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Babysitter Maple Valley WA

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

Coal Creek Family YMCA
(425) 282-1500
13750 Newcastle Golf Club Road
Renton, WA
Hours
Mon-Fri 5am-10pm; Sat-Sun 8am-6pm
Cost
Youth program memberships, $40/year
Ages
All Ages
Services Available
Childcare, Classes, Indoors, Leagues & Teams

Adventure Kids Playcare
(425) 391-5358
775 NW Gilman Boulevard, C-3
Issaquah, WA
Hours
Mon-Thu 8am-10pm; Fri 8am-12m; Sat 9am-12m
Cost
$9-$11.50/hour; Siblings $5/hour
Ages
0-12
Services Available
Childcare

Bright Horizons
(425) 687-1506
1600 Lind Avenue S
Renton, WA
Hours
Mon-Fri 7am-6:30pm
Ages
0-6
Services Available
Childcare

Bright Horizons
(253) 437-0030
20809 72nd Avenue S
Kent, WA
Hours
Mon-Fri 7am-6:30pm
Ages
0-6
Services Available
Childcare

SeaTac Christian Academy & Little Learners
(206) 243-8636
18435 42nd Avenue S
Seattle, WA
Hours
Mon-Fri 6am-6pm
Cost
Varies by program
Ages
12-Jan
Services Available
Childcare

Flynn's Daycare and Preschool
(253) 939-1831
29604 114th Ave SE
Auburn, WA
Hours
Mon-Fri 5am-6pm
Cost
$$
Ages
0-12
Services Available
Childcare

Bright Horizons
(425) 427-8538
35 NE Gilman Blvd
Issaquah, WA
Hours
Mon-Fri 7am-6:30pm
Ages
0-6
Services Available
Childcare

St. Joseph Catholic School of Issaquah/Snoqualmie
(425) 313-9129
220 Mountain Park Boulevard SW
Issaquah, WA
Hours
See the website for campus hours
Cost
$$
Ages
14-Mar
Services Available
Childcare

Matt Griffin YMCA
(206) 244-5880
3595 S. 188th Street
Seattle, WA
Hours
Mon-Fri 5am-10pm; Sat 8am-6pm; Sun 10am-6pm
Cost
$
Ages
All Ages
Services Available
Childcare, Classes, Leagues & Teams

Sammamish Family YMCA
(425) 391-4840
4221 228th Avenue SE
Issaquah, WA
Hours
Mon-Thu 6am-9pm; Fri 6am-8pm; Sat-Sun 9am-5pm
Cost
Varies by program; inexpensive to moderate.
Ages
All Ages
Services Available
Childcare, Classes, Indoors

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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