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Babysitter Claymont DE

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

Upper Main Line YMCA
(610) 647-9622
1416 Berwyn-Paoli Road
Berwyn, PA
Hours
Mon-Fri 5:30am-10pm; Sat (Sep-Jun) 6am-7pm, (Jul-Aug) 6am-8pm; Sun (Sep-Jun) 8am-6pm, (Jul-Aug) 8am-8pm
Cost
Full privilege membership: Adult $73/month; Youth (18 and under) $37/month; Family $115/month; additional registration fees required for classes
Ages
All Ages
Services Available
Camps, Childcare, Classes, Indoors, Kids Resources, Leagues & Teams

Chew Playground and Recreation Center
(215) 685-6596
1833 Ellsworth Street
Philadelphia, PA
Hours
Vary
Cost
Varies by program
Ages
All Ages
Services Available
Camps, Childcare, Classes, Indoors, Leagues & Teams

Gold Medal Karate: DBA-Zhang Sah
(215) 452-0222
3901 Conshohocken Avenue
Philadelphia, PA
Hours
23446
Cost
Varies by program
Ages
4And Up
Services Available
Camps, Childcare, Classes

SitterOptions.com
(610) 977-2499
150 North Radnor-Chester Road,Suite F-200
Wayne, PA
Hours
Online, 24 hours
Cost
Moderate
Ages
All Ages
Services Available
Childcare, Kids Resources

The Giving Tree Daycare and Preschool
(267) 773-8268
232 North 22nd Street
Philadelphia, PA
Cost
$$
Ages
0-5
Services Available
Camps, Childcare

Marian Anderson Recreation Center
(215) 685-6594
744 South 17th Street
Philadelphia, PA
Hours
June-Aug: Mon-Fri 9am-9pm; Sat 9am-5pm. Sep-May: Mon-Fri 1pm-9pm; Sat 9am-5pm.
Cost
Cost varies by class or service
Ages
All Ages
Services Available
Camps, Childcare, Classes, Indoors, Leagues & Teams

The Parent-Infant Center
(215) 222-5480
4205 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA
Hours
Mon-Fri 7:30am-6pm; playgroup meets Fri 9:30am-11:30am
Cost
Varies; contact venue for more information
Ages
0-13
Services Available
Camps, Childcare, Classes, Indoors

Beacon Center for Children
(215) 963-0748
2125 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA
Hours
Mon-Fri 8am-6pm
Cost
$379-$1,399/month
Ages
8-Feb
Services Available
Camps, Childcare

JCC Kaiserman Branch
(610) 896-7770
45 Haverford Road
Wynnewood, PA
Hours
Mon-Thu 5:30am-10pm; Fri 5:30am-6pm; Sat 8am-5pm; Sun 7:30am-8pm; closed on all Jewish holidays
Cost
Family membership $1,045/year
Ages
All Ages
Services Available
Camps, Childcare, Classes, Indoors

Christian Street YMCA
(215) 735-5800
1724 Christian Street
Philadelphia, PA
Hours
Mon-Fri 6am-9pm; Sat 8am-5pm; Sun 12n-5pm
Cost
Contact the venue for membership information
Ages
All Ages
Services Available
Camps, 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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