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Hire a Nanny to Save BIG on Childcare

Do your children go to a daycare center? Did you know it may cost less to hire a nanny than what you’re currently paying? In this post we’ll cover both the out of pocket side and tax benefits of choosing a nanny over a childcare center. How much are you currently paying for childcare? If you have more than 1 child, chances are you are paying an arm and a...

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5 Simple Ways To Show Your Nanny Appreciation

If you have an awesome nanny that goes above and beyond for your family, you shouldn’t be shy about letting him or her know how much you appreciate them. While telling them verbally is a great way to do so, sometimes you want to a little something extra. Here are 4 great ways to show your nanny you appreciate their hard work that won’t break the family budget! ...

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6 New Infant and Kid’s Clothing Safety Recalls for 2013

Most parents assume that the items in their kiddos closet are 100% safe. Many moms (and some dads) can close their eyes and name most of the outfits that their kids own. They know where they bought them and where their kids wore them. What many parents don’t know is when an outfit has been recalled. That cute little duck printed jumper hanging in the closet may be a duck printed...

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8 Recalled Baby and Toddler Items Sold in Canada

You spend an afternoon registering for your bundle of joy, you unwrap your baby gifts with glee at your shower, and when baby arrives you put the items to great use. Sad but true, many baby and toddler items are recalled months (and even years) after they are sold. Mom (and dad, nanny, and grandparents) continue to use the products, never suspecting the handy stroller used on a daily basis could...

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13 Free (or Almost Free) Family Friendly Activities to Do This Weekend (Infographic)

Looking for family fun that won’t break the bank? Here are 13 activities that you can do this weekend that are low cost and entertaining for ALL ages! Your kids will have a blast while you savor every minute of quality family time. These activities are also great to suggest to your nanny or babysitter to keep the little ones busy while in their care.

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Deborah Shure answers the question about whether your nanny or elder caregiver is your employee or self employed
Deborah Shure answers the hard questions and discusses nanny & elder caregiver contracts, gross versus net pay & more
Deborah Shure discusses why paying your nanny or elder caregiver cash under the table is never a good idea
Deborah Shure discusses why an online calculator might not be the answer to your calculation frustration
Deborah Shure helps you get started with payroll for your nanny or elder caregiver