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About Matthew Taylor:
 Matthew Taylor

Matthew Taylor: Kidsit Founder, Writer, & Illustrator

I live in Sydney, Australia and I'm a father of three beautiful kids who are the world to me!

Babysitting Business Secrets by Matthew Taylor

I’m the author of Babysitting Business Secrets, a book designed to help anyone to create their own successful and profitable babysitting service. It's available on Amazon as an ebook or paperback (full-color).

I founded Kidsit in 2018 when I noticed there was a lack of quality babysitting information online that parents and babysitters could rely on. I decided to do something about it, and so, Kidsit was born.

I use Kidsit as a place to share my experiences caring for my three children, my tricks for finding and hiring babysitters, and how to keep kids entertained with arts, crafts, and other inventive play ideas.

I believe all children should have an endless supply of paper, pencils, string, and sticky tape.

My artistic talent comes from growing up on a farm in a creative family with my father, a professional artist, and a private art teacher.

In 1994 I started my career as a cartoonist publishing my Ogga the Cane Toad comic strip and I became a full member of the Australian Cartoonists Association, the oldest cartoonist organization in the world. I began working as a graphic designer to supplement my cartooning income.

In 1997 I built my first website and began a transition to a full-time career in web development.

While building websites professionally for more than 20 years I have maintained a balance between my technical and creative skills by continually drawing.

From 2000 to 2019 I studied life drawing and anatomy at Julian Ashton Art School in Sydney, Australia.

I have always wanted to be a father and I was thrilled when my three kids were born in 2010, 2012, and 2016. It's been a wonderful experience to watch them grow into amazing little people.

I love to play with my kids, especially teaching them to draw, and to build things together out of whatever materials we can find. In our family, we have become experts at making fun with anything!

In 2020 I quit my day job to focus exclusively on making Kidsit the best babysitting resource on the internet. I spend each day writing and updating articles and drawing illustrations for every post to help create a unique and memorable design that visitors can enjoy.

In late 2020 I published my first babysitting book, Babysitting Business Secrets, get your copy from Amazon today!

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