Babysitting Blog

Sibling Sitting: Do’s and Don’ts

When you finally are old enough to be home alone and watch younger siblings, certain situations are bound to get troublesome from time to time. Here are some helpful Do’s and Don’ts to consider for the next time you sibling sit.

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Fun Things To Do During Your Staycation

We've all been there before: mom and dad decide that this year the family isn’t traveling to the beach during break or even on a mini trip to visit the grandparents. But, don't be sad. There are plenty of ways to enjoy your staycation with family and friends!

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When Kids Won’t Listen While You’re Babysitting

The most challenging situation a babysitter encounters is when kids won’t listen. There might be times when a child refuses to apologize for hitting their sibling or protests going to bed. As a babysitter and a Safe Sitter®, it's important that you're able to effectively handle these situations.

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When It Comes to Babysitting, Kindness is Key

Sometimes babysitters can become frustrated with the kids they babysit. Learning how to calmly handle these situations is all part of babysitting. The best sitters know how to manage challenging behavior with a smile on their face.

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How To Advertise Your Babysitting Services Safely

Good babysitters are always in demand so it’s a great way to make money. However, even though there are lots of jobs, there can also be a lot of competition among sitters for those jobs.  You may want to stand out in the crowd, but you never want to do anything that puts you in danger.

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Babysitting Tips for Beginners

There can be a lot to remember when you first start babysitting. If you've just completed a Safe Sitter® course and need some help getting a jump start with your new business, these tips will do the trick!

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The 3 Best Babysitting Apps

Being a babysitter can be very stressful. Between finding jobs and keeping kids safe and entertained, the job of a babysitter can become a lot for one teenager to handle. Here are some of the best apps that every babysitter should download to make their job easier.

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5 Tips For Babysitters On Connecting With Kids

If you’re an experienced babysitter, then you probably instinctively know how to connect with kids. But if you’re new to babysitting, don’t panic. Here are a few tips that will help make the job a whole lot easier.

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4 Questions You Should Ask Before Taking a Babysitting Job

As a babysitter, you don’t need to say yes to every request. However, as the responsible owner of a babysitting business, you should screen every job to decide which jobs to accept and which to refuse.

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What To Expect When Babysitting Infants

It’s hard work caring for infants. Are you prepared? You shouldn’t accept the responsibility of caring for an infant unless you have the right skills and experience. Find out why.

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What Should I Charge For My Babysitting Jobs?

Babysitting is a great way to earn money but are you unsure of what to charge? Don't be uncomfortable discussing money. You’re providing parents with a valuable service and you deserve to be paid for it.

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