Babysitting

How to Help Your Friends Reach Their Fitness Goals (Without Joining Them in the Gym)

Buddying up can help you reach your fitness resolutions—or whatever goal you happen to be chasing. But you don’t have to work out together to help …

Fitness

Women Who Allegedly Kept Children In Boxes Face Attempted Murder Charges

Two Canadian women stand accused of attempted murder from a December child abuse case, after a babysitter discovered two small children with broken …

Crime

Babysitter leaves kids alone in house to go home and sleep

A babysitter in Florida is accused of leaving three young children home alone for more than 2 and a half hours.

Motherhood

I’m Not Giving You My Babysitter’s Number, And This Is Why

“Anybody have a really good babysitter you can recommend? Available at the last minute?”<p>This group text popped up on a Friday afternoon and was …

Parenting

‘BYO babysitter’ holiday saved us thousands

Travelling with kids can be an expensive prospect but mum of two Danielle Voyagis has found a cheaper way to take a family holiday.<p>When Danielle, her …

Enjoy

Older husband doesn't want another child: Ask Ellie

<b>For three years, I’ve desperately wanted another child, but my husband’s adamant that he doesn’t.</b><p><b>We have a beautiful son and he says I should be</b> …

Parenting

8 Questions Babysitters Ask That Make Moms Feel Guilty

There's no getting around it: motherhood and guilt seem to go hand-in-hand. In my experience, you start feeling guilty about the choices you make …

Parenting

Bella Thorne Reveals She Was Sexually Abused As A Child, Tells Fans To ‘Stay Strong’ In Tearful #TimesUp Video

Bella Thorne admitted to being sexually abused throughout her childhood and urged those who had similar experience to “stay strong” in a tearful …

Entertainment

Project emojis into your toilet bowl with this device because who says you don't know how to have fun

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This Is The Average Allowance of American Kids in 2017

Not bad, kids.<p>By<p>A new survey from Rooster Money has found that kids ages four to 14 received an average annual allowance of $454 in 2017, meaning the …

Kids

Pearl Jam Member Reveals Why Drummer Was Really Fired: 'We Can’t Babysit You'

Pearl Jam bassist Jeff Ament discussed the band’s original drummer Dave Krusen in a new interview on The Powell Movement. Alternative Nation …

Relatable Wizard Problems

Wizards study some pretty heavy stuff, and the mystical mumbo-jumbo they're always spouting sounds like gibberish to anyone who has no knowledge of …

What A Police Officer Wants You To Know About Hiring A Babysitter, So You & Your Kids Are Safe

Being married to a police officer comes with a lot of challenges. Yes, there's everything you'd expect, like fearing for them while they're working, …

Parenting

More fathers are protesting unequal treatment at work

Kenneth Rossetti says his boss was constantly on his case about the time off that he took to care for his children and father-in-law.<p>When Rossetti …

These State Troopers Babysitting for a Frazzled Working Mom Is the Holiday Story We All Need

If you’re in need of a little holiday cheer, two state troopers in Winston-Salem, NC, are here for you—and for working moms everywhere, …

Lifestyle

20 Millennial Moms Reveal How Much They're Spending On A New Year's Eve Babysitter

When I was a kid, I remember my parents getting dressed up and going out with their friends every New Year's Eve, while us kids stayed home with a …

Parenting

Make this self-flying camera drone your personal photographer

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Drones

The Secret To Happiness? Stop Being A Yes Woman & Learn How To Say No

Some time ago, I embarked on a personal mission to become more assertive. I started practicing the idea that “no” is a complete sentence and my whole …

Happiness

The runner's reaction to classic stressful holiday situations as told through GIFS

The holidays aren’t always all they’re chalked up to be. While this season is praised as being “the most wonderful time of the year,” that’s simply …

Running

Police: Woman arrested after leaving 3 young children alone in apartment to go to party

TULSA, Okla. (KTUL) - A woman is in custody after police say she left her three young children alone in an apartment.<p>Around 5:15 a.m., officers went …

Crime

Lawyer's protest halts Hangzhou nanny's arson trial

View of the fire incident site after a baby sitter intentionally set her master's house on fire, killing four people, at a high grade residence in …

News (China)

This Netflix Photoshop fail is totally innocent—but downright hilarious

Sometimes Photoshop is used for good. Sometimes it’s used for evil. And a lot of the time—like with this funny Netflix fail—it’s just not quite used …

Weird

15 Little Ways to Pay It Forward This Holiday Season

Amidst the planes to catch and parties to attend, it's easy to forget what the holidays are really about—expressing appreciation and gratitude. Doing …

Enjoy

Parents, don’t make this mistake with your New Years Eve baby sitter

Parents looking for a fill-in baby sitter on New Year’s Eve need to be extra vigilant, according to a new report.<p>Parents aren’t giving substitute …

Lifestyle

Babysitters make big bank on New Year’s Eve

This is no reason to celebrate.<p>Parents spend a ton on babysitting. The national average for a babysitter is about $15 an hour for one child and the …

Lifestyle

This is the shocking cost of getting a babysitter on New Year’s Eve

It’s too damn expensive for parents to leave the house<p>This is no reason to celebrate.<p>Parents spend a ton on babysitting. The national average for a …

Money

Are parents doing enough to prepare 'substitute' babysitters over the holidays?

National poll: Parents relying on family or friends to watch kids during the holidays may be skipping important steps to prepare them for emergencies.<p>…

Parenting

This group hopes we wish each other a much simpler holiday season

Réseau québécois pour la simplicité volontaire has issued an invitation for everyone to enjoy a simpler, more mindful holiday season.<p>This does not …

Quebec

Would you 'Deliveroo' your babysitter? (Anyone under 40 probably already is...)

“Where are your kids tonight then?” asks the woman I’ve been chatting to at a party for the past ten minutes.<p>“Oh they’re with a stranger I booked off the internet,” I say.<p>She sips her wine and laughs. “So who’s got them, really?”<p>Such is the response of most people when you tell them you’ve left …

Parenting

North Bay baby sitter acquitted of all charges in 2015 death of 17-month-old

A Solano County jury Thursday afternoon acquitted a baby sitter accused of fatally shaking and dropping a 17-month-old child in her care.<p>The …

Crime