Sitter’s Summer Babysitting Packing List

It can be a little overwhelming the first few times you pack a bag for a day out with the kiddos that you’re watching. Here at Sitter, we want to alleviate some of that stress for our [...]

How to Set a Schedule as a Babysitter

When summer comes around, parents are faced with maintaining their busy schedules without the constant support of school to keep their kids busy. This is where you come in as the summer sitter or [...]

Tackling Time-Out

How should a babysitter discipline a child? Well, as a babysitter, finding an appropriate way to discipline a child can be tough, especially if you are new to babysitting, or babysitting for a [...]

Dinner Time Drama and How to Avoid It

A lot of the time when you babysit, you’ll be asked to make and feed the children dinner. Sometimes, it’ll be as easy as serving up some pizza and calling it a day.  Other times, you’ll be [...]

New Feature Alert: Instant Payments

If you’ve updated to Sitter 3.0, you probably noticed a few changes! With all of the gorgeous changes that were made to the layout of the app, you may have missed the most exciting part: instant [...]

Games To Use To Break The Ice

As a babysitter, you’ll often find that you need to improvise to make the kids you babysit more comfortable with your presence. This means you’ll need to play the role of the actor, the [...]

Breaking Bedtime

Bedtime can be a huge struggle for parents, and that struggle is amplified when a sitter is trying to put the kids to bed. So, how can a babysitter put the kids to bed? First, there are a few [...]

Tips for Getting Hired with Sitter

So, you’ve created your account with Sitter, now what? First, you’ll want to tap the “My Families” tab in the toolbar, then then tap the “+” button. From there, you’ll be prompted to add families [...]

What questions should a babysitter ask before the parents leave?

There are so many things to learn when it comes to babysitting that it can be overwhelming. Especially when it comes to learning specifics about the families that you babysit for—no [...]

The Five Basic Types of Babysitters

Let’s be honest, we all have our own babysitting style. Some of us are more go-with-the-flow, while other have more authoritarian babysitters. It’s all good, as long as the family is happy and [...]

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