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Babysitter Beckley WV

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

Bullfrogs & Butterflies
(304) 253-8749
306 Ragland Rd
Beckley, WV

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Learning Tree Inc
(304) 252-0749
715 N Kanawha St
Beckley, WV

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Raleigh County Comm Head Start
(304) 683-5252
200 School St
Sophia, WV

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Humpty Dumpty Day Care
(304) 466-2373
246 Main St
Hinton, WV

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Magic Years Day Care Ctr
(304) 675-5847
201 High St
Pt Pleasant, WV

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Bullfrogs & Butterflies Inc
(304) 255-1090
113 Church St
Beckley, WV

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Stepping Stones Academy
(304) 255-1107
169 Commerce Dr
Beaver, WV

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Coal City Head Start
(304) 683-5300
900 Independence Rd
Coal City, WV

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Appalachian Council Headstart
(304) 347-2210
501 Leon Sullivan Way
Charleston, WV

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Mountaineer Montessori School
(304) 342-7870
308 20th St SE
Charleston, WV

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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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