How to Ace a Nanny Share

*We've partnered with phil&ted's to help you gear up (literally) for your transition into childcare. When it comes to finding childcare for your baby, most working parents tend to fall into one of two camps: daycare or a full-time nanny. But there's actually another growing trend towards another childcare option, that combines some of the best qualities of each. Meet the Nanny Share, when two or more families employ one nanny or sitter and share the cost of his or her salary. But, as any parent of a baby or toddler will tell you: sharing isn't easy! So we've partnered with phil&ted's to help create the ultimate Nanny Share guide, with stats, tips and tricks to help you become a pro. Infographic with original illustrations by Olivia Dipaolo and Grace Martin for Well Rounded.  

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