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Local Daycare Centers, Au Pair Services and Nannies in Southeast Michigan

Browse this roundup of local daycare centers, nanny information and au pair-matching services to find the right childcare service your your brood.

How to Help Your Teen Become a Better Babysitter

Does your tween or teen have an eye on a babysitting gig? Here are babysitting classes, websites, books and resources to help.

First Children's Finance Ensures a Great Start for Kids

Monica Duncan and her organization have been leading the charge to ensure Detroit's child care providers are top-notch and savvy.

Nanny Etiquette: Dos and Don'ts for Parents

Want to be a good boss? Here are some things to keep in mind when you have a nanny working in your home.

Leaving Your Little Ones to Go Back to Work

Part three of our Child Care series focuses on the emotional toll parents can feel when they return to work. How do you manage the guilt? How do you balance both of your worlds?

Hiring a Nanny: Where to Look, Questions to Ask and More

Two moms weigh in on everything from the cost of a nanny to where to find a nanny – and more. Get the all details here.

Au Pair Child Care – Everything Parents Should Know

Interested in finding an au pair? Au pair service offers an alternative to traditional child care and can be great for families with non-traditional hours. Get details here.

Choosing Child Care

When faced with the choice, what do parents pick for child care? Nanny? Center-based facility? In part II of our child care series, we offer some guidance.

Tips on How to Choose Child Care for Your Child

Important advice for parents how to find and choose quality child care for your child with advice from Rainbow Child Care Center's education director.

Child Care Costs, Searching for Quality Child Care and More

The author of Metro Parent's three-part series on child care discusses her own search for quality child care, the option of au pair child care and more.

The Sad State of Child Care

In our first story in a three-part series, we look at how the U.S. stacks up against other nations when caring for its children in cost, quality and safety.

Toddler Damian Sutton Tragedy Sparks Child Care Safety Debate

This Macomb County 2-year-old's death following an alleged beating by his mom's boyfriend raises the question: Who do you trust around your kids? Local moms weigh in with their tips and opinions.
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