Craig Sutton
Recent and archived posts by Craig Sutton for Sitter.com
How to Determine The Length of a Time-Out
Parenting

How to Determine The Length of a Time-Out

by Craig Sutton  •  February 02, 2017
We’re all familiar with the time-out, right? Time-outs are given to children when they misbehave or do something they know is wrong. They usually involve sitting in a quiet space such like a corner or a bedroom for a specific amount of time. But how long should time-outs be? Should it depend on the age of the child, or the behavior that landed them the time-out, or both? Should time-outs even be timed at all? It can be a tricky thing to figure out. Here's some advice...
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The Parenting News You May Have Missed Over The Holidays
Parenting News

The Parenting News You May Have Missed Over The Holidays

by Craig Sutton  •  January 09, 2017
This edition of The Sitter Blog parenting and child care news roundup includes the top news you may have missed over the busy holidays including stories about parenting trends and resolutions for 2017; the rise of real motherhood on TV; how will Ivanka Trump reform child care?; a British man is pregnant?; is the Zika threat behind us?; women suffer more stress at work than men; a report on the invisible workload that most career mothers deal with and more.
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Top Parenting News: Best Parenting Photos of 2016, Suggestions for Trump's Paid Maternity Plan, Handling ADHD Over the Holidays and More!
Parenting News

Top Parenting News: Best Parenting Photos of 2016, Suggestions for Trump's Paid Maternity Plan, Handling ADHD Over the Holidays and More!

by Craig Sutton  •  December 23, 2016
Tips on how to keep children with ADHD calm during the holidays; suggestions for Trump’s paid maternity leave plan; the best parenting photos of 2016; fitness tips for women as they near menopause; how do women's brains change after pregnancy and more in this weeks parenting and child care news roundup brought to you by The Sitter Blog.
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10 of the Greatest Outdoor Winter Activities That Kids Love!
Activity Ideas for Kids

10 of the Greatest Outdoor Winter Activities That Kids Love!

by Craig Sutton  •  December 22, 2016
We’re sure that parents, teachers, nannies and babysitters alike will agree that there is only so much you can do with the kids inside before they start to become restless. Even though it's cold outside it doesn’t mean that you have to stay cooped up inside. There are plenty of fun outdoor winter activities you can plan for you and the kids. Here's our list of some of the greatest activities to keep the kids occupied and active this winter.
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Top Parenting News: Ivanka Trump Presses Congress on Child Care; The One State with Affordable Child Care; Zika Outbreak In Texas and More!
Parenting News

Top Parenting News: Ivanka Trump Presses Congress on Child Care; The One State with Affordable Child Care; Zika Outbreak In Texas and More!

by Craig Sutton  •  December 16, 2016
Ivanka Trump presses congress on child care; how Trump will affect national healthcare; a Zika outbreak in Texas; child care is unaffordable in every U.S. State except this one; myths about menopause; and why Zika is so dangerous for pregnant mothers in the weekly Sitter.com Blog parenting and child care news roundup.
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About the Author
Craig Sutton
Active in digital marketing since 2009, Craig is the SEO Manager at CareGuide in addition to teaching SEO at Durham College. Married with 2 young daughters, he is passionate about digital marketing, his family, the Philadelphia Eagles, fitness, Bruce Lee, audiobooks and an 80’s cult classic Motown meets Kung-fu film called The Last Dragon.