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Babysitter Hood River OR

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

Just Like Home Day Care
(509) 493-8646
345 SW Brislawn Rd
White Salmon, WA

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Head Start
(541) 298-8801
1721 W 10th St
The Dalles, OR

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Beaverton Christian Church
(503) 646-2151
13600 SW Allen Boulevard
Beaverton, OR
Hours
See below.
Cost
Varies by program
Ages
All Ages
Services Available
Camps, Childcare, Classes, Parents Resources, Schools

Mittleman Jewish Community Center
(503) 244-0111
6651 SW Capitol Highway
Portland, OR
Hours
Mon-Thu 6am-10pm; Fri 6am-9pm; Sat-Sun 8am-6pm
Cost
Varies by program; inexpensive
Ages
All Ages
Services Available
Camps, Childcare, Classes, Indoors, Schools

The Little Gym
(503) 595-9702
17890 SW McEwan Road
Lake Oswego, OR
Hours
See website for class schedule
Cost
Moderate
Ages
0-12
Services Available
Camps, Childcare, Classes, Parents Resources

Children Of Faith Pre-School
(541) 296-2662
2810 W 10th St
The Dalles, OR

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USAuPair
(503) 675-5333
Lake Oswego, OR
Hours
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, & Fri 10am-6pm, , , ,
Ages
Unknown
Services Available
Childcare

Portland Jewish Academy
(503) 244-0126
6651 SW Capitol Highway
Portland, OR
Cost
(2008-2009) $13,090-$13,590
Ages
0-13
Services Available
Childcare, Schools

The Playground Gym
(503) 235-7529
505 NE Grand Avenue
Portland, OR
Hours
Check the website for a class schedule.
Cost
$$
Ages
12-Jan
Services Available
Camps, Childcare, Classes, Indoors

Children's Park Learning Center
(503) 245-9200
10540 SW Hall Blvd
Portland, OR
Cost
$$
Ages
6-Mar
Services Available
Childcare, Schools

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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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