25 Life Lessons We Learned From “The Baby-Sitters Club”

Taking The Baby-Sitters Club television show out of context and using it to teach you about important things in life.

1. Being different is not wrong.

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You’re OK, kid!

2. What you think matters.

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It’s easy for Dawn to say, she’s so outspoken.

3. Don’t care so much.

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Just push those “caring” feelings aside, Dawn.

4. What’s a surplus?

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This show was excellent at doling out business advice.

5. Even baby-sitters disappoint people.

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We’re only disappointed by your shirt. You can do better than that, Stacey.

6. Practice makes perfect.

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What rhymes with perfect?

7. What happens when people are scared.

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You go, Mrs. Slade!

8. Do what you feel comfortable with.

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Solid life advice, Dawn.

9. Crime & Punishment

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Fair is fair.

10. Don’t spy on people.

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At least, not with such a large telescope. I think binoculars would be just fine.

11. When does someone get an opportunity of a lifetime?

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Like being inducted into The Baby-Sitters Club!

12. Your ideas are valid.

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13. It’s OK to make a mistake.

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Trust your gut. This is one time when you’re feelings should be trusted.

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These kids make more mistakes than the cast of Arrested Development!

14. How you should treat others.

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Jessi signs this perfectly!

15. Be yourself.

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Unless you can be a member of The Baby-Sitters Club, then be that.

16. Ease up on people.

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You never know what someone else is going through or if they’re American and could really use a break.

17. Protect the Earth.

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That means recycling bad drawings that your charges give you.

18. Don’t be in such a hurry to grow up.

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Stacey learned this the hard/awesome way but luckily she can pass her wisdom onto us.

19. Just say it!

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She trusted her gut, from the previous tip, and it worked out alright.

20. How to play soccer.

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This tip is for someone who has never seen soccer, or sports, or a ball in their entire life.

21. Believe.

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Kristy has so much wisdom for only being 13 years old.

22. There’s nothing wrong with talking.

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Advice directed at Karen that really just applies to us all.

23. What everyone needs in life.

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If this kid knows it when you should know it, too.

24. How to run better.

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I want to believe this advice from Pete has some deeper purpose.

25. Everything will be OK.

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If Logan, with this haircut, thinks everything will be OK, then it shall be.

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