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Kidsit: Babysitting tips for Caregivers

Take the stress out of babysitting with helpful tips and advice from parents, caregivers, and childcare professionals.

Should Babysitters Clean?

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Cleaning is a part of doing a good job. A good babysitter will tidy up any mess made while caring for the children. But how much cleaning is necessary?

Is Babysitting Considered Work Experience?

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Babysitting can definitely be considered work experience for your resume, job application, or college application. See how to list your experience...

Is Babysitting a Real Job?

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Babysitting is most definitely a real job. Sitters get paid in real money and have real work. You can also earn more while babysitting than a lot of other jobs.

Can You Babysit Without Qualifications?

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In most places, you don't need qualifications to babysit. However, parents prefer carers with a First Aid Certificate & other basic credentials. Find out what qualifications you need.

Apps for Babysitters

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We’ve assembled the best apps for babysitters to help track time, schedule clients, teach and entertain kids, and even turn your phone into a baby monitor.

Why Become a Babysitter?

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We explore the main benefits of being a babysitter to help you decide if it's the right job for you.

How to babysit a sick child

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Caring for sick children doesn't have to be difficult. Follow my 10 worry-free tips to create a fun and rewarding experience that encourages a fast recovery, and don't get sick in the process!

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