A Silicon Valley CEO mom recently made waves with a job listing for a nanny that some people called “batsh*t crazy” — do you agree that she went too far?
If you’re a busy working mom, good childcare is a must — but what happens when a nanny doesn’t even begin to cut it? How can you level up your childcare and household management? (Warning: this post is not terribly budget-friendly.) I’ve wanted to talk about this ever since I read this post from Penelope Trunk (written in … Read More about How to Level Up Your Childcare/Personal Help (When Money is No Object)
2018 Update: We still stand by this discussion on backup childcare strategies; you may also want to check out our most recent discussion on snow days and working parents. What does your backup childcare situation look like, ladies? How many backup layers do you have, how did you decide on those, and has your backup plan … Read More about Backup Childcare
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