Okay, I can't help but post this email reply on my blog. Am I crazy, or is everyone else insane right now in the world of babysitting?
"Hi - I'm [so and so's] father, responding to you because [so and so] is in college today and would not be able to reply until late. She would be delighted to sit for you - babies are fine - and charges $10/hour."
A college student who can't check/answer her own email? Didn't know they existed!