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bay bee si ter

  • n  a person engaged to care for children when the parents are not home

  • I've had the same babysitter for 12 years.
  • A decade ago, Minnesota's massive Mall of America became one of the first in the industry to rise up against the widespread use of the mall as babysitter, and dozens of shopping .
  • Unfortunately, the scientific evidence suggests that using the boob tube as a babysitter has its price: the more time babies spend sitting in front of the screen, the more their .
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  • Sandra Bullock in ABC News
    I know the term 'stepmother' carries many connotations, one of them being 'glorified babysitter,'Bullock writes. "My commitment and responssiblity to [the girl] ...... goes beyond that."
  • Tina Fey in Toronto Star
    We don't have a date night, formally,says Fey. "Maybe once a month, my husband and I get out and it's a massive effort just to get a babysitter. If we get more than ten blocks from our house, it's a miracle and I'm already exhausted."
  • Giancarlo Fisichella in
    I was rushing back home because our babysitter had called myself and my wife to inform us our son had a high fever,said Fisichella, who has a special licence allowing him to continue racing on the track. "I apologise and I am ready to pay....

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