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A babysitter must learn the fundamentals of relating to young children.
Valuable skill for careers in: Child Care
Young children get in a lot of scrapes. Successful babysitters learn to use basic first aid techniques and how to calm a nervous patient.
Valuable skill for careers in: Nursing
A babysitter must learn to keep the attention of young children and relay certain life lessons. Some babysitting jobs may even require you to help a child with school studies.
Valuable skill for careers in: Elementary Education