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Babysitter Astoria NY

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

The House of Little People, Too
(212) 860-8118
129 East 90 Street,Garden level
New York, NY
Hours
Mon-Fri 7:30am-6pm
Cost
$1600/Month
Ages
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Childcare

The House of Little People
(212) 369-2740
122 East 91 Street
New York, NY
Hours
Mon-Fri 7:30am-6pm
Cost
$1600/Month
Ages
Children three months to five years Staff/Child Ratio: 1:4 CPR Certified: Yes Immunization Required: Yes Registration Fee: $150 (non-refundable) House of Little, Too is afull " name="description"/>
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92nd Street Y
(212) 415-5500
1395 Lexington Avenue
New York, NY
Hours
Mon-Thu 6am-10:30pm; Fri 6am-8pm; Sat-Sun 8am-8pm
Cost
Class fees vary. Call for current prices.
Ages
All Ages
Services Available
Camps, Childcare, Classes, Entertainment, Indoors, Kids Resources, Leagues & Teams

Building Blocks Playgroup
(212) 427-2019
225 E 95th Street
New York, NY
Hours
Mon-Fri 8am-5:45pm
Cost
$300/Week full-time ($235 part time) and up; late pick-up option $10/half hour.
Ages
4-Jan
Services Available
Childcare

Parents League
(212) 737-7385
115 East 82nd Street
New York, NY
Hours
Mon, Wed-Thu 9am-4pm; Tue 9am-6pm; Fri 9am-12n (During school year, closed in summer)
Cost
$130 one school year
Ages
All Ages
Services Available
Childcare

Preschool of America
(212) 410-1100
1180 Park Avenue
New York, NY
Hours
Mon-Fri 8am-6:30pm, Year-round
Cost
Varies according to program
Ages
0-5
Services Available
Childcare

Rhinelander Children's Center
(212) 876-0500
350 E. 88th Street
New York, NY
Hours
Mon-Fri 10am-4pm (registration hours)
Cost
Class fees vary.
Ages
11-Jan
Services Available
Camps, Childcare, Classes, Kids Resources, Tourist Spots

Town House International School
(212) 427-6930
1209 Park Avenue
New York, NY
Hours
Mon-Fri 8am-5:30pm
Cost
$$$
Ages
5-Feb
Services Available
Childcare

Seton Day Care Center - Elizabeth Seton Preschool
212.369.9626 / 27
1675 Third Avenue
New York, NY
Hours
Mon-Fri 8am-6pm
Cost
Moderate. Varies with program.
Ages
0-6
Services Available
Childcare

Preschool of America
(212) 987-3700
1501 Lexington Avenue
New York, NY
Hours
Mon-Fri 7am-7pm, Year-round
Cost
Varies according to program
Ages
0-5
Services Available
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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