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Babysitter Boston MA

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

Mi Mama Me Ama Family Child Care
(617) 785-6745
109 Camden St.
Boston, MA
(888) 480-5794
117 Atlantic Avenue
Boston, MA

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Child Care Choices Of Boston
(617) 542-5437
105 Chauncy St
Boston, MA

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Bost Net
(617) 720-1290
11 Beacon St Ste 1000
Boston, MA

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Cultural Care Au Pair
(401) 789-1760
One Education St
Cambridge, MA
First Church Of God Pre-School
(617) 442-6123
589 Shawmut Ave
Boston, MA

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Park Street Kids Inc
(617) 523-4477
1 Park St
Boston, MA

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Ellis Memorial Ctr
(617) 426-2900
66 Berkeley St
Boston, MA

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Bright Horizons Family Sltns
(617) 227-6482
131 Cambridge St
Boston, MA

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Bright Horizons
(866) 854-1958
One Courthouse Way
Boston, MA

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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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