Don't Sit On the Baby!
The Ultimate Guide to Sane, Skilled, and Safe Babysitting
Babysitting is one of the most popular part-time jobs for teens, but caring for kids is no easy feat. Offering a ton of useful tips, this funny, modern no-nonsense guide covers all the basics any babysitting hopeful needs to know, and much more.
-What to expect from kids age 0 to 10
-Tips for finding (and keeping) the perfect babysitting gig
-Advice on how to deal with everything from emergencies to dirty diapers.
-Strategies for communicating with parents.
-Real-life stories from teens about their experiences on the job.
-PLUS: A babysitting personality quiz, helpful fill-in sheets, and kid-friendly recipes teens can use to make mealtime more fun!
|Interest Level||Grade 5 - Grade 7|
|Reading Level||Grade 5|
|Publisher||Lerner Publishing Group|
|Imprint||Zest Books ™|
School Library Journal
“Given its slightly sarcastic tone, it should find a willing audience among upper middle school through high school students and would make an excellent addition to career/job search collections.”—School Library Journal
“Quizzes, recipes, and tips for starting a babysitters club should entertain and ease readers into their first gig.”—Publishers Weekly
“An attractive package bolstered with anecdotes from real-life teen sitters, this is a solid, useful choice for all libraries.”—Booklist
“This book’s friendly tone and common-sense advice suit both brand-new sitters and those who are looking to improve their skills.”—Kirkus Reviews
Author: Halley Bondy
Halley Bondy is a professional freelance writer, journalist, editor, producer, and mom based in Brooklyn. Her articles have appeared in NBC News, The Balance, Contently, Digital Trends, Bustle, Romper, The Outline, MTV, and more. She has written five books for Zest, including #MeToo and You: Everything You Need to Know about Consent, Boundaries, and More and Speak Up: A Guide to Having a Say and Speaking Your Mind.
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Don't Sit On the Baby!
Babysitting is one of the most popular part-time jobs for teens, but caring for kids is no easy feat. Offering a ton of useful tips, this funny, modern no-nonsense guide covers all the basics any babysitting hopeful needs to know, and much more. Includes: -What to expect from… View available downloads →