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Momversation: I expect a lot from my babysitter

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The irony of my position on this topic is not lost on me. I was a kid who never cleaned my room or helped with the dishes. When I babysat, I didn’t pick up toys or probably even clear the table unless I was asked to. It just didn’t occur to me. I wrote a […]

Put your babysitter on a retainer

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Think retainers are just for fancy folks like the legal counsel of large corporations? Well, I think if you have a wobbler or toddler at home that they’re for YOU. Find a caring person you can trust and schedule a regular date-night. I know one family that pays their evening sitter a set amount each […]

Activity #31: Go out for just dessert

Rookie Moms Challenge #31: Go out for just dessert when using a babysitter for the first time

I am assuming that I am not the only rookie mom for whom leaving my child to be put to bed by a babysitter for the first time was scary. My kid never took a bottle, so I pretty much had to be there for a bedtime nursing for the first ten months. This feeling […]