An au pair has many of the same advantages as a nanny: personalized, in-home, flexible care.
Be especially wary (maybe, run!) if you notice any of these problems on your daycare tours
A nanny share can be a great lower cost alternative to a single-family nanny.
More than 17% of families worked with a nanny, according to our Babylist childcare survey.
In our exclusive survey, 34% of families said they preferred to have one parent stay at home.
Though you do have to host the au pair in your home, they can be a cost-effective childcare option.
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Close to half of Babylist users who responded to our survey have used a daycare center.
About 15% of Babylist families used a nanny or nanny share. Could it work for your family?
The options can seem overwhelming (or severely lacking) and stress can start creeping in.
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You’ve done the research, crunched the numbers and now it’s time for the next step: hiring the perfect nanny.
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