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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

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

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

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