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How can I prove that I can take care of a 4 year old?

My dad says that I can't babysit for our next-door neighbour's kid because 14 is too young to be babysitting-especially someone of her age. He said that when I was 4, he would never let a 14-year-old babysit. they had to be at least 16. How can I prove that I can take care of a 4 year old?

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You’ll need to first do the babysitting under the supervision of an adult. This way, you’ll get to find out if you can handle the responsibility of taking care of a 4-year old. One thing’s for sure; you need a lot of patience.

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I don't think u can argue with ur dads word but u can ask ur neighbors to babysit with a supervisor maybe But not have them do anything

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Your dad should trust you to babysit a 4 year old. Also, if you have younger siblings, he should definitely know that you'll treat the four year old better. <3

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Prove that you are responsible. Do some chores in the house without him asking, or if you have a younger sibling, show him that you can watch them.

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I would think the 4 year olds parents would be a little worried about a 14 year old babysitting their child, not the babysitters parents...anyhow, just try to convince your dad that you're responsible and that he can trust you. Plus 14 is not too young of an age to babysit...

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Be responsable

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DeclairedOk

Start slow, take the child for 1/2 hour, then 1 hour, then 2 hours then more. Your dad will be convinced in no time.

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Have your dad come with you on the babysitting shift, so he can observe your skills. Also, you could babysit at your house, at least until he changes his mind or you are 16.

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do chores around the house, be more organized, small things!

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Show your parents that you are very responsible and maybe they would let you!!!

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Ask the people next door if they can say " your daughter has been doing a fantastic job taking care of my son you should be very proud of her " :)

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