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Latest Children Articles

  • 10 Ways to Get Kids to Love School

    Katrin Lewandowski September 18, 2020 (0) Kommentar(e)
    School doesn’t have to be synonymous with fear, loathing, or hatred for your kids. Here are ten ways you can get your kids on the right track for an enjoyable school year.
  • Back to School Blues: How You Can Help Your Kid Beat the Anxiety

    Katrin Lewandowski September 16, 2020 (0) Kommentar(e)
    As the summer draws to a close, many families are dealing with anxiety about going back to school. Two experts explain why and will give you basic advice.
  • Back to School Mistakes

    Katrin Lewandowski September 15, 2020 (0) Kommentar(e)
    Read about child care related mistakes that we all run into at the beginning of a hectic term. Here are the top 5.
  • When Can My Child Walk to School Alone?

    Katrin Lewandowski September 15, 2020 (0) Kommentar(e)
    With a new school term on the way, one scary question that a lot of parents face is when can their kids walk to school alone?
  • Should You Keep Your Nanny When Your Kids Are at School?

    Katrin Lewandowski September 15, 2020 (0) Kommentar(e)
    We listed a couple of things for parents to consider when deciding whether or not to keep your nanny.
  • Is Your Child’s Lunch Box Safe?

    Anja Borngässer September 15, 2020 (0) Kommentar(e)
    Have you ever considered the dangers that could be lurking in your kid’s lunch box? Keep your child safe from food-borne illnesses by making lunch box safety a priority with these nine tips.
  • Choosing an After-School Activity for Your Child

    Anja Borngässer September 15, 2020 (0) Kommentar(e)
    From music lessons and sports to hobbies and clubs – Picking and choosing activities that will be fun and constructive can be overwhelming. These questions will help you find the best after-school activity for your child.
  • Save Money on After-School Activities

    Anja Borngässer September 14, 2020 (0) Kommentar(e)
    Extracurricular activities can be quite costly! Here are four tips to save money on after-school sports and clubs.
  • 10 After-school Activities and Games for Kids

    Anja Borngässer September 14, 2020 (0) Kommentar(e)
    What should you do with the kids after school? Time to come up with some fun, creative ways to keep the kids entertained until dinnertime.
  • What Is an After-school Nanny or Sitter—And Do You Need One?

    Anja Borngässer September 14, 2020 (0) Kommentar(e)
    An after-school nanny or babysitter can help filling the childcare gap in the afternoon and lighten the load. Finding the right fit for an after-school caregiver, however, can take some digging. Here’s what you should look for.
  • What to Look for in An After-school Nanny

    Anja Borngässer September 14, 2020 (0) Kommentar(e)
    With the kids returning to school how will you plug the after-school gap? You may need to hire an after-school nanny.
  • Creating an After-school Plan

    Anja Borngässer September 9, 2020 (0) Kommentar(e)
    Schoolwork, football, ballet, trumpet, after-school childcare, school plays… Here are some ideas for keeping schedules on track without losing your marbles.
  • Getting Ready for The New School Year

    Anja Borngässer September 9, 2020 (0) Kommentar(e)
    Expert Dr Katherine Hodson shares her thoughts on why children may become anxious about school as well as tips to get your child ready for the new school term.
  • Interviewing an After-school Nanny

    Anja Borngässer September 8, 2020 (0) Kommentar(e)
    While interviewing does take time and effort, starting off with a standard set of questions to ask after-school nannies will make the process easier.
  • Planning for Back to School Care

    Katrin Lewandowski August 31, 2020 (0) Kommentar(e)
    Some pre-planning can make the school year run smoothly–here are a few things to consider when it comes to back to school season.
  • Your Back to School Guide

    Katrin Lewandowski August 31, 2020 (0) Kommentar(e)
    From buying school supplies, packing healthy lunches, helping with homework and finding after-school child care … here are A+ tips to help you send your kids back to school.
  • 9 Options for After-school Child Care

    Katrin Lewandowski August 31, 2020 (0) Kommentar(e)
    Here are nine suggestions to help your family fill the after-school hours with affordable child care solutions. Check them out now!
  • Back to School during Covid

    Katrin Lewandowski August 28, 2020 (0) Kommentar(e)
    Going back to school in times of Covid? No other start of school was more challenging than this year’s! Writer & family expert Patti Barnes gives insights into her back-to-school life, plus valuable tips for parents.
  • 11 Back to School Tips for Parents

    Katrin Lewandowski August 27, 2020 (0) Kommentar(e)
    As parents, one of our most dreaded and stressful moments is the start of a new school year. These eleven tips are guaranteed to make things a little bit easier.
  • Help Your Child Manage Anxiety at School During Pandemic

    Anja Borngässer August 24, 2020 (0) Kommentar(e)
    These days children across the globe return to school. And while there is certainly reason to be excited, there is still plenty to be anxious about. Here are some ways you can help spur your child along toward better mental health.
  • 4 Questions to Ask Child Caregivers during Corona

    Katrin Lewandowski August 17, 2020 (0) Kommentar(e)
    Still unsure whether to employ a sitter to take care of your kids? We show you what you definitely should ask child caregivers during corona, be it a new hire or a familiar babysitter.
  • Having a Safe And Stress-free Bike Trip with Your Family

    Katrin Lewandowski June 12, 2020 (0) Kommentar(e)
    Are you planing outdoor activities to entertain your kids? We show you what it takes and needs to have a safe and stress-free bike trip with your family.
  • How Parents Can Teach Their Kids to Be Anti-racist

