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Babysitter Bellevue WA

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

Bright Horizons
(425) 564-0800
13808 SE Eastgate Way
Bellevue, WA
Hours
Mon-Fri 7am-6:30pm
Ages
0-6
Services Available
Childcare

Bright Horizons
(425) 450-1303
505 106th Avenue NE
Bellevue, WA
Hours
Mon-Fri 7am-6:30pm
Ages
0-6
Services Available
Childcare

Eastside Christian School
(425) 641-5570
14615 SE 22nd Street
Bellevue, WA
Cost
(2008-2009) Preschool: (2 days) $200/mo, (3 days) $270/mo, (4 days) $350/mo, (5 days) $415/mo; Elementary $830/mo; Middle School $830/mo
Ages
14-Mar
Services Available
Childcare

Boys and Girls Clubs of Bellevue
(425) 454-6162
209 100th Avenue NE
Bellevue, WA
Hours
Mon-Fri 8am-5pm; Sat 9am-12pm
Cost
Varies by program
Ages
17-Mar
Services Available
Childcare

KinderCare
(425) 893-8888
10733 Northup Way
Bellevue, WA
Hours
Mon-Fri 6am-6:30pm
Cost
Varies
Ages
0-10
Services Available
Childcare

South Bellevue Community Center
(425) 452-4240
14509 SE Newport Way
Bellevue, WA
Hours
Mon-Thu 6am-9pm; Fri 6am-8pm; Sat 8am-5pm; Sun 10am-5pm
Cost
Inexpensive
Ages
All Ages
Services Available
Childcare, Classes

Dizzy's Tumblebus and Bus Stop
(425) 564-8287
3205 148th Avenue SE, Suite E
Bellevue, WA
Hours
Varies
Cost
Parties start at $195
Ages
10-Jan
Services Available
Childcare, Classes

Downtown Bellevue YMCA
(425) 637-8375
700 108th Avenue NE
Bellevue, WA
Hours
Mon-Fri 7am-6pm
Ages
0-5
Services Available
Childcare, Indoors

Bellevue Family YMCA
(425) 746-9900
14230 Bel-Red Road
Bellevue, WA
Hours
Mon-Fri 5am-10pm; Sat-Sun 8am-5pm
Cost
Inexpensive.
Ages
All Ages
Services Available
Childcare, Classes, Indoors, Leagues & Teams

Bellevue Community College
(425) 564-2240
3000 Landerholm Circle SE
Bellevue, WA
Hours
Mon-Fri 6:45am-6:30pm
Cost
See the website
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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