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27 Things Every Babysitter Knows To Be True

*consumes entire contents of fridge*

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1. Janitorial duties make up a huge part of the job:

"Alli, come here I forgot to do something . I forgot not to use too much paper." -Bella #deepbreaths #nannyprobz

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"Alli, come here I forgot to do something . I forgot not to use too much paper." -Bella

#deepbreaths #nannyprobz

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2. Parents will inevitably come home drunk, which can get awkward fast:

3. Especially when they're like, "Oh, I'm sorry, I don't have enough cash."

4. You're at the front lines of whatever kid plague is going around:

When you pick kids up from school and they were sent home with this... #nannyproblems

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When you pick kids up from school and they were sent home with this... #nannyproblems

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5. That snack drawer life is hard to turn away from:

when the mom of the kids I nanny gets home and I'm 6 deep in their Girl Scout cookies #caughtredhanded #nannyprobz

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when the mom of the kids I nanny gets home and I'm 6 deep in their Girl Scout cookies #caughtredhanded #nannyprobz

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6. Kids are so mean when they think you're a loser:

Lila's face after hearing me singing Call Me Maybe. She said, this is going to be a loooooong car ride #nannyprobz

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Lila's face after hearing me singing Call Me Maybe. She said, this is going to be a loooooong car ride #nannyprobz

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7. And they're not afraid to do all the worst things while you're there:

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8. But it's OK because your coolness rubs off on them, too:

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9. You can get them into the music you like best:

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(even if their parents hate it)

10. And teach them all your ~moves~:

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11. But you have to be careful because any weird behavior can be traced back to you:

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12. And that weird behavior can leave incriminating evidence:

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13. You're hyper-aware of any activities that require serious cleanup:

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In this case, colorful crepes...

14. And you know to worry when it gets too quiet:

15. Sometimes you succeed in helping the kids make new friends:

16. You experiment with new recipes:

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17. When you're lucky, you might be able to get some sleep in yourself:

LOL nope.
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LOL nope.

18. Tantrums and fits can seem like they're never-ending:

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...and you're being taken hostage, apparently.

19. You have to be very careful of how you communicate with the parents:

20. You probably give the kids more treats than their parents do:

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21. Because you know what you're going to be doing after the kids go to sleep:

22. In public, people ask if they're yours and you're like "NO."

But you still have to clean up the mess. :(
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But you still have to clean up the mess. :(

23. Unless it's a cutie you want to talk to and then you're like:

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"Today they are ;)"

24. If you're lucky, you get to be there for the big moments:

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25. And that means you can appreciate the small moments, too:

26. But no matter what kind of insanity goes down, you can give them back at the end of the day:

27. And you can sleep soundly knowing you're helping shape the next generation:

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