Navigating a Divorce When You Have a Nanny: Tips for Employers

You worked hard to find a nanny your family loves. Now you’re getting a divorce, and you want to make sure she stays with you through what could be a bumpy road ahead. Even if you and your spouse are separating on good terms, a breakup is still challenging for everyone involved, including your nanny….

By Tiffanie Kinder

I Just Need to Sleep! 5 Tips for Managing Postpartum Insomnia

If you’re a new mom struggling with postpartum insomnia, you’re not alone. Having sleep problems after childbirth is common, but there are things you can do to make it better. Read on to learn how. Why it happens. First things first—no, you’re not crazy! The stress and lifestyle changes that come with having a baby…

By Tiffanie Kinder

7 Strategies for Helping Kids with Homework

Kids have more homework today than ever before. They’re under a lot of pressure to succeed and get into a top college. The result is that many kids today are as stressed as adults.1 If arguments about homework are common in your otherwise happy home, or you’re a busy parent struggling to help your kids…

By Tiffanie Kinder

Why You Should Hire a Travel Nanny for Your Next Family Vacay

There’s a lot of talk lately about travel nannies. These childcare providers help ease the stress of traveling with kids, especially toddlers and babies. Hiring a travel nanny can improve your vacation experience by allowing you to focus on what matters: spending quality time with your family. Being on vacation doesn’t make the tasks of…

By Tiffanie Kinder

Signs of Nanny Burnout and How to Help Prevent It

Finding the perfect in-home nanny can be a painstaking process. Once you’ve found the right person, you want to make sure they’re happy and want to stay. Finding a replacement can be expensive and time consuming. Worse, nanny turnover can be upsetting for kids. Childcare is physically and emotionally demanding work, and it’s not uncommon…

By Tiffanie Kinder