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Seeking Sitters

Finding the right babysitter isn’t always that simple. Parents want to make sure the person who will be caring for their child is a responsible person and will not treat their kids in a way that would be inappropriate. The Seeking Sitters franchise opportunity gives moms and dads the chance to turn the process of finding a babysitter into a working business.

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Start Your Own Child-Care Service
Jacquelyn LynnGet Paid to Care for Kids! Do you enjoy working with children? Would you like to help lighten the load on busy moms and dads? With more and more parents needing help to care for their children, the market for child-care services is exploding. Whether you want to start a family-style child-care center in your home, a large center at a commercial site or a niche business like child transportation, this guide can help you get started. Business experts and successful child-care service owners offer valuable information on: Legal and insurance concerns Facility location and setup considerations Security issues How to establish and revise rates Hour and policy considerations Records to obtain from parents Sample forms, updated resources and step-by-step instructions will get you on the road to success.
Working at Home While the Kids Are There, Too
Loriann Hoff OberlinEntrepreneur Loriann Oberlin shows readers how to successfully combine having a career and children through home-based employment. This book is a smart approach to business that allows a person to work while handling the duties of caring for the children. Through humor, advice and encouragement, Working at Home While the Kids are There, Too covers choosing a successful career, keeping the kids stimulated while getting the work done, and setting up budgets and space with limited resources.
Growing Profits: How to Start & Operate a Backyard Nursery
Michael HarlanA backyard nursery is a great business opportunity for the person seeking some level of self-employment. It can be a full-time operation for the entrepreneur, or a part-time enterprise for a stay-at-home Mom, the retiree who wants to supplement a pension, or the landscaper who wants to make additional income by both selling and installing plants.
The Stay-at-Home Mom's Guide to Making Money from Home, Revised 2nd Edition: Choosing the Business That's Right for You Using the Skills and Interests You Already Have
Liz FolgerIncrease Your Family’s Income While Taking Care of Your Children!Did you know that millions of moms just like you are making money from the comfort of their homes? You can do it too! Stay-at-home mom expert Liz Folger shows you step-by-step how you can stay home with your kids and make money doing something you really enjoy. From scrapbooking, catering, and massage therapy to pet sitting, accounting, Web designing, and hundreds more, you can turn your skills and talents into profits for you and your family. Inside, you’ll learn how to: ·Find a business you love ·Plan and budget your time ·Manage yourself, your business, and your family ·Tap into the Internet’s vast resources and opportunities ·Avoid get-rich scams and costly mistakes ·Obtain a business license ·And much, much more! You’ll also discover tips and advice from 35 moms who have started their own successful businesses from home. If they can do it, why not you? With The Stay-at-Home Mom’s Guide, you too can turn your home-business dreams into reality. "This latest edition of The Stay-at-Home Mom’s Guide will continue to inspire moms (and dads) in finding that perfect balance between a work-from-home venture and family life.” —Priscilla Y. Huff, author of 101 Best Home-Based Businesses for Women “Liz Folger provides solid, invaluable information that will start you off right toward home-business success. The National Association of At-Home Mothers highly recommends this book for any mother wishing to make money from home." —Jeanette Lisefski, founder of AtHomeMothers.com and the National Association of At-Home Mothers "On-target guidance that will hone your entrepreneurial skills and lead you to success in the right home-based business." —Richard Henderson, publisher of Home Business Magazine
Like Pickle Juice on a Cookie
Julie SternbergI had a bad August. A very bad August. As bad as pickle juice on a cookie. As bad as a spider web on your leg. As bad as the black parts on a banana.I hope your August was better. I really do.  When Eleanor's beloved babysitter, Bibi, has to move away to take care of her ailing father, Eleanor must try to bear the summer without Bibi and prepare for the upcoming school year. Her new, less-than-perfect babysitter just isn't up to snuff, and she doesn't take care of things like Bibi used to. But as the school year looms, it's time for new beginnings. Eleanor soon realizes that she will always have Bibi, no matter how far away she is. Written in a lyrical style with thoughtful and charming illustrations throughout, this remarkable debut novel tells a poignant story of friendship and the bittersweet feelings of growing up.Praise for Like Pickle Juice on a Cookie“Eleanor’s ingenuous free-verse monologue should strike a chord with readers, especially those who may have had to cope with the loss of a loved one. Cordell’s halftone cartoons convey the story’s pathos and humor, as well as Eleanor’s changeable moods.” –Publishers Weekly “Cordell’s winsome cartoon drawings complement the text without overcrowding the verse. It tells a simple, poignant story that will resonate with any child who has ever had to say good-bye.” –Booklist “This first novel is a promising debut. Eleanor’s concerns, not only about her babysitter, but also about playmates, friends and a new school year will be familiar to readers, who will look forward to hearing more about her life.” –Kirkus Reviews“Sternberg hits all the right notes here, capturing a sensitive kid’s first experience of loss with tender respectfulness and full acknowledgment that separation is a bereavement too. Sprightly line drawings, with the same perky homeyness as the story, add visual energy.” –Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books “Heartfelt, accessible, and energetic…” –Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books "This heartwarming novel and its winsome cartoon-like illustrations draw readers right into the story. Children would enjoy this short chapter book as an independent read, but it would also be a particularly good choice for parents to read to or with their children." –BookPage
