Finding the source of good caretakers in the Norton area for your children is this week's focus.
Each week, our council of experts and smart parents take your questions, give advice and share solutions in this parenting column. This feature will also be the place to drop in for a talk about the latest parenting hot topic. So grab a cup of coffee and settle in as we start the conversation today with a topic and question: Finding someone to care for your child when you are not around can be stressful. How do you know you can trust them? Do they have enough experience? Norton Patch wants to know how you choose the best local babysitter or nanny. Please comment in the box below, and check Norton Patch every Wednesday at 1 p.m. for this segment.
Your Patch Facts for the day.
Five Things You Should Know Today is a Patch column that provides readers with essential, daily information at a glance. Check back later for more, and let us know what you think of the feature in the comments section. 1.) A babysitter training class taught by Jane Rotondi, MASpED will be held at The Children's Museum In Easton, 9 Sullivan Ave., North Easton, 12:30 to 5 p.m. Topics to be covered include diapering techniques, safety and accident prevention, basic first aid, how to handle emergencies, great ideas for healthy and wholesome snacks and age appropriate activities. Bring a large doll or teddy bear to practice diapering and first aid techniques. This workshop for ages grade 6 and up is $55. Eat lunch prior to class. For more …