It’s a little unsettling to see that $1,800 is all it takes for someone to be considered a household employee. This is important information for me, considering this is the year my husband and I have regularly started employing sitters for date nights, volleyball nights, and when we have to work on the weekends. More
Topic: babysitter going rate
Would it surprise you to hear that it costs me money each time I write one of these posts? Itâs true. My babysitter makes more than I do in the time it takes me to complete a 500- to 800-word thought. But I donât care, because sometimes this written thought is the only one I get to complete all day.
I had a life and a vibrant personality before I became a mom. I wrote, I taught yoga, I went out with friends, I saw movies. None of those things were as fulfilling or awe-inspiring as motherhood, but they were a lot of fun. And they made me feel good. The sad fact is that being a mom â âjustâ a mom â isnât a lot fun, relatively speaking. More