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Babysitter Columbia SC

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

Kirkland Child Care
(803) 254-9075
154 Bluff Rd
Columbia, SC

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Hartman Hall Child Dev Ctr
(803) 254-0287
3401 Rosewood Dr
Columbia, SC

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Little People Day Care
(803) 738-0405
4444 Bethel Church Rd
Columbia, SC

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D Dream Learning Playhouse
(803) 782-4777
1732 Decker Blvd
Columbia, SC

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Price-E Child Care Center
(803) 794-4071
111 Huckabee Rd
West Columbia, SC

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Rainbow Child Care & Kindergarten
(803) 765-9445
937 Confederate Ave
Columbia, SC

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Play Pals Day Care & Kindergarten
(803) 798-3535
1246 Dothan Rd
Columbia, SC

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Lollipop Lane Day Care
(803) 782-1144
4536 Trenholm Rd
Columbia, SC

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Kids Stuff
(803) 691-1014
1205 Flamingo Dr
Columbia, SC

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Little Angels Childcare
(803) 333-0285
34 Samson Cir
Columbia, SC

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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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