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Babysitter Fairbanks AK

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

Child Development Ctr
(907) 356-1550
4024 600TH St
Fort Wainwright, AK

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Kids of the kingdom Learning Center
(907) 490-2543
3614 Laurance rd
North Pole, AK
 
Camai Child Development Center
(907) 345-1543
13030 Brandon Street
Anchorage, AK
Hours
Mon-Fri 6:30am-6:30pm
Cost
Moderate
Ages
8-Feb
Services Available
Childcare

Anchorage Cooperative Preschool
(907) 279-0923
3031 LaTouche Street
Anchorage, AK
Hours
MWF 9:30am - 3:00pm TR 9:30am - 12:30pm
Cost
Tuition is per month. There is a $120 registration and supplies fee due with the application. (2011-2012) 2-Day Level I: $140 Level II: $185 Level III: $250 3-Day Level I: $170 Level II: $220 Level III: $300 Pre-K Co-Op Member: $175 Non-Member: $400
Ages
6-Mar
Services Available
Childcare, Parents Resources

Child Care Connection
800.278.3723; 907.563.1966
3350 Commercial Drive, Suite 203
Anchorage, AK
Hours
Mon-Fri 9am-5pm
Cost
Free
Ages
All Ages
Services Available
Childcare, Parents Resources

Kid'n Around
(907) 456-5436
1007 Evergreen St
Fairbanks, AK

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Puffin Heights Montessori
(907) 272-5999
1000 West 20th Avenue
Anchorage, AK
Cost
Moderate to expensive
Ages
6-Mar
Services Available
Childcare

Morning Star Christian School
(907) 522-9034
8220 Briarwood Street
Anchorage, AK
Hours
Mon-Fri 7am-6:30pm
Cost
Moderate
Ages
0-5
Services Available
Childcare

Starbright Early Learning Center
(907) 562-1414
3531 East Tudor Road
Anchorage, AK
Hours
Mon-Fri 6:30am-6:30pm
Cost
Moderate to expensive.
Ages
9-Mar
Services Available
Childcare

RurAL Cap Child Development Center
(907) 278-0068
3327 Fairbanks Street
Anchorage, AK
Hours
Mon-Fri 7am-6:30pm
Cost
Moderate
Ages
0-6
Services Available
Childcare

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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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