Babysitting 101

Lauren Shepherd

Advice for babysitters...

Be flexible.

Stay calm.

Be positive.

Do's and Don'ts...


- Always answer parents text/phone calls

- Ask the bed time routine (if at night)

- Dress nice/professionally

- Follow the parents requests

- Clean up some


- Show up late

- Have friends over

- Let anyone in without parents permission

- Let the kid get away with anything

- Leave the kid alone

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Most important things to know...

1. How to get in touch with the parents. Check that you have the right phone numbers and contact information at the start of every job.

2. Where to find medical information and supplies (and how to use them).

3. How to keep kids safe.

Activities to do with kids...

Read books.

Play dress up.

Make a treasure hunt.