Top 10 Reasons To
Join A Babysitting Co-op by Carren W. Joye
Many families belong to babysitting co-ops.
Why donít you? Here is a list of the top ten reasons to join a
You spend no money for babysitting.
You get occasional day, evening or
emergency overnight care.
Your children acquire more playmates and
develop social skills.
You get opportunities to see your children
interact with others.
You meet other families in the community
and make new friends.
You and your children gain an increased
sense of community.
You pick up valuable tips on parenting.
You get free time when you need it.
Your children feel more comfortable with
sitters that they know.
You get the security of knowing that your
children are being looked after by other parents that you know.
Convinced yet? Join or start your own
Carren W. Joye is
the author of A Stay-at-Home Mom's Complete Guide to Playgroups
(ISBN 0-595-14684-8). A homeschooling mom of four children, she has
founded five successful playgroups and helped start countless other
playgroups around the world. Visit her web site at http://www.OnlinePlaygroup.com
for more information about playgroups.