The West Jordan Police Department prides itself on stepping in where needed.
Corey Lewis, who runs a youth mentoring program, was followed by a white woman from a Walmart to his mother's home.
A few mistakes to avoid making if you want to keep a good sitter satisfied.
The sitter is supposed to be here in 3 minutes, I’m still not ready and I haven’t had a chance to write down all of the “instructions
Last Saturday, AOM held its flagship event, Raising Baby, an educational health and wellness day for pregnant and parenting
"Poop will have a distinct smell; carefully open the back and look for signs."
Parents, I can see where you are coming from. Truly, I can. Childcare is expensive. The idea of paying top dollar for someone to sit at your house while your child is sleeping can be difficult to swallow. But here's the thing -- your nanny/babysitter isn't doing "nothing" -- they are taking care of your child.
Traveling with children instantly adds adventure to any trip and the getting-there part is supposed to be half the fun. Supposed to be!
My company, UrbanSitter, was curious to know how much of that expense is used to hire babysitters and nannies to care for our kids, so we surveyed and compiled data from 15,000 families across the nation to find out what it costs to hire a sitter whether it be for work or play.
The nanny-family match is mutual it only works when both nanny and family are happy which requires a lot of "hand-holding" (for both nanny and family) throughout the process as things fall into place. This added customer support allows for a smoother transition for family and nanny.
If you have children, think back to the first time you left them with a babysitter. I'm not talking about your parents, or your husband's parents. I'm talking about the first time you left them with someone who is not related to you. It can be a very scary time.
The pressure on parents to throw their child a birthday party that rivals their friends' parties is nothing new, but the bar has been reset.
Leaving a child on his own for the first time can make any parent feel a bit anxious. As with many areas of parenting, it requires balancing factors to come to a decision you feel comfortable making.
Determine your policy on your sitter taking photos or videos of your kids and set rules around sharing them on social media. Would you rather no photos be posted ever, or are you comfortable with the posting of appropriate photos without using names, tags or locations? Spell it out.
Ever have a babysitter you weren't crazy about for reasons you couldn't quite explain? Noa Mintz can relate -- but instead of just constantly complaining to her mom about her own less-than-stellar sitter, she decided to take action and track down a nanny she liked hanging out with.