Nanny Taxes Made Easy

Hiring a nanny is a difficult task for many families.  Figuring out payroll and nanny taxes is an even bigger challenge.  You don’t need to wait for Mary Poppins to magically land on your doorstep to help with nanny...
We are not perfect parents. Our kids have more screen time than suggested, they hardly eat a vegetable, none of them potty trained before age 3, and they constantly fight with each other. There is one thing, though, that we...
Este artículo es una traducción al español por nuestra escritora Angie Martin. El artículo original fue publicado el 12 de diciembre de 2017, bajo el título “The Reality of Raising a Family Away From Family” y escrito por Megan...
"CUCKOO" Right as I was hitting my breaking point with my kids, the most absurd, silly sound came trumpeting out of my mouth from seemingly nowhere. We were in the middle of a stressful 30-hour road trip to visit family....
My husband and I often joke about how people started to ask when we were having kids the day after we got married, and then as soon as my son was born they started to ask when we would...
Social media mom groups are such a blessing. I’ve learned countless childcare hacks from my online mom friends. I’ve received great advice about breastfeeding, sleep training, eczema care, and more. I likely will never meet most of the moms...
Sometimes, as a busy parent of young children — especially surviving 24/7 parenting during a pandemic — I can't help but roll my eyes at all the self-care tips promoted on the internet. When going to the dentist alone...
The first day of school is hard. It's hard on the kids, the teachers, and the parents. But there is a sense of ease once a child is acclimated to their school. A familiarity and community. New friends and...
I am the kind of mom who can’t think straight if the house is too disorganized. I live by the mantra, "A place for everything, and everything in its place." As much as I’ve tried to save cleaning up...
As a high school teacher who also teaches during summer school, August is a special time for me. Though the back-to-school signs are a constant reminder that the upcoming school year is fast approaching and the end of summer...
My village has shown up so many times this year. And recently, I gave in. I let them completely take over.  About a month ago, I went to the emergency room late one night and didn't return home for two days....
My kids' school tuition costs more than my husband and I make each year. We are a middle-class, white family. We work hard, and we're well-educated. My husband and I both hold salaried jobs. And we receive significant financial aid from...
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