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Babysitter Bainbridge Island WA

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

Magnolia Community Center
(206) 386-4235
2550 34th Avenue W
Seattle, WA
Hours
Mon-Tue & Fri 1pm-9pm; Wed-Thu 10am-9pm; Sat 10am-5pm
Cost
Inexpensive
Ages
All Ages
Services Available
Childcare, Classes, Indoors

Ballard First Lutheran Church and Preschool
(206) 784-1306
2006 NW 65th Street
Seattle, WA
Hours
See below.
Cost
Call for childcare rate information.
Ages
All Ages
Services Available
Childcare, Classes

Alki Kid's Place
(206) 938-0145
6115 SW Hinds Street
Seattle, WA
Hours
Vary by season
Cost
$
Ages
14-Apr
Services Available
Childcare

Northwest Center Child Development Program
(206) 286-2322
2919 First Avenue W
Seattle, WA
Hours
Varies by program.
Cost
See below.
Ages
All Ages
Services Available
Childcare, Classes, Kids Resources

Kids Inc.
(206) 783-8185
5601 4th Avenue NW
Seattle, WA
Hours
Mon-Fri 7am-6pm
Cost
See website for pricing information
Ages
12-May
Services Available
Childcare

Queen Anne Community Center
(206) 386-4240
1901 1st Avenue W
Seattle, WA
Hours
Mon-Tue & Fri 1pm-9pm; Wed-Thu 10am-9pm; Sat 10am-5pm
Cost
Inexpensive
Ages
All Ages
Services Available
Childcare, Classes, Indoors

Boys and Girls Clubs of King County
(206) 436-1878
1767 NW 64th Street
Seattle, WA
Cost
Inexpensive. Takes checks or major credit cards.
Ages
6And Up
Services Available
Childcare, Classes

First Free Methodist Church and Child Care
(206) 281-2240
3200 Third Avenue W
Seattle, WA
Hours
See below.
Cost
Free
Ages
All Ages
Services Available
Childcare, Classes

Ballard Community Center
(206) 684-4093
6020 28th Avenue NW
Seattle, WA
Hours
Mon-Fri 9:30am-12:30pm & 3pm-6pm
Ages
All Ages
Services Available
Childcare, Classes, Indoors

Loyal Heights Community Center
(206) 684-4052
2101 NW 77th Street
Seattle, WA
Hours
Mon, Wed & Fri 1pm-9pm; Tue & Thu 10am-9pm; Sat 10am-5pm
Cost
Inexpensive
Ages
All Ages
Services Available
Childcare, Classes, Indoors

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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