Because you may need to go over several points with your babysitter, keeping a list posted prominently somewhere in your house can ease your mind and help your baby sitter become use to the routine of your household.
His remark about how she looked in the swimsuit made it obvious that he saw her as something more than a baby sitter or maid.
She was the maid, the baby sitter - nothing else in his eyes.
Nowadays they cart them off to some baby sitter they hardly know, just to get the kids out of their hair.
They were paying for a service - like a baby sitter.