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  Babysitter Slide Commentary   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
We know that babysitters do not comprise the largest group of people who shake and injure or kill babies, however this population does account for a percentage of the cases.
If your babysitter has problems with her own children, it doesn’t mean that she won’t be fine with yours, however her attention will be divided, and if her child gets in trouble, your child might go without attention.
Babysitters often feel that if the baby cries, they are inadequate, not doing their job, going to be fired, etc....
child.cornell.edu /army/sbs/sitter.html   (1479 words)

 babysitter, babysitters, babysitting, agency, Bristol, london, uk, childminders   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
In suburban areas our babysitters have their own cars and in all areas our babysitters are aged at least 19 with plenty of specific childcare experience.
Babysitters carry with them identification in the form of a time sheet which a parent signs at the end of the assignment.
The babysitting assignment is then given to one of our babysitters, living locally to you, who will telephone shortly before she arrives to check the address and arrival time and to introduce herself.
www.babysitter.co.uk   (218 words)

 Toronto EMS - Safety Tips
Babysitters must understand how the home functions and be able to deal effectively with emergencies.
Babysitters should not advertise their availability for babysitting jobs in supermarkets, community bulletin boards, drug stores, or laundromats.
Asking a babysitter to be responsible for more children then they are comfortable with compromises the children's safety - your babysitter can't be in those many places at once.
www.city.toronto.on.ca /ems/safety_tips/baby_1.htm   (941 words)

Babysitters must be constantly aware of where the children are and what it is that they are doing.
Check references, to insure that the babysitter is a mature and experienced individual who is capable to care for the children.
In the absence of the babysitter the parents should ask the children about the events and activities they had during your absence.
www.elpasotexas.gov /fire/babysitting_safety_tips.asp   (958 words)

 Babysitter services! Find babysitter services nanny or babysitter jobs. Babysitter babysitting services nanny services ...
We allow parents searching for a babysitter, nanny or daycare to perform a search by zip code or a search by country to verify that there are many babysitters, nannies, and daycares in your area.
These tools include an advanced find a babysitter, nanny, pet sitter, house sitter, or daycare service search function, a sitter rating system, a sitter job posting and sitter messaging service, and the ability to review the experience of each babysitter, nanny, home daycare center, house sitter and pet sitting provider before purchasing a membership.
Our nanny, babysitter, pet sitting, and home sitter service network extends to every state in the US and is available anywhere in the world.
www.4sitters.com   (410 words)

 Adventures in Babysitting, Elisabeth Shue, Anthony Rapp, Keith Coogan, characters, gallery
When the babysitter embarks on her journey through the city Chris is quick to agree to tag along.
When the babysitter's crew of Daryl and Brad steal one of the playboys, this guy has to dispatch his goons to try to retrieve it from the babysitter.
The babysitter almost gets seen by them at a restaurant and has to rush home at top speed to avoid them discovering just how much danger and adventure she has put their little daughter through.
www.movieprop.com /tvandmovie/reviews/adventuresinbabysittingcharacters.htm   (694 words)

 When Your Child’s the Babysitter - Parenthood.com
“The babysitter must be able to ask relevant questions and have the interaction skills needed to be an effective babysitter and the parents must feel comfortable with how the potential babysitter carries him or herself on his or her own,” says Harvey.
It’s wise for the babysitter’s family to arrange safe transportation to and from all babysitting jobs.
Babysitters should be trained in how to handle an emergency, including how and when to call 9-1-1 or the local emergency number to get advanced medical help there as quickly as possible, says Harvey.
www.parenthoodweb.com /articles.html?article_id=5948   (1275 words)

Entrusting your children to the care of a babysitter is a major responsibility.
As a parent, the most important information that you can give to the babysitter is that, in an emergency, the babysitter's first priority is the children's safety.
Note: The babysitter should keep this information sheet with him or her at all times when they are babysitting your children.
www.silverlakefd.com /slfd_babysitter.html   (496 words)

 To the Babysitter pad   More Organized MOM   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Use this pad to make sure your Babysitter has all the information they need when taking care of your children.
This 8 1/2" X 11", 50-sheet, two-sided pad has a chart on the front to capture information on meals, sleep time and more for each of your children.
On the back is a medical release form and a list of items to review with the babysitter, such as where the fire extinguisher is located or where the phone is located on each floor.
secure.cartsvr.net /catalogs/catalog.asp?prodid=3143530&showprevnext=1   (109 words)

 Would You Let This BabySitter Rock Your Baby?
Basically, the Robopax BabySitter is a device that sits on the floor and which supports almost all varieties of baby carriages.
The Robopax BabySitter from Dream Technology in the UK is essentially a motorised plastic platform that moves back and forth a few centimetres on hidden wheels.
The BabySitter stands on the floor and is broad enough for a pram, buggy (stroller) or baby's car seat to be placed on top.
www.primidi.com /2005/01/15.html   (604 words)

