Holiday parties. Shopping. Even just an hour away to de-stress. All are reasons you may need a baby sitter this season. Here are a few, easy tips for your baby sitter to ensure a safe holiday season:
- Leave emergency phone numbers by the phone. Write down your cell phone number, as well as the contact information of a nearby neighbor.
- Show the baby sitter where your first-aid kit is located.
- Discuss how to handle common emergencies.
- If you are going to be gone for the evening, include your child’s schedule, including dinner and bedtimes.
The holiday season is a fun, yet busy time of the year for most families. Hopefully, by planning in advance with these easy tips, you can rest assured your little ones will be safe at home, while you take some time for yourself to enjoy the holiday spirit.