Woahh, realllly? Most kids are sweet and everything, but I've had my share of horrible kids (don't even get me started) so the thought of handling kids 24/7 have me scared. But I really do enjoy drawing kids I'm going into advertising and graphic design, so I'll be trying to get them to beg mum and dad for the newest toys.
Haha, I've been helping with kids kindergarten-3rd grade age in Sunday school for the last 8 years or so, plus I've been babysitting for about 6 or so, so I've had my share of monsters and angels and everything in between. I need a REAL job in case my art/writing career doesn't work out (or takes forever to). So yeah. Plus I already have a prospective job lined up. I just need to get my credentials.
Holy cow. I babysat my cousins in melbourne--holy shit never EVER AGAIN I AM SITTING IN A ROOM FOR 17 HOURS WILL KIDS Afwejfewjfwejfew. Why not going into editing and publishing? That way, you're getting experience while learning something new everyday to improve your writing. Are you going to uni? Any courses?