 Urban Legends Reference Pages: Horrors (The Babysitter and the Man Upstairs)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
After reporting the calls to the phone company, the girl is notified by the telephone operator that the calls are originating from the upstairs extension.
In an alternate humorous version (in which the babysitter runs out of the house without first seeing the murderer) the police arrive to find that one of the children upstairs has been making the threatening calls as a prank.
After the first girl learns from the operator that the calls are originating from the upstairs extension, she runs to the stairway to summon her friend.
www.snopes.com /horrors/madmen/babysit.htm   (706 words)

 Baby Place: Your Baby Today   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Help your babysitter, your baby, and your entire family be comfortable together in your home.
Encourage your babysitter to care for and play with your baby while you're close by.
Whether your childcare provider is an adult or a teenager, his or her family is the back-up team for you and your family.
www.yourbabytoday.com /babyplace/newbaby/newbaby_bringingup/babysitter.html   (370 words)

 The Babysitter - DVD
And in real life, what babysitter would take baths in someone else's house when she is there to look after the kids, even when they are in bed?!
After the ending, you begin to understand what the writers were (maybe) trying to accomplish, but choppy editing throughout the movie only makes the viewer think that the several fantasy sequences revolving around Silverstone's character are only planted in the film to obscure the writers lack of imagination with regard to character development.
He has sense enough to manipulate the Babysitter's boyfriend like an expert (a la Cruel Intentions), yet the during the last scene of the movie he smashes lamps on peoples heads and tries to rape Alicia in front of 2 small children.
www.wensstyle.com /product/B00005Y6ZW.html   (785 words)

 What makes a good babysitter?
You hire a babysitter so your children will be safe when you are away from home.
The babysitter should know something about child behaviour, be able to handle basic needs such as meals and putting the child to bed, and have the training to deal with any problems or emergencies that may arise.
Call the babysitter at least once while you are out and make sure all is well.
www.safety-council.org /training/baby/parents.htm   (427 words)

 Urban Legends Reference Pages: Horror (Wasted and Basted)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
When the mother phones home a few hours later to check up on things, the babysitter informs her that everything is fine and that she has put the turkey in the oven.
The babysitter is a stranger to the couple, either because the parents have never left their child with a sitter before, or because the girl had just been recommended to them by friends or relatives
In most versions the baby is mistaken for a turkey by the sitter, but sometimes the girl tells the parents that their "roast" is done.
www.snopes.com /horrors/drugs/babysit.htm   (753 words)

 defective yeti: Urban Legends For The 21st Century
The children had been put to bed upstairs and the babysitter was watching "Alias" when her cell phone played the first two verses of "Crazy In Love" by Beyonce Knowles.
But instead of fleeing, the babysitter angrily marched upstairs to find the oldest boy listening to illegally procured mp3s on his iPod and text-messaging everyone in his cellphone's directory.
Worried that such behavior could someday jeopardize their son's chances of gaining admission to a top tier university, the parents decided to put the boy on Methylphenidate and adopt a strict system of punishments for future episodes of acting out.
www.defectiveyeti.com /archives/000759.html   (614 words)

 Theater News - Reviews: The Babysitter -
If you've hired a babysitter, you've imagined all kinds of terrible things happening to your little ones while under the care of a 15 or 16-year-old girl--and what might occur when your husband drives her home.
The Babysitter, as produced by the Parallax Theatre Company, had its initial run at the McCadden Theatre and has since reopened at the Coast Playhouse in West Hollywood.
Tucker (John Eric Montana) is already eyeing The Babysitter for his own conquest as he brushes his teeth, sucks in his ample belly, and dresses for a party.
www.theatermania.com /content/news.cfm/story/338   (731 words)

 SchwabLearning.org - Preparing the Babysitter for Success — What to Do After Selecting a Sitter
That’s a good time for everyone to take a short break.” Also tell the babysitter about your specific discipline techniques, such as how long “time out” lasts and where it takes place, or which privileges may be restricted.
You might be able to suggest another approach to a difficult situation, or the sitter might have had success with a technique you’ve never tried.
This information exchange is an important part of your relationship with the babysitter and is an opportunity for you both to learn something about your child.
www.schwablearning.org /articles.asp?r=550&g=2   (1185 words)

Our Babysittingclass.com web site, course and Babysitter's Certificate Kit are provided "as is" without warranty of any kind, either expressed or implied, including, but not limited to, warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement.
The Babysitter's Certificate Class is provided by AGW for educational purposes only.
Whenever possible, Babysitter's Certificate Class students will be notified of the dates and times of scheduled system maintenance either by e-mail or a posting on the pages in the Babysitter's Certificate Class.
www.babysittingclass.com /english/customer/terms.html   (1280 words)

 Babysitter Checklist - safety info for your baby sitter
The Super Babysitter: tips from the CPSC to be a good babysitter and keep your kids safe while they are with a sitter.
Food Safety for Babysitters: food safety tips for baby sitters, including preparing formula and offering snacks.
All medical advice and information should be considered to be incomplete without a physical exam, which is not possible without a visit to your doctor.
www.keepkidshealthy.com /welcome/safety/baby_sitter_checklist.html   (717 words)

