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Babysitter Ludlow MA

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

Acres Preschool & Kindergarten
(413) 783-6614
850 Parker St
Springfield, MA

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Cooley Street KinderCare
(866) 200-7213
201 Cooley Street
Springfield, MA

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KinderCare
(888) 859-9127
201 Cooley St
Springfield, MA

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Pryme Tyme Nursery School
(413) 525-7084
20 Baldwin St
East Longmeadow, MA

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Palmer Head Start
(413) 283-8256
4023 Main
Thorndike, MA

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Giggle Gardens Child Care
(413) 214-7040
627 State St
Springfield, MA

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Side By Side Preschool Inc
(413) 532-2388
27 Streiber Dr
Chicopee, MA

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Kid Stuff Springfield
(413) 782-0057
1504 Allen Street
Springfield, MA
 
Belchertown Day School
(413) 323-8108
51 State St
Belchertown, MA

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Mont Marie Child Care Ctr
(413) 536-2964
34 Lower Westfield Rd
Holyoke, MA

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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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