Many of the first paid jobs young teens have is babysitting for siblings or neighborhood children. They learn and demonstrate responsibility, autonomy from parental control while coming up with their own spending money.
The Belmont Public Library is holding a Babysitting Workshop this Saturday, May 9, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Flett Room. Presented by Janice Nolan Henry, R.N., M.Ed, learn the basics of babysitting, child safety, age-appropriate play and basic first aid to become a great care provider. Students aged 10 years and older are eligible to sign up for the course. Bring luck and a doll.
Registration fills up quickly, so go to the library’s registration site, or call 617-993-2870.