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You've placed a want ad for Mary Poppins, but you're not sure of the best answer to your child-care prayers. Is a nanny your best bet? Would a daycare center better suit Junior? Our Child-Care Choices Guide offers the pros and cons of different scenarios to lead you to the best solution for your family.
Hiring a Nanny
Click here to learn more about the basics, advantages, disadvantages and other things to consider when considering hiring a nanny.
Hosting an Au Pair
Click here to read our Au Pair message boards to learn more about this option.
Family Day Care
Click here for a day-care provider checklist.
Click here to learn more about the basics, advantages, disadvantages and things to consider when considering center-based childcare.
Click here for more information about babysitters and why it might be the best choice for your family.
Stay-at-Home Mom or Dad
Click here to learn more about the advantages, disadvantages and questions about being a stay-at-home parent.