babysitting co-op

How to Start a Babysitting Co-op

Wouldn’t it be wonderful to have the security of reliable childcare at a moment’s notice – day or night – from a trusted family in your neighborhood? Oh, and what if you could use funny money in exchange for the sit!? Sound like an exhausted mother’s dream…well, let me tell you ~ dreams really do come true! A babysitting co-op. I had no clue what one was until a good friend (and neighbor) invited me to join. That was a couple of years ago, and let me tell ya, it’s been one of the best clubs I’ve ever been a part of…I can’t imagine now what I ever did without it. Being personally invited to join in this private group was key AND it was required that the invitee had known me for at least six months prior – according to bylaws!...