Five Things to Look For When Hiring a Nanny or Babysitter
By Lynn Perkins, CEO and co-founder of UrbanSitter.com
Finding and hiring the right babysitter can be unnerving for parents. While we’d all like to leave our kids in the kind and capable hands of Mary Poppins, the reality is that you’re not going to find a babysitter or nanny who “has it all.”
Take time to think about the skills, characteristics and “extras” that are most important to you, your spouse and your kids. Set up a formal interview with the caregiver, or try a “working interview,” where you can get tasks done at home while the babysitter or nanny watches your kids for the first time.
Here are a few things to look for when you decide on a new nanny or babysitter:Read More »