BabySitter in The City Responsibilities to the Parents

A Sitter shall:

• Treat parents and other family members with respect by maintaining confidentiality and respecting the family’s right to privacy.

• Work together with parents to create an environment conducive to the healthy development of the child.

• Respect the family’s child-rearing values and parents’ rights to make decisions for their children.

• Support the family value system, cultural expression, and individual characteristics and refrain from imposing personal values or biases on the child.

• Be an advocate for children and work to protect their rights.

• Not hold the child accountable for negative interactions between parents and nanny.

• Inform parents of physical injury, illness, and emotional crises should they occur in the child’s life.