    Katrin Lewandowski June 8, 2020 (0) Kommentar(e)
    Many parents wonder how to avoid racism. Here they will find useful and expert-approved tips for teaching their kids to be anti-racist, based on their age.
  • Pool Safety for Kids

    Katrin Lewandowski May 25, 2020 (0) Kommentar(e)
    Drowning is one of the leading causes of injury-related deaths in kids. That’s why it is so important for parents and caregivers to learn about pool safety for kids.
  • 10 Ways to Make Your Child’s Birthday Special during Corona Crisis

    Katrin Lewandowski May 18, 2020 (0) Kommentar(e)
    Defy Corona! We show you 10 ways to make your child’s birthday special during the corona crisis. Read our tips for an extraordinary birthday party.
  • 101 Things to Do When Kids Say “I’m Bored”

    Katrin Lewandowski April 30, 2020 (0) Kommentar(e)
    Next time your little one whines “I’m bored!”, nip boredom in the bud and check out this list of 101 fun activities for kids!
  • Caring for A Newborn in The Age of COVID-19

    Katrin Lewandowski April 20, 2020 (0) Kommentar(e)
    How does it feel to take care of a baby in times of corona? We offer fresh parents a few tips for having and handling a new-born during a pandemic.
  • Super-fun ways to keep kids social at a safe distance

    Katrin Lewandowski April 9, 2020 (0) Kommentar(e)
    We offer some tips on what kids can still do with their friends during Corona quarantine period. This way they will stay connected!
  • Allergies in Kids: What You Need to Know

    Katrin Lewandowski March 30, 2020 (0) Kommentar(e)
    Allergies can be frightening, especially for parents who have no experience with them. Here is what you need to know about allergies in kids and testing.
  • 7 Ways Parents Can Manage Anxiety amid Coronavirus

    Katrin Lewandowski March 26, 2020 (0) Kommentar(e)
    We offer tips to parents on how to best manage their own anxiety in the time of coronavirus.
  • What’s safe for families to do—and not—during the coronavirus outbreak?

    Katrin Lewandowski March 24, 2020 (0) Kommentar(e)
    An expert answers your biggest questions about parenting during the coronavirus outbreak. A must-read!
  • How to talk to kids about coronavirus

    Katrin Lewandowski March 16, 2020 (0) Kommentar(e)
    It is important to talk to your children about coronavirus regarding what is going on, as they may be seeing social media or other media discuss this outbreak. We offer some tips.
  • School’s out for COVID-19

    Katrin Lewandowski March 16, 2020 (0) Kommentar(e)
    We show you some ways how parents bridge the child care gap caused by the corona crisis. Take care of your loved ones and stay healthy!
  • 5 Eco-friendly Dates For Valentine’s Day

    Katrin Lewandowski February 11, 2020 (0) Kommentar(e)
    Valentine’s Day is just around the corner! How about spending it in an eco-friendly way this year? We have some suggestions for you.
  • Family Vacation Planning 2020

    Katrin Lewandowski January 27, 2020 (0) Kommentar(e)
    We provide you with tips on how to plan relaxed family holidays. Our 2020 year planner is great tool to support you scheduling your vacations.
  • Home Safety Basics for Children and Aging Parents

    Katrin Lewandowski January 14, 2020 (0) Kommentar(e)
    How to make your home safe to welcome a new child or an aging relative, with inexpensive tips on babyproofing, how to prevent falling and reduce accidents.
  • Keeping Baby Safe

    Katrin Lewandowski January 14, 2020 (0) Kommentar(e)
    There are so many things to know when you have a new baby that it can be pretty overwhelming. Here are some tips for keeping your baby safe.
  • Teaching Kids About Different Winter Holidays

    The Care.com Team November 28, 2019 (1) Kommentar(e)
    A guide to the many winter holidays that are celebrated across a range of cultures and religions.
  • 15 Things I Wish I’d Known about Newborns

    The Care.com Team November 12, 2019 (0) Kommentar(e)
    The prospect of having a newborn can be overwhelming. Here, real mums have shared new baby tips, tricks and fun facts to make it that little bit easier!
  • 5 Educational Activities for 6-10 Year Olds

    The Care.com Team November 8, 2019 (0) Kommentar(e)
    Enrich your child’s physical, social and cognitive development outside of school with our fun activities.
  • Find Your Child’s Passion

    The Care.com Team October 22, 2019 (3) Kommentar(e)
    Every parent wants to encourage her child to find out what he loves to do. Here are some tips on how to support your little one’s decision making process!
  • Teaching Kids the Meaning of Halloween

    The Care.com Team October 18, 2019 (0) Kommentar(e)
    Fun activities to teach children what this spooky, trick-o-treat filled celebration is really all about.
  • DIY Halloween Costumes for Kids

    The Care.com Team October 15, 2019 (0) Kommentar(e)
    Whether it’s for trick-or-treating or a party, these Halloween costumes for toddlers and buggies are bound to be popular.
  • Climate Change and Kids: Is It a Reason to Not Have Children?

    sophiemoran October 8, 2019 (0) Kommentar(e)
    With so much talk around climate change and kids’ futures, people are starting to ask, is it a reason to not have children?
  • Parenting the Whole-Brain Child Way

    The Care.com Team October 1, 2019 (0) Kommentar(e)
    Here are 6 parenting tips inspired by the best-selling book “The Whole-Brain Child.”
  • Successful Step-Parenting Do’s and Dont’s

    The Care.com Team September 27, 2019 (0) Kommentar(e)
    Step-parenting can be joyful and rewarding, but it’s not easy. This list of step-parenting do’s and don’ts will help ease the transition.
  • How to Talk to Kids About Politics

    The Care.com Team September 24, 2019 (0) Kommentar(e)
    There is no way to protect your child from the political world. Here are some tips to talk to kids about politics.
  • Are You A Strict Parent?

