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Links and Reviews for A Guide to the Business of Babysitting

The following 313 sites have linked to our A Guide to the Business of Babysitting website. Links to commercial products or enterprises do not constitute endorsement by University of Illinois Extension.


Open Directory Project
http://dmoz.org/Kids_and_Teens/Teen_Life/Babysitting/


Yahoo! Directory
http://dir.yahoo.com/Society_and_Culture/Families/Parenting/Child_Care/Babysitting/


Yahooligans!
http://www.yahooligans.com/science_and_nature/health_and_safety/safety/Babysitting_Tips/
"Learn how you can run your own successful babysitting business. Discover the characteristics of a great babysitter, learn safety guidelines, and find tips on how to care for kids."

ABCparenting.com
http://www.abcparenting.com/index.cfm?cat=77
"A guide for 14-19 year olds on how to start and run a successful babysitting business."

About.com
http://parentingteens.about.com/cs/babysitter/index.htm
"An excellent resource for babysitting. Learn about the baby sitters job here."

About.com - Teen Jobs - Babysitting Resources for Your Teen Babysitter
http://parentingteens.about.com/od/babysitter/Baby_Sitting_Resources_for_Your_Teen_Baby_Sitter.htm
"An excellent resource for baby sitting. Learn about the baby sitters job here."

Akron - Summit County Public Library, Ohio
http://www.akronlibrary.org/teens/realitybytes/teenparentpage.htm
"Great site for parents and caregivers alike!"

Alabama Cooperative Extension - 4-H - Project Web Links - Child Development
http://www.aces.edu/fourh/programs/links.php

Alabama Cooperative Extension - Limestone County 4-H Projects - Child Development & Child Care
http://www.aces.edu/counties/Limestone/4-H/Projects.php

Alexa
http://www.alexa.com/browse?&CategoryID=468835

Allegan Public Library, Michigan
http://www.alleganlibrary.org/teens.htm

Answers.com - Babysitting - External Links
http://www.answers.com/topic/babysitting-2

Arizona Metro - Mountain Shadow Service Unit - Resources for Leaders
http://www.azmetro.com/mountainresources.html

Associated Content - Prepare Your Teen for His First Babysitting Job - Resources
http://www.associatedcontent.com/article/17292/prepare_your_teen_for_his_first_babysitting.html

Associated Content - The Best Preschool Educational Web Sites - Resources
http://www.associatedcontent.com/article/13081/the_best_preschool_educational_web.html

AT&T Knowledge Network Explorer
http://www.kn.pacbell.com/wired/bluewebn/contentarea.cfm?cid=2&page=2
"This creation of the University of Illinois Extension starts students thinking of babysitting as a business, and maybe the first step in their career path. Parents will like this site because it has materials you can give to babysitters of all ages, especially younger babysitters who are just starting out. No business license is needed yet, but the site covers good business practices, child development, safety and general tips on caring for kids."

AT&T Knowledge Network Explorer
http://www.kn.sbc.com/wired/bluewebn/contentarea.cfm?cid=13&page=3
"This creation of the University of Illinois Extension starts students thinking of babysitting as a business, and maybe the first step in their career path. Parents will like this site because it has materials you can give to babysitters of all ages, especially younger babysitters who are just starting out. No business license is needed yet, but the site covers good business practices, child development, safety and general tips on caring for kids."

Athena Media Center
http://www.greece.k12.ny.us/ath/library/teacher-table.htm

Auburn Public Library - Kids Links - Summer Fun
http://www.auburn.lib.me.us/kidslinks.html

Avon Maitland District School Board - Getting Students Connected - Seventh Grate - Health
http://www.gsc.amdsb.ca/grade7/grade7_health.htm

Babysitting Forums
http://www.babysittingforums.com/forums/601/ShowPost.aspx

Belvedere-Tiburon Library (Tiburon, Canada)
http://www.bel-tib-lib.org/teens/college.htm
"U. of Illinois site on what a baby-sitter needs to know, care & safety of children, creating a flier, running the business once you have clients."

Best Sites For Web Directory
http://www.bestsitesfor.com/web/bsf.php?browse=/Kids_and_Teens/Teen_Life/Babysitting/
"A guide for teenagers (age 14-19) on how to successfully run a babysitting business."

Bethlehem Public Library (Delmar, NY)
http://www.uhls.org/bethlehem/db/FindAuth.asp?detail=entrepreneurship

Bhojpuri KnowledgeCulture
http://www.geocities.com/Tokyo/Towers/4567/bhojpuri.html

Billy Bear for Kids
http://www.billybear4kids.com/graduation/summer/time.html

Boulder Public Library (CO)
http://www.boulderteens.org/random.htm

Bryan and College Station (TX) Public Library
http://www.bcslibrary.org/kidslinks.html

Bryany Library - Teens - Just For Fun - Babysitting
http://www.nassaulibrary.org/bryant/TextOnly/BLTeens/Fun_text.htm
"Use this site to create your own babysitting flyers or to learn about children of different ages!"

Business Opportunities - Weblog Network - Business of Babysitting
http://www.business-opportunities.biz/2004/06/30/business-of-babysitting/
"The University of Illinois publishes a guide to babysitting as a business. Lots of good information for the budding babysitter in your family"

Butte County, California - Teen Space - Web World - Helpful Info Just for Teens
http://www.buttecounty.net/Library/Teen%20Space/Web%20World.aspx

Cabot (VA) School Library
http://www.cabotschool.org/library/

Cadboro Bay Today
http://www.cadborobaytoday.com/index.php?pageId=tls
"This website is specifically designed to be used by young people, ages 14-19 who are interested in learning more about the business of babysitting. This is not developed for youth under the age of 14 or for child care professionals who generally need a more concentrated, in-depth learning experience."

