Years ago, it was perfectly normal to ask the teen next door (or down the road) to babysit for you, even at the last minute. Times have changed.
While hiring a teenage babysitter or nanny is still a perfect solution, parents need to start thinking more about safety issues and preparing their babysitter for all sorts of emergency situations.
Your first priority shouldn’t be convenience – but rather, safety. It’s no longer enough to put your trust in designated online babysitting agencies either - there have been some major issues with approved
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