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Babysitter Columbia MO

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

Columbia's Finest Cdc
(573) 499-4466
3900 White Tiger Ln
Columbia, MO

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Columbia KinderCare
(573) 445-9488
2416 W Ash St
Columbia, MO

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Green Meadows Preschool
(573) 449-3359
1000 W Green Meadows Rd
Columbia, MO

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Nanny ID 120946
Columbia, MO
Availability
Full Time
Certifications / Experience
CPR Certified : YES
First Aid Certified : YES
Special Needs Experience : YES
Years Experience : 10
Has References : YES
Experienced With Age Groups
Newborn, Toddlers, Preschoolers, School Age, Older Children
Additional Services and Skills
Shop, Cook, Laundry, Drive Children, Potty Training, Sleep Training, House Keeping

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Nanny ID 139412
Columbia, MO
Availability
Both
Certifications / Experience
CPR Certified : YES
First Aid Certified : YES
Special Needs Experience : YES
Years Experience : 4
Has References : YES
Experienced With Age Groups
Newborn, Toddlers, Preschoolers, School Age
Additional Services and Skills
Shop, Pets, Cook, Laundry, Drive Children, Homework, Potty Training, Sleep Training, House Keeping

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KinderCare
(877) 392-8871
2416 West Ash Street
Columbia, MO

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Columbia KinderCare
(866) 200-7213
2416 West Ash Street
Columbia, MO

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Nanny ID 113543
Columbia, MO
Availability
Full Time
Certifications / Experience
CPR Certified : YES
First Aid Certified : YES
Special Needs Experience : YES
Years Experience : 32
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, Sleep Training, House Keeping

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Nanny ID 113839
Columbia, MO
Availability
Full Time
Certifications / Experience
CPR Certified : YES
First Aid Certified : YES
Special Needs Experience : YES
Years Experience : 30
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, Sleep Training, House Keeping

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Nanny ID 137827
Columbia, MO
Availability
Full Time
Certifications / Experience
CPR Certified : NO
First Aid Certified : NO
Special Needs Experience : YES
Years Experience : 12
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, Sleep Training, House Keeping

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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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