Camden County Library System
http://www.camden.lib.nj.us/teens/rw.htm

Canton (MI) Public Library
http://www.cantonpl.org/ya/serious.html

Caroll Middle School
http://www.carroll.k12.ia.us/cms/specials/cs/Child_Development_Webquest.html

Cavan Township Link - Today's Life Solutions - Just for Teens - Babysitting
http://www.cavantownshiplink.com/index.php?pageId=tls&action=article&itemId=768

Central Murray Regional Library - Useful Stuff
http://www.cmrpl.com.au/webpage_files/page0009.htm

Chaplin Elementary School (Chaplin, CT)
http://chaplinschool.org/classrooms/nokeefe/socialworkerpage.htm

Chaplin School - CES Social Work - Student Information
http://chaplinschool.org/classrooms/nokeefe/StudentInformationCES.htm

Chester Public Library - Mr. W's Teen Page
http://www.rcls.org/chs/teenpage.html

Chicago Job Talk - Job Resources for Teens
http://www.chicagojobs.org/?q=teens

Chicago Public Library - For Teens - Teen Popular Topics - Jobs and Careers - Helpful Websites
http://www.chipublib.org/forteens/teenspoptopics/jobscareers.php

ChicagoJobTalk.org - Guide to the Business of Babysitting
http://www.chicagojobtalk.org/node/143

ChicagoJobTalk.org - Guide to the Business of Babysitting
http://www.chicagojobs.org/node/143

Christchurch City Libraries
http://library.christchurch.org.nz/Resources/SocietyCommunity/Parenting/

Christchurch City Libraries - Parenting - Sites
http://christchurchcitylibraries.com/Resources/SocietyCommunity/Parenting/

Cincinnati Library
http://www.cincinnatilibrary.org/kidspace/homework.asp?category=7

City of Tempe Arizona - High School Hangout
http://www.tempe.gov/youthlibrary/highschool/
"A guide to the business of babysitting for 14 to 19 year olds. This site has it all! Information about how to do business, what to expect at various ages & stages, and how to care for kids."

City of Tualatin Oregon - Jobs and Careers
http://www.ci.tualatin.or.us/departments/communityservices/library/teens/careers.cfm
"Be the best babysitter around! This website has all you need to know."

City of Verona - Teen Central - Other Teen Links - Jobs
http://www.ci.verona.wi.us/index.asp?Type=B_BASIC&SEC=%7B700619B1-1D43-4EAF-A42E-91630B92458B%7D&DE=%7BCB0F3B65-734A-4CD4-8324-96EE8698D355%7D

City of Verona - Teen Central - Other Teen Links - Jobs
http://www.ci.verona.wi.us/index.asp?Type=B_BASIC&SEC=%7B700619B1-1D43-4EAF-A42E-91630B92458B%7D&DE=%7BCB0F3B65-734A-4CD4-8324-96EE8698D355%7D

City of Verona, WI
http://ci.verona.wi.us/index.asp?Type=B_BASIC&SEC=%7B700619B1-1D43-4EAF-A42E-91630B92458B%7D&DE=%7BCB0F3B65-734A-4CD4-8324-96EE8698D355%7D

Cleveland School District : Employment
http://schoolnet.cmsdnet.net/outreach/csd/library/curriculum_collections/cte/employment

College of Southern Maryland - Activities For Early Childhood
http://www.itc.csmd.edu/soc/maryh/EDU 1040/Syllabus-08.htm
"What we do with young children is based on our knowledge of child development. The following websites may be useful in reviewing stages of development. Ages and Stages—Infants http://www.urbanext.uiuc.edu/babysitting/age-infant.html Ages and Stages—Toddlers http://www.urbanext.uiuc.edu/babysitting/age-toddler.html Ages and Stages—Preschool http://www.urbanext.uiuc.edu/babysitting/age-preschool.html Ages and Stages—School Age http://www.urbanext.uiuc.edu/babysitting/age-schoolage.html"

College of Southern Maryland - Activities for Early Childhood - Child Development Websites
http://www.itc.csmd.edu/soc/maryh/EDU%201040/Syllabus-08.htm
"The following website may be useful in reviewing stages of development."

Conewago Valley School District - Mrs. Dixon’s Homepage - Babysitting
http://www.conewago.k12.pa.us/~dixonv/index.htm

Connecticut Department of Children and Families
http://ct.gov/dcf/cwp/view.asp?a=2565&q=318268&dcfNav=%7C&pp=12&n=1

Connecticut Department of Children and Families - Great Activities & Information - Work Hard!
http://www.ct.gov/dcf/cwp/view.asp?a=2565&Q=318268&pp=12&n=1

Cooper County University Outreach and Extension Center
http://outreach.missouri.edu/cooper/cyf/

County of San Bernardino - Teen Issues
http://www.sbcounty.gov/library/teens/New_Page/issues/issues.htm
"Excellent advice on being a good babysitter."

Cuyahoga County Public Library, OH
http://www.cuyahogalibrary.org/teenspages

Cybrary Man's Educational Websites - Babysitting - Guide to Business of Babysitting
http://www.cybraryman.com/childdevelopment.html

Cystinueia Clearinghouse - Rest Area - On the Go Info - Community Babysitting Tips
http://cystinuriaclearinghouse.com/RestArea.html

Denim Jumpers.com Directory
http://www.denimjumpers.com/Kids_Korner/index.html
"A great site that gives you information that is needed to understand the kids you baby-sit for."

Departure Bay Living - Today's Life Solutions - Just For Teens - Business of Babysitting
http://www.departurebayliving.com/index.php?pageId=tls&action=article&itemId=753

Directopedia
http://www.directopedia.org/directory/Kids_Teens-Teen_Life/Babysitting.shtml

Dmoz Open Directory Project
http://dmoz.org/Kids_and_Teens/Teen_Life/Babysitting/

Dominion Web
http://directory.dominion-web.com/Top/Kids_and_Teens/Teen_Life/Babys

Durham Tutor - Useful Links
http://www.durhamtutor.com/

DurhamTutor.com
http://www.durhamtutor.com

Early Childcare and Education Career Guide
http://www.khake.com/page15.html

Earth's Kids - Issues in Child Care - How to Choose a Caregiver
http://www.earthskids.com/childcare.aspx

East Rockaway Public Library - Cool Sites - Get a Job
http://www.nassaulibrary.org/eastrock/cool%2520sites.html

Educational Theory into Practice Software
http://www.etips.info/facs/2added.html

eHow - How to Babysit a Newborn Up to Age One - Resources
http://www.ehow.com/how_2196774_babysit-newborn-up-age-one.html

eHow - Parenting - General Parenting - Be the Best Parent - How to Create a Babysitting Flyer
http://www.ehow.com/how_2221611_create-babysitting-flyers.html

Elizabeth Caez - Classroom Management Literature Review - Works Cited
http://education.csm.edu/students/ecaez/classroom_management.htm

Elk Grove Village Public Library (Elk Grove Village, IL)
http://www.egvpl.org/kidskorner/teenlinks.html

Excite Netherland Web Directory
http://www.excite.nl/directory/Kids_and_Teens/Teen_Life/Babysitting

Exworthy Educational Resources - Just for Girls
http://exworthy.tripod.com/kidsgirls.htm
"This site covers the ins and outs of the business and the methods for caring for children."

