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How Much Should I Be Charging?

20/hr is completely justified in the situation you are describing, if not more so! You are in a high stress, legitimate work environment and demanding a wage that compensates for this is only fair.

What Are Fun Activities For A 5 Month Old?

Reading! Five month olds are still gaining a grasp on the objects and sounds around them, so reading is an excellent way to provide stimulation to them! New sounds become things they want to associate objects to, so if you use any nouns a lot, find an object that can... more

Is There An Effective Way To Show Authority When Babysitting Ages 6+?

Absolutely! First, you need to lower yourself to their level; this is important as it establishes a mutual understanding between the two of you. Then, speak sternly, and without hesitation. Try your best, no matter what, to maintain a level voice and use a calm tone. Repeat your statement and... more