2015 Babysitting & Nanny Rates Survey

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Ever wonder how much other families pay their babysitter or nanny? UrbanSitter gathered the answer from over 10,000 families to find out average babysitting rates in the US. Take look and see what the going rate is for a babysitter in your area!  Find great babysitters at UrbanSitter.com. Sign up for free now!

2015 National Childcare Survey: Babysitting Rates & Nanny Pay + Mother’s Day

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How much do you pay your babysitter? UrbanSitter surveyed and compiled data from more than 10,000 families across the nation to determine average hourly rates for babysitters, nannies, and mother’s helpers. And, we asked a few fun facts about how families like to celebrate Mother’s Day. San Francisco tops the charts with the most expensive babysitter […]

The Ultimate Holiday Gift Guide for Babysitters and Nannies

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Whatever do you give to the person who takes care of your children? While cold hard cash is always appreciated, it’s nice to also show your gratitude with a personal gift to go along with it. To help you choose something special, we’ve rounded up our favorite holiday gift ideas for nannies and babysitters, including something […]

3rd Annual Holiday Gifting Survey: Babysitter Gifts and Nanny Bonuses for 2014

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Wondering if you should give a holiday gift to your babysitter or an end-of-year bonus to your nanny? We surveyed over 400 families across the US to get the inside scoop on what parents are gifting and tipping babysitters and nannies this holiday season. Here’s what they told us: ~Click to zoom~ ·      Tips: Most […]

Fun Craft Trio for Winter

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Looking for a creative way to keep the kids entertained on a rainy or snowy winter day? We’ve found a trio of adorable crafts for kids that celebrate the season and may entertain you (or your sitter) as much as they do the kids. DIY Cut Leaf Cars Before the last leaf falls, grab your […]

10 DIY Family Costumes for Halloween

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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!

Social Media Guidelines to Share with Your Sitter or Nanny

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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 […]

12 Tips for Fantastic Family Photos

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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 […]