The Babysitter's Survival Kit: A Guide for Parents and Sitters
Let's face it: Finding a great babysitter -- someone you trust, someone the kids adore -- is no easy task. Where do you find them? How do you size ... Show synopsis Let's face it: Finding a great babysitter -- someone you trust, someone the kids adore -- is no easy task. Where do you find them? How do you size them up? What do you need to do to make sure that everything will be fine in your absence? You & Your Babysitter is packed with the information, tips, and tools parents need to leave home without worry. The kit includes the following: * An Instructional Letter to Parents, including strategies for finding the right babysitter for your family; what you can do to get to know the sitter before you leave her with the kids; and things you should be sure to tell your sitter about the rules in your house. Also recommends things to tell the sitter about your child: how/what/when she eats, the best way to calm her down, the bedtime ritual, etc. * A 64-Page Babysitter's Guide for you to leave with the sitter. It includes dozens of fun activities to keep kids of all ages occupied and happy, as well as a substantial section on basic childcare and first aid. * A Magnetic Erasable Board, for you to post family emergency information on the fridge. Dry marker included. * A "While We're Out" Notepad, for specific information, including meals, activities, bedtime instructions and rituals, and rules.