Cautions for Baby-Sitters!

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    Counsel with your parents or guardians before accepting a baby-sitting job.

    2

    Be sure you have important telephone numbers—where parents can be reached, police and fire departments, family doctor, and someone to contact in case of an emergency.

    3

    Know approximate time when the parents will return.

    4

    Learn what to do in an emergency.

    5

    Keep doors and windows locked. Completely close drapes or blinds at night.

    6

    Do not allow anyone to come into the house unless previous arrangements have been made by the parents.

    7

    Call your parents when you leave to go home so they will know when to expect you.

    8

    Do not walk or ride your bicycle home alone after dark.