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Family Finances 101 - Spend Less on Date Night - Parents Magazine
So many moms suggested setting up an online babysitting co-op as a huge way to save money. One popular site where
you can do that is Babysitterexchange.com. Just log on and start swapping childcare with a simple point system.
A Guide to Babysitting Co-ops / How to start your own co-op to get quality child care at no cost - iVillage
Babysitting co-ops can range from small, casual groups of close friends to large, organized groups of families who might not even know each other very well. The great thing about starting your own co-op is that you determine the size, formality, structure and rules that you feel will work best!
Fifteen families in Kat Applegarth Simons's Dumbo apartment building recently got together to form a babysitting co-op. Instead of paying a sitter $15 an hour, the families take turns sitting for each other's kids entirely free of charge.