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Babysitter Haledon NJ

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

Riverdale YM-YWHA
(718) 548-8200
5625 Arlington Avenue
Bronx, NY
Hours
Sun 8am-9pm; Mon, Wed 6:30am-10pm; Tue, Thu 8am-10pm; Fri 6:30am-5pm
Cost
See below.
Ages
All Ages
Services Available
Camps, Childcare, Classes, Indoors, Kids Resources, Leagues & Teams

Lil' Thinkers Family Daycare
(347) 688-1498
610 W 141st Street
New York, NY
Hours
Mon-Fri 8am-5:30pm; Half-day 8am-12:30pm
Cost
Rates vary with age and program.
Ages
0-3
Services Available
Childcare

Kids Creative (aka Create-A-Play)
(646) 485-5123
New York, NY
Hours
Mon-Fri 9am-5pm; early drop-off, late stay, and optional early pick-up (3pm) available.
Cost
Moderate.
Ages
13-May
Services Available
Camps, Childcare, Classes

Shooting Stars Musical Theatre and Filmmaking
(212) 873-0490
160 West 78th Street,PS 87
New York, NY
Hours
Nov-Mar, Thu 5pm-8pm & Sun 12n-6pm
Cost
$750; $50 Registration Fee
Ages
17-Nov
Services Available
Childcare, Classes

Mama Bear's Day Care Center
(212) 874-6575
215 West 91 Street
New York, NY
Hours
Mon-Fri 8:30am-5:30pm
Cost
Call for current fees.
Ages
0-3
Services Available
Childcare

Alphabet Soup Group Family Daycare
(212) 928-6598
251 Ft Washington Avenue,Apt #3
New York, NY
Hours
Mon-Fri 8am-6pm
Cost
Moderate
Ages
6-Feb
Services Available
Childcare

Tick Tock around the Clock Daycare
2480 Eighth Avenue, Apt. 4A
New York, NY
Cost
Moderate
Ages
0-5
Services Available
Childcare

New York Kids Club
(347) 706-4700
601 Amsterdam Avenue
New York, NY
Hours
Mon-Fri 8:30am-6pm; Sat-Sun 9am-6pm
Cost
Moderate to expensive. Call for prices and schedules.
Ages
0-12
Services Available
Camps, Childcare, Classes, Indoors

West Side YMCA
(212) 875-4100
5 W. 63rd Street
New York, NY
Hours
Mon-Fri 6am-11pm; Sat-Sun 8am-8pm
Cost
Annual Membership required. See below.
Ages
All Ages
Services Available
Camps, Childcare, Classes, Entertainment, Indoors, Leagues & Teams

The Weekday School
(212) 870-6743
490 Riverside Drive
New York, NY
Hours
Mon-Fri 8:45am-12:30pm (morning session); until 2:30pm (extended day); until 5:30 (full day)
Cost
Moderate; Financial aid available
Ages
5-Feb
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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