May 18, 2011

The Great Household Help Debate

Last week my friend blogger Blessing over at WorkingMomJournal, made an impassioned pitch for why she thought working mothers needed to embrace nannies, housekeepers and other […]
May 2, 2011

Ten Steps to Finding the Perfect Nanny: Part 1

Finding a nanny is a little like finding a husband. It’s all about chemistry and you have to be patient and willing to wait for the […]
March 3, 2011

The Nanny Tax Part 2: How and When to Pay It

The nanny tax is a tax that many families know about but few actually pay. Part of the problem is the confusing nature of this tax […]
December 19, 2010

Why I love Outsourcing

I’m nothing if not pragmatic. The reality is that working moms need help; and sometimes you’ve got to pay for that help. These days I am all for trying anything that will save me time so I can be with my family. I’ve decided that my time is valuable and that for some things, like housework, it pays to pay someone else to do it.