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Babysitting for Beginners!
Wanna start looking after little ones but not sure how to break into the babysitting biz? GL babe and babysitting pro Katie Shutt gives you the 411 on how to kick-start your sitting services.
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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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
6 books to curl up with this season...
It'll be one fierce fall when you pick up our six picks from the bold new batch of Fierce Reads. CLICK HERE to check out the titles, score free chapters and more!