What Nannies REALLY Do On Their Days Off

1. You pee in peace. I'm talking not even fingers wiggling under the door... god honest peace.2. You forget how to tell time because your days off aren't set on a schedule filled with naps and feeding times.3. You drop motherfucking F bombs like there's no tomorrow....more

Finding a Part Time Nanny

TLC For Kids, Inc has been St. Louis’ premiere nanny and babysitting agency  for over 25 years. Finding part time child care can be a challenge.  Most nannies want a full time work....more

How to Tell If Your Babysitter Even Likes Your Children

There are many things to look for in a nanny or babysitter. Finding a nanny or babysitter who actually likes children should be one of them. Here are 6 ways to tell if your babysitter actually likes children, never mind yours:...more

A Parental Checklist When Looking For a Caregiver

Now, I can only speak for myself obviously, but I thought it might be helpful to list out some things I'm doing, that I wouldn't have even known I would do in this search for a sitter....more

Finding a Babysitter Isn't As Easy As It Sounds

This found its way to my Facebook feed yesterday, and while the original list is gone, the article goes into enough detail to give you the point.The gist is, a couple put out an ad for a babysitter, and in the ad, they put 65 questions the applicants should answer....more

The Other Side, Parents vs. Nannies

A great friend of mine is a nanny. Strong and sure, she sometimes gets some flack from the parenting community. Posts like this kind of point toward why. But, you'll see, it's all mostly misunderstanding.So, on behalf of parents...here's the other side....more

Guest Post: Finding the Right Babysitter for your Family

Today I am lucky enough to have a guest post on finding the right babysitter for your family...something I might soon be needing!_____There comes a time when you have a function or even a date with your spouse that requires that your little ones stay at home with a babysitter. Leaving your children in someone else’s care isn’t always easy but you can’t avoid it....more

To nanny or not to nanny

One of the biggest decisions you have to make while pregnant (or with just having kids in general) circles around childcare. If you have two parents that work in your household, obviously you need to have some kind of childcare option. Generally this revolves around family help, a nanny or a day care center option. For us, we already know a nanny that we’ll be utilizing from time to time – but I know that’s not for everyone. But it is a solid option and I really like the idea of having someone here at my house with my baby while I’m working downstairs....more

Should I Hire a Hot Nanny?

Dear Mouthy Housewives,Where do you stand on the whole Do I hire a hot nanny or am I asking for trouble issue?Signed,She’s Really Hot...more
I'm just sayin' that "imjustsayin" has views that don't match mine. Unless you're looking ...more

I'm Not The Babysitter - Really

It happened. Someone thought I was the babysitter today at the playgroup. When I said, "I'm not babysitting, this is my son!" she said, "oh, he looks like his father then." Has she ever seen his father? No. Forget the fact Baby has my eyes, my nose, my lips and my ears, he's just a different colour that's all! And I should probably take it as a compliment that I am right back down to my pre-pregnancy weight; I don't look like someone who just gave birth four months ago. Still, that's no reason to assume I'm not the mommy! ...more
@jaycee yes, I find being very blunt works best. I say, "well he came out of my uterus. I was ...more
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