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Babysitter Mesa AZ

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

Recess Kids Club
(888) 672-6116
3426 E. Baseline Road, Suite 101
Mesa, AZ
Hours
Mon-Thu 9am-9pm; Fri & Sat 9am-12m
Cost
$6-$15/hour plus registration fees
Ages
12-Mar
Services Available
Childcare, Indoors

Peace of Mind Nannies
(480) 732-1234
Gilbert, AZ
Hours
Mon-Fri 9am-5pm
Cost
Inexpensive to moderate
Ages
All Ages
Services Available
Childcare

BRiDGES Preschool
(480) 926-3003
1494 S. Gilbert Road
Gilbert, AZ
Hours
Mon-Fri 6:30am-6pm
Cost
Varies by program, see website
Ages
0-6
Services Available
Childcare, Schools

Phoenix Children's Academy Private Preschool
(480) 963-1155
2315 South Lindsay Road
Gilbert, AZ
Hours
Mon-Fri 6am-6:30pm
Cost
Varies by age; call for details
Ages
0-12
Services Available
Camps, Childcare, Schools

A Caring Nanny
(480) 946-3423
6613 E. Latham
Scottsdale, AZ
Cost
$300-$1,200 placement fee for permanent nannies.
Ages
All Ages
Services Available
Childcare

Kids That Rip Skateboard School
(480) 844-9600
1927 North Gilbert Road
Mesa, AZ
Hours
See website for schedule
Cost
Varies by offering; see website or call for details
Ages
15-Mar
Services Available
Camps, Childcare, Classes, Indoors

Greenhouse Montessori Preschool & Toddler Center
(480) 635-0386
505 S. Gilbert Road
Gilbert, AZ
Hours
Mon-Fri 9am-4pm
Cost
Varies by age; see website for details
Ages
5-Feb
Services Available
Childcare, Schools

The Little Gym
(480) 855-7766
538 S. Gilbert Road,Suite 109
Gilbert, AZ
Hours
See website for class schedule
Cost
Moderate
Ages
0-12
Services Available
Childcare, Classes

Bright Horizons at Mill Avenue
(480) 921-3594
660 South Mill Avenue
Tempe, AZ
Hours
Mon-Fri 7am-6:30pm
Cost
Moderate
Ages
0-12
Services Available
Camps, Childcare, Schools

SeekingSitters - Phoenix Southeast Valley
(480) 788-8701
Tempe, AZ
Hours
Call to schedule a date and time.
Cost
$$
Ages
0-12
Services Available
Childcare

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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