Tag Archives: kids

As A Nanny – Do You Do Bedtimes?

As a nanny, there’s a very good chance that you’ll have a number of roles throughout a day including cooking, cleaning and possibly even bedtime! It’s common for busy parents to let the nanny do bedtime at least a few times a week, however this can be one of the most difficult times of the day, especially if the little one(s) would much prefer mummy or daddy to be the...

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5 Fun Birthday Party Activities That Won’t Break The Bank (Infographic)

Want MORE fun and budget friendly birthday party ideas? Check out our “Brilliant Birthdays” board on Pinterest. It is packed full of games, activities, art projects, and more for all age levels. Be sure to pin this NOW on your Pinterest birthday board so you can find it later! Do you know of another fun and budget friendly birthday party activity? Be sure to leave a comment and let us...

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4 Tips For Summer Road Trips With Kids

Once again, the time has come to cram every electronic item you can’t live without into a suitcase (along with some clothes) and drive cross country in the family vehicle, all in the name of summer vacation. You look forward to getting away from it all, but dread the six, ten, or even twelve-hour drive to get to your amazing summer destination.

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5 Steps to Get Your Child Sleeping in Their Bed

There is nothing sweeter than a snugly sleeping child. No matter how wild, cranky, or bouncy they are in the day, they look absolutely angelic when sleeping. Even though you love snuggling with them in your bed, at some point almost every set of parents find themselves looking for ways to get their kiddo sleeping in their own bed, either for the first time, or once again after a “Can I sleep...

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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