For information about the Park Slope Parents MEMBERSHIP FEE, please visit the FAQ on our membership pages.

The 2012 Babysitter Survey Data is HERE!

The results of the 2012 Babysitter Survey is here! 




Requirements for Nanny Posts [CHILDCARE] on the PSP Classifieds Group

If you want to post a message to our PSP Classifieds Group, here are the steps to make it happen.

Please note that you'll need to be a member of our community to post to the Classifieds. Learn more and find your new support group HERE!

Helping Your Nanny Find a NEW Job

It's time to move on. Schedules have changed, the kids are starting school, or you've decided to be a stay at home parent. Whatever the reason, here are The Top Ten Tips for helping your great nanny find an equally great new family!

Looking for support in all stages of the parenting journey, comprehensive guides to starting and ending nanny relationships, access to our Classifieds, dozens of specialty groups for your interests and identities,


Important Reminder: Nanny Update

An important email PSP sent to members on January 19, 2014 about recent trouble we've experienced with nannies in Park Slope.

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Important Reminder About Choosing a Daycare/Preschool

Dear PSP Members,

There have been a few situations in the past weeks that warrant us posting information that you should be aware of regarding Daycares and Preschools.

Help Guide: Inside the PSP Help Section

Here's where to find the answers to your frequently asked questions about:

Your Membership

The Advice & Classified Groups

Your Specialty Groups

Press Releases

The 2013 Nanny Survey - The Bright (and Dark) Sides of Nanny Pay

2011 Park Slope Parents Nanny Survey Press Release

The 2012 Babysitter Survey Data is HERE!

From NPR to New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Slate, New York Magazine, the Huffington Post and more - GO HERE to find where Park Slope Parents has been featured in the news and press.

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Park Slope Parents in the News - Press Links

From NPR to New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and the Huffington Post, here you will find where Park Slope Parents has been featured in the news and press. 

Libraries and Pornography, May, 2008

See coverage of the library scandal!


How to search the Park Slope Parents website

For over a decade our members have been sharing their reviews of local businesses and services. We've got thousands of entries from dentists to decorators, painters to pediatricians, locksmiths to lawyers. Over the years, we've even added really (we mean REALLY) specific categories like hairdressers that specialize in curly hair. We also pull together articles based on sensitive member questions like how to talk about death with your child, or


Park Slope Parents Academic Research Policy

Wanting to contact Park Slope Parents regarding some academic research you are conducting?

Read the note from Park Slope Founder and Academic herself, Susan Fox, PhD...

Something wrong on the website? LET US KNOW!

PSP can really use your help to keep the website listings up to date.

Send Us A Review or Recommendation

Everything you need to know about posting a review/recommendation on the Park Slope Parents website.  Please read through the information below.  You'll be directed to a form to send us a review once you've skimmed the info.  NOTE: Only active members of Park Slope Parents can submit a review.

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Navigating Your Membership Profile

Need a hand navigating your ClubExpress profile? Check out the basics below!


Top FAQs about Membership Payments & Benefits

Find answers to your most pressing questions about being a part of Park Slope Parents!

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How To Renew Your PSP Membership

Wanting to renew your Park Slope Parents membership?

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Downloading Your Membership Card

We are paperless: saving trees and reducing PSP's carbon footprint. Here are instructions for downloading your membership card (for mobile phone instructions, click here)!

I Applied to Join and I Haven't Heard Anything

Park Slope Parents applications are reviewed every day. However, approval and access aren't instantaneous. If all the information we need is in your application, we'll approve you within 24 hours, and you'll get an email telling you how to pay the membership fee.

If more than 48 hours have gone by and you haven't heard back from us, maybe it's one of the following:

Find and Join a Language & Bilingual Group

PSP Specialty Groups include our very active Bilingual Groups. These groups are for parents who have an interest in, or who speak in, languages other than English. The focus is on arranging activities conducted in a foreign language as well as providing support.  Our Multilingual Families group is a primary source of engagement for families speaking in languages other than English. This group offers networking and support for parents raising kids


Find & Join Our General Interest Groups!

Looking to meet parents who like to cook, be fit or go hiking? Or what other moms & dads like like knitting, the environment or writing? Check out one of many PSP's active general interests group. 

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Find and Join our Pregnancy, Baby & Toddler Groups!

Hey there! Thanks for your interest in our pregnancy and baby groups. You can find all of our over 100 groups, including baby groups for your correct season and year, on THIS PAGE instead.

What is a Tough Stuff Group?

Families need as strong of a support network as possible, especially when they're going through tough situations. The goal of our tough stuff groups are to connect members to a nurturing community that understands and can relate, personally

Join our specialty groups, including Tough Stuff, here.

FAQs about Specialty, Baby & Career Groups

Looking for a comprehensive list of all the different groups PSP offers members? If so, you'll find them over HERE.

If you are wondering what is a baby group on PSP, and how to join, read below.

Join the SDS Group (Separated, Divorced, Single Parents)

The purpose of the SDS (Separated, Divorced, and Single) Parents group is to provide positive support and resources for parents dealing with issues of separation, divorce, co-parenting with a former partner, and single parenting.


How to Join the PSP Baby Groups

Interested in a Pregnancy or New Parent Group with other folks expecting around the same time as you? Join a Park Slope Parents Baby Group! And if you're a Brooklyn parent who's not yet a member of Park Slope Parents, let's fix that. Join us HERE! You'll join a baby group as part of the sign up process. We'll get you added when you join!

PSP Career Networking

PSP Career Networking is an official off-shoot of the Park Slope Parents listserve. The group provides a supportive and active networking community for parents interested in: networking, changing careers, looking for work, going back to school, discussing work/life balance and offering employment or advice to other members.

Already a member of PSP Career Networking and looking for the group?  Find it HERE

Requirements for Nanny Share [NANNY SHARE] posts on the PSP Classifieds Group

Looking for a Nanny Share? Read on to learn about making a post to the PSP community and finding the perfect childcare situation for your family.

Please note that you'll need to be a member of our community to make a Nanny Share post. Learn more and find your new support group HERE!

Posting for Friends Who Are Looking for Childcare

Park Slope Parents no longer accepts posts for FRIENDS who are ISO a nanny, babysitter or caregiver. The PSP community management team
strives for transparency, trust and community.  Because of the sensitive nature of caregiver posts, this important component is lost when deferred to affiliation.

Update on Nanny Posts to the Classifieds (September 2012)

September 8, 2012:

Hey All,

This summer has been busy for the Park Slope Parents Nanny moderators.  We've had a number of fraudulent recommendations to the PSP Classifieds (and many more that didn't make it to the list). We've been on the phone with recommenders, shaking the trees for "the real story."  Most recently we had an employer let a nanny go because she realized that the references she had relied on to hire her nanny were fake. It was