Updated: Feb 16, 2020
Babysitting is a huge responsibility and there are many things to take into consideration before accepting your first job. If you are a new babysitter consider these words of advice from the Minnesota Safety Council:
Before going to babysit:
Consider attending a certified babysitting course.
Know or become familiar with the family you will be babysitting for.
Know the pay rate, hours, and duties you will be expected to perform.
Give your family the name, address, and phone number of where you will be babysitting. Also let your family know when you expect to be home.
Dress with safety in mind. Wear practical, comfortable and washable clothes.
Full article here: https://www.minnesotasafetycouncil.org/facts/factsheet.cfm?qs=EF3A65C201912804BD43AD99EAAE5805