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Babysitter Hazelwood MO

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

Emerson Family YMCA
(314) 521-1822
3390 Pershall Road
Saint Louis, MO
Hours
Mon-Fri 5:30am-10pm; Sat 6am-6pm; Sun 10am-4pm
Ages
All Ages
Services Available
Childcare, Classes, Indoors, Kids Resources, Leagues & Teams, Schools

Maryland Heights Parks & Recreation
(314) 738-2599
2344 McKelvey
Maryland Heights, MO
Ages
All Ages
Services Available
Childcare, Classes, Entertainment, Leagues & Teams

SeekingSitters
(314) 566-7228
Saint Charles, MO
Ages
All Ages
Services Available
Childcare

The Westport School
(314) 878-5339
1915 Ross Avenue
Saint Louis, MO
Hours
Mon-Fri 6:30am-6:30pm
Cost
Varies by age and program
Ages
0-14
Services Available
Childcare, Schools

University City Children's Center
(314) 726-0148
6646 Vernon
Saint Louis, MO
Hours
Mon-Fri 6:30am-6pm
Cost
Varies by age; check website
Ages
0-6
Services Available
Childcare, Kids Resources, Schools

Radiant Faith Academy
(314) 275-7336
2153 McKelvey Road
Maryland Heights, MO
Hours
Year-around care Mon-Fri 6am-12m
Cost
Infant/Toddler $175/week; Training Toddlers $115/week; Preschool $95/week; Latchkey $75/week
Ages
0-8
Services Available
Childcare, Schools

Wee Care Child Development Center
(314) 868-9909
9905 Halls Ferry Road, Suite 1111
Saint Louis, MO
Hours
24 hours
Ages
0-13
Services Available
Childcare, Schools

Childcare Solutions
(314) 878-2273
1842 Craig Road
Saint Louis, MO
Hours
Mon-Fri 9am-5pm, appointment only
Cost
Varies by placement
Ages
All Ages
Services Available
Childcare

Edward Jones Family YMCA
(314) 439-9622
12521 Marine Ave.
Saint Louis, MO
Ages
All Ages
Services Available
Childcare, Classes, Indoors, Kids Resources, Leagues & Teams

TLC For Kids
(314) 725-5660
7301 Tulane Avenue
Saint Louis, MO
Hours
Office: Mon-Fri 8am-5:30pm; Sat 9am-12n
Cost
Varies with service
Ages
All Ages
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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