Wednesday, July 2, 2008

Red Neck Child Care - No joke.

Every now and then I visit Craigslist to find open babysitting jobs in the Childcare section. It is after all where I have gotten two of my babysitting jobs. But you kind of have to watch out for indicators of people you don't want to work for/with. Often when I see bad grammar (yes I know I'm guilty of it myself) or very little detail, I move on to the next post. But when I saw "RED NECK sitter off ElTiro and Springfield rd (Marana)" I couldn't not click!

Here is the post...

Yes I have guns,(THEY ARE ALLWAYS LOCKED UP)Yes I go Hunting, But if you do not wont your child becoming a hunter I will not tell him of this.They do learn guns are not toys and should NOT be touched unless an adult is helping you.Yes I have 2/ 90 lb dogs,(THEY STAY LOCKED AWAY FROM THE CHILDREAN DO TO THEY DONT KNOW THERE SIZE, THEY'D NOT HURT A CHILD.)I have a ton of knickknacks, do I put them away (NO I TEACH THE CHILD DONT TUCH AS ANY PARENT WOULD.) I love children so I baby sit .I do it for spending money not to pay bills as many sitters have to do. I own 4 homes I don't do it for the money. I know how hard it is to raise a family and pay a sitter. So I keep my prices LOW. I take the children swimming and shopping and to movies and even kids museums. We learn A.B.C es and 1.2.3 es and colors and numbers and shapes. We even learn parents name and number. We have fun most of all.We watch TV cartoons and channel 6 (learning channel ) BUT it's not ALL day.We have a sand box and toys to play outside on or in. And a swing for small ones. We listen to music and dance to. So now that you know a little about me come see if your child would like to stay at a warm caring and safe home.With fun things planed to do.
Newborns to one year $65 per wk you provide milk,diapers and food they might be eating. One year to two years old $85 you provide Juice, food you wont them to eat. Two years and up $100 a wk you provide lunch/Juice. Drop in's or over nights are welcome 6 pm to 8 am $25.00 Thank you for considering a red neck sitter and I hope to hear from you soon
Tammy 682-**** or 256-****

Ohhhh the comments I could make...
Sounds like somebody needs to pay attention to the learning channel when it is on!

Seriously, someone call this lady(or man?) and see if she is for real! I would do it and YouTube it, but my speaker phone is busted (and I don't have the guts!!! I googled her number for Tucson, apparently she sells dogs*es as well ;-)

I flagged this post for Best of Craigslist


  1. wow this is too funny!
    yet weird.
    i'm jonny by the way i came across your blog while browsing.
    it's very interesting by the way.
    Well feel free to read/comment my posts.
    I'd greatly appreciate it.

  2. You dont understand....this person owns 4 houses so they aren't babysittig for the money.

    LOL...this is great.

  3. Uh, yeah. There is no way in hell I'd let my kids anywhere near her. Not because she has guns. Not because of big dogs who may or may not know their own size (I had a hard time understanding that sentence.) But because she is clearly whack-job nuts. No one watches kids for practically nothing out of the goodness of their hearts. She is trying to start her own cult. You wait and see...

  4. lol Danielle, you might be right!

    You only had a hard time on that one sentence, I had issues with the whole thing haha!

  5. Wow!!! I wish it were a joke. I don't know whether to be outraged or feel sorry for the poster.

  6. Well normally I'd help out a fellow redneck, but this one wouldn't get a chance to babysit for me.It might be a cult, as pointed out above ...
    Please don't stereotype though. Some of us rednecks can spell words like childrean and wont :)