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Teaching Table Manners: What a child should know babysitters british babysitting childcare studentjobs table manners Jan 25, 2022

It should not really be up to you as the babysitter to teach a child table manners but if the mum and dads table manners are not great then it might be your responsibility to pass on some basic table etiquette such as: 

  1. Sitting up straight at the table
  2. Using their cutlery properly
  3. ...
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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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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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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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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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How to make 'The Best Dippy Eggs Ever!' babysitter babysitteractivities bacon beforeschoolsitter breakfast with kids cheeseandham childcare cookingwithchildren dippyeggs maplesuryp overnight sitter Dec 08, 2021

How to make 'The Best Dippy Eggs Ever!'

 

Working as a before-school sitter or an overnight sitter means that it is your responsibility to make breakfast for the children you are looking after. You don't need to worry anymore about giving them the mundane bowl of cereal or that piece of dry...

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10 Types of Sitter Job Requests babysitter babysitteractivities babysitting childcare daytimesitter evening sitter holidaysitter hotelsitter overnight sitter studentjobs university weddingsitter wraparoundcare Dec 06, 2021

Babysitter work is any work in the parents' home. The moment you start having children in your own home you start to be classed as a childminder and there are a whole bunch of regulations around this kind of work.  The only exception is if you are a wedding sitter, holiday sitter, or hotel...

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How Clean and Safe is the parents' kitchen you work in? babysitter babysitting childcare childsafety kitchensafety studentjobs university Nov 30, 2021

 

Nowadays many parents expect their daytime sitters to be able to prepare healthy snacks and nutritious meals for their children. Having fun in the kitchen with the children you look after is a great way of having a successful booking but kitchen hygiene and safety are very important to the...

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