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Babysitter Auburn Hills MI

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

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

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

Bloomfield Hills Montessori Center
(248) 338-1166
2101 Opdyke Road
Bloomfield Hills, MI
Hours
Mon-Fri 8:15am-3:30pm
Ages
0-8
Services Available
Childcare

Paradigm Care & Enrichment Center
(248) 363-9800
1401 Malcolm
Waterford, MI
Hours
Mon-Fri 6:30am-6pm
Cost
Call for current rates
Ages
0-5
Services Available
Childcare

Childtime Learning Centers
(248) 528-1780
150 East Long Lake Road
Troy, MI
Ages
0-12
Services Available
Childcare

KiddieKlub
(248) 852-4012
2897 Crooks Road
Rochester, MI
Hours
Open play: Mon-Sat 9am-7pm; Sun 10am-6pm
Cost
Unlimited day play $7; Twilight play $5
Ages
0-12
Services Available
Childcare

Little Lambs at Christ Church Cranbrook
(248) 644-5210
470 Church Road
Bloomfield Hills, MI
Hours
Mon-Fri 7:30am-5:30pm
Ages
0-5
Services Available
Childcare, Parents Resources

Oakland Family Services
(248) 853-0750
130 Hampton Circle
Rochester, MI
Hours
Mon-Thu 9am-8pm; Fri 9am-5pm; Sat 9am-1pm
Ages
All Ages
Services Available
Childcare, Kids Resources, Parents Resources

A+ Nannies of Michigan
(248) 834-0808
540 N. Lapeer Rd. #379
Lake Orion, MI
Cost
$$
Ages
All Ages
Services Available
Childcare

The Community House
(248) 594-6401
380 South Bates Street
Birmingham, MI
Cost
Takes personal checks and credit cards
Ages
All Ages
Services Available
Childcare, Classes

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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