Shaneika

Bayonne, NJ

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What Are Fun Activities For A 5 Month Old?

Peekaboo! :) play with toys that make sounds and light up. Talk to them, sing and smile. Hold them and walk around. Lots of praise and love. Good Luck!

What Do You Do If You Are Being Asked To Work Overtime?

Negotiate. If they are not willing to pay overtime and you want the job, express how you normally do charge overtime fees, but are willing to compensate with a longer paid vacation and a 4 weekend a month break. Tell them your concerns and what you are willing to do... more

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

A good way to show authority is to be extra prepared before arriving. Start by having an hourly schedule of activities to do. Be consistent daily so the kids know what to expect. Explain what will happen before it happens. "Once we finish our snack, we are going to wash... more

What Are Other Care Providers In The Area Charging Per Hour For Special Needs Children?

I do not charge a separate or additional fee because a child is special needs. I charge based off duties, expectations and how many hours I am getting weekly. So the babysitting calculator should reflect the average costs without it knowing the child is special needs. However, if a child... more

What Do Kids Like In A Babysitter?

Depends on the age. Most kids love outdoors! Change up the activities, get creative and make them interesting. Fly kites, play tag, go to libraries, visit museums, visit fire station, set up picnics... Ive personally played nerf gun wars with the older kids (with parents permission) at an open field... more

🌴how Do You Handle Asking For Time Off For The Holidays? 🌴

I always have at least 1-2 people that can fill in for me if I ever need to go on holiday or vacation. I communicate this to families at the very beginning. I let them know that I have a "sitter friend" they can meet in the event I am... more