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Hiring a Babysitter

I recently got my first babysitting job and I'm looking to get more. I'm wondering what kind of things a parent looks for when hiring a babysitter.
What are you?
Not a parent
Mom
Dad
What kids do you have?
Infant Girl
Infant Boy
Toddler Girl
Toddler Boy
Young Girl
Young Boy
Preteen Girl
Preteen Boy
Teen Girl
Teen Boy
Do any of your kids have any needs or assistance requirements? Check options even if they are normal for the age of the child.
Run Away
Feeding/Bottles
Clothing Restrictions
Bathing Assistance
Medical Conditions
Low noise/stimulation
Compulsive Liar
Prone to Violence
Difficulty Sleeping
Boundry Issues
Dietary Restrictions
Destructive
Toileting Assistance
Diaper Chaning
Please add any needs your child needs that wasn't covered above. Feel free to share details about these needs.
What do you require from a babysitter? If they do not have these requirements then you will not even consider hiring them.
Own Transportation
Calm Under Pressure
First Aid
CPR
Cooking
Engages with Children
Follows Instructions
AED Usage
Refuses Corporal Punishment
Affectionate
Applies Corporal Punishment
Do you have any other requirements?
Do you need the babysitter for overnight stays?
No Overnights
1 night at a time
Multiple nights at a time
1 week or more at a time
Does gender of the babysitter matter?
Females Only
Doesn't Matter
Males Only
Is there a minimum age requirement?
No age requirement
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21+
What activities are prohibited to the babysitter?
Cannot Leave (even with kids)
Drinking Alcohol
Hugging
Yelling
Snooping
Watching Porn
Long Phone Calls
Illegal Drugs
Guests of Babysitter
Rough Housing
Smoking
Corporal Punishment
What are your minimum clothing requirements for babysitter? The kids must never see the babysitter with less clothing than this requirement. This might seem odd but some cultures/immigrants have different standards.
Feet Covered
Stomach Covered
Arms Covered
Shoulders Covered
Briefs/Panties
Face Covered
Head Covered
Chest Covered
Knees Covered
Neck Covered
Thighs Covered
Hands Covered
Ankles Covered
No clothing requirements
What are you willing to pay for a babysitter that meets all of your requirements? Amounts are in USD. Choose an option that is closest to your desired payment. (Round up or down.)
$1/hr
$5/hr
$10/hr
$15/hr
$20/hr
$25/hr
$30/hr
$40/hr
$50/hr
$75/hr
$100/hr
Please share any thoughts you have on what makes a good babysitter.
This poll was created on 2022-03-04 17:49:04 by john09