Start and Run a Gift Basket Business
Mardi Foster-WalkerWith little more than some working space and a few basket-making items, an ambitious and creative person can cash in on the gift basket boom. The potential for unearthing new markets and finding motivated clients is unlimited in this easy-to-run small business.Topics covered include:
How to Make Someone Fall in Love With You in 90 Minutes or Less
Nicholas BoothmanBuilding on the power of first impressions, Nicholas Boothman shows how to find and meet the love of your life—and have that person fall in love with you—in a mere 90 minutes, or approximately the time it takes to have a first dinner date. Now in paperback, this follow-up to his bestselling How to Make Someone Like You in 90 Seconds or Less is updated throughout with information on Internet dating, bringing together all of Mr. Boothman's considerable interpersonal skills to the problem of finding lasting love, fast. And it works: The feedback Boothman has received from a number of his clients begins, "Please come to my wedding. . . ." Starting with a series of revealing self-assessment tests that show how to find your Matched Opposite (a person who makes you feel complete), here is how to make a fabulous first impression, with tips on everything from attitude to accessories; how to be charming, not alarming; introductions, opening lines, and the 1-2-3 mantra of never hesitating. There are techniques for starting and maintaining conversation and for finding "Me Too" moments, plus the importance of flirting, incidental touching, rules of self-disclosure, and more. Real-life examples and analyses of actual conversations show the method at work.
48 Days to the Work You Love
Dan Miller48 Days to the Work You Love is not about finding a new job. It is about finding out what you are going to “be.” According to Dan Miller, failing to make that fundamental discovery is why so many people find themselves in jobs they hate. But the great news is this book will lead you to the vocation you will love. Dan Miller will help you see clear patterns form from which you can make successful career and job decisions by understanding your God-given skills and abilities, personality traits, values, dreams, and passions. These patterns create a compass for you. Finding the work you love is finding the fulfillment of your calling.
The New Art of Managing People, Updated and Revised: Person-to-Person Skills, Guidelines, and Techniques Every Manager Needs to Guide, Direct, and Motivate the Team
Tony Alessandra and Phillip L HunsakerWhen a manager establishes a friendly yet productive working atmosphere, the benefits to the whole organization are substantial. The Art of Managing People provides practical strategies, guidelines and techniques for * Developing the interpersonal skills necessary to improve relations with employees * Understanding the differences between people, and behaving accordingly * Assessing, and then improving, current working situations * Creating trust between managers and employees. Person-to-person skills are the key to developing an effective team of satisfied, energetic workers. Letting your workers express their own personalities and maximize their potentials will * Reduce stress within the work force, * Create a positive spirit throughout the company, and * Increase the organization's productivity and profitability.
Seeking Peace: Chronicles of the Worst Buddhist in the World
Mary PipherIn this thoughtful and inspiring memoir, the author of the New York Times bestsellers Reviving Ophelia, The Shelter of Each Other, and Another Country explores her personal search for understanding, tranquility, and respect through her work as a psychologist and seeker. “There are three kinds of secrets,” Mary Pipher says in Seeking Peace: Chronicles of the Worst Buddhist in the World. “Those we keep from everyone, those we keep from certain people, and those we keep from ourselves. Writing this book forced me to deal with all three.” After decades of exploring the lives of others through her writing and therapy, Mary Pipher turns her attention to herself—culling insights from her own life to highlight the importance of the journey, not just the destination. Like most lives, Pipher’s is filled with glory and tragedy, chaos and clarity, love and abandonment. She spent her childhood in small Nebraska towns, the daughter of a doctor mother and a restless jack-of-all-trades father. Often both of her parents were away and Pipher and her siblings lived as what she calls “feral children.” Later, as an adult and a therapist, Pipher was able to do what she most enjoyed: learn about the world and help others. After the surprising success of Reviving Ophelia, she was overwhelmed by the attention and demands on her time. In 2002, after a personal crisis, Pipher realized that success and fame were harming her, and she began working to find a quieter, more meditative life that would carry her toward self-acceptance and joy. In Seeking Peace, Mary Pipher tells her own remarkable story, and in the process reveals truths about our search for happiness and love. While her story is unique, “the basic map and milestones of my story are universal,” she writes. “We strive to make sense of our selves and our environments.” In Seeking Peace, Pipher reflects on her life in a way that allows readers to reimagine theirs.

Tags babysitting
Address 3144 S. Winston Ave
Tulsa, OK 74135
USA
Telephone918-749-3588
Web seekingsitters.com
Type Franchise