care.com has some great columns on this topic under the advice tab.
It is good to at least be CPR certified.
You should definitely be making more then that. Your basically a part time nanny from what you explain so you should be making a lot more money. You should also have paid time off and vacation time. I would even consider maybe asking them to cover your gas if you... more
Well when your family, it makes it harder for younger kids to listen and respect you because in their eyes your just family, not authority. Sometimes the only way to get through to them is to make them understand your in charge. You can do that by giving them discipline... more
How do I get a job if the care seekers don't look at their messages? Should people seeking care not be held to the same standards we are for responses?
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