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Posted by on Jan. 22, 2014 at 7:53 PM
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Do people actually use that website? I can't even imagine finding a babysitter online and leaving my daughters with them. That whole concept is ridiculous to me.

by on Jan. 22, 2014 at 7:53 PM
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proudmomof2653
by Silver Member on Jan. 22, 2014 at 8:04 PM

 I will never be that desperate to leave my kids with a stranger because if something goes wrong, I will have to kill somebody

ayacocca
by Gold Member on Jan. 22, 2014 at 8:10 PM
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I have friends that swear by that site and have actually built good relationships from there. Idk to each its own
mstricey
by Bronze Member on Jan. 22, 2014 at 8:19 PM
Actually I have made a profile looking for a caregiver for my son for sick days and snow days when I'm working. You pay a fee to become a member of the site if you're looking for work or if you're looking for service. It comes with a criminal background check and personal references. You can interview people which I would hope a parent would do regardless of how they found the caregiver. The 3 candidates I'm looking at all have experience or interests in special needs and early childhood education. 2 of them are in college studying special education. Which I require proof at interviews.

I mean you can never trust someone 100% with your kids. You hear on the news all the time about kids, especially sn kids being abused at school in the classroom. It's your job as a parent to do your research and stay on top of things.

I tried daycare before for my son and almost caught a case so I don't play about who watches him.

Mommabearbergh
by Gold Member on Jan. 22, 2014 at 8:39 PM
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Is that really no different from leaving your child with a new teacher of putting them in a daycare.
CoolRelax
by Silver Member on Jan. 22, 2014 at 9:10 PM
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That's where we found our current babysitter. She is great. Like, Tony the Tiger jump up and pump your fist greeeeeeat!
SHORTSHORT
by on Jan. 22, 2014 at 9:11 PM
Amen. Lol

Quoting proudmomof2653:

 I will never be that desperate to leave my kids with a stranger because if something goes wrong, I will have to kill somebody

CoolRelax
by Silver Member on Jan. 22, 2014 at 9:12 PM
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Thinking on it, I've had good luck so far finding people online. I found a roommate on roommates.com and ended up marrying him, lol.
babyblue415
by bubbles on Jan. 22, 2014 at 9:41 PM

my cousin is on that sites and she likes it

big.city.mama
by Bronze Member on Jan. 23, 2014 at 12:30 AM
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Better than finding a sitter on Craigslist
CinnamonBunns84
by on Jan. 23, 2014 at 2:12 AM
Lol

Quoting big.city.mama: Better than finding a sitter on Craigslist
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