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House Rules Template

It's very helpful to have a list of "rules" and helpful information for your sitter handy - even though you may verbally communicate a lot of this, it is sometimes tough for them to retain everything you say. Print our House Rules Template (click here) and fill in the blanks. Make a few copies, they [...]

2017-10-25T20:32:13+00:00 October 25th, 2017|Sitting Tips: Parents, Useful Forms|

Emergency Contact List

It's very helpful to have a list of emergency contact info all in one place. Print our Emergency Contact List (click here) and fill in the blanks. Make a few copies, they are handy to have in different places. It is suggested that you complete a new form every 6-12 months so all information is [...]

2017-10-18T20:26:17+00:00 October 18th, 2017|Sitting Tips: Parents, Useful Forms|

Entertaining Kids During a Sit

It can often feel like it is next to impossible to entertain kids, even if you have tons of experience with young children. We have all been there – you have exhausted all of your go-to activities, and nothing is working; kids are complaining, crying, or completely ignoring you. Sometimes when you sit these children, [...]

2017-10-12T21:55:02+00:00 October 12th, 2017|Sitting Tips: Sitters|

Sitters: How to Handle Your Interview

Interviews can be incredibly stressful and trying, regardless if it is for a dream corporate job or meeting with a family who is interested in you caring for their kids. The best way to overcome these feelings is to make sure you are prepared for your interview and the numerous questions you most likely field [...]

2017-10-03T21:06:31+00:00 October 3rd, 2017|Sitting Tips: Sitters|

The Importance of Getting a Sitter

It’s a simple truth – we are all insanely busy these days. Work, children, social commitments, there just doesn’t seem like there is time for everything. The first thing that usually gets put on the backburner is spending quality time with your significant other without the children. Yep – “date nights”, “mommy/daddy time”, whatever you [...]

2017-09-25T21:02:05+00:00 September 25th, 2017|Sitting Tips: Parents|