One of my favorite things about school is when I walk into class and see a substitute teacher. It is as though it is an underwritten rule that you have to take advantage of the substitute teacher.
Some substitute teachers don’t know how to handle the chaos of a classroom and they think if they can treat the students as though they are at boot camp for the Army. But a good substitute teacher can completely keep the class in order without being bossy.
Well, guess what! When you walk into the house as the babysitter, those precious little children look at you the same way you did at your substitute teacher. You can choose to be bossy and hope for the best (and probably be pretty miserable) or you can be a babysitter that kids love and listen to.
I promise that if the babysitting job gets off to a good start, you’ll be able to prevent a lot of future problems and find that the kids are much easier to handle. Check out this video and learn my favorite babysitting tips to start strong and be a babysitter boss.