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Help Us Find America’s Top Sitter

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Is your sitter is out-of-this-world amazing? Then tell us about her! Starting today, April 21, we’re hosting our second annual America’s Top Sitter contest, where you can nominate your caregiver to win the title of America’s Top Sitter and a $5,000 cash prize. Yes, you read that right, a $5,000 cash prize!

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No-Bake Edible Chocolate Egg Nests

These no-bake cookies are a perfect springtime treat for kids — messy to make and sweet to eat! Just the right blend of chocolate and crunch, these festive treats are not only delicious, but a fabulous spring or Easter decoration as well. 

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Spring Cleaning and Organizing Tips to get Your Home in Tip Top Condition


Even though the weather outside may try to tell us otherwise, spring is here people. And with spring comes the need to spring clean.

Here are a handful of tips ― from organizing your closet to creating your own cleaning solutions ― that will help make spring cleaning easier, more effective and less time consuming.

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Let Your Little Celebrity Chef Shine with this DIY Cooking Show

This activity will entertain tiny top chefs and camera hams alike! Put on your aprons, get the camera rolling, and let the cooking show begin.

Lights, camera, action!

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5 Signs You Should Consider Hiring a New Sitter or Nanny


You’ve worked hard to find a great caregiver for your family, and the last thing you want to deal with is finding out a few months into the arrangement that it might not be the best fit. Unfortunately, that’s a reality some families will have to face.

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For the Budding Archeologist: Make Your Own Fossil

Help your little archeologist unlock secrets of the past with this make your own fossil activity. This simple recipe for creating rock-like relics is sure to be a hit with kids of all ages!

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How to Check Your Caregivers’ References in 3 Easy Steps


You’ve found the perfect caregiver on Sittercity! She nailed her interview, passed her background check, and you’re ready to give her the job. Wait, pump the brakes! Before you tell your caregiver she’s hired, you’ll want to check her references.

References can play huge part in finding the right caregiver. They will give you additional insight about your candidate as well as a look into her past job performance.

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