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Babysitter Dumfries VA

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

KinderCare - Springfield
(703) 866-9228
7901 Rolling Road
Springfield, VA
Hours
Mon-Fri 6:30am-6:30pm
Cost
Prices vary; see website for details
Ages
0-12
Services Available
Childcare

Jackson Child Care
(703) 354-5913
Springfield, VA
Hours
Mon-Fri 7:30am-5:30pm
Cost
Moderate
Ages
13-Mar
Services Available
Childcare

KinderCare - Telegraph Road
(703) 971-2793
7136 Telegraph Road
Alexandria, VA
Hours
Mon-Fri 6:30am-6:30pm
Cost
Prices vary; see website for details
Ages
5-Jan
Services Available
Childcare

KinderCare - Franconia Road
(703) 922-5040
6123 Gum Street
Alexandria, VA
Hours
Mon-Fri 6:30am-6:30pm
Cost
Prices vary; see website for details
Ages
0-12
Services Available
Childcare

KinderCare - May Boulevard
(703) 922-6600
6318 May Boulevard
Alexandria, VA
Hours
Mon-Fri 6:30am-6:30pm
Cost
Prices vary; see website for details
Ages
12-Feb
Services Available
Childcare

KinderCare - Buckman Road
(703) 360-1045
4287 Buckman Road
Alexandria, VA
Hours
Mon-Fri 6:30am-6:30pm
Cost
Prices vary; see website for details
Ages
0-12
Services Available
Childcare

KinderCare - Fordson Road
(703) 780-9099
7901 Fordson Road
Alexandria, VA
Hours
Mon-Fri 6:30am-6:30pm
Cost
Prices vary; see website for details
Ages
0-12
Services Available
Childcare

KinderCare - Kingstowne
(703) 924-1400
6301 Kingstowne Commons Drive
Alexandria, VA
Hours
Mon-Fri 6:30am-6:30pm
Cost
Prices vary; see website for details
Ages
0-12
Services Available
Childcare

KinderCare - Grovedale
(703) 971-4845
6323 Grovedale Drive
Alexandria, VA
Hours
Mon-Fri 6:30am-6:30pm
Cost
Prices vary; see website for details
Ages
0-12
Services Available
Childcare

Jewish Community Center of Northern Virginia
703.323.0880; 703.425.3763
8900 Little River Turnpike
Fairfax, VA
Hours
Mon-Thu 6:30am-10:30pm; Friday 6:30am-5pm; Sat 12:30pm-6pm; Sun 8am-10:30pm
Ages
All Ages
Services Available
Childcare, Classes, Indoors, Kids Resources

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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