 Don’t fuck the babysitter [dive into mark]
I suspect that the author’s intended audience, for the babysitter admonition at least, is himself.
He fucked his babysitter and then was killed when he ran into a tree while playing football on skis without poles at twilight.
Perhaps those who fuck the babysitter are future Darwin Award candidates, in which case the advice to not fuck the babysitter will probably not sink in.
diveintomark.org /archives/2004/06/16/babysitter   (1573 words)

 Nanny Select - au pair agency, childcare, babysitter jobs, nanny services, agency
All candidates are not equal, and all families' requirements for their nanny are not the same.
babysitter jobs Most US nannies will limit their responsibilities to the safety and well being of the children in their care, and will not assume full housekeeping duties.
After you have found a nanny that you think best suits your family, if she is not local, it is customary for you to help towards her travel expenses to come and see you.
www.nannyselect.co.uk   (835 words)

 Choosing babysitters and childcare   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Also, we have provided a babysitter checklist to remind you of the information the babysitter will need while caring for your child, such as numbers where you can be reached in an emergency.
Be sure that the babysitter knows the signs of illness in an infant including: changes in skin color, sweating, nausea or vomiting, and diarrhea.
Instruct the babysitter that children should never be unsupervised in the bathtub.
www.4women.gov /Pregnancy/checklist.htm   (806 words)

 Gale Encyclopedia of Childhood and Adolescence: Babysitter   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The term babysitter is usually used to describe someone who provides occasional child care for a few hours at a time.
Most families provide the babysitter with general guidelines about bedtime, acceptable activities during the parents' absence, and instructions on who to contact in the event of an emergency.
Babysitter's Companion: A Fill-in-the-blank Book for All Names, Numbers, Times, and Places You Want the Babysitter, Mother's Helper, or Anyone Who Takes Care of Your Kids to Know.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_g2602/is_0000/ai_2602000073/print   (386 words)

 New Page 3   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Show the babysitter the outside meeting place and location of your neighbors’ houses.
Point out the emergency telephone numbers to the babysitter and provide him or her with an Emergency Information Sheet (see attached form).
The babysitter should keep this information sheet with him or her at all times when they are babysitting your children.
www.ci.manchester.ct.us /fire/Babysitters.htm   (479 words)

 Amazon.ca: Books: The Babysitter   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Ellie hires the babysitter despite her misgivings, and Theresa turns out to be the perfect helper aiding Ellie with her doctoral thesis and winning over the children and even many of the snobbish and racist members of the Actons' club.
The Babysitter was a great book that had me on the edge of my seat.
Early in the vacation, Teresa, the babysitter, is caught in a lie.
www.amazon.ca /exec/obidos/ASIN/0312280475   (914 words)

 SuperBabySitting.com - Babysitting tips, babysitting course, Babysitting DVD, tricks and techniques
We feel that our babysitter course is the best offered in the world and will prepare you for your babysitting jobs.
Children are often having small mishaps and all babysitters at some point or another are forced to deal with one of these incidents during the course of their work.
With this guide, babysitters will learn about the symptoms and treatment of many of the common injuries they may be faced with while providing childcare.
www.superbabysitting.com   (2092 words)

 The Babysitter
A nubile young babysitter (Alicia Silverstone) has no idea that she is the center of a maelstrom of male sexual fantasies.
Having a social engagement, a couple calls for their babysitter.
She arrives, they go out, her boyfriend comes over, and the weirdness begins -- for director Guy Ferland makes little distinction between the character fantasies and what is really occurring.
www.djangomusic.com /item_movie.asp?id=V+++151301   (149 words)

 Isabella County - Babysitter Information
You hire a babysitter so your children will be safe while you are away from home.
We have included some ideas on ensuring your babysitter is well informed during your absence.
- Introduce the babysitter to your children and pets before the date they are to baby sit.
www.isabellacounty.org /cd911/babysitter.html   (311 words)

 BabysittingClass.com training - Get the information you need to handle the challenges of babysitting
From A-Z, our Babysitter's Encyclopedia is all about hands on solutions to problems that a Babysitter may face.
The only time you would call 9-1-1 is to ask for emergency medical treatment, or to get a police officer to come to intervene in an emergency situation.
Ask one person to be the victim, another to be the babysitter, a third to be the operator.
www.babysittingclass.com /enc-sample.html   (647 words)

 Au pair Select - nanny agency, childcare, babysitter jobs
The au pair should be given free time daily to study or to pursue other interests.
Two whole days a week must be completely free and any evenings when babysitter is not required.
S/he must have thier own room where they can study in comfort, however the au pair must also be made to feel that they are welcome to share in the social life of the host family, as if s/he were a member of it.
www.aupair-select.com   (1235 words)

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