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Ways babysitters can get themselves noticed babysitter studentjobs Apr 26, 2022

Parents will always need childcare. But, getting in front of parents as a babysitter can be hard, and sometimes, it does not make financial sense for babysitters to work for an agency, app, or service when they can do these 6 things themselves to get noticed and booked up in no time without...

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Travel activities to do with children this Easter to keep you sane babysitter holiday activities holidaysitter Mar 31, 2022

Are you a holiday sitter? Are you dreading the long travel journey with the children you look after this Easter? Don't worry we have your back. Here are 4 travel activities to have up your sleeve if you are travelling away with the family you look after.

Travel Activity 1: Masking Tape Game

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Childhood Allergies And How To Identify Them allergies anaphalactic shock babysitter foodstoavoid Mar 23, 2022

An allergy is a way the immune system responds to an irritant. In children, they can be seen as skin rashes, hay fever- runny eyes and sneezing, or a tight chest and a real struggle with breathing. When children experience an allergic reaction they can get quite stressed so knowing how to...

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Chocolate Choc Chip Biscuit Recipe babysitter chocolate chip cookies recipe Mar 22, 2022

These are the best cookies to make with the little ones you are looking after. They are simple to make and a delicious tea-time snack.

Ingredients:

250 g butter

350g light brown sugar

2 large eggs

350g self-raising flour

100g of cocoa powder

200g of  chocolate chips

Method:

Beat the butter...

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This is how you spot a healthy child, an ill child and a child needing emergency care baby cpr babysitter emergency services healthy child illchild Feb 24, 2022

Whilst working as a babysitter, you might find yourself in situations where you are questioning yourself if the child you are looking after is ill or not. Now whilst babysitters are not expected to be medical professionals it does help if you know what signs to look for if you suspect a child is...

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How much should I charge a parent as a babysitter? after school sitter babysitter hourly rate job responsibilities location number of children overnight sitter skills and experience Feb 21, 2022

Understanding what the market rate is and what the value of your service is is key when deciding what your hourly rate as a babysitter should be. Here are a number of factors to take into account before deciding what to charge a parent:

  1. Location

Start with what the average rate is in your town...

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Insurance: Do you need it as a babysitter? after school sitter babysitter before school sitter car insurance insurance public liability insurance Feb 16, 2022

For most babysitters, insurance is not something that you really think about when you start working as a babysitter. After all, it's just the neighbours' children or your ex-teacher child you are going to be looking after so nothing will go wrong… right?! Well, actually wrong.  While...

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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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