First of all, yes, I was babysitting from the time I was 12 BUT was I a good babysitter at 12; that would be a resounding NO! Do I understand the difference between the serious responsibility I’ve been given when babysitting now; unequivocally YES!
One thing you MUST remember is just because you pay more than the going rate doesn’t ALWAYS equate getting a better babysitter. Your kids are important but you shouldn’t over value or under value the job of babysitter.
These will be some of the hardest parenting years of your life. You will go back to when they were infants and you didn’t sleep much. You will be worried far more than you did when they were safe at home with you,
The holidays stress the crap out of me because I want to give, give, give, and all I can give is my spirit, company, hearth, and heart. I feel like it isn’t good enough for those that are surrounded by gifts that encompass the Christmas tree so much so you can’t even SEE the tree.
Here we go with the Holidays again. Some people look forward to them, others, dread them, and some are just apathetic to them. Whatever your feelings are about them you are going to have a lot of gatherings, and maybe you need a little brushing up on your listening skills; especially if you have…