As an overnight babysitter, once the kids are in bed, your babysitting duties are somewhat "minimal". You don't have to keep the kids from arguing. You don't have to do any more activities. But you do still have to keep them safe.
► On Time
► Similar Interests
No matter the situation, a babysitter needs to keep at it and never give up. Being tenacious is a lifelong skill.
Babysitting isn't all fun and games. If the parents have left specific instructions (no TV, brush teeth before bed, eat five bites of vegetables before being excused from the table), it is a babysitter's job to enforce these rules.
Babysitting is temporarily caring for a child. Babysitting is commonly performed as a job by all ages.
► Generally, babysitters care for children of any age who are in need of supervision for a few short hours. Most sitters will work either by specific occasion or on a regular schedule (after-school babysitters, date night babysitters and weekend babysitters are common). Their main tasks are watching the kids, playing with them and maybe putting them to bed. Many babysitters are trained in basic skills like CPR and first aid. They usually work for hourly rates, but may be paid extra if they agree to handle additional services such as cooking, tutoring and light housekeeping. It's important to discuss expectations for the job during the interview process.
► A nanny is someone who is fully invested in a child's development and well-being. Generally, a nanny will care for children full-time while both parents work. It's a nanny's responsibility to create daily schedules and engage in activities to ensure healthy mental, physical and emotional growth in the children they care for. Most nannies will be tasked with preparing meals, helping with household work (dishes, laundry, etc.), driving the children to and from activities and assisting with homework.
Babysitting responsibilities can include:
► Light housekeeping
► Changing diapers
► Preparing bottles
► Transportation (bringing the kids to soccer practice, picking them up from school, etc.)
► Helping with homework
► Making snacks
► Getting the kids ready for bed
► Playtime/lessons (reading to them, doing crafts, etc.)
Of course! I have provided the detail of two families that I have worked with on the bottom of my resume. They will all be happy to recommend me and answer any questions that you may have.
► Mother: Love
► Bedroom: Organized
► Babysitting: Fun, passion and duty together
► Diapers: Should be changed on time
► Bedtime: Stories
► A crying baby: needs care and love
► Fever: thermometer
► Emergency: don't panic
► Food: nutritious
There was a 6 years' old boy under my supervision who had asthma. I always made sure that his medicines and inhalers were accessible at all times. Whenever he used to have an attack, I helped him with inhaling and the medication to make him feel better. In addition, I kept the environment clean and free of any material that can cause his disease to aggravate. On the general note, I keep the place free from harmful and filthy items to avoid any mishaps.