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Babysitter Ballwin MO

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

West County Family YMCA
(636) 532-3100
16464 Burkhardt Place
Chesterfield, MO
Hours
Mon-Fri 5:15am-10pm; Sat 7:30am-7pm; Sun 12n-6pm
Ages
All Ages
Services Available
Childcare, Classes, Indoors, Leagues & Teams, Schools

Kirkwood Family YMCA
(314) 965-YMCA
325 North Taylor
Saint Louis, MO
Hours
Mon-Friday 5am-10pm; Sat 7am-6pm; Sun 11am-8pm
Cost
Free
Ages
All Ages
Services Available
Childcare, Classes, Indoors, Kids Resources, Leagues & Teams, Schools

The Westport School
(314) 878-5339
1915 Ross Avenue
Saint Louis, MO
Hours
Mon-Fri 6:30am-6:30pm
Cost
Varies by age and program
Ages
0-14
Services Available
Childcare, Schools

Childcare Solutions
(314) 878-2273
1842 Craig Road
Saint Louis, MO
Hours
Mon-Fri 9am-5pm, appointment only
Cost
Varies by placement
Ages
All Ages
Services Available
Childcare

Sappington Child Care Center & Summer Day Camp
(314) 843-4971
9915 Emil Avenue
Saint Louis, MO
Hours
Mon-Fri 6am-6pm
Cost
Varies by age and program
Ages
12-Feb
Services Available
Childcare, Schools

Des Peres Montessori
(314) 432-0410
11155 Clayton Rd
Saint Louis, MO
Hours
Mon-Fri 7am-6:30pm
Ages
12-Feb
Services Available
Childcare, Schools

Countryside Montessori School
(314) 434-2821
12226 Ladue Road
Saint Louis, MO
Hours
Open year around 7am-6pm
Cost
Varies by age and program
Ages
5-Feb
Services Available
Childcare, Schools

Casa Dia Montessori
(314) 822-8400
10109 Watson Road
Saint Louis, MO
Cost
Full-day programs range from $828 to $1,110/month, depending on age
Ages
0-6
Services Available
Childcare, Schools

Edward Jones Family YMCA
(314) 439-9622
12521 Marine Ave.
Saint Louis, MO
Ages
All Ages
Services Available
Childcare, Classes, Indoors, Kids Resources, Leagues & Teams

Loretto-Hilton Center for the Performing Arts
(314) 968-4925
130 Edgar Road
Saint Louis, MO
Hours
Varies by event
Ages
6And Up
Services Available
Childcare, Classes, Entertainment, 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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