A Mom's Guide to Finding the Perfect Babysitter

Photo by: Erin Loechner
The Interview
When choosing a care provider for your baby, set up an initial interview to inquire about experience, desired rate and references. It's always a good idea to ... more 
Photo by: Erin Loechner
The Interview
When choosing a care provider for your baby, set up an initial interview to inquire about experience, desired rate and references. It's always a good idea to hold an interview sans children so you can (a) focus on the interview itself, and (b) avoid necessary introductions to your family if you sense this particular babysitter might not be a great fit.
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Fri, Feb 8, 2013 2:50 PM EST
Leaving your baby - whether for a full work day, or just a few hours - can be difficult. Between the inevitable mom guilt, checklists and timetables, the process is enough to throw our hands up in the air and vow to stay at home forever. Yet at some point, every mom must leave their sweet baby in the capable hands of a family member, friend or professional. And in an effort to take the guesswork out of the process, I've compiled a list of tips, tricks and handy guidelines for entrusting your baby to someone else. Behold, the ultimate babysitter's guide!: - By Erin Loechner



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