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Babysitter Martinsville VA

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

Oak Hill Learning Ctr & Chrstn
(276) 627-0949
685 Carson Dr
Bassett, VA

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Nanny ID 121169
Ridgeway, VA
Availability
Full Time
Certifications / Experience
CPR Certified : YES
First Aid Certified : YES
Special Needs Experience : NO
Years Experience : 20
Has References : YES
Experienced With Age Groups
Newborn, Toddlers, Preschoolers, School Age, Older Children
Additional Services and Skills
Pets, Cook, Laundry, Homework, Potty Training, Sleep Training, House Keeping

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Nanny ID 134943
Eden, NC
Availability
Full Time
Certifications / Experience
CPR Certified : NO
First Aid Certified : NO
Special Needs Experience : NO
Years Experience : 6
Has References : YES
Experienced With Age Groups
Newborn, Toddlers, Preschoolers, School Age, Older Children
Additional Services and Skills
Shop, Pets, Cook, Laundry, Drive Children, Homework, Potty Training, Sleep Training, House Keeping

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Nanny ID 122548
Mayodan, NC
Availability
Part Time
Certifications / Experience
CPR Certified : YES
First Aid Certified : NO
Special Needs Experience : NO
Years Experience : 4
Has References : YES
Experienced With Age Groups
Newborn, Toddlers, Preschoolers, School Age, Older Children
Additional Services and Skills
Shop, Cook, Laundry, Drive Children, Homework, Sleep Training, House Keeping

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Alexandria Branch YMCA
(703) 838-8085
420 East Monroe Avenue
Alexandria, VA
Hours
Mon-Fri 6am-10pm; Sat 7am-8pm; Sun 9am-7pm
Ages
All Ages
Services Available
Childcare, Classes, Indoors

Care-A-Lot Daycare Of Eden
(336) 623-4222
524 Morgan Rd
Eden, NC

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Nanny ID 124356
Eden, NC
Availability
Full Time
Certifications / Experience
CPR Certified : YES
First Aid Certified : YES
Special Needs Experience : NO
Years Experience : 1
Has References : YES
Experienced With Age Groups
Newborn, Toddlers, Preschoolers
Additional Services and Skills
Cook, Laundry, Homework

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Nanny ID 135217
Stoneville, NC
Availability
Both
Certifications / Experience
CPR Certified : NO
First Aid Certified : NO
Special Needs Experience : NO
Years Experience : 14
Has References : YES
Experienced With Age Groups
Newborn, Toddlers, Preschoolers, School Age, Older Children
Additional Services and Skills
Pets, Cook, Laundry, Homework, Potty Training, Sleep Training, House Keeping

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Think Grow Play
(703) 880-4775
3846 King Street
Alexandria, VA
Ages
All Ages
Services Available
Childcare, Classes, Indoors, Kids Resources

MommyWorks Family Daycare
(757) 488-3462
Portsmouth, VA
Hours
Mon-Fri 6am-6pm
Ages
0-12
Services Available
Childcare

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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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