Babysitters In a Pinch

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Family Post Holiday Blues

Posted by Jaidene Anderlini on Jan 11, 2019 5:38:00 AM

Oh, my word are you sluggish? Are your kids irritable? Are you having a hard time getting back into the routine of "normal"? I have to be honest, I am. I just realized I haven't written a post since December 14th! Obviously I got into the holidays without even knowing I had. I look back at the holidays and they weren't THAT exciting for me. They weren't filled with parties, dinners, cocktails, decorations or running around buying presents so how I ended up not blogging is beyond me. Needless to say I am struggling to get back into my routines. As a business owner I can definitely see a reduction in business growth due to my...holiday drag. I'm actually forcing myself to write today in my jammies since I put it off it may never happen. All I can say is; thank goodness for coffee.

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Topics: Community, Awareness, back-to-school, family, success, Holidays, childcare

It's Time for Parents to Take the Reigns

Posted by Jaidene Anderlini on Dec 14, 2018 5:14:00 AM

As a childcare provider, and an older one at that, I've noticed a trend; parents aren't necessarily parenting anymore. Children have control of the household, and parents are jumping through hoops to make the children happy, and in return; teachers, babysitters, nannies, and other childcare givers are having a more and more difficult time making sure children are safe, not hurting others or each other, teaching, preparing meals etc. Families too are suffering the consequences by having a chaotic home.

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Topics: Community, safety, discipline, organizing kids, family, adulthood, parenting, Awareness, Teaching, no, raising successful adults, childcare, success, chores

7 Ways Parents Can Take Time for Self care

Posted by Jenny Wise on Dec 7, 2018 5:02:00 AM
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Topics: Community, recruiting babysitters, Awareness, Hobbies, creating, family, adulthood, Babysitters in my area, Babysitting service for visiting families, babysitting, childcare, Money, Insider

Recruiting Babysitters

Posted by Jaidene Anderlini on Nov 9, 2018 5:02:00 AM

I can't tell you how hard it is to find people that take babysitting seriously. During my time operating an agency that places babysitters for ongoing, permanent, or on-call positions I've heard and seen it all, and I'm still surprised at the laissez faire approach that people try to get away with when talking to me about why they want to babysit. If I were a parent I would want someone like me to take on the recruiting process. It is one of the worst parts of doing what I do. People don't show up for interviews, don't return your calls, show up late for interviews, come to an interview dressed inappropriately, and so many other things.

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Topics: Awareness, thoughtful, organizing kids, education, family, success, Babysitting agencies, Hotel babysitters, Babysitters in my area, childcare, recruiting babysitters

Teaching Appreciation Craft

Posted by Jaidene Anderlini on Nov 2, 2018 12:34:49 PM

 

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Topics: November awareness, gratefulness, thoughtful, Teaching, Awareness, Thanksgiving, Community, community service, appreciation

Halloween Facts;Are they rumors?

Posted by Jaidene Anderlini on Oct 26, 2018 4:59:00 AM

We have all heard different Halloween urban legends from tainted candy to the sacrifice of black cats.

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Topics: Halloween, safety, Trick-or-treat, Halloween safety

Frightening Tweens and Teens! BOO!

Posted by Jaidene Anderlini on Oct 12, 2018 5:03:00 AM

 

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Topics: discipline, education, family, raising successful adults, adulthood, parenting, teenagers

How to Help Your Child Start a Hobby Without Busting Your Budget

Posted by Jenny Wise on Oct 5, 2018 5:59:00 AM

 

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Topics: creating, education, family, fun, crafts, success, parenting, Money, babysitting, Hobbies

What Do You Get When You Use a Babysitting Agency?

Posted by Jaidene Anderlini on Sep 28, 2018 4:55:00 AM

When you go with a babysitting agency to find your babysitters there are a lot of things you should consider; but the most important is: what do I get for my money and is it of value to my family.

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Topics: family, education, parenting, Babysitting agencies, Hotel babysitters, Babysitters in my area, childcare

"NO" Isn't a Naughty Word

Posted by Jaidene Anderlini on Sep 7, 2018 5:33:00 AM

 

 
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Topics: family, raising successful adults, parenting, childcare, discipline, no