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Babysitter Canonsburg PA

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

Jewish Community Center of Greater Pittsburgh
(412) 278-1975
345 Kane Boulevard, South Hills Branch
Pittsburgh, PA
Hours
Mon-Thu 5:30am-9:30pm; Fri 5:30am-6pm; Sat 1pm-6pm; Sun 8am-6pm
Cost
Individual membership $51-$60/month; Family membership $70-$99/month
Ages
All Ages
Services Available
Camps, Childcare, Classes, Indoors, Schools

ABC's for Children
(412) 344-4422
1630 Greentree Road,Covenant Community Presbyterian Church
Pittsburgh, PA
Hours
Mon-Fri 7am-6pm; closed all major holidays
Cost
$192/month-$990/month
Ages
0-6
Services Available
Childcare, Schools

Giggles and Smiles
(412) 787-7529
2050 Robinson Centre Drive,The Mall at Robinson
Pittsburgh, PA
Hours
Mon-Sat 10am-9:15pm; Sun 11am-5:45pm
Cost
Adults free; Children (3-10) $11/hour, $18/2 hours, $24/3 hours; (2 and under) $6 or free with paid sibling
Ages
0-10
Services Available
Camps, Childcare, Indoors

The Children's Center of Pittsburgh
(412) 641-1990
327 Craft Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA
Hours
Mon-Fri 6:45am-6:15pm
Cost
Varies; see website for current rates
Ages
0-5
Services Available
Childcare, Schools

Collegiate YMCA
(412) 648-7960
311 Bellefield Hall
Pittsburgh, PA
Hours
Hours vary; contact venue
Cost
Youth & Teen membership $24/year; Family association-wide membership (includes access to all 17 branches of the YMCA in Greater Pittsburgh) $100/month; joining fee $125
Ages
All Ages
Services Available
Camps, Childcare, Kids Resources, Schools

Dormont Borough Municipal Center
(412) 561-8900
1444 Hillsdale Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA
Hours
Borough Office Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30am-4:30pm
Cost
After School Recreation Program $6/day, $30/week; Fees for room rental and other programs vary
Ages
All Ages
Services Available
Childcare, Classes, Indoors, Schools

MOPS International
Pittsburgh, PA
Cost
Membership fees vary by local chapter
Ages
All Ages
Services Available
Childcare, Parents Resources

Hazelwood YMCA
(412) 421-5648
4713 Chatsworth Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA
Hours
Hours vary; contact venue
Cost
Family membership $50/year; Family association-wide membership (includes access to all 17 branches of the YMCA in Greater Pittsburgh) $100/month; joining fee $125
Ages
All Ages
Services Available
Camps, Childcare, Classes, Indoors, Schools

Rodef Shalom Congregation
(412) 621-6566
4905 Fifth Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA
Hours
Vary by program
Cost
Varies by program
Ages
All Ages
Services Available
Childcare, Parents Resources, Schools

YMCA Child Care Services
(412) 323-1922
600 West North Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA
Hours
Hours vary; contact venue
Cost
Fees vary; contact venue
Ages
All Ages
Services Available
Childcare, Classes, Schools

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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