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Babysitter Charleston WV

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

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

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Shining Light Daycare Ctr
(304) 344-2264
1800 5th Ave
Charleston, WV

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Childrens Castle Preschool
(304) 344-1466
2408 6th Ave
Charleston, WV

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

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Discovery Learning Center
(304) 768-9500
4216 Maccorkle Ave SW
South Charleston, WV

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Kiddie Academy Child Care Lrng
(304) 347-9885
1200 Fledderjohn Rd
Charleston, WV

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Bream-The Playhouse
(304) 346-2551
317 Washington St W
Charleston, WV

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Guardian Angel Day Care
(304) 342-2289
1599B Washington St W
Charleston, WV

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Harambee Child Development Ctr
(304) 768-4232
131 Perkins Ave
Dunbar, WV

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Gateway Christian Education
(304) 727-8002
422 B St
Saint Albans, 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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