baby.paper.funBabysitters are a popular care option when early morning, evening, weekend, and out-of-hours childcare is needed.  

A teenager or another parent living locally, or a child's grandparent, are people who are often happy to babysit.  

The parent pays or gives the babysitter a gift in return for help with child minding. If the babysitter does not hold a valid driving licence the parent may also provide transport for the babysitter to their home.

The babysitting arrangement should be a safe one, click here to go to a relevant article and learn more about safety checks and what to do.

 

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