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Babysitter Columbus OH

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

City Kids Daycare Downtown
(614) 464-1411
274 Marconi Boulevard
Columbus, OH
Hours
Call for schedules and availability
Ages
0-10
Services Available
Childcare

Villa Keyus
(614) 471-7529
4077 Fenlon Street
Columbus, OH
Hours
Tuesday-Thursday - 10-5Friday and Saturday - 10-10Sunday - 12-6
Cost
Accepts major credit cards.
Ages
12-Feb
Services Available
Camps, Childcare, Classes, Indoors

Jane's Montessori Academy
(614) 457-6404
1375 Francisco Road
Columbus, OH
Hours
See website for enrollment information
Ages
6-Feb
Services Available
Childcare

Marburn Academy
(614) 433-0822
1860 Walden Drive
Columbus, OH
Hours
See website for enrollment information
Ages
5And Up
Services Available
Childcare

The Sitter Connection
(614) 437-9912
Columbus, OH
Hours
Sitters available any hours; call for appointment time
Cost
$8-$10/hour
Ages
All Ages
Services Available
Childcare

Columbus State Child Development Center
(614) 287-3600
315 Cleveland Avenue
Columbus, OH
Hours
Mon-Fri 7:30am-6pm
Ages
0-5
Services Available
Childcare

Ecole
(614) 451-1309
5120 Godown Road
Columbus, OH
Ages
12-Mar
Services Available
Camps, Childcare, Classes

Children's Academy
614.491.3270; 614-491-3233
100 Obetz Raod
Columbus, OH
Hours
Call or see website for openings and enrollment information.
Ages
0-8
Services Available
Childcare

Forest Park Christian School
(614) 888-5282
5600 Karl Road
Columbus, OH
Hours
Mon-Fri 6:30am-6pm
Cost
Moderate
Ages
12-Mar
Services Available
Camps, Childcare

Darimar Martial Arts
(614) 428-7090
971 N. Hamilton Road
Columbus, OH
Hours
Mon-Fri 10am-8pm; Sat 9am-5pm
Ages
3And Up
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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