10 Tips for Teenage Babysitter Safety

Since the late 1940′s, the iconic image of the word “babysitter” has been that of a suburban, teenage girl. For many parents, however, the idea of leaving their children with a relatively inexperienced teenager can be quite unsettling. Rather than opting for a more expensive and older nanny and denying a levelheaded, capable teen the opportunity to hone their skills and earn a bit of money, here are ten tips to ensure that your kids are safe and happy in the care of an energetic and enthusiastic young sitter: