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Babysitter Ambler PA

Babysitters provide a needed respite to busy and tired parents. Below you can find nanny and babysitting services in Ambler, PA 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.

Flanagan's Preschool
(610) 834-0123
2914 Walton Road
Plymouth Meeting, PA
Hours
Vary by program
Cost
Varies by program; call for details
Ages
0-10
Services Available
Camps, Childcare

Smiling Faces Daycare
(215) 844-9797
6751 Germantown Avenue
Philadelphia, PA
Hours
Mon-Fri 7am-6pm
Cost
$180/week (ages 1 and under); $170/week (age 2); $160/week (ages 3-5)
Ages
0-5
Services Available
Childcare

Talking Stick Learning Center
(610) 331-1387
13 East Mount Pleasant Avenue
Philadelphia, PA
Hours
Vary by program
Cost
Varies by program
Ages
11-Apr
Services Available
Childcare, Classes

Tabor Children's House
(215) 345-5877
601 New Britain Road
Doylestown, PA
Hours
Mon-Fri 6:30am-6pm; closed on New Year''s Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day.
Cost
Rates vary; see website
Ages
0-12
Services Available
Camps, Childcare

Bright Horizons
(610) 768-5642
3200 Horizon Drive,Suite 110
King Of Prussia, PA
Hours
Mon-Fri 7am-6pm
Cost
Moderate
Ages
0-12
Services Available
Camps, Childcare

Germantown Jewish Centre
(215) 844-1507
400 West Ellet Street
Philadelphia, PA
Hours
Office: Mon-Thu 9am-3pm; Fri 9am-2pm
Ages
All Ages
Services Available
Childcare, Classes

Precious Memories Day Care
215.760.4798; 215.329.3232
117 East Phil-Ellena Street
Philadelphia, PA
Hours
Mon-Fri 6am-6pm; evenings and weekends also available
Cost
Varies
Ages
0-12
Services Available
Childcare

Flanagan's Preschool
(610) 828-0595
1707 Butler Pike
Conshohocken, PA
Hours
Vary by program
Cost
Varies by program; call for details
Ages
0-10
Services Available
Camps, Childcare

Roxborough YMCA
(215) 482-3900
7201 Ridge Avenue
Philadelphia, PA
Hours
Mon-Thu 5am-10pm; Fri 5am-9pm; Sat 7am-7pm; Sun 10am-5pm
Cost
Family Membership: $149 joining fee; $84/mo
Ages
All Ages
Services Available
Camps, Childcare, Classes, Indoors, Leagues & Teams

Children's Place Preschool
(215) 722-1378
6006 Colgate Street
Philadelphia, PA
Hours
Mon-Fri 7am-6pm
Cost
$90-$190/week
Ages
0-12
Services Available
Camps, Childcare

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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