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First Class Care by Mom's Best Friend is Chicagoland's Premier Domestic Placement Agency. We specialize in placing Nannies, Housekeepers, Newborn Care Specialists, Babysitters, House Managers, Chefs and Personal Assistants.

Bullying: What It Is, Why Bullies Do It, And Behaviors To Watch

Bullying is often dismissed as a normal part of growing up, but bullying is a serious issue and can have long-lasting and traumatic effects.  We witnessed these disastrous effects at Columbine in 1999 and more recently at an Ohio school … Continue reading

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Are You Ready to Move from Chicago to the ‘Burbs?

Advice from Stephanie Hofman of Coldwell Banker in Highland Park So you’re considering a move from your city digs? The family’s getting bigger and you can no longer walk five steps without having to jump over a pile of diapers … Continue reading

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Event Sponsor – The Meal Makeover Moms

Thank you to The Meal Makeover Moms who donated their amazing book No Whine with Dinner for our National Nanny Training Day Event raffle. This is an amazing book I know my clients and nannies will love! No Whine with … Continue reading

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National Nanny Training Day in Chicago

Give your Nanny the Gift of Education! Sent her to a day of professional training by the best! Date: April 28th, 2012 Time: 9AM – 5PM Location: Maggiano’s Restaurant 4999 Old Orchard Center Skokie, IL 60077 REGISTRATION First Class Care, … Continue reading

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Playdate Etiquette: When Moms and Nannies Come Together

Playdates are an important part of a kid’s life.  Not only are they fun, but they’re an important part of a child’s social and emotional development.  If you’re a mom who’s planning a playdate with a child cared for by … Continue reading

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Are you thinking about sending your kids to overnight camp?

Reasons Why to Send Your Kids to Overnight Camp Campers Say: • Camp helped me make new friends. • Camp helped me get to know other camps who where different from me. • Camp helped me feel good about myself • At camp, I … Continue reading

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5 Reasons Every Child Should Take Taekwondo

Improved Report Cards: The curriculum is designed to teach children the importance of concentration. Improved concentration means that your child will learn more at school. Therefore, you can expect your child to receive better grades for both academics and attitude.  … Continue reading

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New First Class Care Team Member

MEET NICOLE…. We are so excited to introduce our newest team member Nicole. Nicole is our new Recruiting Manager and is in charge of applicant and candidate contact. Nicole graduated from National Louis University with a dual degree; Psychology/Human Development … Continue reading

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Are You and Your Nanny Prepared for a Chicago Storm?

Top 10 things you should have in the car at all times Last winter a blizzard of historic proportions left hundreds of people stranded on Chicago’s most famous stretch of road for hours. City officials estimated as many as 900 … Continue reading

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FREE for Nannies and Parents: Discipline / Behavior Workshops

Don’t Miss This Amazing Opportunity! 4 Workshops in 1 Day! January 21, 2012 FLOURISH STUDIOS: 3020 N. Lincoln Ave Chicago, IL 9:15am-10:45am Discipline That Works: Preventing Misbehavior 11:00am-12:45pm Discipline That Works: Dealing with Misbehavior  1:15pm-3:00pm Tips for the Quibling Siblings … Continue reading

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