Finding a Babysitter

Make an informed decision on choosing your next (or first) childcare provider.

At Winnie, we know there is nothing more important than the safety and well-being of your children. As your children grow, the day may come when you need to find a trustworthy and reliable childcare provider. Whether it’s time to head back to work, get a haircut, or go out on a date with your partner, you want to know your children are in the best of hands.

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Flying with Kids

You don’t have to stop traveling just because you have kids. Plan ahead and get ready to see the world through their eyes.

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Breastfeeding and Pumping on the Go

Feeding your new baby is one of the first big things you learn on the job as a parent. With the proper knowledge and tools, you can do it anywhere.

It’s no secret that newborns eat a lot. The frequent need to feed is one of the top reasons new parents stay inside their homes during the first months of their children’s lives. But stepping outside is easier than you think and doesn’t require a zillion baby products. In fact, the only important thing you need to never forget is your child.

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How to figure out what child care arrangement is best for your family

With so many child care options, it can be difficult to determine which is the best arrangement for your family. 

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What is a 529 College Savings Plan & How to Use It

Guest post by Abby Chao, cofounder of CollegeBacker, the easiest way to save for college with help from family and friends. In just 5 minutes, you can start saving with a tax-advantaged 529 college savings plan, and then invite family and friends to contribute at birthdays and other milestones.

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5 Ways to Find the Cheapest Flights for Your Family

Guest post by Jesse Neugarten, founder of Dollar Flight Club. Dollar Fight Club helps busy parents and people explore the world without breaking the bank, including helping families find cheap flights. Sign up for our service — which employs many of the tactics above and a whole lot more — to see how we’ve already saved half a million members over $500 per flight. Safe travels!

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Tips for going back to work after parental leave

Guest post by Lori K. Mihalich-Levin, JD. Lori is the founder of Mindful Return, author of Back to Work After Baby: How to Plan and Navigate a Mindful Return from Maternity Leave, and creator of the Mindful Return E-Course. A partner in the health care practice of a global law firm, she also is mama to two beautiful red-headed boys. Lori holds a law degree from the Georgetown University Law Center and completed her undergraduate studies at Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs.

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Men, it’s time to talk about periods with your kids

This post appears courtesy of Hamilton Carter.

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The most important parenting lessons we learned from Mr. Rogers

 

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Resources for parents struggling with their mental health

As a parent, in order to take care of your children, the most important thing is that you first take care of yourself. If you’re having any thoughts of hurting yourself or someone else, or if you’re not feeling like yourself, there is help out there. You are not alone. If you are in crisis, below are resources you can contact to get help at any time.

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💡 How to Find the Best Preschool, Child Care & More

Winnie makes it easy to find the right program for your child. Just enter your zip code to see nearby providers on a map, compare prices, view photos, see parent reviews & more.

Search Daycares & Preschools Near You

 

🎓 Resources for Teachers & Caregivers

Welcome to Winnie! Get started at our provider page to create your free account and claim the child care listing for your program.