Leaving children alone when you can’t afford a babysitter: The Saturday Weekend Review #81

DECISIONS PARENTS FACE…   I’m not going to talk about the movie Home Alone today, don’t fret. What I want to discuss is what parents do when they can’t afford a babysitter? Later in this post you will read about one parent in the USA who was recently jailed for dropping her child off at the park while she worked. If you have the money in your budget you can easily hire a nanny who might also double as your housekeeper, gardener etc. She/He takes care of the children and the home when you are gone to work or are out on business. If you can’t afford having the live-in or out nanny status you would likely hire a family member to babysit, a friend or search out a babysitter to take care of your child (ren). When your child is a baby or toddler you either stay home and don’t work or you send them off to a babysitter or daycare facility. Most parents these days complain they can’t get their children out of the house because they are glued to the computer, TV or video games. Back in the day we were always outside playing but my mum […]

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