Jaidene Anderlini

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Jaidene is the owner of Babysitters In a Pinch, and is a contributor to the top 25 Babysitting blog sites. She has been a marketing professional both nationally and internationally. Loves family dynamics, and works hard at placing exceptional babysitters, as well as
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Recent Posts

12 Indications you have a bad babysitter

Posted by Jaidene Anderlini on Sep 23, 2020 8:50:53 AM

We all go through it, you book a babysitter and you guiltily leave the house even though you KNOW you need some time away from the kids and have some adult time with other adults or your partner. You doubt your babysitter's abilities, and if they are going to treat your home and kids with respect. Here are some pointers for you.

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Topics: Babysitting agencies, family, organizing kids, babysitters In Denver CO, Date Night, how to get help for new parents

6 reasons to use a babysitting agency

Posted by Jaidene Anderlini on Sep 15, 2020 6:45:00 AM

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Topics: Hotel babysitters, Babysitting agencies, organizing kids, parents working from home, Date Night, Coronavirus

The Kids like them shouldn't be the reason you keep a babysitter.

Posted by Jaidene Anderlini on Sep 6, 2020 9:15:00 AM

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.

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It's ok to be sick of your kids

Posted by Jaidene Anderlini on Aug 18, 2020 10:37:37 AM

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. 

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10 things your babysitter loves about your children

Posted by Jaidene Anderlini on Aug 9, 2020 8:45:00 AM

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! 

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Topics: Insider, babysitting, Hotel babysitters, success, thoughtful, Community, gratefulness, appreciation, babysitters In Denver CO, memories, babysitter expectations, professional babysitters

5 Most significant  Changes Happening in Babysitting

Posted by Jaidene Anderlini on Jul 26, 2020 8:45:00 AM

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 

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Topics: Hotel babysitters, Babysitting agencies, community service, babysitters In Denver CO, parents working from home, Coronavirus, childcare and the coronavirus

Coronavirus adds to Parent Stress and Concerns

Posted by Jaidene Anderlini on Jul 19, 2020 8:45:00 AM

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.

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Topics: parents working from home, Coronavirus, Stress, Parent stress

Virtual Babysitting is the New Normal

Posted by Jaidene Anderlini on Jul 5, 2020 8:45:00 AM
Look, this is the one of the worst times for parents. Emotions are high, kids are bored out of their gourd, and there is no relief in sight....or is there?
 
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Topics: Babysitting agencies, babysitters In Denver CO, parents working from home, Coronavirus, virtual babysitting, cornavirus and babysitting

5 reasons you need a babysitter

Posted by Jaidene Anderlini on Jun 28, 2020 8:45:00 AM

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.

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Topics: family, Telecommuting, babysitter expectations, Coronavirus, childcare and the coronavirus

10 reasons to love a babysitter

Posted by Jaidene Anderlini on Jun 21, 2020 8:45:00 AM

I know it is difficult to leave your children with someone that isn't family or even someone you know personally. I will tell you that no matter who you leave your children with there is no guarantee that something won't happen to the kids when you leave BUT you need to understand that there is no guarantee when parents have the kids for the simple reason that kids are unpredictable. We all know that kids can move like lightning, and you never know where they're headed; that is a certainty!  

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Topics: babysitting, childcare, Babysitting service for visiting families, family, babysitter expectations