    The Care.com Team September 24, 2019 (0) Kommentar(e)
    Disciplining a child is fine, but how do you know if you’re getting close to the line of being a too strict parent? Look out for these signs.
  • “I Hate School!” 4 Issues to Investigate If Your Child Hates School

    The Care.com Team September 17, 2019 (0) Kommentar(e)
    The reason your kid hates school may seem mysterious to the teacher, the parent, even the kid herself. But pay attention – the clues are there.
  • 5 Health Benefits of Playing Outside

    The Care.com Team July 31, 2019 (1) Kommentar(e)
    See what health benefits outdoor play and exploring nature can offer your family.
  • 4 Telltale Signs of Bad Parenting

    The Care.com Team July 31, 2019 (0) Kommentar(e)
    Parents behaving badly – yes, we’ve all seen them but none of us want to be them! Are you guilty of bad parenting?
  • 9 Time-Saving Hacks for Parents

    The Care.com Team July 24, 2019 (1) Kommentar(e)
    When you’re a busy parent, life can get so hectic that you feel like you’ll never have time to squeeze everything in. These time-saving hacks will help you check off everything on your to-do list without losing your sanity!
  • What Are the Most Common Pregnancy Cravings and Why?

    sophiemoran July 19, 2019 (0) Kommentar(e)
    What foods do women crave during pregnancy and why? We sort through fact and fiction about women’s pregnancy cravings.
  • Internet Safety For Kids

    The Care.com Team July 10, 2019 (0) Kommentar(e)
    You supervise your children’s interactions in the real world, so why not online? The internet can be dangerous, so ensure you know about internet safety for kids.
  • Language Development Milestones

    The Care.com Team June 27, 2019 (0) Kommentar(e)
    Find out all about how a child’s language development progresses from birth up to five years old. What are the speech milestones and normal expectations?
  • A Guide to Baby Swimming

    The Care.com Team June 6, 2019 (0) Kommentar(e)
    Whether it’s mom-and-me swimming lessons or just taking your little one for a dip, here’s everything you need to know to have fun and stay safe.
  • How to Ease Separation Anxiety in Babies

    The Care.com Team June 3, 2019 (0) Kommentar(e)
    Separation anxiety in babies is a normal part of growing up, but that doesn’t make it easy. Here’s how to make goodbyes a little easier for the both of you.
  • Single-Sex Schools: The Pros And Cons

    The Care.com Team May 14, 2019 (0) Kommentar(e)
    Take a look at our pros and cons to help decide if your children would benefit more from attending single-sex schools or by having a mixed-gender education.
  • Encouraging Your Children to Read Books

    sophiemoran April 23, 2019 (0) Kommentar(e)
    6 tips to get your child to turn off the screen and read books.
  • Fun Easter Games for Kids

    sophiemoran April 17, 2019 (0) Kommentar(e)
    Creative Easter games for children over the holidays
  • Tips for a Productive Easter Weekend

    The Care.com Team April 15, 2019 (0) Kommentar(e)
    If you’re in need of some quality family time try these 5 tips for a more relaxed and energizing Easter weekend.
  • 11 Co-Parenting Ground Rules

    The Care.com Team April 9, 2019 (0) Kommentar(e)
    Make co-parenting work for you, your ex and your child. Here are some tips for stopping the fighting and becoming the best co-parent you can be.
  • Tips for Raising Happy Children

    sophiemoran March 19, 2019 (0) Kommentar(e)
    Helping your children develop positive attitudes and a healthy mental well-being is top of the list. Here’s some invaluable advice on raising happy children.
  • Monitoring Your Teen and Social Media

    sophiemoran February 18, 2019 (0) Kommentar(e)
    As parents, it is our responsibility to teach our teens how to use social media safely and responsibly. Here is how you can do it.
  • Overcoming Childhood Fears: How To Help

    sophiemoran January 31, 2019 (0) Kommentar(e)
    Overcoming childhood fears can seem difficult for a lot of children, but it is possible. Find out what you can do to help your children be brave!
  • How to Survive the Holidays as a Single Mom

    sophiemoran December 7, 2018 (0) Kommentar(e)
    From managing kids’ expectations to making time for you, here is how to navigate the holidays as a single mom.
  • Get Your Kids To Help With Christmas Dinner

    The Care.com Team November 30, 2018 (0) Kommentar(e)
    Have your children help with Christmas dinner this year and get the whole family involved! Follow these tips to ways you can get children to take part.
  • How New Mothers Know They Are Ready to Go Back to Work

    sophiemoran November 28, 2018 (0) Kommentar(e)
    Are you trying to decide if its time to go back to work? Check out these tips to find out if you’re ready.
  • Night Nannies: What Are They and Should I Have One?

    sophiemoran November 26, 2018 (0) Kommentar(e)
    Have you been hearing the term ‘night nannies’ a lot lately? Find out what they are and if they are right for you.
  • 9 Tips for Divorcees Hiring Childcare

    sophiemoran November 9, 2018 (0) Kommentar(e)
    9 points to think about when your are choosing childcare as a divorced parent.
  • How NOT to Tell Your Boss You’re Pregnant

    sophiemoran November 6, 2018 (0) Kommentar(e)
    What you should and definitely should not do when telling your boss you’re pregnant.
  • Teaching Your Child to Ride a Bike

    sophiemoran November 1, 2018 (0) Kommentar(e)
    Make learning to ride a bike a fun and memorable experience for you and your child with these tips.
  • Autumn Care: Keeping Your Children Safe on Halloween

    sophiemoran October 26, 2018 (0) Kommentar(e)
    Take the stress out of Halloween this year with our checklist for keeping your children safe.
  • 6 Steps to Raising Environmentally Friendly Children

    sophiemoran October 23, 2018 (0) Kommentar(e)
    Want to raise budding environmentalists but don’t know how? Here are 6 tips to help you do it.
  • Choosing a Cell Phone for Kids: What is the Best Option?

