Babysitters In a Pinch

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The Importance of Teaching independent play

Posted by Jaidene Anderlini on Jan 25, 2019 5:20:00 AM

Okay you need a little break from all the chaos that living in a child’s world gives you on a consistent basis. Should you take a break while they are awake or only while they’re sleeping? What if you need to make a quick phone call to make a doctor’s appointment or arrange a play date? Should children EVER be left alone unless secure in their beds asleep? 

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Topics: Community, Awareness, Teaching, education, family, raising successful adults, parenting, adulthood, success, childcare

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

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

Crafting with Babysitters In a Pinch 4

Posted by Jaidene Anderlini on Aug 31, 2018 5:39:00 AM

This month we are going to provide a REAL activity that is a great tactile developmental idea that will assist toddler age children.

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Topics: creating, education, family, fun, crafts, success, parenting, childcare, babysitting

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

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

"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