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5 Tips to Keep the Passion Alive as Busy Parents!

1. Don’t underestimate kissing – or hugging.  Affection (outside of sex) is important. When was the last time you held each other? When was the last time you kissed each other – I mean really kissed, not just a quick … Continue reading

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Babysitter’s Arrest Highlights Background Check Confusion

Babysitter’s Arrest Highlights Background Check Confusion “Nationwide” Computer Checks NOT What They Seem APNA raises this issue in light of this week’s news that two Glendale, California brothers may have been sexually molested by a 19-year-old babysitter. Investigators say the … Continue reading

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Nanny Crystal – Candidate Spotlight of the Week

Crystal has over 5 years of nanny experience with children from newborn and up.  She is a college grad with an Elementary Education degree. Crystal is high energy, fun, active and loves to incorporate her education into teaching children.   … Continue reading

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End of Year Nanny Bonus?

In the household staffing arena, it is very common for families to express their appreciation for valued service with an end of year monetary bonus. Household employers often have the following questions: Is the nanny’s year end bonus required? A … Continue reading

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Top Ten Travel Tips for Parents

The holidays are a time to celebrate and enjoy quality time with friends and family. For many people, this means traveling. When you add children, however, traveling also means doing more in less time, often with bored, anxious or cranky … Continue reading

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Nanny Tax Tips for Illinois Employers

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Hire a Chef for the HOLIDAYS!

Are you dreading cooking for the holidays? Are you afraid what your mother-in-law is going to say about your sweet potato casserole? Stop worrying and call FIRST CLASS CARE! First Class Care has personal chefs who are available to cook … Continue reading

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Household Employee Wage Threshold Rises to $1800

Congress updated tax and reporting thresholds for household employers in 1995 and made provisions for annual adjustment of the wage threshold that obligates “nanny tax” reporting to keep pace with economic changes. Household employers will be required to report wages … Continue reading

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Advice for the First Time Live-in Nanny!

Starting out as a live-in nanny can be a scary change from life on your own. By following a few simple tips, you can make your relationship with your employers and your experience a memorable one. 1. Communication: Make sure … Continue reading

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Chicago Housekeeper Job Fair – November 19th

First Class Care is holding a job fair for HOUSEKEEPERS Saturday November 19, 2011 Complete applications and get interviewed on the spot! First Class Care Housekeeper jobs pay between $15-24 per hour Date: Saturday November 19th, 2011 10am – 5pm … Continue reading

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