Either before or during the pandemic, have you considered using grandparents as caregivers for your kids? If you’re doing it, how is it working for your family — and if you’re hesitating, what are your biggest concerns?
Granny as nanny: It’s happening more than ever these days, and there are definitely pros and cons to this particular childcare setup. We’ve talked about grandparents as caregivers before, but it’s been a while. So when Kristine, a manager mom in Houston who was kind enough to share a week in her life with us, … Read More about Guest Post: The Pros and Cons of Grandparents Watching the Kids
2020 Update: We still stand by this post on grandmas as babysitters, but you may also want to check out our newer roundup of working moms’ tips on using grandparents as caregivers. We’ve talked about childcare pros and cons, but we’ve never directly talked about childcare with family as caregivers — and I keep seeing … Read More about Grandma the Babysitter: Grandparents as Caregivers
What are the pros and cons of different types of childcare arrangements? How do you decide on whether to hire a nanny, choose daycare, ask for help from family members, etc.? We’ve talked about taking business trips as a mom, but we haven’t had a conversation about this yet. How did you decide what was best … Read More about Childcare Arrangements: Pros + Cons