Never Wordless Wednesday: Best Babysitter

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Monday was the first night of bowling league for the season.  Since Dustin works swing shift alternating between days and afternoons I need someone to watch the girls every other week.  When Alleigh graduated from pre-kindergarten I was very excited when her teacher Miss Brooke let me know she would love to babysit the girls if we ever needed her and this was the perfect opportunity.  Alleigh was so excited to see Miss Brooke again!  And I was thrilled because I have very few people that I trust to watch my children and Miss Brooke had spent so much time with Alleigh over the last school year and I had spent lots of time chatting with her during pick-up and drop-off that I felt very at ease leaving my kiddos in her care.

When Miss Brooke arrived she brought a bag full of fun activities and treats for the girls.  They were so excited that they were literally pushing me out the door.  Through out the evening I loved receiving texts and seeing my kiddos smiling faces popping up on Instagram and I just had to share them here.


Alleigh and Kaelyn haven’t stopped talking about everything from balloons to glow sticks to the pretty braids Miss Brooke made in their hair.  When I got home I found Kaelyn sleeping with a glow stick halo resting on the top of her head – so precious.  AND I found a clean kitchen!!  Miss Brooke made the girls dinner and then cleaned up the kitchen too.  She totally deserves the Best Babysitter Award.

I asked Alleigh if she would like Miss Brooke to come back and babysit in two weeks when I have bowling and daddy will be at work.  She said yes and asked how long two weeks is… when I informed her 14 days she replied with “how about in two days?”  Yup, she loves Miss Brooke.

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15 Responses to Never Wordless Wednesday: Best Babysitter

  1. That is awesome! Wish we had a Miss Brooke here! It’s always a relief to have someone you know you can trust with your kids when you NEED a sitter.
    I want to know how to braid like that. So cool! 😉

  2. Jessica Beardmore Hilton says:

    I think I would like to spend a day with Miss Brooke. I want to do all of those fun activities 🙂 Oh, and she can come fix me dinner and clean my kitchen too ! 🙂

  3. Jennifer Young says:

    That is so great to have someone you trust to watch your children! My mom is the only person I trust 100% besides my husband and myself. It makes going out without kids a little difficult.

  4. Dee says:

    Awwww – I bet they loved that! How exciting for them!

  5. Sounds like they had a great time! I love that she instagram’d the night for you!

  6. Tiffany Schmidt says:

    It’s so comforting to know your children are with someone you trust. It can be a scary babysitting world out there! It looks like they had a great time. No offense mom, but I’m guessing they’ll want you gone a few more times 😉

  7. Laura Grace Andry says:

    That is so cute. I love it when I am out and I get pics of my kiddos too. A good babysitter is worth her weight in GOLD!

  8. Emily says:

    I LOVE that she brings her own toys/games with her! I used to do that and parents and kids loved it!! Love the braids!

  9. So fun!! I’d love to find a great sitter like that.

  10. Awesome! I’d love her too if she could do that to my hair!

  11. It’s so nice to find a good babysitter, they are definitely hard to come by.

  12. shelly peterson says:

    What a great relief to find some one so great to leave your children with! She sounds awesome!

  13. How fun! I know it is very comforting to have someone so great watching your kids!

  14. Mimi says:

    Finding a good babysitter is like finding gold. =) My daughter was a well sought after babysitter and she loved her job!

  15. Rachel says:

    What a great babysitter! I can’t believe she cleaned the kitchen!

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