FirstGov for Kids
http://www.kids.gov/k_careers.htm
"Are you ready to be responsible and to work with families who might be different from your own? The purpose of this site is to prepare potential babysitters with the knowledge and skills necessary to care for children."

Fort Worth (TX) Public Library
http://www.fortworthlibrary.org/teens.htm

Franklin Park Library - Teen and Tween Life - Other Stuff
http://www.franklinparklibrary.org/teenlife

Garfield County Library - Teens - Calendar - Babysitting
http://www.garfieldlibraries.org/GCLD/Calendar.aspx?filter=Teen

Garfield County Public Libraries - Teens - Babysitting
http://www.garfieldlibraries.org/GCLD/info/teensummerreading.aspx

Girl Scouts
http://www.girlscouts.org/program/gs_central/insignia/online/safety/11_17_safety_award.asp

Girl Start
http://www.girlstart.com/jobself.asp
"For tips on how to be a great babysitter, check out this website! It has a lot of really good suggestions!"

girlstart
http://www.girlstart.com/homebusiness.asp

GirlStart.com
http://www.girlstart.com/homebusiness.asp

GoGuides.org
http://www.goguides.org/topic/76636.html
"Characteristics of a great babysitter, information you will need, respecting family differences, ages and stages, caring for kids, and babysitting puzzles."

Google Answers
http://answers.google.com/answers/threadview?id=36908
"I found a wonderful resource to find out about the business of babysitting. It's produced by the University of Illinois Extension Service and has a wealth of information on all phases including how to conduct babysitting as a business, information on the stages of infants, and how to baby sit older kids. This would be my first stop and can probably answer most of the questions you asked."

Google Answers
http://answers.google.com/answers/threadview?id=36908
"I found a wonderful resource to find out about the business of babysitting. It's produced by the University of Illinois Extension Service and has a wealth of information on all phases including how to conduct babysitting as a business, information on the stages of infants, and how to baby sit older kids. This would be my first stop and can probably answer most of the questions you asked."

Google Directory
http://www.google.com/Top/Kids_and_Teens/Teen_Life/Babysitting/
"A guide for teenagers (age 14-19) on how to successfully run a babysitting business."

Granville County Library - Teens - Links of Interest
http://www.granville.lib.nc.us/teens.html

Greenville Public Library
http://www.yourlibrary.ws/YA_Webpage/YA300.htm
"The purpose of this guide is to prepare potential babysitters, ages 14 - 19, with the knowledge and skills necessary to care for children."

Half Hallow Hills Community Library - Teens - More Links
http://hhhlteens.blogspot.com/2009/03/awesome-website.html

Half Hollow Hills (NY) Community Library
http://hhhl.suffolk.lib.ny.us/yanew.htm

Half Hollow Hills Community Library - Blog - More Links
http://hhhlteens.blogspot.com/2009/04/zooborns.html

Half Hollow Hills Community Library - Blog - Teens - More Links
http://hhhlteens.blogspot.com/2009/03/get-graphic.html

Half Hollow Hills Community Library - Teens
http://hhhl.suffolk.lib.ny.us/yanew.htm

Half Hollow Hills Community Library - Teens - More Links
http://hhhlteens.blogspot.com/2009/04/mitopencourseware.html

Half Hollow Hills Community Library - Teens Blog
http://hhhlteens.blogspot.com/2009/01/hello.html

Half Hollow Hills Community Library - Teens Blog
http://hhhlteens.blogspot.com/2009/02/upcoming-programs.html

Half Hollow Hills Community Library - Teens Blog
http://hhhlteens.blogspot.com/2009/06/teen-summer-programs-library.html

Half Hollow Hills Community Library Online New York
http://hhhl.suffolk.lib.ny.us/teens.htm

Halton Web Connections - Parenting - Articles
http://www.haltonlinks.com/people_mom.html

Hanson Ranch Neighbours - A Guide to the Business of Babysitting
http://www.hansonranchneighbours.com/index.php?pageId=tls&action=article&itemId=768

Harford County Public Library - Kid Zone
http://www.harf.lib.md.us/kids/outputlevel2.cfm?HeadingID=181203
"Covers different aspects involved in sitting such as safety, play-activities, what to charge, etc."

Hawthorne Park Neighbours - Activities for Preschoolers
http://www.hawthorneparkneighbours.com/index.php?pageId=tls&action=article&itemId=749

HMcS Computers - My Favorites - Kid
http://www.hmcscomputers.com/bookmark.htm

Horseshoe Bay Village, West Vancouver, BC Canada
http://www.horseshoebayvillage.com/index.php?pageId=tls&action=article&itemId=2493

Incy Wincy Web Directory
http://www.incywincy.com/search-engine/directory/directory/Kids_and_Teens/Teen_Life/Babysitting.468835
"A guide for teenagers (age 14-19) on how to successfully run a babysitting business."

IndusLadies - Family and Relationship - Parenting & Kids - Baby Sitting / Day Care
http://www.indusladies.com/forums/baby-sitting-day-care/2718-anybody-baby-sitting.html

Iowa State University
http://www.extension.iastate.edu/4H/ProjectLinks.htm

Iowa State University Extension
http://www.extension.iastate.edu/linn/info/4-H+Links.htm

iSafety Net - Parenting Information
http://www.isafetynet.org/link_topics/parenting.asp

Islington United Church (Islington, Ontario)
http://www.islingtonunited.org/resources.htm

ITALIENISCH SPRACHSCHULE PORTA D'ORIENTE
http://www.italienischammeer.com/sprachurlaub-sprachkurse-italienischkurse-sprachreise/sprachurlaub-sprachkurse-italienischkurse-sprachreise.php?c=/Kids_and_Teens/Teen_Life/Babysitting/

Jackson County Public Library - Services - Teens - Career Information
http://myjclibrary.org/services/teens/index.asp

Jervis Public Library (Rome, NY)
http://www.jervislibrary.org/YAWeb/funstuff.html
"provides information on going into business, activities for ages and stages, and the basics of child care. It even has a link to help you make your own business flyer online!"

