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Babysitter Eagle ID

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

The Little Gym
(208) 938-6185
3210 East Chinden Boulevard,Suite 120
Eagle, ID
Cost
Takes checks or major credit cards
Ages
0-12
Services Available
Camps, Childcare, Classes, Indoors, Parents Resources

West Family YMCA and Boise City Aquatic Center
(208) 377-9622
5959 North Discovery Way
Boise, ID
Hours
Mon-Fri 5am-11pm; Sat 7am-8pm; Sun 12n-6pm
Cost
Varies; see website for details.
Ages
All Ages
Services Available
Camps, Childcare, Classes, Indoors, Leagues & Teams, Parents Resources

Little Scholars
(208) 376-4383
8580 Ustick Road
Boise, ID
Cost
Call for information.
Ages
0-10
Services Available
Childcare

Whiz Kid Daycare And Preschool
(208) 331-5661
2999 West Moore Street
Boise, ID
Hours
Mon-Fri 7am-6pm
Ages
10-Jan
Services Available
Childcare

Gem State Gymnastics Academy
208.853.3220; 800.853.3220
5420 West State Street
Boise, ID
Hours
Varies by offering; see website for details
Cost
Varies by offering; see website for details
Ages
All Ages
Services Available
Camps, Childcare, Classes, Indoors

The Landing Community Center
(208) 939-4850
175 East Mission
Eagle, ID
Cost
Varies by program; see website for details
Ages
All Ages
Services Available
Camps, Childcare, Classes, Indoors, Parents Resources

SandCastles Learning Center
(208) 376-7846
3214 Acre Lane
Boise, ID
Cost
Full time $575 & up/mo; Before/after school care $275/mo
Ages
10-Feb
Services Available
Childcare

SeekingSitters - Boise
(208) 850-7782
Boise, ID
Hours
Call to schedule a date and time.
Cost
$$
Ages
0-12
Services Available
Childcare

Kahootz Steak and Ale House
(208) 895-9861
1603 North Main Street
Meridian, ID
Hours
Mon-Sat 11am-10pm
Cost
Moderate to expensive
Ages
Adults Only
Services Available
Childcare, Tourist Spots

Bronco Elite Arts and Athletics
(208) 389-9005
1187 West River Street
Boise, ID
Hours
Mon-Fri 7am-7pm; Sat 9am-12n
Cost
Varies by program; see website for details.
Ages
All Ages
Services Available
Camps, Childcare, Classes, Indoors

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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