My husband and I haven’t slept solidly through the night since that one time my mom took the girls overnight. We had no idea that having babies had made us lightweights, so we found ourselves wildly drunk off a glass of wine as we stumbled our way back to the Old Market Marriott.

You expect your sitter to prepare food for your children during meal times and help them through their morning or bedtime routine. You expect her to keep them occupied and engaged, and also follow your household rules. And you expect her to respond to any scrapes, bruises or runny noses when…

It’s never easy to say goodbye to the person who regularly cares for your kids when you’re away. Annette Shukry of SeekingSitters offers a few tips to help you make this process as easy – and amicable – as possible.

When I got pregnant, never in my wildest dreams did I ever think I’d end up on bed rest. Not once, but twice! In fact, as I’m writing this blog, I’m sitting in my hospital room at Nebraska Medical Center, patiently waiting for the arrival of my second daughter. Let me explain.