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How To Deal With Fussy Eaters babysitter babysitters funwithfood fussy eaters mealpreparation regularbabysitter Jan 18, 2022

Many parents are not aware that their perfect little baby who once ate any pureed food given to them, as a toddler- might refuse these types of food tastes.  As the babysitter you might see this child as being a 'fussy eater' but the actual truth is that just like adults, children's taste...

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Baby And Child First Aid Apps And Why You Should Download Them Now babysitter babysitting childcare childsafety first aid Jan 13, 2022

Having run a babysitter platform for the last 7 years we understand that in-person Paediatric First Aid courses are not cheap, especially if you are a student or just starting out as a babysitter. We do however also understand that no one should die or become critically ill because they needed...

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The Do's and Don'ts of Choosing a Babysitter Profile Photo babysitter babysitterjobs babysitterprofilephoto studentphotos Jan 10, 2022

 

Your babysitter profile photo is the first impression that a parent has of you and is considered to be a big part of whether a parent will book you or not. Make sure to choose a photo that is friendly and inviting! 

Here are some do's to consider when choosing a picture of yourself...

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What can cause a DBS to be delayed? babysitter babysitting basicdbs childcare dbsdelays Jan 06, 2022

When it comes to applying for a DBS it can be an anxious wait because any delays in the process can result in you being delayed starting a new job or advertising your sitter services out to potential parents. This can lead to much frustration so it's important that before applying for a DBS...

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Contents of a Babysitters First Aid Kit babysitter babysitting first aid Jan 06, 2022

We highly recommend that you carry your own First Aid Kit with you to every babysitter booking that you do. Having your own First Aid Kit means that you are immediately able to deal with any emergency as it arises and it also shows the parents that the safety of their children during the booking...

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How To Create Your Babysitter Profile? babysitter babysitterjobs babysitterprofile studentjobs Jan 03, 2022

In order for you to share with the world that your sitter service is open for business, you need to ensure that you have a great sitter profile. 

You need to have a babysitter profile, but why?

When you advertise yourself out as a sitter to parents you are likely competing with hundreds of...

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Why babysitters should carry a First Aid kit babysitter childsafety covid first aid Dec 30, 2021

The British Babysitting Association recommends that you get your own First Aid kit that you take with you on all of your bookings. But Why?

You’d like to think that each parent is going to have first aid equipment in their home but the likelihood is you won’t be able to find it, it...

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First Aid: Do you need it to work as a babysitter? Dec 23, 2021

First Aid is the initial assistance that you will give to someone (whether it is a child or an adult) who has become unwell or injured until further medical assistance arrives.  

You might have seen someone ill on a sports field, or someone that has been knocked over by a car - First...

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How To Apply For A DBS Certificate? babysitter babysitting basicdbs childcare dbs studentjobs university Dec 20, 2021

 

Firstly, you do need to be 16 years and older to apply for a Basic DBS certificate - so if you are under 16 - you’ll just have to wait I am afraid - but it is not a legal requirement so that doesn’t prevent you from babysitting.

 

If you are over 16, it is super simple to...

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How To Make Pottery Gift Tags or Tree Decorations babysitter babysitteractivities babysitting childcare christmasactivitieswithkids studentjobs university Dec 17, 2021

 

Which parent doesn't like a well-wrapped present with an awesome gift tag under the Christmas tree? Especially if the gift tag is made by their child. Or maybe a sweet homemade Christmas decoration to remember time spent with you as their babysitter? These great pottery gift tags or...

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What is a DBS certificate and do I need one to work as a babysitter? Dec 13, 2021

 

DBS stands for Disclosure and Barring service and it is a system run by the British government to check criminal records across the country. 

 

A DBS certificate is a paper document that parents can use to check if you have a criminal record or if you have any criminal...

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How to make a Rudolf the Red Nose Reindeer Place Setting babysitter babysitteractivities babysitting childcare studentjobs university Dec 10, 2021

How about having a sweet Christmas meal with the children you look after with Rudolph Reindeer name place settings? These can be made in any colour and can be made with bits and bobs found in the parents' craft cupboard or from crafts you have brought to the booking yourself. After you have made...

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