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What Are Fun Activities For A 5 Month Old?

For younger children especially, parents are often concerned about your ability to follow their already established schedules for feeding, playtime, and rest time. They will also likely want to know if you will be able to hold this position long-term as frequent changes in caregivers can be stressful and destabilizing... more

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

Since you are technically a freelance contractor, you are able to set your own hours and pay rates. Legally speaking there is no such thing as mandatory overtime rates for freelance positions. Think carefully about how you wish to be compensated when/if you are requested to work outside of... more

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

Discipline and authority are sensitive subjects when caretaking. Many parents (and children) will not want you to take on their role as the voice of household authority if you are not a member of that household. Instead of focusing on telling children what they cannot do/say, repeatedly tell children... more