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2010-01-06 07:00:00

CHICAGO, Jan. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- According to job postings on Sittercity.com, unemployment and the economy in the U.S. look to be improving.

2010-01-06 07:25:00

BUFFALO, N.Y., Jan. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Upcoming editions of The Balancing Act, the television series dedicated to addressing the issues facing today's professional woman, will feature NannyPro.com in a tip on easily finding safe childcare online.

2009-12-09 09:00:00

CHICAGO, Dec. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- One of the most common questions Sittercity.com gets from parents this time of year is what they should give to their babysitter or nanny this holiday season. For the answer, Sittercity went straight to the source, asking our sitters what they would like to receive.

2009-12-01 09:00:00

CHICAGO, Dec. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Hands down, New Year's Eve is the most difficult day to get a babysitter and those who wait until the last minute are out of luck. So how can parents ensure a sitter for the New Year? The first thing to do is start early.

2009-11-19 09:00:00

CHICAGO, Nov. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- The countdown to Black Friday has begun and savvy moms are already strategizing on how to snag as many holiday gifts for as little money as possible.

2009-11-06 11:01:00

ASHEVILLE, N.C., Nov. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- The first time a new sitter comes over to your house, you might be overwhelmed in the middle of the chaos that surrounds the hand off and forget to go over a few key points.

2009-08-04 09:00:00

CHICAGO, August 4 /PRNewswire/ -- This year, an estimated 2 million teenagers will start college*. While it's an exciting time for the college-bound teen, it can leave the parents they babysit for in a state of sheer panic.

2009-07-09 09:00:00

CHICAGO, July 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Child care is one of the very last areas in which parents make major changes in order to save money, but there are steps they can take to reduce costs without sacrificing the quality of the caregiver or the peace of mind that comes with knowing your loved ones are well taken care of.

2009-05-19 04:20:00

School's Out and Parents Are Looking For Help CHICAGO, May 19 /PRNewswire/ -- At the end of May, schools across the nation will be closing their doors for the summer, releasing millions of children to their parents for three whole months.

2009-03-24 16:01:37

A pet parrot was honored with the Colorado Red Cross' Animal Lifesaver Award after it alerted a babysitter that a baby was choking. Willie the parrot, owned by Megan Howard, was given the award at a ceremony Friday that was also attended by Colorado Gov.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.