to Give It, Either)

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Early morning on a school day. Standing outside in my sweats and slippers with my 3-year-old while my newborn finally – FINALLY – slept peacefully inside. Delirious from sleep deprivation and paralyzed with indecision. I needed my son to go to preschool so that I could get a few hours of precious sleep. But I... read more

I Don’t Know What to Tell My Babysitter About My Son

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My husband and I have a date coming up this weekend and it will be the first time that our son has had a babysitter. Kind of. While I work, my sister babysits and all the other times we've had a babysitter it's been a family member who has watched him at their house. This will... read more