Job Central National Employment Network
http://www.jobcentral.com/youthCareer.asp
"A guide for teenagers about the business of babysitting"

JobCentral National Employment Network - Youth Career Sites - Specializations
http://www.jobcentral.com/youthCareer_all.asp

Joeant
http://www.joeant.com/DIR/info/get/2025/73152

Joeant
http://www.joeant.com/DIR/info/get/2025/9841
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Katalog Stron Web Directory
http://katalog.orgs.pl/catalog/Kids_and_Teens/Teen_Life/Babysitting

Kathy Heilman - Teacher at Patrick Henry Middle School - Family/Child Care
http://kh144.k12.sd.us/topic_choice_2.htm

Kenton Schools - Child Development Websites
http://www.kenton.k12.ny.us/84120311155627987/lib/84120311155627987/Child%20Development/Child%20Development%20Websites.doc

Kenyon College
http://psychology.kenyon.edu/shpungin/Community.html

Kids Konnect
http://www.kidskonnect.com/Babysitting/BabysittingHome.html

Kids.gov - Money - Earning (Grades 6 - 8)
http://www.kids.gov/6_8/6_8_money_earning.shtml
"Guide to the Business of Babysitting - If you like babies and enjoy babysitting, then check out this helpful site. It prepares you with the knowledge and skills necessary to care for children at every stage of life–from infants to school age."

kids.net.au
http://www.kids.net.au/siteprofile/14864

KidsKonnect.com
http://www.kidskonnect.com/Babysitting/BabysittingHome.html

KinderStart.com
http://www.kinderstart.com/educationdaycarechildcare/nannies/

Kirkwood Public Library - Teens
http://kpl.lib.mo.us/teens_entertainment.asp

Kishwaukee Education Consortium
http://www.kecprograms.com/student-careerinfo.htm
"This website is specifically designed to be used by young people, ages 14-19 who are interested in learning more about the business of babysitting."

Knowledge Network Explorer
http://www.kn.pacbell.com/wired/bluewebn/contentarea.cfm?cid=13
"http://www.urbanext.uiuc.edu/babysitting/index.html This creation of the University of Illinois Extension starts students thinking of babysitting as a business, and maybe the first step in their career path. Parents will like this site because it has materials you can give to babysitters of all ages, especially younger babysitters who are just starting out. No business license is needed yet, but the site covers good business practices, child development, safety and general tips on caring for kids. (added 7/30/01, reviewed 7/30/01)"

Knowledge Network Explorer
http://www.kn.pacbell.com/wired/bluewebn/contentarea.cfm?cid=2

Knowledge.com
http://directory.knowledge.com/kids_and_teens/school_time/social_studies/economics/money/earning
"How to be a great babysitter and earn money doing it."

Knowledhe Network Explorer
http://www.kn.pacbell.com/wired/bluewebn/updates_list.cfm?year=2001

Lake Erie Triad Morpeth, ON Canada
http://www.lakeerietriad.com/index.php?pageId=tls&action=article&itemId=755

Learning for Kids - Careers - Education Sites
http://netsmartkids.org/careers.htm
"Are you ready to be responsible and to work with families who might be different from your own? The purpose of this site is to prepare potential babysitters with the knowledge & skills necessary to care for children."

Lee's Summit, Missouri
http://its.leesummit.k12.mo.us/facs.htm

Lee's Summit, Missouri - Family and Consumer Science - Child Development
http://its.leesummit.k12.mo.us/facs.htm

Librarians Internet Index
http://www.lii.org/pub/subtopic/917
"Everything you need to know about being a successful babysitter is available on this site, from planning play activities to great business practices. Topics include basic childcare issues such as safety, bathing, diapering, feeding infants and children, and respecting family values. Also available is a template for a flyer to advertise babysitting services."

Lincoln Daily News.com, Lincoln College, Lincoln, IL
http://archives.lincolndailynews.com/2004/Jun/07/News_new/today_d.shtml
""The site helps children learn the basics of the baby-sitting business as well as general information about the behavior of children at different ages and stages of their development," said Scherer."

Lincoln Village Living - Activities for Preschoolers
http://www.lincolnvillageliving.com/index.php?pageId=tls&action=article&itemId=749

Link.toLearning.com
http://www.linktolearning.com/tap.htm

Links for Kids
http://www.links4kids.co.uk/economics.htm
"How to be a great babysitter and earn money doing it."

Links for Us - Kids and Teens
http://links4us.com/directory/Kids_and_Teens/Teen_Life/

LinktoLearning.com
http://www.linktolearning.com/what's_new.htm

Liverpool Public Library - Explore a Topic - A Guide to the Business of Babysitting
http://www.lpl.org/index.php?option=com_mtree&task=viewlink&link_id=1085&Itemid=157

Loogootee Jr./Sr. High School - Mrs. Christianson - Class Links
http://www.loogootee.k12.in.us/high/mediacenter/Christianson%20Class%20Links.htm

Los Angeles Unified School District
http://www.lausd.k12.ca.us/Normandie_EL/baby/baby.htm

Los Gatos Public Library Los Gatos, CA
http://www.losgatosca.gov/index.asp?NID=810

Los Gatos Public Library - Teen Zone
http://www.losgatosca.gov/index.asp?NID=810
"Provides useful tips and information."

Lycoming County Library System - Teens eBranch - Jobs/Careers
http://www.lycolibrary.org/p4_teen_web_resources.html

Lynnfield Middle School - Library Media Center - New Things to Do and Helpful Ideas
http://www.lynnfield.k12.ma.us/education/components/scrapbook/default.php?sectiondetailid=8529&PHPSESSID=9298d304f7ab...

