Tag: babysit

  • where does the poop go?

    I was fourteen years old and babysitting a toddler for a couple hours at his parents’ cabin. We had a wonderful time playing games and eating animal crackers. Right before his parents were due to return, he filled up his cloth diaper. I started to change him when I ran into a little problem: what […]

  • the tickle spot

    One Summer I had a job watching two children for long hours every day. We had a tickle fight one day, and I told them I am not ticklish except for one place. I finally caved in and told them where it was. It’s my hip bones at the very top. But the problem came when their dad came home. I had a strange relationship with the father to begin with, and he was very quiet and kind of ignored me. When he got home, I was getting ready to leave, and the boy said, “Megan has a secret ticklish spot that only works on teenage girls.” As soon as he said that I realized how bad that sounded. I felt really weird and said, “That’s not what I said,” and tried to explain, but the dad gave me a weird look, and I just left. Megan – TX