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Having a large family presents some definite challenges in traveling.  Getaways without kids are even more important, but are even harder to manage.  As I’m sure you can understand, finding someone even WILLING to watch our kids for any length of time is difficult, and the cost for a babysitter for 6 kids even for a long weekend can run into the hundreds if not thousands of dollars.

This is what it feels like a babysitter costs...

This is what it feels like a babysitter costs…

So to try and solve that, I came up with an idea to barter airline miles for babysitting – read the rest in a guest post I wrote over on

Bartering airline miles for babysitting can definitely be a great way to save yourself some money and get away with your spouse

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