Babysitter Quotes: A good film is when the price of the dinner, the theatre admission, and the babysitter are worth it. Africa is like a child that immediately cries for its babysitter when something goes wrong. Africa should stand on its own two feet.
Babysitting can be a challenging but rewarding job. It takes patience, creativity, and a sense of humor to keep kids entertained and safe.
As a child, I lived in Germany at the Ramstein Air Force Base, where my dad sang at a nightclub in Kaiserslautern. My parents couldn’t afford a babysitter, so when I was, like, ten or 11, I would go with them to the bar until two in the morning.
Ask any woman how she makes it through the day, and she may mention her calendar, her to-do lists, and her babysitter. But if you push her on how she makes it through her day, she will mention her girlfriends.
At times it seems as if you’re a glorified babysitter with these guys, but they’re all good people. You just want to keep everybody happy. One of the biggest things is to keep the lines of communication open and just keep everything running as smoothly as possible.
Benadryl – the seven-dollar babysitter.
Bribes and boy bands. That’s all you need to be a babysitter.
But what if scrambling to pay the bills takes every minute of your day, every ounce of your creativity? What if you can’t afford an au pair? What if you can’t even afford an ordinary babysitter?
Chad stared at his publicist/babysitter/daughter of Satan. “Jesus, woman, I do not envy the man you end up with.”
Dan inched closer. “Are her eyelids moving?”
Folks working late, I had a babysitter. I ain’t about to sit here and name her. I was almost 8 when she came in late, woke me up with a game to play. Did a few things that it’s hard to say. Told me to keep that secret safe. I’m trying to act like it ain’t real. Had my innocence just stripped from me, and I still don’t know how to feel.
Food is a big part of my culture, so everyone knows how to cook. When I came to America and asked a babysitter to softboil an egg for my son and she didn’t know how, I was shocked.
Forgive me,’ the woman says. ‘I think I’ve interrupted you in a private moment.’
Head into the children’s bedroom, where our babysitter, Teri, is presiding over a massive game of Twister. Minnie doesn’t understand Twister, but she understands rolling around on the mat, getting in everyone’s way, so that’s what she’s doing.
Hello, inner child, I’m the inner babysitter!
I didn’t really know who I was, but improv had taught me that I could be anyone. I didn’t have to wait to be cast-I could give myself the part. I could be an old man or a teenage babysitter or a rodeo clown. In three short years Chicago had taught me that I could decide who I was. My only job was to surround myself with people who respected and supported that choice. Being foolish was the smartest thing to do.
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I don’t need a babysitter.”
I finally gave up my little law practice and stayed home for about three years. You have to do what you can to keep the family going. But I wanted to get back to work. So I got another babysitter and went to work as an Assistant Attorney General.
I first became a vegetarian when I was nine, in response to an argument made by a radical babysitter. My great change – which lasted a couple of weeks – was based on the very simple instinct that it’s wrong to kill animals for food.
I first got interested in music as a toddler by my childhood babysitter, Rosetta Atkins. She taught me how to sing by imitating the voices on the gospel radio station she listened to – both men and women’s voices.
I grew up not understanding what was true and what was not true. It gave me a sense of unreality. I was told that this man [mom’s lover] was not my mother’s lover – when he was. I was told he was there as a male babysitter for my brother so that he would learn sports and other manly things.
I had a babysitter when I was 12 or younger. I had a big crush on her. She was really spontaneous and fun and loved to make us sing and dance and paint. She was the coolest person in the world. I guess I did have my young love. I did everything to impress her. Everything possible. It was just ridiculous.
I have a lot of nieces and nephews. I was always around kids. I was like the family babysitter because I was the only one that wasn’t married.
I have a six-year-old son and a four-year-old daughter, so I write when they are at school and pre-school, or when I have a babysitter.
I know it’s bullshit that I say “babysitter” instead of nanny. What I have is a full-time nanny, and I should be roundly punished for trying to make it seem like the teenager next door comes over one night a week. But I don’t like the word “nanny.” It gives me class anxiety and race anxiety. And that is why I will henceforth refer to our nanny as our Coordinator of Toddlery.
