Baby Sitters: The Playpen
If you’re babysitting toddlers (2 and 3 years old), your job will be to keep them within safe play areas, preferably within your sight. While in the house, you’ll have to keep them away from potentially dangerous areas such as the kitchen, bathroom, workshop, and storage areas. They move fast, so you will have to be able to move even faster!
Here are some tips on keeping play areas safe for infants and toddlers:
Last reviewedAugust 2012by Brian P. Randall, MD
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