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Babysitter Inver Grove Heights MN

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

Infinite Miracles Daycare
(651) 428-9326
Alden Pond Lane
Saint Paul, MN
Hours
Mon-Fri 6am-6pm
Ages
0-11
Services Available
Childcare

Hayden Heights Recreation Center & Park
(651) 298-5716
19665 East Hoyt Avenue
Saint Paul, MN
Hours
Mon-Thu 3pm-8pm. Extended hours in summer.
Cost
Free; fee for some programming
Ages
All Ages
Services Available
Childcare

St. Paul Parks & Recreation
(651) 266-6400
50 West Kellogg Boulevard, Suite 840
Saint Paul, MN
Hours
Headquarters hours: Mon-Fri 8am-4:30pm
Cost
Free; fee for some programming and facility rentals
Ages
All Ages
Services Available
Camps, Childcare, Classes, Entertainment, Kids Resources, Tourist Spots

Arlington Recreation Center & Park
(651) 298-5716
665 Rose Avenue East
Saint Paul, MN
Hours
Mon-Thu 3pm-8pm; Fri 3pm-6pm. Hours extended in summer.
Cost
Free; fee for some programming
Ages
All Ages
Services Available
Childcare

KidsPark
(651) 695-4008
1961 St. Clair Avenue
Saint Paul, MN
Hours
Mon-Fri 9am-3pm on days the Saint Paul public schools are in session
Cost
$5.25/hr for each of the first two children; 50% off for additional children. Infant care $18/morning.
Ages
0-5
Services Available
Camps, Childcare

Hillcrest Recreation Center
(651) 695-3706
1978 Ford Parkway
Saint Paul, MN
Hours
Mon-Thu 9am-9pm; Fri 9am-6pm; Sat 9am-4pm (during school year); Sun 12n-4pm (Jan-Feb, for skating)
Cost
Varies, but most programming is free or inexpensive
Ages
All Ages
Services Available
Childcare, Tourist Spots

Homecroft Recreation Center
(651) 695-3716
1845 Sheridan Avenue
Saint Paul, MN
Hours
Mon-Tue 3pm-8:30pm; Wed-Thu 3pm-8pm; Fri 3pm-6pm. Extended hours in summer.
Cost
Varies, but most programming is free or inexpensive
Ages
All Ages
Services Available
Childcare, Tourist Spots

St. Paul Jewish Community Center
(651) 698-0751
1375 St. Paul Avenue
Saint Paul, MN
Cost
Family rates start at $60/month, plus one-time $100 initiation fee
Ages
All Ages
Services Available
Camps, Childcare, Classes, Leagues & Teams

Dayton's Bluff Rec Center
(651) 793-3885
800 Conway Street
Saint Paul, MN
Hours
Mon-Thu 9am-8pm; Fri 9am-6pm
Cost
Varies, but most programming is free or inexpensive
Ages
All Ages
Services Available
Childcare, Tourist Spots

Groveland Recreation Center
(651) 695-3714
2021 St. Clair Avenue
Saint Paul, MN
Hours
Mon-Thu 3:30pm-8pm; Fri 3:30pm-7pm; Sat 9am-2pm
Cost
Varies, but generally inexpensive
Ages
All Ages
Services Available
Childcare, Tourist Spots

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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