Lynnfield Middle School, Lynnfield, MA
http://www.lynnfield.k12.ma.us/education/components/scrapbook/default.php?sectiondetailid=8529&sc_id=1173329409&PHPSESSID=d1d94a9c2ab316e4edf8956365ee16dc

Marin Elementary School (Albany, CA)
http://www.albany.k12.ca.us/marin/helpful%20parent%20links.htm
"This creation of the University of Illinois Extension starts students thinking of babysitting as a business, and maybe the first step in their career path. Parents will like this site because it has materials you can give to babysitters of all ages, especially younger babysitters who arejust starting out. The site covers good business practices, child development, safety and general tips on caring for kids."

Mark Crawley's MOVIEPROP.COM
http://www.movieprop.com/tvandmovie/reviews/adventuresinbabysittinglinks.htm
"in depth analysis of the business of babysitting, including safety issues, bathing, dealing with infants, and professionalism."

Memorial Hall Library Teen Room - Jobs, Careers & How to Pay for College
http://teens.mhl.org/2007/02/green-pages.html

Mid-Continent Public Library
http://www.mcpl.lib.mo.us/Links/Teens/Careers/
"Everything you need to know about being a successful babysitter is available on this site, from planning play activities to great business practices."

Middleton Public Library (Middleton, WI)
http://www.midlibrary.org/library/teen/colleges.htm
"OK, more of a job than a "career," but here's everything you could want to know about babysitting..."

Mid-Main Living - Today's Life Solutions - Just for Teens - A Guide to the Business of Babysitting
http://www.mid-mainliving.com/index.php?pageId=tls&action=article&itemId=748
"This website is specifically designed to be used by young people, ages 14-19 who are interested in learning more about the business of babysitting. This is not developed for youth under the age of 14 or for child care professionals who generally need a more concentrated, in-depth learning experience."

Mommy Enterprises - Articles - Kid's Section - For the older kids...
http://www.mommyenterprises.com/kid-stuff.htm

Moorestown Library - Just for Teens
http://www.moorestown.lib.nj.us/teencareers.html
"Find out what makes a babysitter great, how much to charge, how to diaper a baby, and more! The site also has a template for designing babysitting flyers."

Mountain Shadow Service Unit
http://azmetro.com/mountainresources.html
"Girls working on the Caring for Children badge may enjoy The Business of Babysitting site which features a program to make your own advertising flyer."

Multanomah County (OR) Library
http://www.multcolib.org/outer/careers.html

Multnomah County Library
http://www.multcolib.org/teens/work.html
"Learn how to be a great babysitter."

Munroe Falls Public Library - Teen Links - Internet Resources for: Girl's Life
http://www.smfpl.org/node/1723/170
"Not just for girls, this excellent site has everything you need to know to be a successful babysitter--and make money at it!"

My Child's Future - Parents - Miscellaneous Topics
http://mychildsfuture.org/parents/item.htm?id=90&edlvl=

Nassau Library
http://www.nassaulibrary.org/bryant/blteens/justforfun.htm
"Use this site to create your own babysitting flyers or to learn about children of different ages!"

National Education Telecommunications Network
http://www.netn.net/10113.htm

Nebraska's 4H'ers
http://holt.unl.edu/funsites.doc

New York Online Access to Health
http://www.noah-health.org/en/healthy/children/wellnes/basic.html

Nicholas County Schools - Library - Websites for Students - Sites for Teens
http://www.nicholas.k12.ky.us/nces/library/studentsites.htm

Norfolk Nebraska - Early Childhood Resources
http://ci.norfolk.ne.us/library/early_childhood_resources.htm

North Branch Middle School, North Branch, MN
http://www.northbranch.k12.mn.us/education/components/scrapbook/default.php?sectiondetailid=5209&sc_id=1172766334&PHPSESSID=5dfda158ac43f29753aa975af4d1fd70

Northwest Allen County Schools
http://www.nacs.k12.in.us/cms/FACS%20Tool%20Box.htm

Oregon Area School District
http://teachers.oregon.k12.wi.us/shumaker/index.htm

Parenthood.com
http://www.parenthood.com/links_display.html?cat=77

Parkway South Middle School - Debbie Schneider - Babysitting 911
http://www.pkwy.k12.mo.us/southmiddle/ProjectPathways/babysitting_101.htm
"Lots of great information about what to ask parents, ages and stages and safety tips. Have fun exploring!"

PBCLibrary.org
http://www.pbclibrary.org/teensfunstuff.htm
"For 14 to 19 year olds. This site has it all! Information about how to do business, what to expect at various ages & stages, and how to care for kids."

Pearson Education
http://wps.prenhall.com/chet_childhood_cluster_1/0,6413,497822-,00.html

Peggy Riehl Child Psychologist
http://home.sprintmail.com/~peggyriehl/precefamily.htm

PepeSearch Web Directory
http://dir.pepesearch.com/cgi-bin/apexec.cgi?etype=odp

Pequot Library (Southport, CT)
http://www.pequotlibrary.com/teens/websites.html

Phone-Soft Cyber-World International - Education - Babysitter
http://www.phs2.net/cwi/L3/o1901i.htm

Pittsfield's Public Library - Berkshire Athenaeum Internet Links
http://www.pittsfieldlibrary.org/links.html

Pittsford Elementary School
http://pas.k12.mi.us/elemlab/safety.htm

Pittsford Elementary School - Kid's Safety
http://pas.k12.mi.us/elemlab/safety.htm

Port Credit Living - Today's Life Solutions - Just for Teens - Babysitting
http://www.portcreditliving.com/index.php?pageId=tls&action=article&itemId=748

Princeton, New Jersey - Library - Teens - Teen Job and Career Online Resources
http://www.princeton.lib.nj.us/teens/documents/onlineresources.doc

Public Library of Youngstown & Mahoning County
http://www.teenxtremeonline.org/jobs.htm
"A guide to prepare potential babysitters with the knowledge & skills necessary to care for children and start a babysitting business. Includes a template for making your own flyer!"

Resource Central
http://www.resourcehelp.com/employ_res.htm
"A great website whose purpose is to prepare potential babysitters with the knowledge & skills necessary to care for children."

