Howard Beach, NY
I think that it is important for the caregiver to be certified in CPR and first aid. In case of an emergency, the caregiver should be aware of what he/she can do to save the child's life.
One fun activity for a 5 month old could be playing with bubbles. It is a great way of getting their attention. Another fun activity could be some reading. A colorfully written children's book is an effective way to get your baby engages. Even getting a bouncy ball is... more
If you feel that you are able to work that many hours, than go ahead!! I enjoy working overtime as long as I am able to and that I feel comfortable with it. if it conflicts with something going on in my life, than I politely tell them I cannot... more
it's all about making sure they know who is the boss. you don't want to be too forceful but being too lenient can cause them to grow stubborn and not listen to you. With my experience of babysitting, the best way to show authority is to encourage positive... more
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