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Babysitter resumes: What information should you include?

The goal of your resume is to make it easier for parents to hire you. No matter how many times you babysat in the past, your resume is often the first thing that prospective employers will see when deciding whether to hire you for their babysitting job. This is your opportunity to highlight the... more


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complain

Why the sitters delay their application at the last minute. I talked nearly 10 sitters and all of them postpone... It is really ridiculous. It is not professional


8 babysitting activities so fun the kids won’t miss their parents

Experienced sitters and nannies know that keeping kids busy with fun, creative activities is the best way to prevent meltdowns when mom and dad walk out the door. Even better, a child care provider who takes the lead and guides her charges through imaginative play is a surefire way to... more


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gift of a babysitter?

Would it be weird to give someone the gift of a sitter from care?


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No call no show and no response. she I look for other care and how to tell her?

so I just hired a sitter for the middle of June. so she has been with us less than a month. on Tuesday of this week she texts me saying she cannot come in as she had a family emergency. of course I'm understanding of this, so I say... more


How to get a teen babysitting job

Allowance not cutting it anymore? Are your parents after you to learn about responsibility and get a job? Babysitting could be the answer. Babysitting is a great job -- especially for teenagers. You can make quick cash while looking after and playing with kids. You've probably had to watch your... more


Questions to Ask When Calling References

When you do a reference check on a potential child care provider, what should you ask? The end of the hiring process is in sight. Whether you've narrowed down your nanny or babysitter search to a couple candidates or there is one who seems to be the right fit... more


What Is a Night Nanny? And Do You Need One?

Find out if a baby nurse or newborn care specialist is right for you. There's no way to prepare new parents for the fatigue, lack of sleep and resulting irritability they will experience when they bring a bundle of joy home. If the freshly painted nursery is set up... more