Babysitters In a Pinch
So you found a babysitter that your kids love. Unfortunately, that's only 30% of what matters. I've heard so many parents complain about the babysitter that is late, consistently sick, doesn't show up, and has the Monday morning flu. Finding the right babysitter fit is more than just finding a person the kids like.
Look, you've been pinned up at home working, spouses have been doing the same plus the kids are at home too. This is a blessing because you've been able to spend a lot of time with each other but it is a curse because you've been able to spend a lot of time with each other.
Contrary to popular belief, not everyone, can be a babysitter. And not everyone who thinks they can be a babysitter can take on this profession. It's hard and it takes a certain type of person to love it. After 9 years of interviewing candidates as babysitters I always ask; "What do you enjoy about looking after children?" The reasons vary from watching kids to playing with them. Here are the most frequent answers to this question. Enjoy!
The Coronavirus has changed everything and babysitters are being innovative in their approach to your changing childcare needs. Babysitters need to be more flexible, conscientious, and willing to take on a lot more roles then they used to. Some of these innovations are subtle and some of them are a complete change to the way babysitters have ever experienced in their
Like parenting isn't hard enough. Introducing Covid-19 and then wham; it just got harder for parents and for children! Can you believe it? The thing is; parents need to reach out and get help where they can. There are options from food delivery, virtual babysitting and tutoring to me time through meditation or creative breaks to give parents the reboot they need to keep going.
You’ve been through the back-to-school grind before, but never for a school year quite like this. In many parts of the country, the fall semester (and maybe more) of the 2020 school year will be fully or partially online. Whether your little one will head into the school a few days a week or will take all their classes at home, they’ll probably need a different set of supplies this year.
The Coronavirus has sent family life into chaos and fear. It is understandable that parents are feeling overwhelmed because there is a high amount of stress and an increase of responsibility not to mention working from home while the kids are running around and needing care themselves. Family life has changed and studies show that parents are struggling with how to best serve their children and their family as a whole. Here is a list of reasons you should and need to get a babysitter.