I look young. I heard this said so often that it became irritating. I once worked as a babysitter for a woman who, the first time we met, said she didn’t want somebody in high school. I was 22. Later, I realised that in certain places being female and looking ‘young’ meant it was more difficult to be taken seriously, so I turned to make-up.
I spent a lot of time listening to people. But it’s also true that I liked details and listening to people when I was a bartender and when I was a waitress and probably when I was a babysitter as well. I suspect that’s part of what drew me to psychotherapy rather than the other way around.
I started off when I was seven years old doing musicals. I was in ‘Les Miserables’ and ‘The Sound of Music,’ and my mum’s an actress. My parents divorced when I was young, and when she couldn’t find a babysitter, I was in the wings, sleeping.
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I think that parents only get so offended by television because they rely on it as a babysitter and the sole educator of their kids.
I want to be able to raise my kid. I was totally being a martyr about it at first, thinking I could totally do it on my own, which I did for a while. I’ve hired a babysitter before, but as for a full-time caregiver … for a control freak like me, it ain’t gonna happen!
I was brought up bilingual, but there came a point where my mom went back to work and I got a white babysitter, so sadly I lost it. Now I can understand Spanish and put words together, but I don’t speak it fluently. I’m ashamed of that.
I was living in Gainesville, Florida, and our babysitter brought over the soundtrack to The Who’s “Tommy” – not the actual record “Tommy”, but the soundtrack to the movie with Elton John and Aretha Franklin. I remember hearing it for the first time and it was so confusing. It was like waves and waves of unknowable and indescribable sound coming out of the stereo.
I was more of the kind of babysitter that liked holding the baby, sort of playing Mom, and then putting the baby to bed and watching TV while eating everything in their kitchen.
I went through a few phases of finding myself: I dabbled in musical theater, chess club, dance troupe, splatter-painting, school mascot (go Wildcats), babysitter, photojournalist, drill team girl, emo kid – and not one of them defined me, but every single one will always play a part in who I am.
I would never put a video in front of my kid. While I don’t use videos as a babysitter, they have come in handy on the airplane.
I would rather be a babysitter than a nursemaid
I’m not a babysitter.
I’ve never worked with an acting coach, but my parents had acting classes and I grew up around them my whole life just because I didn’t have a babysitter.
If television’s a babysitter, the Internet is a drunk librarian who won’t shut up.
If you’re a teenaged babysitter caring for a mute toddler in a remote Maine cabin during a once-in-a-century blizzard while and escaped killers (bearing a strange resemblance to the handicapped boy you and your friends bulled of an embankment and left for dead all those years ago) roams the woods, you’re probably in a horror movie.
Imagination They say adults have no imagination. Not true. Just instead of dinosaurs and spaceships, they imagine silence and the new babysitter bent over the coffee table.
In many ways, Eulah-Beulah prepared me for literary criticism. After having a two-hundred-pound babysitter fart on your face and yell Pow!, The Village Voice holds few terrors.
It is a little ironic that one thing a babysitter should not do is sit on a baby.
It was not easy for my mother, being a struggling actress and raising a child. We were these two sort of vagabonds, never knowing where the money was going to come from. She always says she couldn’t afford a babysitter, which is why she put me on the stage.
It’ll always bother you, wondering what you missed out on,” Merrin said now. “That’s how men are. I’m just being practical. I’m not waiting to get married to you so I can fight through your midlife affair with our babysitter. I’m not going to be the reason for your regrets.
It’s a job. It’s not a hobby. You don’t write the way you build a model airplane. You have to sit down and work, to schedule your time and stick to it. Even if it’s just for an hour or so each day, you have to get a babysitter and make the time. If you’re going to make writing succeed you have to approach it as a job.
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Jack was mid-jump when I burst into my room. I snatched his ankle,flipping him horizontal.He crashed down hard to my bed and rolled off onto the floor.
Leaving us with Eric is like hiring a babysitter who spends his time sharpening knives.
Leo: “So … giants who can throw mountains. Friendly wolves that will eat us if we show weakness. Evil espresso drinks. Gotcha. Maybe this isn’t the best time to bring up my psycho babysitter.”
Light is good company, when alone; I took my comfort where I found it, and the warmest yellow bulb in the living-room lamp had become a kind of radiant babysitter all its own.
