With all the daily stress and responsibilities at home and at work, sometimes, parents need a time off on their own to recollect, and have a ‘me’ time. In times like this, parents need to have a trusted babysitter to look after their precious young ones and make sure that they are getting the best care.
Child Care Log Template for Excel
Getting babysitters would require you as a parent to make sure they get along with your kids. It is also important to brief your babysitter about what you expect from them in terms of tasks and behavior to ensure that nothing untoward will happen as you leave the house.
You can use this Child Care Log for your babysitter to ensure that all the tasks are done and that they do not forget anything. This way, you can also be at ease that your child or children are getting the best care as if you are there with them yourself.
This Child Care Log is a convenient Excel Template that works best for Excel 2013 and yet remains compatible with older versions. This free Office template contains a simple table that any babysitter can fill out as a form of checklist for themselves and, once complete, they can submit to you as part of their report when you get back home.
Report Red Flags to List Child Care Issues and Discipline Problems
The template contains basic child care tasks such as making sure that the child has eaten, taken a bath, brushed teeth and enjoyed or participated in educational and fun activities. There are also tasks such as Diaper Change, Nap, Snack, Bottle, Videos Watched, Discipline Problem, and many others. These events or tasks are set against time in 30-minute intervals. This way, babysitters can just put a checkmark on the task and what time of day they happened or were accomplished.
This template shows parents what activities transpired within the day. This also helps babysitters as the checklist acts as a guide for them so that they do not forget anything. Parents can easily customize this according to the age, routine, and activities of their own children.