I found a super awesome site that is certainly a mommy solution!
It is called SitterCity.com, and they offer a slew of services for those looking to hire a sitter as well as those wanting to be a sitter. They do charge to be a member, but I’ve got some awesome free resources they offer and I am so excited to share them with you.
Summer Sitter Tips
At some point this summer, you are likely going to need a sitter. Here are five awesome tips they have put together that cover how to find (and keep) a sitter. These simple tips are a must read.
Sitter Screening and Interview Process
Choosing a sitter can be such a difficult process. Maybe you are like me and only hire someone you know. Maybe you are on a search for a sitter and the process just overwhelms you. Here are four steps for a successful sitter screening as well as a list of interview questions every parent should ask. Jackpot!
Checking Your Potential Sitters References
You’ve found the sitter you like, but now you need to check their references. What should you ask. What shouldn’t you ask? They have a list of questions as well as things to take into consideration when trusting your little babe with a new sitter.
What is the Going Rate?
This is my absolute favorite free feature over at Sitter City. Enter your zip code, the sitter’s age bracket and their range of experience and the system will tell you what the going rate is per hour for a sitter in your area. How cool is that!?
What pointers can you share from your experience when hiring or paying a sitter?
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