By John Hodge, Education Manager, REMSA
Finding someone you trust to take care of your children can be a difficult task. Here’s how to find, hire, and keep the best person for the job:
Where to look
Personal recommendations – Ask your friends, family, coworkers, and others for someone they would recommend to babysit.
Organizations you already trust – Reach out to your child’s daycare, your family physician’s office or places of worship.
Agencies and websites – This may be a better option if you’re looking for someone with specific experience (with special needs children, tutoring, or a full-time nanny). Care.com, SitterCity.com, and NannyPro.com are some of the most popular websites.
We are too, and we couldn’t be more excited. We’ll introduce you to hard-working mommies, explore health tips for yourself and your kids, offer gift ideas for that special occasion, and show you why this community is our favorite to be a part of. Join us on Pinterest, share your own health tips, and of course, have fun!
These mommies encompass the work/life balance we women are often juggling – whether it’s work, kids, exercise or just some good ‘ol fashioned “me time,” these women manage to do it all.
We’re passionate …
Lauren Sunderland, better known in our community as The Reno-Sparks Mom, got a chance to talk with Dr. Bethel this week and ask him a few of the questions inquiring moms want to know.
Pregnancy isn’t easy. To help women, Renown Children’s Hospital is hosting a free online class, Having a Baby, as part of its Online Health Series. The webinar will be hosted Wednesday, Oct. 3 from noon to 1 p.m. During the one-hour class Dr. Bethel will discuss pregnancy, labor & delivery, what you can expect during each trimester of your pregnancy, including: prenatal visits, healthy habits, vitamins, ultrasounds and more.