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Autism and Occupational Therapy

Posted by Jaidene Anderlini on Aug 24, 2018 5:50:00 AM

As a Babysitter that has worked for decades, nearly 4 decades, I am amazed, and a little bewildered about all of the Autism that is being diagnosed, and the frequency of Occupational Therapy that children are needing. When I'm confused about something I start to research what I don't understand. 

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Topics: autism, internet education, raising successful adults, parenting, success, adulthood

Back to School With Confidence: Tips for Anxious Kids

Posted by Jenny Wise on Aug 10, 2018 11:19:28 AM

 by Jenny Wise jenny@specialhomeeducatorcom

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Topics: back-to-school, organizing kids, summer, education, family, raising successful adults, childcare

Crafting With Babysitters In a Pinch 3

Posted by Jaidene Anderlini on Aug 3, 2018 5:00:00 AM

It's the first of the month, and time again to craft with us. I know we could probably do a craft post more frequently, but everyone has craft ideas, and Pinterest is full of them. When Babysitters In a Pinch posts a craft; we've done it, tested it, and will usually share pics that will never, ever look perfect because we are really, truly, crafting with kids; not doing it for THEM.

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Topics: family, fun, crafts, Babysitting agencies, childcare, babysitting, creating

Get Ready for Back-to-school

Posted by Jaidene Anderlini on Jul 27, 2018 5:29:00 AM

Believe it or not it is time to start getting in the mindset of going back-to-school. I know, crazy; it's only been a month or just over a month and it's time to think about the routine once again. There are a lot of things you can do now that will start your school year off organized, calm, and hopefully, easy to maintain. By setting up a system of keeping track of schedules, activities, chores, and academics you'll be able to feel better about the upcoming school year, and keep you on track. 

Helpful articles besides this one, of course;

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Topics: summer, family, education, success, childcare, back-to-school, organizing kids

The Sock Crises

Posted by Jaidene Anderlini on Jul 13, 2018 5:54:00 AM


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Topics: lost socks, laundry, sock mates, trivia, family, fun, Expenses, Insider

I'm THE BOSS! take the quiz

Posted by Jaidene Anderlini on Jul 6, 2018 5:15:00 AM

Who is the leader of your family? Is it you, your spouse, your parents, your children, or is it you?

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Topics: internet education, raising successful adults, Babysitters in my area, Expenses, Insider, Babysitting service for visiting families, Hotel babysitters, Babysitting agencies, chores, parenting, adulthood, success, family

"Dog Days of Summer" what does that mean?

Posted by Jaidene Anderlini on Jun 29, 2018 5:54:00 AM
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Topics: education, fun facts, trivia, parenting, childcare, summer, dog bites, children and dogs

Is Your Nanny Holding You Hostage?

Posted by Jaidene Anderlini on Jun 22, 2018 12:00:00 AM


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Topics: family, education, parenting, Babysitting agencies, Babysitting service for visiting families, babysitting, childcare, Hotel babysitters

Crafting With Babysitters 2

Posted by Jaidene Anderlini on Jun 15, 2018 1:24:32 PM

Crafting doesn't have to be finger painting, glue, water colors, crayons, play-doh etc. It can also be about introducing children to different artists, and trying to imitate what they do. It is a lot of fun and educational. It also gets me excited to do things with them. This practice has also been about me educating myself on different appropriate artists that are fun to look at and imitate with children.

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Topics: crafts, parenting, childcare, babysitting, success, raising successful adults, fun, family, education

Top 5 Worries Babysitters have

Posted by Jaidene Anderlini on May 18, 2018 12:00:00 AM

When you walk out your door don't think that you are leaving your children with someone that isn't worried about your children. They may not worry as much as you do but, believe me, babysitters and nannies worry constantly about your children. Some of the biggest frustrations that caregivers have are that they have to be a little more strict because they feel responsible for the safety of your children while they are in their care. Babysitters also worry about your home because we don't know if your children are allowed to use furniture as jungle gyms or bouncy castles. So to pare it down we've broken down our most common worries when we have your children.

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Topics: education, crafts, parenting, Babysitting agencies, Babysitters in my area, family, fun, childcare, babysitting, Insider