    The Care.com Team January 24, 2017 (0) Kommentar(e)
    Buying the right cell phone for your child can be a confusing and expensive task – with the cost of getting it wrong equally high. Try these 5 tips!
  • 101 Indoor Games and Activities for Kids

    The Care.com Team November 2, 2016 (1) Kommentar(e)
    Fun ideas for keeping kids entertained when you’re stuck inside.
  • 12 Preschool Activities To Get Your Child Ready For The Classroom

    The Care.com Team August 30, 2016 (0) Kommentar(e)
    Starting school is a big step for kids! Here are a few nursery activities that every parent can easily do during a daily routine that are not only fun, but can foster important skills their child needs for the classroom.
  • Low Down on Baby Massages

    The Care.com Team June 20, 2016 (0) Kommentar(e)
    Baby massage is easier than you think, and benefits abound for you and your baby. Try these tips for massaging your little one.
  • 9 Tips to Stop Toddler Hitting

    The Care.com Team May 17, 2016 (0) Kommentar(e)
    Your child is hitting other kids. It’s upsetting and embarrassing. What can you do? Here’s some advice from the experts.
  • 5 True Signs of Good Parenting

    The Care.com Team May 17, 2016 (0) Kommentar(e)
    Modern life can make good parenting seem more complicated than it has to be. Chances are you’re already doing these 5 things, so don’t be too hard on yourself!
  • Do’s & Don’ts of Discipline

    The Care.com Team April 11, 2016 (0) Kommentar(e)
    Are tantrums, defiance and general misbehavior leaving you at a loss? Check out these do’s and don’ts when it comes to discipline.
  • 6 Ways to Deal With Difficult Behavior Calmly

    The Care.com Team April 11, 2016 (0) Kommentar(e)
    Being rebellious is normal child behavior, but you’re starting to lose your patience. Here’s how to stay calm so you can discipline wisely.
  • Ins & Outs of Free Range Parenting

    The Care.com Team April 4, 2016 (0) Kommentar(e)
    Learn about free range parenting to determine if it’s the right technique for you.
  • Good Nutrition for Children

    The Care.com Team April 4, 2016 (0) Kommentar(e)
    Make sure your kids get all the nutrients necessary to grow up healthy and strong.
  • 8 Movement Games for Little Kids

    The Care.com Team March 21, 2016 (0) Kommentar(e)
    Squirmy kids need movement to expend their energy. These games for little kids can get out the wiggles and teach them some great skills at the same time.
  • Encouraging Kids to Participate

    The Care.com Team March 21, 2016 (0) Kommentar(e)
    Getting your kid out the door to join the fun isn’t always easy. Here are 15 ways to make it happen.
  • 11 Organizing Hacks For Kids’ Clutter

    The Care.com Team March 7, 2016 (0) Kommentar(e)
    Simple tips to combat kids’ clutter fast and keep things tidy!
  • 10 Tips for Simplicity Parenting

    The Care.com Team February 22, 2016 (1) Kommentar(e)
    What can you do to simplify your life as a parent? Start with these 10 things to make your family member’s lives simpler.
  • What to Do When Your Child is the Bully

    The Care.com Team January 13, 2016 (0) Kommentar(e)
    Finding out that your child is the bully can cut to the core of a parent’s confidence. However, this doesn’t mean they can’t change! Find out here what to do to get your child back on track.
  • What To Do When Your Child Is Rude

    The Care.com Team January 12, 2016 (0) Kommentar(e)
    As your children get older, they may start to develop attitudes and will want to test their limits. Find out here how to react when your child is rude.
  • Video Games For Kids: What Is Age-Appropriate?

    The Care.com Team January 12, 2016 (0) Kommentar(e)
    With so many different video games for kids out there, knowing what ones are age appropriate for your child can be confusing. Here is what to look out for.
  • The Pros And Cons Of Using A Dummy

    The Care.com Team January 12, 2016 (0) Kommentar(e)
    If you’re wondering whether using a dummy is right for your baby, take a look at our ‘dummy facts’ to see if the benefits are worth the drawbacks.
  • Early Signs Of Autism In Children

    The Care.com Team January 12, 2016 (0) Kommentar(e)
    If you’re worried your child is showing early signs of autism, monitor their behaviour closely & if need be, take them to your GP. Here’s what to look for.
  • How to Treat Nappy Rash With Home Remedies

    The Care.com Team January 12, 2016 (0) Kommentar(e)
    Nappy rash affects almost all babies at some point. Find out here our experts’ 7 favourite home remedies to treat nappy rash and soothe your baby’s bottom.
  • Natural Teething Remedies For Babies

    The Care.com Team January 12, 2016 (0) Kommentar(e)
    From frozen “Mummy Cubes” to teething biscuits, here are seven homemade and natural teething remedies which can help you soothe your teething baby.
  • Tattle Tale Behaviour: How To Tame A Little Snitch

    The Care.com Team January 12, 2016 (0) Kommentar(e)
    Is your little one a snitch? Tattle tale behaviour can be annoying, so here’s how to turn it into an opportunity to teach conflict resolutions skills.
  • How to Stop Thumb Sucking in Children

