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Don't Sit on the Baby! : The Ultimate Guide to Sane, Skilled, and Safe Babysitting
by Halley Bondy


Overview - 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 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.
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More About Don't Sit on the Baby! by Halley Bondy
 
 
 
Overview
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 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

 
Details
  • ISBN-13: 9780982732236
  • ISBN-10: 0982732236
  • Publisher: Zest Books
  • Publish Date: May 2012
  • Page Count: 127
  • Reading Level: Ages 10-12
  • Dimensions: 7.4 x 5.4 x 0.6 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.4 pounds


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Books > Juvenile Nonfiction > Careers
Books > Juvenile Nonfiction > Family - General

 
Publishers Weekly Reviews

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  • Reviewed in: Publishers Weekly, page .
  • Review Date: 2012-07-02
  • Reviewer: Staff

With light humor and ample encouragement, Bondy introduces prospective babysitters to the basics, including what to expect from different children at different ages, finding clients, keeping kids comfortable and safe, and handling emergency situations. Presenting babysitting as a challenging but rewarding way to earn money and build experience, Bondy also includes personal testimonies and practical advice from tween and teenage babysitters. Quizzes, recipes, and tips for starting a babysitters club should entertain and ease readers into their first gig. Ages 12–up. (June)

 
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