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Babysitter Davenport IA

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

Davenport KinderCare
(866) 200-7213
2108 East Locust Street
Davenport, IA

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Rock Island KinderCare
(866) 200-7213
3316 Blackhawk Road
Rock Island, IL

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KinderCare
(888) 325-4550
3316 46th Ave
Rock Island, IL

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Moline Kids Campus
(309) 764-4460
1505 7th St
Moline, IL

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KinderCare Learning Centers
(563) 332-5900
2986 Victoria Street
Bettendorf, IA

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KinderCare
(888) 403-6727
2108 E Locust St
Davenport, IA

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Rainbow-Skip-A-Long Ii
(309) 788-0426
1609 4th St
Rock Island, IL

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Red Wagon Day Care
(309) 797-2298
2201 7th Ave
Moline, IL

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Bettendorf KinderCare
(866) 200-7213
2330 Tech Drive
Bettendorf, IA

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KinderCare
(888) 812-2854
2330 Tech Dr
Bettendorf, IA

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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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