Listen, I would never judge someone who screwed their babysitter for years or knocked up their secretary, so don’t ask me to.
My earliest memory was raping the babysitter when I was 5 … she was 15.
My grandmother spent her whole life working as a maid, a cook and a babysitter, barely scraping by, but still working hard to give my mother, her only child, a chance in life, so that my mother could give my brother and me an even better one.
My mouth is a womb. My teeth are my children. My tongue is their babysitter.
Parents should watch what their children watch and not use TV as a babysitter. If a show is objectionable they should turn it OFF. They should write the president of the network and tell him they are never going to watch that program again and why.
Rock ‘n’ roll is a terrible babysitter, baby.
So it was surprising that I killed it as a babysitter. Er, maybe “killed it” is a wrong and potentially troubling way to express what I’m trying to say.
The desirable virgin is sexy but not sexual. She’s young, white, and skinny. She’s a cheerleader, a babysitter; she’s accessible and eager to please (remember those ethics of passivity!). She’s never a woman of color. SHe’s never a low-income girl or a fat girl. She’s never disabled. “Virgin” is a designation for those who meet a certain standard of what women, especially young women, are supposed to look like. As for how these young women are supposed to act? A blank slate is best.
The irony of the babysitting situation is that you need someone to watch your kids while you go out to earn the money to pay someone to take care of your kids. Your ultimate goal by earning the money is to be able to spend quality time with your kids, which is what you are paying your babysitter to do.
There are times when, for many years, I’ve been irrelevant – and it was OK! I had my moment. No one is responsible for anyone else’s dreams. I don’t need a babysitter. I just needed to know that I could do this. I just think that my happiest time or my best time, upon reflection, is that I had the courage to do this.
TV is the best babysitter.
TV pollutes our minds and dulls our senses. It is a babysitter that molests children. And yet those who are on the television scream “first amendment” and “freedom of speech”. How is corporate control freedom of speech? And what rights did our forefathers grant corporations, anyway?
Vin Diesel had to hire a babysitter.
We [with Nimai Larson] listened to hardly any music except Hare Krishna music growing up and the occasional Garth Brooks that our babysitter would play for us. From a very early age, we looked at music as mantra based, very cyclical, and having no linear time.
We did an episode where she goes out to get a job and she gets fired because she’s not good. They hire a babysitter to help out and she finds out she hates the fact that the kids have more fun with the sitter than her.
When I was a baby, my mom used to have a dance school, and she used to teach classes there. We didn’t have money for a babysitter, so she always brought me with her to the dancing school. Back then, I was already watching and listening to Michael Jackson for a long time.
When I was nine, I had a babysitter who didn’t want to hurt anything. She put it just like that when I asked her why she wasn’t having chicken with my older brother and me: “I don’t want to hurt anything.” [ … ] What our babysitter said made sense to me, not only because it seemed true, but because it was the extension to food of everything my parents had taught me. We don’t hurt family members. We don’t hurt friends or strangers. We don’t even hurt upholstered furniture. My not having thought to include animals in that list didn’t make them the exceptions to it. It just made me a child, ignorant of the world’s workings. Until I wasn’t. At which point I had to change my life.
Why don’t we pay more attention to who our farmers are? We would never be as careless choosing an auto mechanic or babysitter as we are about who grows our food.
You can’t get out-fought and out-desired. I don’t want to see that again. I won’t tolerate less than 100 percent desire. I’m their manager, not their babysitter.
You can’t let your employees work from home out of fear they’ll slack off without your supervision, you’re a babysitter, not a manager. Remote work is very likely the least of your problems.
You know what I’m thinking?’ Maggie said. I had no idea. ‘Nope,’ David replied. Apparently, David didn’t know either. Maggie turned to me with pleading eyes.’Our babysitter has the flu.’ ‘I’m sorry to hear that,’ I replied. Dead silence. I honestly had no idea what Maggie was getting at, so I misread the silence. ‘It’s not serious, I hope,’ I said sympathetically.
I could have taken you to the lab right now and been done with you. Now I have to babysit you until Sunday.” He shakes his head and pushes past me, grumbling under his breath.
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