    The Care.com Team January 11, 2016 (0) Kommentar(e)
    It may be a soothing tactic, but when children suck their thumb it can also damage their teeth. Find out the reasons for and the ways to stop thumb sucking.
  • Social Development in Infancy

    The Care.com Team January 8, 2016 (0) Kommentar(e)
    Anxious to know when your baby will smile, recognise themselves or play? Find out the key social development milestones for infants from birth to 12 months.
  • How To Help Shy Children Socialise

    The Care.com Team January 7, 2016 (0) Kommentar(e)
    If your little one is struggling in social situations, don’t worry. Here are six tips to help you work with shy children so that they feel more comfortable.
  • Raising Twins: What To Expect As They Grow

    The Care.com Team January 7, 2016 (0) Kommentar(e)
    Raising twins means twice the fun as you learn to appreciate each child’s unique personality. Find out what parents should expect at different ages.
  • The Best Types of Strollers for Kids

    The Care.com Team January 6, 2016 (0) Kommentar(e)
    There are many different strollers for kids. Here, find out more about the different types and decide which will best suit your family’s needs.
  • Premature Babies: What To Expect & Prepare

    The Care.com Team January 6, 2016 (0) Kommentar(e)
    Sometimes babies come sooner than we expect. But how can you be prepare? Here are 9 things that parents of premature babies should expect.
  • Help Your Child Master Night Time Potty Training

    The Care.com Team January 6, 2016 (0) Kommentar(e)
    It’s time for you little one stop having night time accidents. Follow these top tips to help your child master night time potty training.
  • Learning to Ride a Bike

    The Care.com Team January 5, 2016 (0) Kommentar(e)
    Learning to ride a bike is a classic rite of passage for any child. Take a look at our 7 things to remember when you’re teaching your children how to cycle.
  • How To Stop Inappropriate Behaviour In Children

    The Care.com Team January 5, 2016 (0) Kommentar(e)
    Children are still learning how to act around others. Here’s how to help them understand that what feels natural could be inappropriate behaviour in public.
  • Buying Gifts For Twins: What’s The Protocol?

    The Care.com Team January 5, 2016 (0) Kommentar(e)
    What’s the birthday present protocol when it comes to twins’ birthday parties? Here’s everything you need to know about buying gifts for twins.
  • 10 Top Tips For Flying With a Baby

    The Care.com Team January 4, 2016 (0) Kommentar(e)
    Flying with a baby doesn’t need to be as stressful as it sounds. The key lies in preparation. Follow our 10 tips to make your baby’s first flight easier!
  • Surviving The First Day At School

    The Care.com Team January 4, 2016 (0) Kommentar(e)
    Your child’s first day at school is the start of new routines, a new schedule and new experiences. Follow these five tips to help you prepare.
  • Eczema In Children – Symptoms & Treatment

    The Care.com Team January 4, 2016 (0) Kommentar(e)
    Learn how to distinguish between a normal rash and eczema in children. Also find out what you can do to ease your little one’s eczema discomfort.
  • Disciplining Toddlers – Six Top Tips

    The Care.com Team January 4, 2016 (0) Kommentar(e)
    Wondering how to navigate through the terrible-twos? Take a look at our six top tips for disciplining toddlers effectively and find out what works best.
  • Positive Punishment to Change Children’s Behaviour

    The Care.com Team January 4, 2016 (0) Kommentar(e)
    Giving a child consequences for their actions is a sure way to change their behaviour. Here are 9 examples of how to use effective positive punishment.
  • 11 Tips For Disciplining Your Children

    The Care.com Team January 4, 2016 (0) Kommentar(e)
    Find out how not to fall into some of the most common traps and mistakes that parents make when disciplining children.
  • Bed-Wetting: Why It Happens & Tips To Stop It

    The Care.com Team December 29, 2015 (0) Kommentar(e)
    It’s annoying, but wetting the bed is a normal part of growing up. Find out why bed-wetting happens and how to help children grow out of it.
  • Baby’s First Bath: 5 Steps To Success

    The Care.com Team December 29, 2015 (0) Kommentar(e)
    Your baby’s first bath is a big milestone for new parents, and it can be quite daunting! Here’s are five steps to help you get through it with ease.
  • How To Stop Your Child Bragging

    The Care.com Team December 29, 2015 (0) Kommentar(e)
    Children should be proud of their achievements, however it’s bad if they’re showing off to everyone they meet. Find out how to stop your child bragging.
  • Brushing Baby Teeth: When To Start

    The Care.com Team December 29, 2015 (0) Kommentar(e)
    Baby teeth may be temporary, but they lay the foundations for their adult smile. Here’s when to start brushing baby teeth and how to care for them properly.
  • Signs of Dehydration In Babies

    The Care.com Team December 29, 2015 (0) Kommentar(e)
    Dehydration in babies can happen very quickly and can have severe consequences. Here’s what you should know about keeping your baby hydrated and happy.
  • Self-Soothing: Should Your Baby Cry It Out?

    The Care.com Team December 29, 2015 (0) Kommentar(e)
    Leaving your baby to ‘cry it out’ is a popular yet controversial method of sleep training. Find out more and decide if self-soothing is right for your baby.
  • Concussion In Babies or a Bump On The Head?

    The Care.com Team December 29, 2015 (0) Kommentar(e)
    As babies start moving around more, they will probably bump their head sometimes. Learn how to recognise the signs of concussion in babies just to be safe.
  • Why Do Children Steal?

