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Babysitter Newport News VA

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

Ocean Learning Center Inc.
(757) 588-0426
9266 Chelsea Avenue
Norfolk, VA
Ages
12-Feb
Services Available
Childcare

Discovery Care Center
(757) 668-7085
811 Redgate Avenue
Norfolk, VA
Hours
Mon-Fri 6am-8pm
Ages
0-12
Services Available
Camps, Childcare

JW Tumbles-Norfolk
(757) 383-6933
330 W. 22nd Street
Norfolk, VA
Hours
Check website for schedule
Cost
Moderate; varies with program
Ages
9-Jan
Services Available
Camps, Childcare, Classes

Oyster Point KinderCare
(866) 200-7213
6 Sierra Drive
Newport News, VA

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Oyster Point KinderCare
(757) 596-1532
6 Sierra Dr
Newport News, VA

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North Shore Pediatrics
(757) 440-0719
924 Little Creek Road
Norfolk, VA
Hours
Mon-Fri 9am-4pm Nurse Visit Hours: Monday-Friday 9:00-11:00a.m. and 1:00-4:00 p.m. No TB skin placement tests on Thursdays
Cost
$$
Ages
All Ages
Services Available
Childcare, Kids Resources

Children's Harbor Ghent
(757) 622-0900
1900 Llewellyn Avenue
Norfolk, VA
Cost
Moderate
Ages
5-Feb
Services Available
Childcare

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

KinderCare
(888) 814-6983
6 Sierra Dr
Newport News, VA

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Early Bird Kiddie College
(800) 433-3243
10754 Jefferson Ave
Newport News, VA

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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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