MommyMixers – What an Interesting Idea
Aug 24 2007
I am not sure I would go to a mixer to meet a sitter but it looks like some moms would. I believe the sitters/nannies have already been screened, but I’m not sure. According to the article, they are “cash-strapped” college students looking to meet “sanity-strapped” mommies. I have used Hire A Longhorn to find some college help around the house with cooking/cleaning but I haven’t been comfortable using it to find someone to watch our kids when we are not here. Fortunately for us, the lady who runs the homecare our daughter goes to has babysat for us in the past and we have a teenage girl (who lives across the street) and her friend who also babysit for us. The huge plus with the teenage girls is that one of their moms is right across the street and can pop on over if they ever needed help. She’s a really neat person too. I also like the fact that there are two of them so they can manage both kids and talk to each other afte the kids are asleep. If neither the teenage girls nor homecare lady can do it, then we just don’t go somewhere!
MommyMixer provides a bonding experience for babysitters, mothers
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Thursday, August 23, 2007
On a recent evening, about 35 women ranging in age from their early 20s to their mid-40s packed into the 1940s bungalow that houses Kick Pleat, the quirky chic South Austin clothing boutique. They seemed excited, nervous.
A buzz was in the air, but it wasn’t over the 50 percent sale on summer dresses and shoes. These women were shopping for child care.Aruni | Filed under: baby care, mom, mother | 1 Comment »