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Why Babysitting Is The Best Job

Babysitters have the most fun.

Why Babysitting Is The Best Job

Throughout high school and in college, it is basically a necessity to have a job. There are many job options out there for young adults but in my opinion, babysitting is the best option. There are many reasons why babysitting is the best job and here are some reasons why:

You are your own boss

Even though the parents are technically the real boss, you get to be your own boss. What I mean is that you get to make your own schedule, and commit to working what you can handle.[rebelmouse-proxy-image https://media.rbl.ms/image?u=%2Ffiles%2F2017%2F03%2F09%2F636246836984147322-1435780246_raw.gif&ho=https%3A%2F%2Faz616578.vo.msecnd.net&s=336&h=1b77d1cc9ec4f68901dd511dee3208c5984cd443abda83977ea5a608a3706775&size=980x&c=2192059957 crop_info="%7B%22image%22%3A%20%22https%3A//media.rbl.ms/image%3Fu%3D%252Ffiles%252F2017%252F03%252F09%252F636246836984147322-1435780246_raw.gif%26ho%3Dhttps%253A%252F%252Faz616578.vo.msecnd.net%26s%3D336%26h%3D1b77d1cc9ec4f68901dd511dee3208c5984cd443abda83977ea5a608a3706775%26size%3D980x%26c%3D2192059957%22%7D" expand=1]

There’s no tax

When you work a job where you get paid in checks taxes get taken out of your paycheck… the WORST. Babysitting you get paid cash, so literally no taxes.

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Naptime is the best time

You get a 2-hour time span when you get to just chill out. Either you get to watch TV, eat lunch, do homework, or even take a nap yourself. Nap time IS the best time.

You get to relive your own childhood

You get to play with all of your favorite toys and watch some of your favorite movies from your childhood. I think I get more excited to play with Barbie dolls than they do…

The hardest day at work is taking the children to the playground or the pool

The only time I come home super exhausted is when I spend the day chasing a toddler around at the playground or swimming in the pool with them. It’s fun for both you and even them at the moment because they are preoccupied but right when you get back home the exhaustion it hits both of you.

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You get paid to watch TV

Sometimes when either the child is napping, or they’re sleepy you get to just turn on a show either for you or them. You literally get paid for watching TV, there is no other way to describe how great that is.

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Your “clients” can make your day

What I mean by clients are the little kids. Let us be honest they are so adorable, and if they weren’t so adorable they probably would get on your nerves a lot more than they actually do. The best feeling is at the end of the day when they give you a hug goodbye and you actually see that these kids love being with you.

Babysitting truly gives you the best feeling and the best experience! There is no other job where you can spend the day at either a pool, playground, or simply playing with toys. While other people may enjoy working in either retail or the food industry some of us enjoy taking care of children simply because they bring out the fun in us! Even though I’ve given up countless Friday and Saturday nights I wouldn’t want it any other way, babysitting is really the best job!

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