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Should I take Safe Sitter®?

Have you been asking to stay home alone? Do you want to babysit? Have you completed 5th grade? Then maybe it’s time for Safe Sitter®.


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Tips for Safe Babysitting

Since babysitting is a big responsibility, you need to be sure you are ready. Click here for some helpful tips.


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Interviewing a Babysitter: Questions You Need to Ask

Babysitting is a big responsibility. As a parent, you need to ensure that prospective babysitters are ready to accept the responsibility for your child’s care, safety, and life. After you have identified a prospective babysitter, you need to schedule an in-person or video interview.

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Free Printable 2022-2023 First Day of School Signs

Whether your children board the school bus this year or kick off the school year virtually, you won’t want to miss a quick picture to document the start of the 2022-2023 school year. Download our free First Day of School Signs and print the pages that correspond with your children’s grades.

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Back to School: How to Prepare for E-learning

As children return to school this year, “school” may be unlike anything you or your child have ever experienced. Some schools are offering e-learning options, while many others are offering blended in-person virtual learning. As a parent, you want to ensure a safe and successful learning environment for your child.

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Babysitting During COVID-19: Information for Parents and Babysitters

If you are a teen hoping to babysit this summer or a parent needing to hire a babysitter, follow these steps to stay safe and healthy.

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Your Questions Answered

Today we answer the questions you have sent us! Learn what to take to a job, what to do if a kid bites you, how to handle a family that doesn’t pay you, what to do if the employer comes home late, and more!

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The 5 Things Your Babysitter Wants You to Know

Hey parents! Here’s a few things you need to know if you plan on hiring a babysitter. Don’t be THAT family.

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World’s Worst Babysitter

The World’s Worst Babysitter isn’t the one that forgets to set their fee or ask about bedtime routines. The World’s Worst Babysitter is so much worse! Find out what NOT to do when babysitting.

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Baby Food Challenge

Have you ever wondered what baby food tastes like? Well, today, we find out! I’ll give you a hint, some are good, and some are downright terrible. Baby food is not for the weak stomach!

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Coronavirus Closures – What’s a Parent to Do?

Your child’s school is closed, but you still have to report to work. Perhaps you’re an essential worker or maybe your area schools have closed but people are still going into the office. Whatever your situation, Safe Sitter® has resources to help!

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How to Turn Down a Babysitting Job

Turning down a babysitting job can be awkward or uncomfortable, but it doesn’t have to be! Learn how to be a true Babysitter Boss and find out what to say when you need to turn down a babysitting job.

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When to Turn Down a Babysitting Job

It might be hard to know when to turn down a babysitting job. When is it okay and when do you have to stick to your commitment to babysit? Learn what questions to ask to help determine when you should say no.

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How to Prepare Your Child to be a Babysitter

Babysitting has become a right of passage for so many teens, and with it comes great responsibility for both you and your child. When your child accepts a babysitting job, he or she is accepting responsibility for another child’s life.

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