    The Care.com Team December 29, 2015 (1) Kommentar(e)
    When children steal, there are often emotional and neurological reasons behind their misbehaviour. Here’s what to look for, and what you can do about it.
  • Feeding Tips For When Your Baby Won’t Eat

    The Care.com Team December 29, 2015 (0) Kommentar(e)
    It can be frustrating and concerning when your baby won’t eat. Follow our ten top tips to stop your baby refusing food and get them eating again.
  • Babies With Colic: When It’s More Than Just Tears

    The Care.com Team December 28, 2015 (0) Kommentar(e)
    It can be difficult to diagnose babies with colic, but here are the signs you should look for and the ways you can help your crying baby.
  • Caring For Twin Babies

    The Care.com Team December 21, 2015 (0) Kommentar(e)
    Looking after one newborn is overwhelming enough, but two? Follow our dos and don’ts to know how to cope with the challenges of caring for twin babies.
  • Handling Challenging Autism Behaviours

    The Care.com Team December 17, 2015 (0) Kommentar(e)
    Here, our experts have highlighted four of the most challenging autism behaviours for parents and carers. Follow their advice on about how to handle them.
  • Authoritarian Parenting

    The Care.com Team December 17, 2015 (0) Kommentar(e)
    Here’s everything you need to know about how authoritarian parenting affects children: how to spot this parenting style and how to change it if needed.
  • When Potty Training Isn’t Working

    The Care.com Team December 3, 2015 (0) Kommentar(e)
    It might seem that your child’s potty training isn’t working, but hope isn’t lost! Here we advise why they might be slow to learn and how you can help.
  • Get Your Kids to Stop Swearing

    The Care.com Team December 3, 2015 (0) Kommentar(e)
    Have you noticed your little one using bad language? Here are some tips to help you get them to stop swearing.
  • Is the Tooth Fairy Real?

    The Care.com Team December 2, 2015 (0) Kommentar(e)
    Whether you’re a parent, nanny or babysitter, learn how to talk to your children about the Tooth Fairy: how to keep the magic alive, and for how long?
  • Permissive Parenting: Taking Back Control

    The Care.com Team December 2, 2015 (1) Kommentar(e)
    Is your child acting like a brat? Say goodbye to permissive parenting with these top tips for spotting bratty behavior in children and taking back control.
  • How To Resolve Your Child’s Dislike for the Nanny

    The Care.com Team December 2, 2015 (0) Kommentar(e)
    After spotting some signs that all is not well between your child and your nanny, we’ve identified 5 ways to resolve your child’s dislike for the nanny.
  • How to Explain Divorce to Children

    The Care.com Team December 2, 2015 (0) Kommentar(e)
    If your family is splitting up or a friend’s parents are separating, here are 12 tips to help you explain divorce to children.
  • Baby Sleep Training Tips And Tricks

    The Care.com Team December 2, 2015 (0) Kommentar(e)
    If your little one’s lack of sleep pattern is getting exhausting, it might be time to take a look at our top tips on how to start baby sleep training.
  • Managing Anger In Children: Advice For Parents

    The Care.com Team November 30, 2015 (0) Kommentar(e)
    Here are 11 tips for parents for dealing with anger in children. Find out how to help your child manage their feelings and stay calm when they feel angry.
  • Getting Arty – Activities For Young Kids

    The Care.com Team November 16, 2015 (0) Kommentar(e)
    Nurture your child’s creativity and develop their artistic ability with these 10 fun activities for kids aged 5 years and older.
  • Throwing a Successful Slumber Party

    The Care.com Team November 16, 2015 (0) Kommentar(e)
    Slumber parties can be great fun for kids, but lots of work for parents! Here are our 7 tips for throwing a successful slumber party.
  • Creating a Bedtime Routine for Kids

    The Care.com Team October 19, 2015 (0) Kommentar(e)
    Setting up a bedtime routine for kids has many benefits: They feel organized, prepared & secure. Here are some tips for establishing one for your child.
  • What to Look For In A Preschool Discipline Policy

    The Care.com Team October 13, 2015 (0) Kommentar(e)
    The preschool discipline policy is one of the most important aspects of choosing a care institution. Here’s what to look for and questions you should ask.
  • Recognizing Bullying Infographic

    The Care.com Team October 5, 2015 (0) Kommentar(e)
    Bullying amongst children occurs in all schools and age groups. Vew our infographic below to take a look at what bullying is and how you can address it.
  • Germs ABC’s: Teaching Kids About Germs

    The Care.com Team September 21, 2015 (0) Kommentar(e)
    Teach kids about germs in a fun and simple way and explain why hygiene is so important.
  • Helping Kids Develop Their Reading Skills

    The Care.com Team September 21, 2015 (0) Kommentar(e)
    It’s an exciting time, when your children learn to read. Find out how to tell when your little one is ready to start reading, and how you can help them.
  • Hobbies for Kids

    The Care.com Team September 14, 2015 (0) Kommentar(e)
    There are so many hobbies for children which don’t involve staring at a screen! Take a look at some of these activities children love to get stuck into.
  • What to Ask at Parent-Teacher Interviews

    The Care.com Team September 14, 2015 (0) Kommentar(e)
    Prepare yourself with our recommended 20 questions to ask at parent-teacher interviews..
  • 6 Tips for Teaching Your Kids To Write

    The Care.com Team September 14, 2015 (0) Kommentar(e)
    Writing is one of the most important skills a child can learn. Follow our 6 top tips which will make teaching children to write that much easier.
  • Language Games to Support Speech Development

    The Care.com Team September 8, 2015 (0) Kommentar(e)
    Here are some fun language games to play with your children at different ages to help them reach their speech development milestones.
  • Intellectual Development in 5 Year Olds

