Web Toolbar by Wibiya
 
 
 

GL PROFILES

More Friends = More Fun

 
 

GL
Tweets !

1 HOURS AGO What would you do if your mom blogged all of your private (& majorly embarrassing) moments for the world to see? http://t.co/CFJM3Sv1B4

2 HOURS AGO #DudesDecoded—What "going out" reallllly means: http://t.co/82lzQAmYHK

3 HOURS AGO Hey craft-inista! DIY your own coconut scrub: http://t.co/3U1lijdXGz

 

sponsored links

getting started

Are You Ready?

Messy diapers and sticky fingers all over your homework. The teary 2-year-old who wants her sandwich cut into triangles—not squares!—and the ants-in-the-pants pre-schooler bopping out of bed (for the fourth time) when you’ve finally settled in. Don’t be fooled...

READ MORE

Shadow Someone

  Not so sure you’re cut out for crustless grilled cheese sammies and endless rounds of "Sorry"?  Tag along with an older sis or your BFF on her next sitting gig. Clear it with the family first—some parents get weird...

READ MORE

Get Your (Rubber) Ducks In A Row

  The first step in babysitting is finding some—duh!—babies.  But be realistic about what you can handle. If newborns are out of your league, let people know you sit for potty-trained tots only. Start by letting all your neighbors and...

READ MORE

Drumming Up Babysitting Business

  Before your start eyeballing that new wardrobe, you should probably line up some jobs. Some lucky girls inherit sitting jobs from older sisters who move on to bigger and better things (“Would you like fries with that?”), but most...

READ MORE

Spread the Word

  Now that you’ve passed your babysitting course with flying colors, let’s drum up some business! Ask friends for glowing recommendations to get your Nikes in the door. Next time a bud is in a jam and can’t take a...

READ MORE

Meet The Smiths

  Before a first gig, arrive about 15 minutes early. Rest assured, the folks will spell out the essentials, but be prepped with a list of questions or concerns. Have a pen and pad to jot down the necessary contact...

READ MORE

House Rules

  Parents probably have a few rules that apply to you, so respect that. First comes food. Unless the parents have specified that the fridge is free game, assume it’s off limits.  Eating before a babysitting gig is a good...

READ MORE

Mess Success

  Parents appreciate coming home to neat-and-tidy, so pick up the toys and put away the “tent” supplies. As for red-juice disasters? Do your best to erase them. Stain solutions and cleaning supplies are usually stashed under the kitchen sink...

READ MORE

Win Over The Kids In 60 Secs or Less.

  Get a house tour from your toughest customers—the kids. Have them point out everything from their bedrooms to their fave hiding spots. Take it from one GL reader, “It’s a great way to learn about the kids and the...

READ MORE

5 Questions Every Future Super Sitter Needs to Ask Herself

  Is babysitting right for you? Before you prepare to battle dirty diapers and play 100 rounds of peek-a-boo with a five-month-old baby, answer these simple questions to see if babysitting is the job for you! •    Do you like kids...

READ MORE


    Go back a page  |  Read More!
 

Buh-bye, chilly temps! What’s one fashion trend that is a must this season?




 
 

Free fashion and beauty faves!

 

Want to score a stash of sweet spring essentials? CLICK HERE to enter GL's Fresh Spring Picks Guide 2014!  

 
Posts From Our Friends

sponsored links