dad dads
Returning User? Login Here

Babysitter Forest Grove OR

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

Sunset Athletic Club Clubhouse
(503) 645-3535
13939 NW Cornell Road
Portland, OR
Hours
Check the website for current programs
Cost
$
Ages
All Ages
Services Available
Camps, Childcare, Indoors

The Phoenix Children's Academy Private Preschool
(503) 625-9491
16775 NW 12th Street
Sherwood, OR
Hours
Mon-Fri 6:30am-6pm
Cost
Varies by age; call for details
Ages
0-12
Services Available
Camps, Childcare, Schools

Oregon Child Development Cltn
(503) 359-0649
2801 Pacific Ave
Forest Grove, OR

Data Provided By:
Knowledge Beginnings
(888) 365-1532
3585 NW 215th Ave.
Hillsboro, OR

Data Provided By:
KinderCare
(877) 548-8757
4600 Northeast Cornell Road
Hillsboro, OR

Data Provided By:
Beaverton Christian Church
(503) 646-2151
13600 SW Allen Boulevard
Beaverton, OR
Hours
See below.
Cost
Varies by program
Ages
All Ages
Services Available
Camps, Childcare, Classes, Parents Resources, Schools

Children's Park Learning Center
(503) 245-9200
10540 SW Hall Blvd
Portland, OR
Cost
$$
Ages
6-Mar
Services Available
Childcare, Schools

Trinity Lutheran Church Prschl
(503) 846-1319
2194 Se Minter Bridge Rd
Hillsboro, OR

Data Provided By:
Tuality Learning Tree Day Schl
(503) 547-8600
165 SE 9th Ave
Hillsboro, OR

Data Provided By:
Hillsboro Parent Preschool
(503) 648-4781
168 NE 8th Ave
Hillsboro, OR

Data Provided By:
Data Provided By:

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...

Click here to read the rest of this article from GreatDad.com