Sure, the tantrums and sibling feuds and silly household rules get on
our nerves. And yeah, negotiating for a raise or dealing with late parents aren’t
our favorite things to do on a Friday night. And, OK, it kinda stinks that our
standing date is with a three-year-old. But we love babysitting, really we do.
Pulling out little kid board games. Sure, we let them win. Most of the
Sharing our favorite stories. It’s never too early to love Amelia
Arts and crafts. DIY doily valentines have never been more amazing—we can
actually handle our Elmer’s Glue!
Hitting the swings. Hey, let’s play push the babysitter!
The money. Not gonna lie, getting paid to play is pretty fantastic.
Taking in “the firsts.” First slide, first step, first hand print
Playing with our food. Who makes the silliest sandwich shapes? This
Seeing the world through younger eyes. Snow stinks when you have to
shovel, but snow angels? Magic.
The transformation from “Mommy, don’t go!” to “Can’t Lizzie stay a
Our charges. The kids might be a handful, but when you get a good one,
What’s your favorite thing about
babysitting, babes? Tell us in the comments!
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BY BRITTANY TAYLOR ON 2/13/2014 11:19:00 PM
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