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LaVergne Dickerson has been instructing first aid and babysitting training courses using the American Red Cross curriculum for several years

OH, BABY! You're in good hands

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Why is play important for children's development? What is the most important thing to remember when changing a baby's diaper? What information should you know about a family before agreeing to watch a child?


They may not be questions every young babysitter considers, but according to LaVergne Dickerson, they should be.

"There is value in grooming yourself for any field," she said.

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Sarah Gorvin
Sarah Gorvin has been with the Republican Eagle for two years and covers education, business and crime and courts. She graduated from the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities in 2010 with a  journalism degree.