I am a stay at home mom And a friend of mine wants me to babysit her 2 children Are there state laws in Montana I should be aware of?
No if a friend wants you to babysit her kids the law cant do anything you are doing her "favor" but prob getting paid.. its ok if you want to take the job take it and have fun!
I think that this all depends on maturity. If you are twelve, you should be able to look after at least 3 children but you should never babysit more than 5 kids unless you are old enough to. Then again, if the family trusts you with 5 kids because they know you are practical, responsible and caring, you should be okay. Be sure to check with your arents before you babysit anyone, though!!
Children should not watch children. If you have someone watch your children they should be paid the going rate for the job. Having responsibility for a child's care and welfare is a bigger job than most children are able to do. There is more to child care or babysitting than most people are aware of. Anything can happen at any given time and a child (if chosen to do this job) should be able to…