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Babysitter Festus MO

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

Kids Kastle Learning Center
(314) 892-2004
4710 South Drive
Saint Louis, MO
Hours
Mon-Fri 6:30am-6pm
Cost
Varies by age and program
Ages
12-Feb
Services Available
Childcare, Schools

Planet Child Care Center
(314) 846-0448
5660 Telegraph Road
Saint Louis, MO
Hours
Mon-Fri 6am-6:30pm
Cost
Full-time: Infants up to age two $205/week; 2-3 $144/week; 3 and up $156/week
Ages
0-12
Services Available
Childcare, Schools

Immanuel Lutheran Christian
(636) 937-0043
19 N 3rd St
Festus, MO

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A Place Like Home
(636) 797-3861
6008 Highway B
Hillsboro, MO

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Mustard Seed Pre-School Inc
(636) 467-3922
6439 Us Highway 61/67
Imperial, MO

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The Goddard School for Early Childhood Development
(314) 293-1200
6040 Telegraph Road
Saint Louis, MO
Hours
Mon-Fri 6:30am-6pm
Cost
Varies by program
Ages
0-6
Services Available
Childcare, Schools

Playground Childcare Ctr
(636) 933-4242
818 N 5th St
Festus, MO

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Wee Care Learning Ctr
(636) 933-2273
821 American Legion Dr
Festus, MO

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Kid's Country Inc
(636) 464-3511
1645 Marriott Ln
Barnhart, MO

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First Steps Child Development
(636) 296-2363
4215 Old State Route 21
Imperial, MO

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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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