5 Simple Tasks for the Babysitter

5 simple tasksThis little list is for when you’ve finally got a babysitter lined up to help, but then discover you can’t think of anything to delegate. I share 5 simple tasks for the babysitter that help any family.

5 Simple Tasks for the Babysitter

Here we go….

1.  Sharpen all pencils and test all pens.

2.  Go through the kids sock drawers for missing mates or socks with holes.

3.  Label all Jackets, Coats, Backpacks, Hats, Snowboots, Basketballs, etc. with Sharpie.

4.  Grab a screwdriver and tighten all knobs and pulls on kitchen cabinets.

5.  Round up all the toothbrushes in the kids bathroom and throw them in the dishwasher for sterilizing.  (while you’re at it pop the tops off all the nasal sprays and throw them in the dishwasher as well).

Is your mind racing with more? I’d love to hear some of the simple tasks you like to delegate.

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Jennifer Ebeling
Jennifer Ebeling is a proud Minnesotan and U of MN alumni. Gooooooo Gophers! Each week, Jennifer produces and hosts Still Growing - a gardening podcast dedicated to helping you and your garden grow. The show is an in-depth interview format. Guests featured on the show share a passion for gardening and include authors, bloggers, professional gardeners, etc. Listeners and guests of the show can join the Still Growing community on Facebook. It's a place to ask questions, share garden stories, interact with great guests featured on the show, and continue to grow and learn. Jennifer and her husband Philip have four children, a big golden lab named Sonny, and live in lovely Maple Grove, Minnesota. P.S. When she's not teaching her four kids a new card game - or teaching them how to drive a car - Jennifer loves inspiring individuals and groups to maximize and personalize their home & garden.
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2 Comments

  1. marcy on February 10, 2013 at 5:51 pm

    hi nice blog

  2. 6ftmama on February 12, 2013 at 1:06 am

    Hey Marcy.
    It was great to chat with you the other night. Thanks for your comment!

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