I’m babysitting tonight, but luckily the job has been super easy. With a family this big, my parents have always had a rule since I’ve been old enough to babysit. If they need to do something, then I just have to suck it up and take on my big sister responsibilities. If they want to go out and have fun, then they’ll pay me like a regular babysitter.
Now during the day, yeah, I guess I could see why my parents would want to pay me if they’re going out just to have fun. But tonight? Like I said, it has been really easy. My mom put the little kids to bed right before they left, and then my sister stayed up for another hour with me. Now I’ve had the rest of the night to myself, and I’m getting to watch a lot of episodes of an old television series I recently started.
The only thing odd about this night is the fact that my parents are out having fun on a Saturday night, and I’m sitting home binge watching television. Seems kind of strange, but I’d much rather stay in than go out. In fact, my dad originally offered to stay home and babysit and told me that I should go out with my mom, but I decided that I’d rather stay home instead.
Hope everyone else had a fun Saturday night as well, no matter how you chose to spend it!
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