Quoting Mandy loves Hailey+Boy:" I'm really just thinking in case of emergency. Like, if we needed to go to the hospital and no one could ... [snip!] ... store if Hailey was napping or something? I don't know that I'll actually do it, just wondering what people find "acceptable"."
Quoting HopingforaMiracle:" <blockquote><b>Quoting tinana +2:</b>" It depends on the teen. My little sister is ... [snip!] ... than a couple of hours."</blockquote> Yeah when I was 13 I was babysitting 8 hours a day two kids and it was too much"
Quoting I'm His Amy He's My Rory:" oh yeah I totally would allow it."
Quoting JessieLeeAnne:" I started when I was 12 babysitting friends of family's children. My sister, after completing a child ... [snip!] ... also speak to her parent to see if they have any problems with it. I would say occasional date nights 3-4 hours at most. "Well, she lives with us so I'm her legal guardian. She has lived with us for 2 years now and never babysat even for a minute.
Quoting Mandy loves Hailey+Boy:" Well, she lives with us so I'm her legal guardian. She has lived with us for 2 years now and never babysat even for a minute."
Quoting Mandy loves Hailey+Boy:" I think maybe we'll test it one night soon. Like maybe DH and I could go to dinner somewhere nearby or something. She'd probably love the responsibility and the chance to make a little money."