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Necessity is Still the Mother of Invention

Sometimes the best ideas are also the simplest. When New Albany resident Amanda Knapp moved to the city from St. Louis with a decade of babysitting and nanny experience, she struggled to find work and was leery of using online services.

So Knapp developed Sitting Made Simple, a baby-sitting-placement service that that brings central Ohio sitters together with families who need them. The program is based upon acts as a liaison between central Ohio sitters and families who want to hire one. The service handles all of the background checks and scheduling. Read more at

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