What are some California laws relating to childcare?
We found some interesting facts in an article recently posted at SFGate.com … “California-Is it legal or not?” We picked a few that may relate to some childcare or family assistant duties. Some of these laws seemed pretty obvious, while others came as a bit of a surprise. You can check out the full list by clicking on the link above. Some of the more…Continue reading »
Social Media Etiquette 101
There’s no shortage of buzz out there about Social Media etiquette, but it seems like plenty of people still manage to get themselves into trouble by posting things that get them in trouble at work or reflect poorly on the professional reputation that otherwise deserve. Maybe SFGate.com gave a good general rule when they blogged recently that “The reality is that companies pay their employees…Continue reading »
A San Francisco Recycling Guide – Recycle, compost or trash?
During our last Housekeeper Training Seminar, “Professionalism & Communication as a Housekeeper,” one of our attendees requested more information on recycling and composting. It can be confusing trying to figure out what goes where! We found a great site called recologysf.com that makes the whole process a lot easier to understand with their Residential Recycling, Composting & Trash Services information. You can find detailed information…Continue reading »
Tips for a Successful In-Home Job Interview
Recently, we found this hilarious “interview blunders” blog on SFGate.com and thought we’d share. These 15 memorable interview mistakes are hilarious – though perhaps a bit “corporate.” Now, we know you’re unlikely to repeat any of these blunders, but that blog post did inspire us to share a few of our own interview tips that we’ve found to be helpful if you’re going to be…Continue reading »
How to remove tough spots
Here are some more laundry tips we learned at our recent Housekeeper Training Seminar, “The Keys to Laundry Success.” At the seminar, we learned how important it is to always take care to wash away any spots and stains on your washables. So, our tip today … how to manage and remove some tough, common stains. Identify the spot. The more you know about what…Continue reading »
How to keep the children entertained when it’s raining!
It can be hard to entertain the little ones when it’s raining outside. But if you are looking for a fun way to save them – and yourself – from watching too much television, noting beats a good old fashion game day! Game days are a great way to build memories, revive old family traditions or even build new ones. Games introduce new ways to…Continue reading »
Looking for a fun Valentine’s Day Project?
Happy Valentine’s Day! Are you looking for a last minute project to do with your charges? The best I’ve seen so far is this project for making Tissue Paper Valentine’s bouquets. These paper Valentine’s Day bouquets make a great decoration. And one of our “unofficial” T+C employees (Anna, age 11!) turned some of these tissue flowers into decorative office pens! For this project, you will…Continue reading »