Lives in or out of the family's home and provides full-time child care and domestic help for families in which one parent is home most of the time. May be left in charge of the children for brief periods. May or may not have previous child care experience.
A parent's helper assists parents in child care, without generally being left in charge of the children for long periods of time. Salaries vary by the region the care-giver comes from and the region in which the family lives. In some cases, a parent's helper is a high school student.
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