The holiday season means visits from family and friends. But before the whole family gathers under one roof, follow these safety tips to make sure your home is a safe and healthy place for everyone. Merry and Bright: Carefully inspect Christmas light strings each year and discard any with frayed cords, cracked lamp holders, or […]

  • Nanny Vs. Daycare – Which One Is Right For You?

    Deciding on the perfect childcare situation for your family is a very personal decision and the answer will be different for almost everyone. Every family dynamic is as unique as a fingerprint.  Whether you’re aiming for part-time or full-time care, there comes a time in every working mom’s life when she asks herself an important […]

  • Calling All D.I.Y. Nannies

    Halloween is next week which means that we’re beginning our countdown! Who else is excited about the day? Finding unique Halloween costumes becomes more and more difficult with each passing year.  Mom’s don’t’ stress – There’s still plenty of time to have your D.I. Y. nanny whip up a costume for your little ones.  These […]

  • Simple Tips To Keep Your House A Pollen-Free Zone

    Spring allergy season can wreak havoc for allergy sufferers.  That’s mostly due to surges in airborne pollen. Here are a few simple tips to make sure the inside of your house gets you some relief during one of the most beautiful time of the year. Don’t bring allergens inside.  Use two doormats – place a […]

  • Why You Should Consider Hiring A Domestic Couple

    For some families, the ideal household staffing arrangement means hiring a domestic couple. Domestic couples are often made up of two individuals who are married. They will work closely together to provide domestic services for a household. Customarily, they are live-in and the responsibilities are delineated by male and female roles. Their responsibilities are mostly […]

  • Is Your Indoor Air Quality Helping Or Hurting Your Health?

    The threat of poor indoor air quality is a health issue you can’t afford to overlook. Pollutants and allergens in your home or office can cause issues such as asthma, headaches, nausea, fatigue, an increased risk for lung cancer and more. Poor air quality has an important impact on the comfort of your home and […]

  • Helpful Advice on Taxes and Benefits

    Tax withholding and benefits administration are often among our clients’ greatest administrative concerns. The IRS defines a household employer as someone who pays an individual to perform duties in or around their home and controls when, where, how or by whom the work should be performed. Household employees include nannies, medical caregivers, housekeepers, chefs, personal […]

  • 8 Qualities You Should Look For In A Nanny

    Hiring a nanny is a major decision for you and your family. The nanny you choose for the role will be spending quality time with the most important people in your life, your children, so it’s absolutely key to select someone you can trust, and who will have a positive impact on your little ones’ […]

  • Benefits of Hiring a Housekeeper through an Agency

    With options like Craigslist various social media outlets and national services, it may seem very simple to find housekeeping help for your home. However, you should definitely consider using a domestic placement agency to manage your in home help because safety and verified experience are two things you just can’t afford to take a chance […]

  • Back-to-School Tips for Parents

    It’s almost that time of year again – the time that’s usually welcomed by parents and cringed at by kids: back-to-school. With summer vacations ending, parents spend a lot of time getting their kids ready for school. New school supplies, haircuts, and special end-of-summer outings all play into the back-to-school routine. There are some other things […]