The Joy of Babysitting

I love to see them get excited with the mundane we call life, and hear them giggle with delight when they see a commuter train or bus…
I am lucky to have these children in my life. I’m tired at the end of every day but when I’m not with them my heart is a little less full. It is a tremendous trust to allow someone to babysit your children when you really don’t know them so thanks to all the parents that are entrust me with all their great children.

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Fear, Helpful or Harmful, and is There a Balance?

  I think fear is complicated. I believe some fear we, as care givers, impose upon the children under our charge, and not necessary; other fears are very necessary. In the light of recent events of elementary school shootings it is becoming increasingly difficult to allow our children “normal, free” childhoods. Back in the day […]