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Babysitter Cedar Falls IA

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

Clover Patch Preschool
(319) 277-6781
615 Washington St
Cedar Falls, IA

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Community United Child Care
(319) 266-4477
5109 Nordic Dr
Cedar Falls, IA

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Hawkeye Child Development Ctr
(319) 296-4245
1501 E Orange Rd
Waterloo, IA

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Happy Time Preschool & Daycare
(319) 235-6783
3520 Ansborough Ave
Waterloo, IA

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Nanny ID 123912
Waterloo, IA
Availability
Full Time
Certifications / Experience
CPR Certified : YES
First Aid Certified : YES
Special Needs Experience : NO
Years Experience : 9
Has References : YES
Experienced With Age Groups
Newborn, Toddlers, Preschoolers, School Age
Additional Services and Skills
Shop, Pets, Cook, Drive Children, Homework, Potty Training, Sleep Training, House Keeping

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Farmstead Preschool
(319) 277-1094
3603 Skyview Dr
Cedar Falls, IA

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Community United Child Care
(319) 234-5920
3610 Ansborough Ave
Waterloo, IA

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A To Z Learning Ctr & Day Care
(319) 234-1919
3823 W 4th St
Waterloo, IA

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Nanny ID 101001
Cedar Falls, IA
Availability
Part Time
Certifications / Experience
CPR Certified : NO
First Aid Certified : NO
Special Needs Experience : NO
Years Experience : 5
Has References : YES
Experienced With Age Groups
Newborn, Toddlers, Preschoolers, School Age, Older Children
Additional Services and Skills
Shop, Pets, Cook, Laundry, Drive Children, Homework, Potty Training, House Keeping

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Uncle Sam's Federal Child Care Center
(515) 262-3032
1408 East Court Avenue
Des Moines, IA
Hours
Mon-Fri 6:45am-5:45pm
Cost
Moderate
Ages
0-5
Services Available
Childcare

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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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