175: Babysitting

175: Babysitting

Jan 5, 2001
Stories of babysitters, and what goes on while mom and dad are away that mom and dad never find out about. Including the story of two teenagers who decide to invent children to babysit, as an excuse to get out of their own house.
  • Lots of babysitting is done by family members. Hillary Frank reports on what can happen when a teenaged son is put in charge of his younger brothers. It's not pretty. Hillary produces the podcast The Longest Shortest Time, about early parenting. (14 minutes)

    ChildrenFamilysiblingsTeenagers
    Song:
    • "The Perfect Nanny", from Mary Poppins, covered by Jon Langford, with John Rice on mandolin

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