Family Childcare

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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

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Is blowing in an infants mouth a good way to clear the mucous from their nose?

I've done it before with a lot of the children in my family and it seems okay and it's actually so much faster. I would just like to know if there are any flaws to this tactic.

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Should I ask for a raise?

I'm currently a nanny/mother's helper/babysitter for a family with four kids (ages almost 2 to 10 years old). I work at $10/hr for about 15 hours a week (usually). Multiple people have told me that I need to ask for $15/hr. I do almost... more