The age of your children and the number of children may be a consideration- if you are leaving an infant or very active child. So while a recommendation is wonderful, the neighbor may have had a different set of circumstances from yours when this child babysat. I like many of the responses in a previous and similar post- especially giving a trial run when you are home and trusting your gut. Being 13 or 14 years old isn't necessarily a disqualifier in itself. https://winnie.com/post/bf6350ab-8e3b-4e02-9dde-96eXXX-XXXX4e?utm_source=share
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