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Babysitter Fort Smith AR

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

Hand In Hand Child Development
(479) 478-5577
1801 S 74TH St
Fort Smith, AR

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Cavanaugh Children's Center
(479) 646-2085
2825 Grinnell Ave
Fort Smith, AR

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Little Blessings Preschool
(479) 474-9669
3124 Alma Blvd
Van Buren, AR

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Creative Kids After Care
(479) 996-4968
510 W Center St
Greenwood, AR

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Muldrow Day Care & Learning
(918) 427-6131
401 S Main St
Muldrow, OK

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Jack & Jill Day School
(479) 646-4633
2905 Briar Cliff Ave
Fort Smith, AR

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Children's Paradise Day Care
(479) 782-4010
4400 Kelley Hwy
Fort Smith, AR

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Krayola Korner
(918) 427-7777
105 Davis Ln
Roland, OK

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Miss Tina's Preschool Inc
(479) 996-8462
510 W Center St
Greenwood, AR

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Sugarbear Day Care
(479) 632-3970
214 N Mountain Grove Rd
Alma, AR

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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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