baby sitting

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: sitting - the work of a baby sitterbaby sitting - the work of a baby sitter; caring for children when their parents are not home
care, tending, attention, aid - the work of providing treatment for or attending to someone or something; "no medical care was required"; "the old car needs constant attention"
References in classic literature ?
Such a clever little lady," said the woman with the baby sitting down by Maggie, and allowing baby to crawl; "and such a pretty bonnet and frock," she added, taking off Maggie's bonnet and looking at it while she made an observation to the old woman, in the unknown language.
Officers found a baby sitting loose in a car seat - and the seat itself not secured to the car's interior.
These mobile sitters provide their clients with in-room baby sitting services to hotel guests, on-call baby sitting services for residents, local conventions and private functions as well, such as weddings.
She wants to go out baby sitting and spend the pay on The worst t
Shelly Ehlers of Eugene said she enrolled her 11-year-old daughter, Jackie, in the course so she could be prepared for the challenges of baby sitting.
Too big to play hop-on-pop with his little siblings, too small to go hiking with his big brother, but always called upon to do middle-sized chores such as baby sitting, he decides enough is enough and runs to his hideout to sulk.