Charly's StoriesThe most fun behind the scene stories of Charly Cares

Do you always want to stay up-to-date of all the developments around Charly Cares? Then read the latest stories of Charly, the Babysitting Angels and all the parents who are already using the Babysitting App!

Angel Sabine cooks for the whole family

Angel Sabine babysits regularly for a family, where she often cooks a healthy meal from Hellofresh. Excellent, the parents said: “When we get home, we’re happy hearing the kids have had a great day and on top of that our babysitter cooked us a healthy meal. This saves us plenty of valuable time.” Read more… Sabine tells you all about cooking for the whole family.

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This is how you can make your me-time last!

Time for yourself is so important, but how do you plan for it? And more importantly, how do you keep it up? Even in these times, time for yourself is often neglected. Sound familiar? Still, me-time is important. It makes you happier, reduces stress, and gives energy. So give yourself a break! And with our tips, it will be even easier to keep this up, so read on!

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Meet fixed Babysitting Angel Erika

Erika (25) played professional tennis until a year and a half ago, trained every day, and travelled all over the world. After she stopped playing tennis, she became a babysitter for Charly Cares, alongside her Nutrition and Dietetics studies. Due to the corona crisis, she has some extra time, because her other job is in the hospitality industry. Erika was a fixed babysitter for a family before the crisis and is now helping this family even more often!

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Kimberley is a fixed babysitter

Babysitting Angel Kimberley is 18 years old and lives in Rotterdam. In her daily life, she is often busy with school and sports. She studies at the Albeda Topsportcentrum and loves sports, especially hockey; she's been playing with pleasure for 14 years now. In addition to her studies and hockey, Kimberley loves children and has always wanted to work with them. Before she became a Babysitting Angel, she had already been babysitting a 7-year-old boy for a year. Next to babysitting, she also loves to have fun with her nephews. She basically always has children around her.

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Tips to do during the May holiday

The May holiday is quite a bit different this year from other years; a vacation abroad or day at the beach is unfortunately not in the cards. But there are still plenty of other fun activities you can do with the kids. We've listed our favourite things to do during the holiday for you.

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Charly Cares is here during the coronacrisis

During the coronacrisus, we keep our babysitting service available to parents who really need it, for example parents in a crucial profession, self-employed parents, or single parents. Founder Charly van der Straten: "Over the last month, I've spoken to parents, managers, doctors, and CEOs daily about topics such as working from home, childcare, and (online) homeschooling. Everyone is extra careful, and rightly so, but some need help in this area. That's why we are expanding our service for organisations, using careful measures and guidelines."

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Celebrate Easter with our tips!

Easter this year is quite a bit different from what anyone might have imagined. No extensive family brunch or visiting an Easter market this year. But... Easter should still be celebrated! Here, we'll give you some great tips.

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Valentine's Day gift tips

Looking for the perfect gift for your Valentine? Finding a fun and original gift can be quite tricky. We're here to help you along by sharing our Valentine's favourites!

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