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Babysitter Ann Arbor MI

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

KinderCare - Ann Arbor
(734) 971-6626
2300 S Huron Parkway
Ann Arbor, MI
Hours
Mon-Fri 6:30am-6pm
Cost
Prices vary with programs.
Ages
0-12
Services Available
Childcare

Childtime Learning Centers
(734) 455-5490
45678 Helm Street
Plymouth, MI
Ages
0-12
Services Available
Childcare

Childtime Learning Centers
(734) 981-3222
3101 North Lilley Road
Canton, MI
Ages
0-12
Services Available
Childcare

Childtime Learning Centers
(248) 476-1516
20804 Halsted Road
Northville, MI
Ages
0-12
Services Available
Childcare

Livonia Community Recreation Center
(734) 466-2900
15100 Hubbard Road
Livonia, MI
Hours
Mon-Fri 5am-11pm; Sat 6am-8pm; Sun 7am-5pm
Cost
Daily pass: Residents $4-$7; Nonresidents $8-$14
Ages
All Ages
Services Available
Childcare, Classes

Joyland Learning Center
(734) 485-7775
6420 Textile Road
Ypsilanti, MI
Hours
Mon-Fri 6:30am-6pm
Ages
0-7
Services Available
Childcare

Summit on the Park
(734) 394-5460
46000 Summit Parkway
Canton, MI
Hours
Mon-Fri 5:30am-11pm; Sat 6am-9pm; Sun 7am-9pm
Cost
Adults $6-$14; Children (10-17) $5, (4-9) $4, (3 & under) free
Ages
All Ages
Services Available
Childcare, Classes

SeekingSitters
(248) 880-9341
South Lyon, MI
Hours
Call or email to schedule a date and time.
Cost
Moderate
Ages
0-12
Services Available
Childcare

Childtime Learning Centers
(734) 729-3434
34203 Ford Road
Westland, MI
Ages
0-12
Services Available
Childcare

KinderCare
(888) 341-7293
2300 South Huron Parkway
Ann Arbor, MI

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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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