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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.

Cooking 101 in Chicago

Is cooking meals for your employers part of your job?  Check out these great options to help increase your skills and make awesome meals your employers will love! Sur La Table How to Cook Everything: The Basics Series Location: Northbrook … Continue reading

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Ask the Expert! The Nanny Doctor discusses meals for your nanny

Dear Nanny Doctor, We just hired a nanny. We are so excited! We want to do everything right. We have gone online and looked at everything you have to offer in regards to the nanny HR forms you provide and recommendations, … Continue reading

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Pool Safety Tips

Stay Close, Be Alert, and Watch – Share safety instructions with family, friends, and neighbors – If a child is missing, check the pool first – Have a phone close by at all times – Keep children away from pool … Continue reading

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The Top 10 Reasons Why It Is Important to Learn CPR (Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation) from CriticalCPR.com in Northbrook, IL

1. CPR saves lives! There is a good chance you know the person you will save in the future. 2. Our classes are hands on and fun. They will prepare you to react positively in an emergency. Statistics show that … Continue reading

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Crafts to do with your charges for Mother’s Day

Mommy Survival Kit Picked up a small wooden box from the $1 Store. Have the kids paint them To put inside: A toothpick – To help you pick out the good in all situations A marble – To replace the … Continue reading

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Why is Spring Time a Good Time to Clean Your Carpet & Furniture?

Proper professional carpet cleaning is an important routine that you must never miss. Dirt hides in the deepest fiber of the materials and is an important contributor in the shelf life of your investment. Because constant changing of your carpet … Continue reading

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5 Reasons Why you Should Send Your Nanny to National Nanny Training Day in Chicago!

National Nanny Training Day is an initiative created by Nanny Biz Reviews to promote awareness of the important connection between nanny training and quality of care. On Saturday, April 20th over 2,000 nannies in 39 events across the country will … Continue reading

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Are you thinking about attending National Nanny Training Day in Chicago?

Check out how much fun we had in 2012! Our National Nanny Training Day 2013 event is going to be even bigger and better! Make sure you register your seat as last year we sold out! April 20, 2013 9am … Continue reading

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Nanny / House Manager Meghan – Candidate Spotlight of the Week

Meghan is a college graduate with 3+ years of experience as a personal assistant/professional organizer and nanny . She has cared for children from newborn and up. Meghan is highly organized, intelligent, helpful, flexible, loves kids and was also a … Continue reading

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Every Mom and Nanny needs to know how to remove stains OR know who to call

Unique Carpet Cleaning offers TIPS for stain removal that every home should use! If you can not do it yourself call the professionals! HOW TO REMOVE MOST WATER BASED SPOTS ON CARPET AND UPHOLSTERY 1.    Scoop up as much of … Continue reading

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