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Babysitter Eden Prairie MN

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

Eden Prairie Community Center
(952) 949-8470
16700 Valley View Road
Eden Prairie, MN
Hours
Daily, 5:30am-10pm
Cost
Varies
Ages
All Ages
Services Available
Childcare, Classes

Club Kid
(952) 831-1055
Centennial Lakes Shopping Center
Minneapolis, MN
Hours
Mon-Thu 9am-9:30pm; Fri-Sat 9am-11pm; Sun 12n-6pm
Cost
$8-$8.50/hour for the first child, with discounts for siblings; one-hour minimum.
Ages
10-Jan
Services Available
Camps, Childcare

YMCA - Southdale Branch
(952) 835-2567
7355 York Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN
Hours
Mon-Fri 5am-10pm; Sat-Sun 6:30am-7pm
Cost
Moderate
Ages
All Ages
Services Available
Camps, Childcare, Classes, Indoors, Kids Resources, Leagues & Teams

St. David's Center for Child & Family Development
(952) 939-0396
3395 Plymouth Road
Hopkins, MN
Ages
All Ages
Services Available
Childcare, Classes, Kids Resources

Edina Community Center
5701 Normandale Road
Minneapolis, MN
Hours
See website for current offerings
Cost
Varies
Ages
All Ages
Services Available
Childcare, Classes, Tourist Spots

Alef Champs
(952) 929-9922
Hopkins, MN
Hours
Mon-Fri 9am-1pm; Extended care available until 5:30pm
Cost
Moderate
Ages
5-Mar
Services Available
Childcare, Classes

Club Kid
(952) 545-1979
13027 Ridgedale Drive
Hopkins, MN
Hours
Mon-Thu 9am-9:30pm; Fri-Sat 9am-11pm; Sun 12n-6pm
Cost
$8-$8.50/hour for the first child, with discounts for siblings; one-hour minimum.
Ages
10-Jan
Services Available
Camps, Childcare

Shalom Yeladim Preschool
(952) 426-6652
13613 Orchard Road
Hopkins, MN
Hours
Mon-Thu 7:30am-5pm; Fri 7:30am-3:30pm
Cost
$$
Ages
5-Jan
Services Available
Camps, Childcare

Adath Jeshurun Congregation
(952) 545-2424
10500 Hillside Lane West
Hopkins, MN
Ages
All Ages
Services Available
Childcare, Classes

Awesome Nannies
(952) 473-2433
Wayzata, MN
Hours
Office hours: Mon-Fri 9am-6pm
Ages
0-15
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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