    The Care.com Team September 8, 2015 (0) Kommentar(e)
    As your child approaches primary school age, there will be many changes in their intellectual development. Find out how to help them reach their milestones.
  • Safety for Kids: Teaching Stranger Danger

    The Care.com Team June 1, 2015 (0) Kommentar(e)
    The summer means kids playing outside but the news can fill parents with anxiety about safety. Instead of fretting, educate your child about stranger danger.
  • Developing Responsibility in Children

    The Care.com Team April 7, 2015 (0) Kommentar(e)
    Teaching kids about responsibility isn’t easy, but follow these tips to stand a better chance – developing responsibility in children.
  • Giving Your Child Greater Independence

    The Care.com Team April 7, 2015 (0) Kommentar(e)
    It’s natural to worry over giving kids too much freedom. Here are our tips for expanding your child’s boundaries safely.
  • Teaching Your Kids to Respect Nanny

    The Care.com Team March 27, 2015 (0) Kommentar(e)
    Respect is important life lesson, and when it comes to your nanny its a key one your kids need to learn: teaching your kids to respect nanny.
  • Get Your Kids Believing in Santa Again

    The Care.com Team December 4, 2014 (1) Kommentar(e)
    Here’s our advice for helping your children to believe in Father Christmas again to recreate the Christmas magic.
  • Do You Give In to Your Kids?

    The Care.com Team November 24, 2014 (0) Kommentar(e)
    We’ve identified five signs you appease your kids, or the child you care for, as well as to change.
  • Bonding With Grandchildren

    The Care.com Team June 18, 2014 (0) Kommentar(e)
    Through a variety of activities, you and your grandchildren can spend quality time and get to know each other better in special, shared time together.
  • 14 Things Daughters Learn from their Dads

    The Care.com Team June 10, 2014 (0) Kommentar(e)
    To celebrating dads and the things that they teach you here are the 14 things that we hope our daughters learn from their Dads.
  • 6 Things We Would Miss If Dads Went On Strike

    The Care.com Team June 10, 2014 (0) Kommentar(e)
    A Father’s Day special taking stock of how our other half’s take part in parenting, and what we would miss if Dads went on strike for a day.
  • Who’s the Daddy?

    The Care.com Team June 10, 2014 (0) Kommentar(e)
    Daddy guilt – where it starts to how to stop it in its tracks. Daddy guilt doesn’t have to happen!
  • Making the Most of the Dad Bond

    The Care.com Team June 10, 2014 (1) Kommentar(e)
    The bond between Dads and children is a very important one. Here’s Care.com’s 4 ways to help nurture the bond between Dads and their little ones.
  • Buying Toys for Children with Special Needs

    The Care.com Team May 23, 2014 (0) Kommentar(e)
    Finding the right toy for a child with special needs can be tough – we’ve put together guidance on buying toys for children with special needs to help you.
  • 5 Caregiver Problems and How to Fix Them

    The Care.com Team April 30, 2014 (0) Kommentar(e)
    It’s inevitable that relationships face issues that can be addressed through frank discussion. Here are 5 caregiver problems and how to fix them.
  • Reimbursing Your Nanny for Gas and Mileage

    The Care.com Team March 26, 2014 (2) Kommentar(e)
    How does a busy mom arrange for reimbursing driving costs? We’ve detailed five options for reimbursing your nanny for gas and other costs for you to consider.
  • 8 Points to Include in a Yearly Nanny Review

    The Care.com Team March 26, 2014 (1) Kommentar(e)
    With another year behind you, it’s time to start thinking about an annual nanny review to make sure you and your nanny agree on the way forward over the next 12 months.
  • Is Overnight Childcare Right for You?

    The Care.com Team March 26, 2014 (0) Kommentar(e)
    Hiring overnight childcare may help with the difficulties busy parents face but do the benefits outweigh the costs?
  • 10 Ideas for Outdoor Fun

    The Care.com Team March 21, 2014 (0) Kommentar(e)
    With Spring officially here there’s no better time to go outdoors with your kids! Here are a few creative ideas for outdoor fun to get you started.
  • 5 Questions to Consider With Part-Time Nannies

    The Care.com Team March 17, 2014 (0) Kommentar(e)
    While you might know the differences between a nanny and a babysitter, what if a mix between the two is what you really need? Part-time nannies can offer families the perfect childcare option.
  • 6 Summer Camp Saving Tips

    The Care.com Team March 17, 2014 (0) Kommentar(e)
    Some useful ideas for getting the most for your money when arranging for your children’s summer camp.
  • 8 Childcare Choices on a Family Vacation

    The Care.com Team March 11, 2014 (0) Kommentar(e)
    There are many childcare choices you can make while on vacation, here are 8 options you may not have thought about.
  • 6 Things to Check When Nanny Drives Your Kids

    The Care.com Team March 11, 2014 (0) Kommentar(e)
    After hiring a new nanny, you should establish driving rules for when the nanny drives your kids and safety checks before letting her drive your kids around.
  • Helping Kids Be Prepared for a New Sitter

    The Care.com Team December 10, 2013 (0) Kommentar(e)
    Help children prepare for a new sitter with these Care.com tips. Work with your new sitter to keep everyone happy!
  • Childcare Money Savers

    The Care.com Team November 20, 2013 (0) Kommentar(e)
    13 Care.com tips to help you save money on child care. Child care costs can fit your budget with these child care money savers!
  • How to Tell If Your Child Dislikes the Nanny

    The Care.com Team November 7, 2013 (0) Kommentar(e)
    Are you worried the chemistry isn’t right and your child hates the nanny? Here are 5 signs to look for if you think your child dislikes the nanny.
  • 9 Tips for Handling Halloween Sugar Highs

