What I've found is that children that young typically enjoy things they can do with their hands. Anything with funny textures, bright colors, things like that.
Usually when I've taken pet sitting jobs it's at the employer's home. Pet boarding is completely different in my opinion.
I think kids enjoy someone they can relate to. Kids don't always like to feel like they're being doted on and watched over, so it's important to actively engage in their interests and play with them.
I think asking off for the holidays is all about mutual understanding between employee and employer. The good thing about jobs on Care.com is that a lot of the time employers are families who understand the desire to go home for the holidays and such. It's important to... more