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babysitting

bay bee si ting

  • n  the work of a baby sitter; caring for children when their parents are not home

  • It changed the books' dimensions to mass-market paperback size (about 200 pages) but stuck to a $10 price--about an hour's worth of babysitting.
  • I distributed flyers around the neighborhood offering babysitting and elder-care services.
  • It was while he was babysitting his granddaughter he had a daughter from his first marriage that he had the idea of writing like a child: detached, simple, in the present .
News & Articles

  • UrbanSitter Looks To Spread To Atlanta And Austin
    The popular babysitting tool for the urban set, UrbanSitter.com, is looking to expand into some new cities. Though still not profitable, the company is generating income, expecting to pull in a scant $3 million this year after offering their services virtually for free last year. Available in 12 markets ? the strongest being San Francisco, New York, Chicago and Boston ? the babysitter connection ...
    June 21, 2013 - Forbes
  • Streamwood teen charged with sexually molesting toddler
    STREAMWOOD – A 16-year-old boy from Streamwood faces felony charges after admitting to police that he sexually molested a 3-year-old boy who he was babysitting, officials say.
    June 21, 2013 - Huntley Farmside
  • Police charge woman with child neglect
    Ocala police said a 19-year-old woman babysitting a 22-month-old child left the toddler unattended in a hot car Tuesday evening. Ciarra Hagadone was charged with child neglect and was taken to the Marion County Jail.
    June 20, 2013 - The Ocala Star-Banner
Quotes

  • Roger Federer in Bloomberg
    There's always going to be speculation when you have a family,Federer said. "They look at the history and see some players didn't win when they had family. I haven't been just babysitting. I also like to go out in the morning, put in the...
  • David Ortiz in ESPN
    I'm still babysitting him. Things happen, man. It's not something that you can really control. His mom had surgery a while back. I'd be doing the same thing if I still had my mom alive and she got sick. I'd be trying to be with her,Ortiz said.
  • David Obey in New Zealand Herald
    Rep. David Obey of Wisconsin, the chairman of the House Appropriations Committee, said a vote for the spending bill would mean "that we're going to end the permanent, long-term, dead-end babysitting service. That's what we are trying to do."

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