    The Care.com Team September 3, 2013 (0) Kommentar(e)
    Learn how to minimise the sugar highs and lows this Halloween with our advice on which Halloween candies to opt for.
  • 10 Fun Halloween Kid Flicks

    The Care.com Team September 3, 2013 (0) Kommentar(e)
    We’ve decided on our top 10 Halloween Kids Movies on all time. What are your family favourites?
  • Spotting & Stopping Bullying Together

    The Care.com Team August 23, 2013 (0) Kommentar(e)
    Care.com has put together 6 tips on how you and your childcare provider can spot the signs of bullying and bring it to a halt.
  • How to Bring Bullying to a Stop

    The Care.com Team August 23, 2013 (0) Kommentar(e)
    Care.com’s tips on tackling bullying: How to initiate a conversation with your child through to stopping the bullying itself.
  • Is Your Child Being Bullied?

    The Care.com Team August 23, 2013 (0) Kommentar(e)
    Helpful tips on how to stay connected with your kids, talk about bullying, and pick up on signs that they are being bullied.
  • How to Learn about Your Child’s Day

    The Care.com Team August 14, 2013 (0) Kommentar(e)
    When communicating with your child about their school day is tough, look at Care.com’s tips on discussion points and ways to help them open up.
  • After-School Fun & Games

    The Care.com Team August 14, 2013 (0) Kommentar(e)
    Care.com has 10 after-school fun activities to share. Remember homework is still the priority but after-school fun and games can definitely be included too!
  • Homework Time: The Difference Between Helping and Taking-Over

    The Care.com Team August 14, 2013 (1) Kommentar(e)
    Care.com’s advice on helping children without becoming overly involved with homework time.
  • How to Win the Homework Battle

    The Care.com Team August 14, 2013 (0) Kommentar(e)
    Care.com tackles the homework battle with these 9 tips to help families make homework battles a thing of the past!
  • 5 Ways to Get Kids Back-to-School Ready

    The Care.com Team July 31, 2013 (0) Kommentar(e)
    Helping your kids through a smooth transition from summer fun to a structured school day with these practical tips.
  • Our Royal Baby Naming Guide

    The Care.com Team July 17, 2013 (0) Kommentar(e)
    Kate Middleton is past her due-date now and we’re all eagerly waiting to hear whether it’s a to-be King or Queen!
  • 7 Ways to Boost Kids’ Confidence

    The Care.com Team July 2, 2013 (0) Kommentar(e)
    Happiness. Healthy habits. Success. These are qualities we want in our children. But you know the underlying trick to get there? Building their confidence.
  • 5 Options for Backup Care

    The Care.com Team June 18, 2013 (0) Kommentar(e)
    Five places to turn to find suitable backup childcare — whether it’s last minute or weeks in advance.
  • How Sick is Too Sick for Day Care?

    The Care.com Team June 18, 2013 (0) Kommentar(e)
    When it comes to day care drop offs, it can be a sticky situation if you know your child is coming down with a bug. Do you still send them to day care or do you keep them home?
  • A Letter to My Baby

    Katherine Santer June 14, 2013 (0) Kommentar(e)
    Katherine Santer is our Country Director for Canada and is a soon-to-be Mom. Here she reflects on her fears and expectations in a letter to her unborn baby.
  • 14 Things to Do With Dad on Father’s Day

    The Care.com Team June 12, 2013 (0) Kommentar(e)
    Lost for new Father’s Day ideas this year? Here’s a list of 15 things to do with Dad, which will make this day as memorable as ever!
  • 10 Ways to Prepare for Backup Child Care

    The Care.com Team May 15, 2013 (0) Kommentar(e)
    Often times, things don’t go according to plan — your regular nanny can’t make it. Here are 10 things to have in place in case you need back-up care.
  • 1, 2, 3, 4, How to Plan a Kids Party and More!

    The Care.com Team April 23, 2013 (0) Kommentar(e)
    Need help getting the party started? Check out these fun ideas for kids birthday parties and other party planning tips.
  • How to be a Plugged-in Parent

    The Care.com Team March 13, 2013 (0) Kommentar(e)
    With technology these days, how do you protect your children but give them independence at the same time? Here’s how you can be a plugged in parent.
  • How to Supervise Your Child Online

    The Care.com Team March 13, 2013 (0) Kommentar(e)
    Think Tumblr is the name of a gym? Think again. See the 6 most popular websites children use and become familiar with these basic guidelines around privacy.
  • Solve the School Break Care Challenge

    The Care.com Team February 27, 2013 (0) Kommentar(e)
    Most working parents have limited vacation days. Here are 7 options for what to do with kids during spring break, winter break and other short holidays.
  • The Chore War: Getting Kids To Do Their Part

    The Care.com Team December 5, 2012 (0) Kommentar(e)
    Which chores are appropriate for children of different ages? Here’s how to get children to help out, including a list of age-appropriate tasks.
  • Create An Afternoon School Plan

    The Care.com Team November 16, 2012 (0) Kommentar(e)
    It might take a new routine or hiring help to keep after school schedules on track. Here are 4 steps for staying organized.
  • Bathtime for Kids 101

    The Care.com Team November 12, 2012 (0) Kommentar(e)
    Bath time can be stressful for parents, babysitters and nannies. Here are a few things to keep in mind that can make handling bath time a lot easier.
  • A United Front on Discipline

    The Care.com Team November 12, 2012 (0) Kommentar(e)
    A guide to discussing discipline with your nanny or babysitter, as well as 4 discipline strategies parents and caregivers can stick to.