Adventures in Babysitting
Author Halley Bondy walks us through a typical babysitting adventure.
Photo credit: Heather White
When a child meets a sitter, a little skepticism is healthy.
When it comes to hide-and-seek, sometimes cuteness skills are more highly developed than hiding skills.
Little fingers + sticky stuff = Lots of cleanup.
Caption: A little nose picking never hurt anyone…
Story time is a great pre-nap activity.
“With light humor and ample encouragement, Bondy introduces prospective babysitters to the basics…(this book will) entertain and ease readers into their first gig.” — Publishers Weekly
“Teens can learn all they need to know to become savvy sitters with this guide…The book’s friendly tone and common-sense advice suit both brand-new sitters and those who are looking to improve their skills.” — Kirkus Reviews
“Bondy writes in a tone that is fresh and authentic….An attractive package bolstered with anecdotes from real-life teen sitters, this is a solid, useful choice for all libraries." — Booklist
“If every job had a guidebook as easy to read yet informative as Don’t Sit on the Baby, we would all be choosing our careers more wisely. . . . Much of this information would be useful to job seekers in any field. For would-be child-care providers, though, it’s an absolute goldmine.” — ForeWord Reviews