Rich Central High School
http://www.richcentral.org/MCPathfinders/entrepreneurship.htm
"This creation of the University of Illinois Extension starts students thinking of babysitting as a business, and maybe the first step in their career path. Parents will like this site because it has materials you can give to babysitters of all ages, especially younger babysitters who are just starting out. No business license is needed yet, but the site covers good business practices, child development, safety and general tips on caring for kids."

Riverdale Road - Today's Life Solutions - Good Business Practices
http://www.riverdaleroad.com/index.php?pageId=tls&action=article&itemId=763

Rockford Public Library - Cool Links - Teen Issues
http://www.rockfordpubliclibrary.org/youngadults/links.asp

San Bernardine County Library Teen Scene - Teen Issues
http://www.sbcounty.gov/library/home/teenloader.aspx?page=teens/issues/issues.ascx&ptitle=Issues

San Bernardino County Library - Teen Issues
http://www.sbcounty.gov/library/home/teenloader.aspx?page=teens/issues/issues.ascx&ptitle=Issues
"Guide to the Business of Babysitting: Excellent advice on being a good babysitter."

San Bernardino County, California - Teen Issues
http://www.sbcounty.gov/library/teens/New_Page/issues/issues.htm
"Guide to the Business of Babysitting: Excellent advice on being a good babysitter."

San Jacinto College
http://www.sjcd.edu/program/child_dev_career_resources.html

Santa Clara: Washington County Library - Young Adults
http://library.washco.utah.gov/santa-clara/young-adult/
"Guide to the Business of Babysitting - learn how to be a great babysitter"

Schomberg Community - Today's Life Solutions - Just for Teens - Guide to the Business of Babysitting
http://www.schombergcommunity.com/index.php?pageId=tls&action=article&itemId=748
"This website is specifically designed to be used by young people, ages 14-19 who are interested in learning more about the business of babysitting. This is not developed for youth under the age of 14 or for child care professionals who generally need a more concentrated, in-depth learning experience."

School Library Journal
http://www.schoollibraryjournal.com/article/CA148772.html
"Tweens' first jobs often are babysitting younger kids in their neighborhood. This great site provides tons of information about how to keep their young charges safe and happy, as well as how to turn babysitting into a profitable and satisfying endeavor. Creator: University of Illinois Extension Service, Champaign, IL. Don't Miss: The "Infants," "Toddlers," "Preschoolers," and "School Age" sections, with solid information about child development. Also see "Planning Play Activities," and the babysitting flyer that kids can create at the "Make Your Own Flyer" link."

Scouting Web
http://www.scoutingweb.com/scoutingweb/Junior.htm

Scoutingweb.com
http://scoutingweb.com/scoutingweb/Program/CadSen.htm

Select Nannies - Useful Links - Parenting Advice
http://www.selectnannies.ca/04_links/index.cfm

Simiax Web Directory
http://simiax.com/KidsandTeens/TeenLife/Babysitting/

Skaffe Directory - Kidz & Teenz - Teenage Life - Babysitting
http://www.skaffe.com/viewCat/76636/

Slider.com Search Engine
http://www.slider.com/Kids_and_Teens/Teen_Life/Babysitting.htm

Smithtown Central School District
http://teacher2.smithtown.k12.ny.us/amslibrary/cool_sites.htm

South Lake Elementary School (Gaithersburg, MD)
http://www.mcps.k12.md.us/schools/southlakees/03.html.homepage/student-parent web connect.htm

South Washington County Schools - Reference and Search
http://www.sowashco.k12.mn.us/virtualmedia/elementary/reference.htm

Springfield (MA) Library
http://www.springfieldlibrary.org/liblinks/teenlnk.html
"This handy online babysitting how-to covers all the essentials, including a template for a good flyer to advertise your business."

Springfield-Greene County Library District - Teen Thing - Your Future - Web Links
http://thelibrary.springfield.missouri.org/teens/future.cfm

St. Louis Public Library
http://www.slpl.lib.mo.us/kidzone/links/STUDY.HTM
"A guide for potential babysitters with tips for getting started and caring for kids."

State of Connecticut - Department of Children and Families
http://www.ct.gov/dcf/cwp/view.asp?a=2565&dcfNav=%7C&q=318268

State of Connecticut - Department of Children and Families
http://www.ct.gov/dcf/cwp/view.asp?a=2565&dcfNav=%7C&q=318268&pp=12&n=1

State of Connecticut - Department of Children and Families
http://www.ct.gov/dcf/cwp/view.asp?a=2565&q=318268&dcfNavPage=%7C

State of Connecticut - Department of Children and Families
http://www.ct.gov/dcf/cwp/view.asp?a=2565&Q=318268

StateMaster - Encyclopedia - Babysitting - External Links
http://www.statemaster.com/encyclopedia/Babysitting

Stoneybrook Heights London, ON Canada
http://www.stoneybrookheights.com/index.php?pageId=tls&action=article&itemId=755

Stow Munroe Falls Public Library - Reference - Girl's Life
http://www.smfpl.org/category/department_4

Strawbearies.com - Curriculum - Electives - Home Economics - Childcare/Babysitting
http://www.strawbearies.com/curriculum.html

SuperLinksDirectory.com
http://www.superlinksdirectory.com/xq/asp/category.teens:babysitting:playtime/qx/

Sutherland Shire Libraries - Cool Site for Teens
http://www.suthlib.nsw.gov.au/ssc/suthlib.nsf/AllDocs/RWP78E57E378F66EC13CA2570DC000FC6ED?OpenDocument

Sutherland Shire Libraries - Cool Sites for Teens
http://www.suthlib.nsw.gov.au/ssc/suthlib.nsf/PrintView/78E57E378F66EC13CA2570DC000FC6ED?OpenDocument

Taryn's World
http://www.tarynsworld.org/taryn/fun.htm
"Sure, it's fun, but it's cool to earn money, too!  This site tells you how to do it."

