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Babysitter Joplin MO

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

(417) 206-3633
2621 S Moffet Ave
Joplin, MO

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Kelly's Kountry Kare
(417) 782-6026
9484 Elm Dr
Joplin, MO

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Mud Pies & Butterflies Daycare
(417) 483-6266
822 B Connecticut Ave
Joplin, MO
Abundant Life Preschool
(417) 451-3305
700 Spencer Dr
Neosho, MO

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St. Mary's Early Intervention and Preschool
(314) 653-2591
1724 Redman Road
Saint Louis, MO
Mon-Sat 6am-6pm
Services Available
Childcare, Schools

Dinosaur Academy
(417) 624-4442
2108 S Main St
Joplin, MO

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Kelly's Kountry Kare
(417) 782-6026
9484 Elm Drive
Joplin, MO
Exploration Station Childcare and Preschool
(417) 781-1908
3132 East 12 Off of 7th street
joplin, MO
Lil Rascals Preschool & Daycr
(620) 429-2796
915 W Maple St
Columbus, KS

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TLC For Kids
(314) 725-5660
7301 Tulane Avenue
Saint Louis, MO
Office: Mon-Fri 8am-5:30pm; Sat 9am-12n
Varies with service
All Ages
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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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