Babysitting Business

Presley Reynolds

About Me

I am an only child, but I have two baby cousins (ages 2 and 4) that I babysit. I also have a horse and he has taught me some great traits in life such as responsibility, love, and passion. At the barn where i board my horse I've volunteered to help with kids at the horse camps.

I love to read, have fun and be energetic, so I will be happy to have fun, read, and play with your children!

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My Responsibilities

I believe my job, as a babysitter, is to be on time, be prepared, listen to instructions, take care of the child's needs, set good examples, and have fun and play with them.

Some good babysitter traits are:


  • Responsible
  • Reliable
  • Energetic
  • Organized
  • Creative
  • Mature
  • Flexible
  • Kind
  • Friendly
  • Gentle
  • Empathetic
  • And obviously they need to love children



That's a lot, but a good babysitter has them all!

Always be Positive!

It is always a good thing to be positive with talking to children!

We all know that a child's favorite word is "No", so i can be tricky when asking/telling children what to do.

Here is an example of a good way to talk to a child:

Instead of saying "Sit down in your chair now!"

Its good to say "Lets just sit in the chair."

It is also good to sometimes give the child options such as letting them choose between a couple outfits that they could wear that day.

Here is an example: "Lauren, do you want to wear your purple dress or the red one?"

Nutritional Information

What your feeding your child is important. There is the terrible risk of allergies and choking.

So its is very important to pay attention to the parents and child's needs.

These are some helpful hints and tips that I have learned for ages 6 to 36 months:


6-8 Months

This age, children should be eating Pureed Fruits and Veggies and breast milk or formula.

[Tip- For introducing new foods try once then again in a few days]

8-10 Months

This age, children should be eating mashed foods and breast milk or formula.

[Tip- For introducing new foods try once then again in a few days. And careful of choking and allergies]

10-12 Months

This age, children should be eating softer foods and still some breast milk

[Tip- For introducing new foods one at a time]

12-24 Months

This age, children should be eating softer foods and honey is now okay for them to eat.

[Tip- Choking and food allergies are still a danger]

24-36 Months

At this point the child can eat grains, fruits, vegetables, protein, combo foods, low-fat milk, other dairy, and fruit and veggie juices.

[Tips- Child should get 40 calories a day for every inch of height and still be careful of choking and allergies]

Infant Care

Here are some facts I have learned about Infant Care:


Diapering: Some important things needed for diapering an infant is the diaper (of course), changing pad, wipes, and ointment.

Burping: Burping gets rid of swallowed air while either feeding or crying.

Feeding: Hold the baby at a 45 degree angle while feeding him a bottle.

Swaddling: If it is not done right there is risk of damaged joints