Teacher Web
http://teacherweb.com/AR/SiloamSpringsMiddleSchool/LibraryMediaCenter/wqr2.stm
"Information on Babysitting~1"

Technology Integrated Education - Technology in the Classroom - Home & Careers
http://www.classroom-technology.net/Home_Careers.htm

Teens @ Half Hollow Hills Community Library - Free Rice - More Links
http://hhhlteens.blogspot.com/2009/03/free-rice.html

TeensConnect.com
http://www.teens-connect.com/teenlinks.cfm?cat_id=409
"All you could ever want to know about babysitting is here, including child care by ages and stages, tips about how to do business, and even how to make your own flyer to advertise. A must-see site for anyone trying to make some money on a Saturday night!"

Tempe, Arizona - Youth Library - High School
http://www.tempe.gov/youthlibrary/highschool/
"Babysitting: A guide to the business of babysitting for 14 to 19 year olds. This site has it all! Information about how to do business, what to expect at various ages & stages, and how to care for kids."

The Bryant Library (Roslyn, NY)
http://www.nassaulibrary.org/bryant/blteens/justforfun.htm
"Use this site to create your own babysitting flyers or to learn about children of different ages!"

The Frugal Shopper Web Directory
http://www.thefrugalshopper.com/directory/links54.html

The Pulse - My Career - Babysitting - Further Info
http://thepulse.org.nz/Me/My-Career/Babysitting/

The UK Web Design Company Web Directory
http://www.theukwebdesigncompany.com/dmoz.php?browse=/Kids_and_Teens/Teen_Life/Babysitting/

The Youth Online Club
http://www.youthonline.ca/online/babysitting.shtml
"A fantastic site that tells you how to conduct a successful business by knowing your stuff. Topics include, "Doing Business", "Ages and Stages", "Caring for Kids" and "Creating Your Own Flyer"."

Timberland (WA) Regional Library
http://www.timberland.lib.wa.us/teens-real-world.asp
"Everything you need to know about the bizz of babysitting is right here: what makes a great babysitter, the different needs of different ages of kids, how to take care of kids, how to respect differences in childrearing among families, and how to run a great business. You'll even be able to make your own babysitting flier online."

Trumbull County (OH) Education Service Center
http://www.trumbull.k12.oh.us/teachers/resources/webquests/fuhry/careofchildren.htm

Tucson Citizen - Learning to be a Good Babysitter - On the Web
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/family/10038

Tuscon Citizen - Learning to be a Good Babysitter - On the Web
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/daily/local/10038.php

TYGO.com - Search Engine & Directory
http://www.tygo.com/Dir/Kids_and_Teens/Teenage_Life/Babysitting

UF/IFAS Sarasota County Extension - Families and Parenting
http://sarasota.extension.ufl.edu/fcs/families.shtml

UM Health System - Your Child - Babysitter Safety - What Parents and Sitters Need to Know
http://www.med.umich.edu/yourchild/topics/babysit.htm

University of California Cooperative Extension San Joaquin County
http://ucce.ucdavis.edu/files/filelibrary/2019/1703.pdf

University of Florida - Family &Consumer Sciences Resources - St. Lucie County Extension Office
http://stlucie.ifas.ufl.edu/family_and_consumer_sciences_links.html

University of Florida Extension - Family & Consumer Sciences Resources
http://stlucie.ifas.ufl.edu/family_and_consumer_sciences_links.html

University of Illinois Extension
http://www.4-h.uiuc.edu/projects/onlineref.html

University of Michigan - Health Systems - Babysitter Safety
http://www.med.umich.edu/1libr/yourchild/babysit.htm
"Here is a link to a great site for sitters called: A Guide to the Business of Babysitting. It's also in Spanish! Parents may want to refer their sitter to this web page, or print this information and give it to their sitter ahead of time, so the sitter is aware of the level of professionalism expected by the parents. Sitters who know and follow these guidelines will be highly respected by parents, and always in demand. A child who will be home alone should also be familiar with all the babysitting safety information."

University of Michigan Health System
http://www.med.umich.edu/1libr/yourchild/babysit.htm
"Here is a link to a great site for sitters. Parents may want to refer their sitter to this web page, or print this information and give it to their sitter ahead of time, so the sitter is aware of the level of professionalism expected by the parents. Sitters who know and follow these guidelines will be highly respected by parents, and always in demand."

University of Missouri - St. Louis
http://www.umsl.edu/rcew/pf-resources/linksstudent.html
"Website designed for young people, ages 14-19 interested in learning more about the business of babysitting."

University of Missouri Extension
http://outreach.missouri.edu/cooper/family.shtml

University of Missouri Extension
http://extension.missouri.edu/cooper/family.shtml

University of Missouri Extension
http://www.outreach.missouri.edu/cooper/family.shtml

University of Missouri Extension
http://muextension.missouri.edu/boone/children.shtml

University of Missouri Extension - Cooper County - Children, Youth & Families
http://extension.missouri.edu/cooper/cyf/

University of Missouri Extension Boone County - Children and Teens
http://extension.missouri.edu/boone/children.shtml

University of Missouri Extension Cooper County
http://extension.missouri.edu/cooper/family.shtml

University of Missouri Extension, Boone County
http://extension.missouri.edu/boone/family.shtml

University of Missouri Outreach and Extension - Cooper County - Family Life
http://extension.missouri.edu/cooper/family.shtml

University of Missouri Outreach and Extension Boone County
http://outreach.missouri.edu/boone/children.shtml

University of Missouri Outreach and Extension Cooper County
http://outreach.missouri.edu/cooper/family.shtml

University of Missouri St. Louis: Regional Center for Education & Work - Links for Students
http://www.umsl.edu/rcew/pf-resources/linksstudent.html
"Business of Babysitting Website designed for young people, ages 14-19 interested in learning more about the business of babysitting."

