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Babysitter Hopewell VA

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

RichmondKids.com
Richmond, VA
Ages
All Ages
Services Available
Childcare

The Village at Rainbow Station
(804) 320-0300
7411 Boulder Springs Road
Richmond, VA
Ages
5And Up
Services Available
Childcare, Kids Resources

Rivers Bend Children Ctr
(804) 530-1256
120 W Hundred Rd
Chester, VA

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Discovery World Day Care Ctr
(804) 520-1590
123 W Ellerslie Ave
Colonial Heights, VA

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Chester Presbyterian Nursery
(804) 748-9465
3424 W Hundred Rd
Chester, VA

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Preschool & The Get Well Place at Rainbow Station
(804) 272-0641
7421 Boulder Springs Road
Richmond, VA
Ages
0-12
Services Available
Childcare, Kids Resources

Little Explorers Child Devmnt
(804) 458-9350
2709 Oaklawn Blvd
Hopewell, VA

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Mt Pleasant Baptist Day Care
(804) 526-1480
3110 Greenwood Ave
Colonial Heights, VA

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New Beginning Child Devmnt Ctr
(804) 520-7433
400 E Westover Ave
Colonial Heights, VA

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KinderCare
(888) 652-0947
4021 W. Hundred Rd.
Chester, VA

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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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