For Rachel Charlupski, she’s always seen babysitting as a way to lend a helping hand. “In college, I began matching babysitters with families in my local community,” she recalls. But constant and enthusiastic referrals quickly turned a pastime into a thriving business, providing a much-needed service to parents. That’s why she launched The Babysitting Company, a childcare service offering professional babysitting services at fine hotels, private residences, special events and to sports teams throughout South Florida. “I have a very high caliber of clientele that expect the best, and that’s what I deliver,” she says. All the company’s sitters go through a rigorous screening process including drug-testing and background checks, and must have at least 5 years of experience before they can join the team. “I love being a part of enriching children’s minds and allowing them to enjoy the best experiences possible while they interact with one of our babysitters,” she says. And, rest assured, your kids will be equally as enthused; 305.890.7000; TheBabySittingCompany.com.
After spending so many months at home in our leggings, sweatpants and basic tees, this season is about total everything! We want it all: Stunning scarves, wow dresses, show-stopping shoes, distinctive men’s formalwear — even our leisurewear is being taken to the next level. It’s a bold statement on the resilience of human nature as interpreted in haute style.
While a wrist-worn timepiece is essential for maintaining a busy schedule, the firm of Vacheron-Constantin has created a breathtakingly exquisite way of doing so in a limited edition of 30.