University of Nebraska Cooperative Extension
http://www.southernplains.unl.edu/fourH/pub040505120716

University of Nebraska Cooperative Extension - Lancaster County
http://lancaster.unl.edu/4h/fun/

University of Nebraska Cooperative Extension - Thayer & Nuckolls Counties
http://www.thayer-nuckolls.unl.edu/fourhpage

University of Nebraska Lincoln Cooperative Extension
http://www.southernplains.unl.edu/fourH/pub040505120716

University of Wisconsin-Extension
http://www.uwex.edu/ces/4h/onlinpro/childdev.cfm

University of Wisconsin-Extension
http://www.uwex.edu/ces/cty/Oconto/4h/familyhomeandhealth.html

Vernon Hills Village Hall - Police - Kids Korner
http://www.vernonhills.org/police/KidsKornerMain.asp?print=y

Vernon Hills, Illinois - Police - Kids Korner
http://www.vernonhills.org/police/KidsKornerMain.asp

Verona, Wisconsin - Jobs & Careers - Teen Links
http://www.ci.verona.wi.us/index.asp?Type=B_BASIC&SEC=%7BA9A050A7-C5EF-4B71-AEE4-A9960CEE4D51%7D&DE=%7BA124498C-C2C0-40DC-B180-D23783E1A514%7D

VickyandJen.com - Podcast - Sitter Resources
http://www.vickyandjen.com/podcast_062.html

Vindex Web Directory
http://www.vindex.nl/dmoz.jspx?topic_id=Top/Kids_and_Teens/Teen_Life/Babysitting
"A guide for teenagers (age 14-19) on how to successfully run a babysitting business."

Virtual Middle School Library
http://www.sldirectory.com/studf/cool.html

Vocational Information Center
http://www.khake.com/page15.html

Washington County Library System - Santa Clara Pages - Young Adults - Teen Help Lines and websites
http://library.washco.utah.gov/santa-clara/young-adult/

Wayne County, IN
http://www.waynet.org/waynet/featured_link/2001/12.htm
"Are you - or a young person you know - interested in babysitting? Check out this guide on the business of babysitting!"

Waynet Community Network
http://www.waynet.org/people

WayNet Community Network Association
http://www.waynet.org/people/youth.htm

Web's Biggest
http://www.websbiggest.com/dir-wiki.cfm/Top/Kids_and_Teens/Teen_Life/Babysitting
"A guide for teenagers (age 14-19) on how to successfully run a babysitting business."

WebSpawner.com
http://www.superlinksdirectory.com/xq/asp/category.teens:babysitting/qx/

WebSpawner.com
http://superlinks.webspawner.com/xq/asp/category.teens:babysitting:playtime/qx/

What's On the Net
http://whatsonthe.net/teenmks.htm

WikiHow - How to Babysit - Sources and Citations
http://www.wikihow.com/Babysit

wikiHow - Work World - Occupations - Domestic Assistance - Babysitting - Sources
http://www.wikihow.com/Prepare-for-a-Babysitting-Job

Wikipedia
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Babysitting

Wikipedia - Babysitting - External Links
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Babysitter

Winnipeg School Division Library Media Services
http://www.wsd1.org/PC_LMS/inklings/2001-02/0112.pdf

Wisconsin Extension - 4-H Youth Development - Child Development
http://4h.uwex.edu/onlinpro/childdev.cfm

Wolfhard Touchard, Reference & Database Librarian, Andrews University
http://www2.andrews.edu/~touchard/eb-money.html
"this great site provides tons of information: how to keep their young charges safe and happy how to turn babysitting into a profitable and satisfying endeavor"

Wollongong City Library
http://www.wollongong.nsw.gov.au/library/weblinks/Category.aspx?Cate

Wollongong City Library - Category Index
http://www.wollongong.nsw.gov.au/library/weblinks/CategoryIndex.aspx
"A Guide to the business of babysitting - everything you need to know about being a successful babysitter from planning play activities to respecting family values."

Wollongong City Library - Index
http://www.wollongong.nsw.gov.au/library/weblinks/CategoryByDate.aspx
"# A Guide to the business of babysitting - everything you need to know about being a successful babysitter from planning play activities to respecting family values."

Wollongong City Library - Library WebLinks - Weblinks Categories - Category Index
http://www.wollongong.nsw.gov.au/mylibrary/weblinks/CategoryIndex.aspx

Wollongong City Library - Teens
http://www.wollongong.nsw.gov.au/library/weblinks/Category.aspx?CategoryId=83
"A Guide to the business of babysitting - everything you need to know about being a successful babysitter from planning play activities to respecting family values."

Wollongong City, AU Library - Weblinks
http://www.wollongong.nsw.gov.au/mylibrary/weblinks/CategoryByDate.aspx

Yahoo Answers Canada
http://answers.yahoo.ca/question/index?qid=20060707152935AA8ejRk&show=7
"It has good pointers that I, myself, use."

Yahoo Search Directory, Australia
http://au.dir.yahoo.com/Society_and_Culture/Families/Parenting/Child_Care/Babysitting/
"Hints for babysitters doing business, tips for caring for kids at different ages and stages, and an online guide to create your own babysitting flyer. Also in Spanish."

Yahoo!
http://dir.yahoo.com/Society_and_Culture/Families/Parenting/Child_Care/Babysitting/
"hints for doing business, tips for caring for kids at different ages and stages, and an online guide to create your own flyer. Also in Spanish."

Yahoo! Answers - Business & Finance - Small Business - How to make homemade babysitting flyer's???
http://answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20080516130923AA1M4gX

Yahoo! Answers New Zealand - Business & Finance - Small Business - Babysitting Questions?
http://nz.answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20080623113419AACwmM9

Yahoo! Answers Philippines - Games & Recreation - Other - Movie Night Babysitting
http://ph.answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20080911102527AAGTCoZ

Yahoo! Answers Quebec - Entreprises et finance - PME / PMI - What to put in my babysitter flyer?
http://qc.answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20070528161730AAbTWMQ

Yahooligans
http://yahooligans.yahoo.com/Science_and_Nature/Health_and_Safety/Safety/Babysitting_Tips/

Yahooligans Directory
http://yahooligans.yahoo.com/science_and_nature/health_and_safety/safety/Babysitting_Tips/

Yal
http://www.yale.edu/babysitting/activities.html

Yale Babysitting Services - Activities
http://www.yale.edu/babysitting/activities.html
"University of Illinois Extension: A Guide to the Business of Babysitting"

Yolo County - Government - Library - Teen Place - Websites for Teens - Jobs
http://www.yolocounty.org/Index.aspx?page=859

Youth Online, Canada
http://www.youthonline.ca/online/babysitting.shtml
"Some good babysitting tips for young sitters."

 

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