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"Having a good long-term relationship with the family you babysit for is akin to having a second family."
"Find or make musical instruments (pots, pans, and wooden spoons will do) and start a band."
"So long as people keep having babies, babysitters will have jobs."
"Babysitting is excellent life experience. What you learn from taking care of other people's children will help you take care of your own someday."
"Don't believe the kids when they tell you they can clean out the cookie jar, or eat the entire bag of chocolate candies; it's almost certainly a ruse."
"Take a babysitter's training course. It will help you on the job and make you a more desirable babysitter."