«

»

Remote Babysitting or Things To Know In A Strange House!

I look forward to the day when our granddaughter Abbie can show me how to work the remote controls.  Recently I watched 3 hours of BBC News 24 while babysitting as I could not work the integrated remote control

Even worse the Mayhems were demanding their bedtime fix of TV and I resorted to using my laptop to play Peppa Pig videos to them before they went to bed.

remote babysitting 2

I have also been caught out when a kitchen light  blew the circuit breaker – leaving me in semi darkness.

We have a very useful emergency checklist  with important phone numbers and data but not about how things work.

To avoid future frustration, I sat down and compiled a list of things that I need to know when babysitting the Mayhems!

  1. Where electric circuit breakers are.
  2. How to work the baby alarm
  3. TV Remote Controls, including how to view satellite/cable channels
  4. Where the keys are to open the back door to let the cat in/out
  5. How to work the central heating

If you are feeding, playing and taking a child out by yourself then make sure you can:-

  1. Work baby equipment such as a sterilizer
  2. Open and close a buggy
  3. Know how to put the burglar alarm on or off

And of course, most importantly know where coffee, tea and biscuits are!

Share this post

Leave comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

*