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Babysitter Hockessin DE

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

KinderCare
(888) 690-2940
6696 Lancaster Pike
Hockessin, DE

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Pike Creek KinderCare
(866) 200-7213
3449 Hillock Lane
Wilmington, DE

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Little People College
(302) 998-4929
3507 Old Capitol Trl
Wilmington, DE

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Kids Korner Day Care
(302) 998-4606
706 W Newport Pike
Wilmington, DE

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Happy Heart Day School
(610) 869-9394
313 Garden Station Rd
Avondale, PA

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KinderCare
(888) 353-2204
3449 Hillock Lane
Wilmington, DE

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Little Stars Inc
(302) 995-2920
5702 Kirkwood Hwy
Wilmington, DE

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Rising Stars Child Care Ii Inc
(302) 633-4150
1601 Kirkwood Hwy
Wilmington, DE

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Funsteps Preschool & Childcare
(302) 731-9618
1805 Kirkwood Hwy
Newark, DE

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Edu-Care Preschool Day Care
(302) 453-7326
345 Polly Drummond Hill Rd
Newark, DE

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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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