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Friday 5: Ways to Make Sure Your Child Stays Safe on Halloween

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Halloween is all about scares, but no parent wants to be scared when it comes to their child’s safety. Combat the many hazards associated with Halloween by following these five tips to help reduce your child’s risk of injury.

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5 Tips to Protect Yourself from Scammers on Sittercity


We use a number of filters to stop scammers from connecting with members, but unfortunately a few sneaky scammers still get through. From our experience, the following messages nearly always lead to a scam.

  • “I’m overseas, but will be moving to your area soon.”
  • “I’d like to pay you in advance to hold the job.”
  • “Please send your address so I can send a check.”
  • “My finance manager will handle payment and other expenses.”
  • “If this employment opportunity is pleasing to you…”

Read on for more tips on how to protect yourself, your money, and your safety.

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Friday 5: Ways to Celebrate Your Nanny National Nanny Recognition Week!

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Where would be be without our nannies?

September 22-28 is National Nanny Recognition Week. Started in 1998, National Nanny Recognition Week was created to celebrate nannies across the country and the difference they make in the lives of the children they care for and the families they serve.

Here are five ways to thank your nanny during this week dedicated to her:

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Friday 5: Ways to Increase Your Chances of Landing a Sitter or Nanny Job


Hey sitters! There are tons of great jobs out there and we want to help you land the perfect one. Here are some tips to help you increase your changes of getting the one you want:

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Friday 5: Tips for Hiring a Nanny or Babysitter

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Finding the right person to care for your children while you’re away from home can be a daunting — and sometimes a stressful — task. Use these five tips to help find the perfect sitter for you and your family:

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