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July 6th, 2009 at 08:53 pm

So, have been being pretty disciplined with my little babysitting charges. Their momma was not giving me money to take them out anywhere, so I stopped spending my own money. It takes a lot of discipline on my part, because mom is VERY strict and she has been working from home. Pretty hard to maintain your sanity when you are only allowed to play dollies or make art. These sweet little ones have mastered the art of WHINE and sometimes you just need a break! So I like to get them out and away from the house, but the parks have been off limits since the little one broke her leg. We have been doing the free movies a lot and I stock up on snacks from home before we leave. I fill up a backpack full and off we go! I took my kids and the baby sitting kids to the zoo last week. Our zoo is free and I packed a lunch from the babysitting house, so no cost to me. It was hard not to just run out and buy them all Lunchables or something, but I resisted! You have no idea how big that is for me.

1 Responses to “Oh, the blah blah”

  1. HELPmeFriend Says:

    Good job. It is hard to not give kids what they want, especially when they are whining. You can't count on their mom to throw in extra monies either, since she doesn't care about extra fun, only that fun that is included in the payment already discussed. I wish our zoo was free here. It is ridiculously expensive.

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