Wouldn’t it be great if you had a babysitter checklist to hand your sitter when you hand her your kids? A really great checklist gives you something to go over with her when she arrives and leave with her so she has a handy reference to everything she needs to know about taking care of […]
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 […]
Tis the season! October marks the official start of the dreaded cold and flu season. Summer is hardly over, and schools, daycare facilities and medical offices across the country are already reporting a spike in cases of flu and viral infections. The media has parents especially anxious about the rise in super viruses, such as […]
Whether you’re the family photographer or you plan to hire a professional to capture your kids or the entire family, you’ll want to check out these helpful tips for getting incredible photos that you’ll cherish for years to come. Improve your chances of getting the shots you want with these effective tips that help you […]
Contribution by Andrea Davis, Home Advisor Finding projects to do around the house and yard with your kids is a great way to engage and teach your children. When choosing projects, it is important to consider two things: whether it requires adult supervision and if it engages or intrigues your kids. You want a project […]