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Babysitter Allegan MI

Babysitters provide a needed respite to busy and tired parents. Below you can find nanny and babysitting services in Allegan, MI that provide nannies, babysitters, event childcare, residential childcare, and hotel childcare, as well as infant specialists and traveling nannies, and advice and content on childcare.

Nanny ID 137093
Plainwell, MI
Availability
Both
Certifications / Experience
CPR Certified : NO
First Aid Certified : NO
Special Needs Experience : NO
Years Experience : 6
Has References : YES
Experienced With Age Groups
Toddlers, Preschoolers, School Age, Older Children
Additional Services and Skills
Shop, Pets, Cook, Laundry, Drive Children, Homework, Sleep Training, House Keeping

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Nanny ID 138864
Kalamazoo, MI
Availability
Part Time
Certifications / Experience
CPR Certified : NO
First Aid Certified : NO
Special Needs Experience : NO
Years Experience : 4
Has References : YES
Experienced With Age Groups
Newborn, Toddlers, Preschoolers, School Age, Older Children
Additional Services and Skills
Shop, Pets, Laundry, Drive Children, Homework, House Keeping

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MOPS International
Detroit, MI
Cost
Membership fees vary by local chapter.
Ages
All Ages
Services Available
Childcare, Parents Resources

North Oakland Family YMCA
(248) 370-9622
3378 East Walton Boulevard
Auburn Hills, MI
Hours
Mon-Fri 5:30am-10pm; Sat 7am-6pm; Sun 9am-6pm
Cost
$$
Ages
All Ages
Services Available
Childcare, Classes, Kids Resources, Leagues & Teams

Nanny Choices
248.647.3800; 877.539.3800
Detroit, MI
Cost
See below for application, placement, and hourly fees. Accepts checks and major credit cards.
Ages
All Ages
Services Available
Childcare

Nanny ID 139091
Kalamazoo, MI
Availability
Both
Certifications / Experience
CPR Certified : YES
First Aid Certified : NO
Special Needs Experience : NO
Years Experience : 7
Has References : YES
Experienced With Age Groups
Toddlers, Preschoolers, School Age, Older Children
Additional Services and Skills
Shop, Pets, Cook, Laundry, Drive Children, Homework, Potty Training, Sleep Training, House Keeping

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Cedar Crest Academy and Early Childhood Center
(248) 625-1091
8990 Dixie Highway
Clarkston, MI
Ages
0-14
Services Available
Childcare

A Nanny on the Net
(888) 436-0222
Detroit, MI
Hours
Mon-Fri 9am-5pm
Cost
$100 application fee; $1,600 placement fee for full-time nanny and $2,100 for live-in nanny
Ages
All Ages
Services Available
Childcare

Oakland Family Services
(248) 858-7766
114 Orchard Lake Road
Pontiac, MI
Hours
Mon-Thu 9am-9:30pm; Fri 9am-6:30pm
Ages
All Ages
Services Available
Childcare, Kids Resources, Parents Resources

Best Friends Child care
22040 Sloman St
Oak Park, MI
Hours
Mon-Fri 7am-10pm
Cost
$
Ages
0-6
Services Available
Childcare

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Babysitter Basic for Parents, Find Babysitter Information and Babysitting Services

Babysitter Basics for Parents

All parents, at some point or the other, will need to hire the services of a babysitter. However, for many parents, this is easier said than done.

Finding the Right Babysitter

A babysitter essentially fills in for you, the parent, during your absence. To ensure that your child is in safe hands, it is essential that you get the right babysitter for the job. To do so:

  • Find out about potential babysitters by asking relatives, friends, colleagues, or community organizations.

  • Choose a babysitter based on the needs of your child and their age. It's easier to baby sit a nine-year old than a baby.

  • Do not hire the first candidate who responds. Take time to screen candidates until you are sure that you have found a babysitter who is best for your child.

  • Look for someone who has the required credentials. A candidate with a certificate in babysitting, for instance, is likely to be more professional and competent. At the same time, don't rely on classroom training alone to judge a babysitter or nanny. Sometimes, babysitting skills are more natural than learned. 

  • Always crosscheck references provided by a potential babysitter.

  • A very good test is to introduce the candidate to your child. This will allow you to evaluate how the prospective babysitter interacts with your child .

Preparing the Babysitter

Before leaving your child in the care of the babysitter you have...

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