Babysitters are needed everywhere it seems. A good babysitter or nanny is one that can be confused with parents themselves. I love it when someone sees me with one of my little charges and asks if I’m the mom or grandma (more accurate). I’ve even had some people say how cute my daughter or son is. I love that; 1) I’m feeling great that I’m doing such a good job, and 2) that my “offspring” is cute (which, self-centeredly, means to me that I’m cute. I’ll take a compliment where I can get it even if it’s my own interpretation). Of course the number one reason above is the biggest compliment. It means I’m doing the job that every parent wishes all babysitters would do.
Sometimes, visually, it is obvious that you’re a babysitter but if the visual wasn’t there