About Us

First Class Care by Mom’s Best Friend specializes in finding nannies, newborn care specialists, babysitters, housekeepers, personal assistants, house managers, and personal chefs for families in the Chicagoland area. A husband and wife team started the business to help families like themselves find good domestic household options. Erin and Steve Krex know from personal experience that finding the right care specialist is imperative to a happy household. In 2016, First Class Care merged with Mom’s Best Friend, the premier household staffing agency in Texas.

Erin KrexErin Krex – Erin has worked with local parents for the past 8 years giving them guidance and advice on childcare decisions and she wanted to be able to do even more! Erin is a Certified Baby Planner and received her training at The International Maternity Institute and is a member of the International Academy of Baby Planner Professionals as well as the International Baby Planner Association. Erin is an active member of APNA (Association of Premier Nanny Agencies) and was on the INA (international Nanny Association) Board of Directors for 4 years. Erin has been an award recipient of the Leading Mom’s in Business 3 years in a row and also holds the title of 2010 APNA Agency of the Year winner. As an agency owner and working mother with domestic help, Erin frequently writes and speaks on subjects related to employee best practices for both families and employees. Erin is Bump Club Chicago’s resident childcare expert and provides classes to families about how to hire a nanny and more.

Laura Curtin – Staffing Specialist, Permanent Division

Madison Carr – Staffing & Placement Coordinator, Temporary Division