Working parents, who are too busy to take care of their kids because of their full-time jobs, generally hire babysitters to look after their children in their absence. Since, unfortunately, not everyone can find a family member or dear one who could look after their baby. You can discover a babysitter from various sources over the internet.
But, like every other process, the process of hiring a babysitter too has some dos and don'ts, which being a parent, you have to follow if you want your baby to be in safe hands.
If you do not want your babysitting experience to be distressing, then you need to follow these considerations:-
Points to which you have to say yes:-
Perform a background check on the babysitter you are thinking to hire to look after your little angel. You cannot put your kid in the hands of an unknown stranger. Thus, you have to be sure that you are not taking any risk. Make sure to check references.
Make sure to give her the emergency contact numbers so that she can easily reach you in case of urgencies.
Ask her if she has experience in handling kids and make sure to call her previous employer wherefrom you can easily gather more and more information about her.
Points to which you have to say no:-
Make sure that you do not hire a babysitter who is a little younger to look after your kid.
A babysitter should be middle-aged to handle a kid and you should make sure that she is friendly in nature.