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Rent-A-Kid

Posted 2009.05.03 9.33 in Pointless Blather by Stephanie

I had a dream last night, of a new business opportunity! I had it all worked out.

You have parents who maybe want a night out, for their anniversary or to see a movie or something. Or maybe they want to go off for a week’s vacation. What to do with the kids? Bring them along? Expensive, disruptive, probably not going to make you many friends with the other diners / moviegoers / vacationers, and you spend all your time looking after the young-uns and not enjoying yourself. 

Babysitting? Sure, but it can get expensive. And who do you call? The teenager from down the road? Are they really capable of looking after the kids? What if something goes wrong? And if you’re going away for a week, what then? The costs add up.

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