That's a good question, and the answer is: a lot! Finding a babysitter on your own is a tricky endeavor, and even after you find a babysitter that you believe is the right one you may find out they are not, and then you have to start the process all over again...ugh!
Babysitters In a Pinch
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The way the world works has changed in so many ways, from more choices to where our children go to school, the way our children play and participate in the world, and the simple way at how we acquire babysitters, and childcare professionals.
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Who is the leader of your family? Is it you, your spouse, your parents, your children, or is it you?
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A successful way to tell if you have a good babysitter or not is if they follow your expectations. BUT, and this is significant, you have to tell them precisely what your expectations are, AND what you expect of the children too.
You've left your children in the care of a babysitter you love and trust, and you head out the door to dinner or a movie. When you come home the babysitter tells you everything went fine, the house looks fine, and in good order. But, babysitters will inevitably bend the rules a bit to compensate issues that may arise when babysitting children.
Once upon a time there were mythical creatures that everyone wanted; needed even, from time to time. They were beautiful; crisp colorless eyes that could massage your soul and know when you needed them and exactly what you needed, so white that they were translucent; barely noticeable, the calm they brought was a fine, blue, mist that was the perfect temperature.