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    Default Babysitter sleeping on the job.

    I'm "babysitting" my neighbours 13 & 11year old DSs. They are sleeping on the couch.

    It's 11.21pm and I've been up since 5.15am.

    Is it ok for me to have a little sleep on the couch too??

    When is ok for the babysitter to sleep on the job?

    Only thing stopping me is my dd2 who is stirring every 20mins

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    Default Babysitter sleeping on the job.

    Oh gosh babycart you poor love. A little nap wouldn't hurt are you a light sleeper? You can't stay up all night are they sleeping over?

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    Default Babysitter sleeping on the job.

    I would with them being 11 and 13.

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    Default Babysitter sleeping on the job.

    No, they weren't sleeping over. Their mum and dad arrived shortly after I posted.

    Unfortunately, dd2 is still causing worlds of pain at 12.44am. DH has just taken over settling duties.

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    Default Babysitter sleeping on the job.

    I'd say atthat age it's fine I've had certain babysitting jobs where theysay it's fine to sleep others I wouldn't

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    I'd probably expect a babysitter to maybe doze with kids that age at that time of night. Not with small ones when I was due back at midnight or something though.

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    Default Babysitter sleeping on the job.

    I definitely would have :-)

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    Default Babysitter sleeping on the job.

    I would doze on the couch, especially with kids that age. You would probably hear the patents come home anyway and wake up.


 

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