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Babysitter Dundalk MD

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

Friday's Child
(410) 675-7928
2915 O'Donnell Street
Baltimore, MD
Hours
Mon-Fri 7am-5:30pm
Ages
0-4
Services Available
Childcare

Elizabeth Cooney Personnel Agency
(410) 323-1700
Baltimore, MD
Cost
$15 hourly rate with 4 hour minimum
Ages
All Ages
Services Available
Childcare

Gardenville Recreation Center
(410) 545-3444
4517 Hazelwood Avenue
Baltimore, MD
Ages
All Ages
Services Available
Camps, Childcare, Classes, Indoors

Virginia S. Baker Recreation Center
(410) 396-9156
2602 E. Baltimore Center
Baltimore, MD
Ages
All Ages
Services Available
Camps, Childcare, Classes, Indoors, Leagues & Teams

Children of the World Co-op
(410) 377-5900
4 East University Parkway
Baltimore, MD
Hours
Mon-Fri 9:30-11:30am
Cost
$110 per session (3 per year)
Ages
4-Jan
Services Available
Childcare

A Nanny on the Net
(410) 636-6400
Baltimore, MD
Cost
$75 application fee; $895 placement fee
Ages
All Ages
Services Available
Childcare

Johns Hopkins Family Center
(410) 614-4111
98 North Broadway
Baltimore, MD
Ages
0-4
Services Available
Childcare

Vera Shank Child Care Center
(410) 327-3795
1633 East Lombard Street
Baltimore, MD
Hours
Mon-Fri 7am-5:30pm
Cost
Moderate
Ages
0-6
Services Available
Camps, Childcare

Nanny Network
(410) 321-1566
602 E. Joppa Road
Baltimore, MD
Ages
All Ages
Services Available
Childcare

A Choice Nanny
(410) 823-8687
305 W. Chesapeake, #106
Baltimore, MD
Ages
All Ages
Services Available
Childcare

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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