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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

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

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

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

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

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

The Art of Creation is Parenting

Posted by Jaidene Anderlini on Apr 17, 2018 4:28:00 PM

Over the weekend I re-watched "Rivers and Tides" a movie about the art of Andy Goldsworthy.

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Topics: raising successful adults, parenting, Babysitting agencies, adulthood, success, family, babysitting, childcare

Should Babysitters Be Drivers Too?

Posted by Jaidene Anderlini on Mar 13, 2018 4:18:08 PM
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Topics: Babysitting agencies, Babysitters in my area, childcare, Expenses, Money, babysitting, budget

Do You Have a Bad Babysitter?

Posted by Jaidene Anderlini on Mar 6, 2018 3:03:00 AM

There are so many horror stories that go the rounds, and posted on You Tube about horrible babysitters. The images of a babysitter or nanny violently shaking a baby or brutally spanking a child are images that parents can't get out of their heads when they leave their children with a babysitter.

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Topics: Babysitting agencies, Babysitters in my area, childcare, babysitting, Hotel babysitters

What is a Nanny and What is a Babysitter?

Posted by Jaidene Anderlini on Feb 27, 2018 4:34:00 PM

Not to be a stinker, but families who need a "babysitter" to come and get there kids off to school and then come back later in the afternoon to pick them up and take them to after school activities are looking for a Nanny not a Babysitter. Why and what's the difference?

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Topics: Babysitting agencies, Hotel babysitters, childcare