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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.

Does your child take Lunch Money to School? Check out this super cute idea!

Changeable Carryall Tins Need a handy place to stash lunch money, notes, or other small but important items? These personalized, changeable tins are just the thing. Materials Small, empty metal box, such as the kind Altoids mints come in Paper … Continue reading

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Berry Children Charity Drive – 100% Proceeds Donated

First Class Care has been truly touched by the Berry Family story and everything they have been through. The tragic deaths of Robin Perlo Berry and Joshua Berry and the injury of their three children, Peter, 9, Aaron, 8, and … Continue reading

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National Nanny Night Out – August 13th

Nannies across the country are getting together to see THE HELP on the opening weekend.Come see the movie and enjoy dinner afterwards. ALL ILLINOIS NANNIES are WELCOME to join us.Please contact Lisa at (708)431-0065 to RSVPAugust 13, 20116pm-9pm

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Chicago Nanny Playgroup sponsored by First Class Care, Inc.

First Class Care has joined up with Little Beans Cafe to host a MONTHLY Nanny Playgroup. Come and meet other local nannies and let your charges make new friends and have fun while exploring Little Beans Cafe! The last Wednesday … Continue reading

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Nanny CPR Now Available through Saftey Squad

First Class Care Inc. has partnered with Saftey Squad and Bubbles Academy to bring our clients and nannies CPR Classes in Chicago. The Next Class is: Saturday, August 13, 2011 at 10:00 AMLocation: Bubbles Academy 1504 N. Fremont  Chicago, IL … Continue reading

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Gas Reimbursement Rate Goes Up AGAIN!

The current IRS Reimbursement Rate is now  $0.55 a mile As of July 1, 2011 the gas reimbursement rate went up to 55 cents per mile. With the gas prices close to $5 a gallon employees are calling us to ask … Continue reading

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Why is First Class Care your best choice in Chicago for a Nanny Agency?

First Class Care is happy to be the ONLY APNA approved Nanny Agency in Illinois! To be a member of APNA the association verifies the agencies operating practices, reviews all applications, documents, contracts and makes sure we are abiding by … Continue reading

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Smartphone App Suitable for Nannies Introduced

The US Department of Labor has introduced a new spartphone “app” to help hourly employees (nannies, housekeepers, maids and other household employees are ALL hourly under the Fair Labor Standards Act [FLSA]) track the hours they actually work. This is … Continue reading

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Nannies: IRS Mileage Reimbursement Rate Goes Up!

Effective July 1, 2011, the IRS standard mileage reimbursement rate will increase to 55.5 cents per mile. The rate for January 1 – June 30 2011 is 51 cents per mile. Nannies who use their personal vehicle for work purposes … Continue reading

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Quick Tips For A Smoother Transition Into A Summer Schedule

Many children perform best when they follow a schedule and have a consistent routine. School is coming to an end and summer is approaching, which also translates to a less structured schedule and, potentially, a less productive day. Here are … Continue reading

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