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Babysitter Milwaukee WI

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

Northside YMCA
(414) 265-9622
1350 W North Avenue
Milwaukee, WI
Hours
Mon-Fri 5:30am-10pm; Sat 6:30am-10pm; Sun 8am-8pm
Ages
All Ages
Services Available
Camps, Childcare, Classes, Leagues & Teams

KinderCare
(414) 354-9605
5051 West Bradley Road
Milwaukee, WI
Hours
Mon-Fri 6am-7pm
Cost
Prices vary with programs. See website for details and locations.
Ages
0-12
Services Available
Childcare

Alverno Childcare
(414) 382-6076
3401 South 39th Street
Milwaukee, WI
Cost
$$
Ages
0-5
Services Available
Childcare

The Nurturing Nook
(414) 961-1482
575 West River Woods Parkway
Milwaukee, WI
Cost
$$
Ages
0-6
Services Available
Childcare

Wauwatosa Day Care
(414) 475-7820
530 N 103rd Street
Milwaukee, WI
Ages
0-5
Services Available
Childcare

Penfield Children's Center
(414) 344-7676
833 North 26th Street
Milwaukee, WI
Hours
Mon-Fri 7am-5:30pm
Cost
$$
Ages
0-6
Services Available
Childcare, Kids Resources

Grandma's House Day Care Center
(414) 475-7605
6119 West Vliet Street
Milwaukee, WI
Hours
Mon-Fri 6am-6pm
Cost
$$
Ages
0-10
Services Available
Camps, Childcare

Tendercare Child Care Center
(414) 447-8396
5229 W. Capital Drive
Milwaukee, WI
Ages
0-12
Services Available
Childcare

Grandma's House Day Care Center
(414) 475-9381
11401 Watertown Plank Road
Milwaukee, WI
Hours
Mon-Fri 6am-6pm
Cost
$$
Ages
0-10
Services Available
Camps, Childcare

West Suburban YMCA
(414) 302-9622
2420 N 124th Street
Milwaukee, WI
Hours
Mon-Fri 5:30am-10pm; Sat 6:30am-10pm; Sun 8am-8pm
Ages
All Ages
Services Available
Camps, Childcare, Classes

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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