A lot of local libraries have play groups or reading groups for this age group! I also like to go on walks, read to them, show them new learning toys and more.
I would personally be very open and upfront with the family you are working for and with from the start. Or if things, questions come up, be open with the family and ask right away so everyone is on the same page.
There are a couple effective way to show authority when babysitting this age group. First, it is important to remember how they are growing up and understanding that their typical behavior is changing. They may test boundaries, lie, not listen or more. In order to show authority, I like to... more
I see other caregivers charging anywhere from $20-$25 per hour.
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