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Babysitter Herndon VA

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

Winwood Children's Center
(703) 787-0533
1841 Explorer Street
Reston, VA
Cost
$$
Ages
0-10
Services Available
Childcare

Reston Children's Center
(703) 476-8150
11825 Olde Crafts Drive
Reston, VA
Ages
Unknown
Services Available
Childcare

Winwood Children's Center
(703) 218-4141
12301 Lee Jackson Memorial Highway
Fairfax, VA
Cost
$$
Ages
0-10
Services Available
Childcare

Hunter Mill Country Day School
(703) 281-4422
2021 Hunter Mill Road
Vienna, VA
Ages
12-Feb
Services Available
Childcare

KinderCare - Vienna
(703) 938-7040
437 Knoll Street NW
Vienna, VA
Hours
Mon-Fri 6:30am-6:30pm
Cost
Prices vary; see website for details
Ages
0-12
Services Available
Childcare

Reston Community Center
(703) 476-4500
RCC Hunters Woods,2310 Colts Neck Road
Reston, VA
Cost
Costs vary
Ages
All Ages
Services Available
Childcare, Classes, Entertainment, Indoors

Reston Community Center
(703) 476-4500
RCC Lake Anne,1609-A Washington Plaza
Reston, VA
Cost
Costs vary
Ages
All Ages
Services Available
Childcare, Classes, Entertainment, Indoors

Hoop Magic
(703) 268-5780
14810 Murdock Street
Chantilly, VA
Ages
4And Up
Services Available
Childcare, Indoors, Leagues & Teams

Green Hedges School
(703) 938-8323
415 Windover Avenue, NW
Vienna, VA
Hours
8:15am-3:15pm; Half Day Montessori 8:15am-12n
Cost
Expensive
Ages
14-Mar
Services Available
Childcare

Fit Kids
(703) 803-6194
Centreville, VA
Hours
Mon-Sat 9am-5pm
Cost
$
Ages
12-Feb
Services Available
Childcare, Classes

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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