August 02, 2017 on

Everyone Needs a Mentor

Millennials are stereotyped as the generation that values diversity, ideological freedom, and healthy workspace over the rat race. While I am thankful to be part of a generation with such values, I recognize that we cannot be wise and good without tapping into the wisdom and goodness of previous generations. ...

July 25, 2017 on

Marriage and Promise

As I write, I am in Prague—a romantic city paved with cobblestone streets, littered with cafes and built around a magnificent, picturesque castle. Unfortunately, I have been in one of the most romantic European cities for five weeks without my husband. I currently work with a Christian organization, Cru, that ...

July 20, 2017 on

Get the most out of your sitter referral code

If you're reading this, you've signed up to become a MyCare Recruiter. We are so excited that you've decided to join our team! Your job is to let babysitters know about MyCare and encourage them to find a job on our site. You get $10 if a sitter you bring ...

July 20, 2017 on

Getting the most out of your family referral code

If you're reading this, you've signed up to become a MyCare Mom. That's great! We are so excited that you've decided to join our team! Your job is to let other moms know about MyCare and encourage them to sign up and post a job. You get $15 if a ...

June 29, 2017 on

Want to be healthier? Keep it simple

There is a lot of great info out there to help us make improvements to our health and the health of our children! Sometimes there’s so much info that it can be overwhelming! While I would never discourage you to ever give up in your quest to learn more and ...

May 23, 2017 on

Tips and Tricks for Irreplaceable Babysitters:

As cliched as it may sound, safety should be your number one priority. When parents are rushing out of the house or during introductions to the kids, it's not always easy to remember all of those important pieces of information that you might need in case of emergency. That's why we recommend keeping handy information forms on hand for each family that you serve. You can create your own, or fill out one of the forms available online. Either way, make sure to include parents' phone numbers, allergy and medical information, emergency contacts, names and ages of children, and any pertinent, specific instructions needed to provide

May 16, 2017 on

5 Tips to Help Parents Raise Kind Children

The first step in teaching your child to be kind to others is to show them how to do it. Make an effort to be kind to family members, friends, and strangers on a daily basis and make sure your child sees it. There are opportunities everywhere for you and your child to show kindness to others--pick some flowers from your garden and bring them to your neighbor, hold doors for others, let

May 09, 2017 on

Tips For Safe Diaper Changing

Infants start rolling early, and a parent has to master the quick diaper change in order to keep them dressed. They also have to do so in order to keep the baby safe. If the child is off the floor, their next roll will land them on a hard surface. They can also get wedged in between whatever you were changing them on, such as your bed, and the wall. How do you prevent this, other than becoming the fastest changers in the West?