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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?[…]