Safe Sitters Ireland

The Babysitting course for teens and young adults

Christmas Vouchers

  The perfect Christmas present for the teen in your life – a Safe Sitters Certificate Course.  Give them the confidence and skills they need to become safe, responsible babysitters.  Course topics include: Basic childcare – Child development, nappy changing, feeding, hygiene etc. First Aid – Illness, injuries, choking, burns Safety skills – Injury prevention, power cuts, unwanted callers, Read more about Christmas Vouchers[…]

How can Safe Sitters help you this Christmas?

Now that Halloween is over, most of us are turning our attention to Christmas planning.  While this is a very magical time of year, it is also a very expensive time.  We all like to receive nice gifts but it is also nice to give our loved ones some nice gifts too.  With the demands Read more about How can Safe Sitters help you this Christmas?[…]

Parent handing over baby to babysitter

Top Tips For Hiring (And Keeping) A Great Babysitter

Hiring a babysitter is a daunting task for most parents, especially if it’s the first time you’ll be leaving your little one(s) with someone other than family or friends.  There are a few things you can do to make the whole experience a lot easier for everyone involved. Consider the hours you need your babysitter Read more about Top Tips For Hiring (And Keeping) A Great Babysitter[…]

Am I old enough

Am I old enough to babysit?

Are you old enough to babysit? So you like the idea of getting paid to babysit.  You’re good with kids, like spending time with them and you’re fairly responsible.  But are you old enough to be left in charge of younger children? Let’s look at the legal guidelines.  According to Citizens Information: There is no Read more about Am I old enough to babysit?[…]

How much should you charge for babysitting?

This is a question I get asked often.  I have heard of babysitters who charge anywhere between €5 and €15 per hour.  There are a few things you need to consider when setting your price. How old are you? How much babysitting experience do you have? How many children are you babysitting and how old Read more about How much should you charge for babysitting?[…]