Sage Advice on Finding a Summer Babysitter

COMM_JessicaMcFaddenThe following is a guest post and vlog from momAgendaCOMM blogger Jessica McFadden.

Welcome to summer, the season of licking ice cream cones, jumping into pools, lazily reading books on blankets, catching fireflies and more marvelous memories. However, for many of us parents, it is also the season of, dare I say, stress as our families adopt a routine outside of the school year schedule. That is why I think a little babysitting help in the summer months is key to a mother’s sanity and family harmony.

Just how can you find a part-time, weekend or occasional summer sitter, without hiring a full-time nanny?  Here are my three best places in which I have found trusted, beloved childcare helpers.

Is it horrible that my favorite thing to schedule in my momAgenda Desktop is my babysitter schedule? I swear that I love the swim meets, laser tag adventures and sleepovers, too. Honest!

Jessica McFadden is a mother of three children and the founder of A Parent in America, a lifestyle blog for parents and A Parent in Silver Spring, an award-winning site for families in the Washington, DC area.

 

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