Just when the family is settling into the routine of a new school year, it’s time to shake things up by setting the clocks back an hour for Daylight Saving Time. Remember to set your clocks one hour earlier at 2 am, Sunday, November 2 – or more likely before you go to bed Saturday night. While […]
Here’s a little inspiration for embracing the chill in the air, the warmth of cozy clothes and good food, and the excitement of Halloween. 1. An adorable 5-minute kid’s craft to get your spooky on. 2. A cool pair of boots that will outshine any on the playground. 3. Way better than a sweater or a […]
Halloween is an exciting holiday and especially fun for kids. If you’re having a trusted sitter celebrate the holiday with your family this year, you’ll want to share these important Halloween safety guidelines before sending her trick-or-treating. They’re also helpful reminders for you, even if you’ve led the candy collecting charge many times before. Practice Mindful […]
Over time, as an UrbanSitter, managing your calendar, responding to booking requests, and browsing the Job Board for open positions will become second nature. But do you know what it’s like to use the site as a parent? If you’ve ever wondered how UrbanSitter works for parents, read on for a helpful sneak peek into […]
Put your DIY skills to good use by copying one of these outstanding Halloween costumes for the whole family. These get-ups are so great, your childless friends will be wishing they had kids, too! For more awesome costumes for babies, kids, families and even pets, check out our Halloween Pinterest board!
It’s the most wonderful time of the year! No, we’re not talking about the holiday season, but rather the back-to-school season! For many working moms who struggled to cover child care over the summer, sending the kids back to school can be a welcome sigh of relief. But even if you have kid care covered […]
Sharing house rules and policies with your sitter or nanny is key to communicating and understanding each other’s expectations. Social media policies – essentially what you think is and isn’t ok for your sitter to post or share about your family on social media outlets, such as Facebook, Twitter or Instagram – should be an […]