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Babysitter Anacortes WA

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

April's child care/early learning
(360) 675-3559
851 park ave
Oak Harbor, WA
 
A Child's Life Learning Ctr
(360) 738-8960
3210 Meridian St
Bellingham, WA

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Hillcrest Kids
(360) 733-8135
1400 Larrabee Ave
Bellingham, WA

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Catch The Son Preschool
(360) 733-1277
2600 Lakeway Dr
Bellingham, WA

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Childlife Montessori School
(360) 671-3380
1733 Old Samish Rd
Bellingham, WA

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Tiny Toes Childcare and Preschool
(360) 416-6577
1103 S 18th St
Mount Vernon , WA
 
Samish School
(360) 734-3626
2113 Harris Ave
Bellingham, WA

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Vanselow Daycare
(360) 733-0755
4061 James Street Rd
Bellingham, WA

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Bellingham KinderCare
(888) 349-1696
2320 Yew Street
Bellingham, WA

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Bellingham KinderCare
(866) 200-7213
2320 Yew Street
Bellingham, WA

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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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