Originally Posted by nycindie
Just curious - would you call it "babysitting" and a "service provided" when the mother stays home with the kid?
If my opinion matters in this battle of semantics, I only call it babysitting when I get paid for it. If I volunteer or if I do it as an act of love, it is just taking care of a kid that I care about.
This from a woman who has spent the last 12 years of her life earning most of her money by providing childcare. lol