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At least 13 with a good sensible head on your shoulders.

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14, and MUST have an open mind.

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I think you should be at least 13 years old or older to be a babysitter.

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Older than the baby you are babysitting.

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omg. It's you again. The sarcastic child.
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13 and common sense and a caring attitude...

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I think it has more to do with maturity level than age. Someone could be sixteen, but a thirteen year old could be more responsible and mature than they are. It just depends.

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At least 13

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You should be mature and old enough to be able to take care of yourself first. But normally, I'd say...maybe around 13 or 14.

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I started when I was 13 so ya.....I think 13 is probably a good age to start

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14+

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At the youngest 13 I guess :)

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I would suggest between 14 and 16.

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You have to be 12 to take the babysitting classes

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I took the America Red Cross babysitting class at twelve and was quite capeable, certified and working. Too bad I couldn't get past beginner swimming certification back then. Took me nine more years to become less afraid of deep water and finally learn.

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I think you should be at least 12

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Depends on your level of maturity. I've been helping my mom with babysitting since I was in second grade, getting more responsibilities as I grew. Now I'm 15 and watch the ankle-biters frequently, even right now.

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