It's common for parents to want to leave their young children with family or trusted friends, but having a teenage babysitter is helpful not just to you (and your social life), but it also great benefits to teens, too.
You don’t need to be reminded of how busy you are. It’s a never-ending list of hauling the kids, fetching the dog, dashing off for weekend trips, grabbing groceries, running to work, and all the back and forth chores in between.
Being busy is...
Birthday parties straight off of Pinterest. Over-the-top Halloween costumes. Fairy doors and fairy gardens. Elaborate responses from Santa Claus and the Easter Bunny. These days, it’s basically a full-time job to build whimsy into our kids’ lives.