Parenting Tools

Checklist: Information For Caregiver

Time to get organized! Help your caregiver with these detailed instructions.

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Time to get organized! Help your caregiver with these detailed instructions.

Use this guide to give your caregiver detailed instructions every time she comes. On the first visit, remember to point out your emergency phone numbers and information and give a house tour including demonstrations of how to lock the doors and use any necessary baby equipment.


[  ] Where I’ll be:


[  ] How to reach me:

[  ] Expected time home:


[  ] Emergency contact info:


[  ] Feeding times and instructions:

[  ] Bedtime:


[  ] Other special instructions or activities: (bath, medication, etc)


[  ] House rules: (What food can the caregiver eat? Is it okay to use the phone, computer or television? Are visitors allowed?)

By Paula Kashtan