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Babysitter Newport RI

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

Kent County YMCA
(401) 828-0130
900 Centerville Road
Warwick, RI
Ages
Unknown
Services Available
Camps, Childcare, Classes, Entertainment, Indoors, Kids Resources, Leagues & Teams, Parents Resources, Schools

KinderCare
(877) 280-3771
70 Corporate Place
Middletown, RI

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Shining Star Preschool Inc
(401) 849-7827
365 Valley Rd
Middletown, RI

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Acorn Cottage Child Care
(401) 284-0363
102 Woodbine Rd
Wakefield, RI

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Story Land Preschool
(401) 253-1280
180 Mount Hope Ave
Bristol, RI

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Options for Working Parents
(401) 946-2300
1441 Park Avenue
Cranston, RI
Ages
All Ages
Services Available
Childcare

KinderCare Learning Center
(401) 846-1888
70 Corporate Pl
Middletown, RI

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Jamestown Early Learning Ctr
(401) 423-9954
87 North Rd
Jamestown, RI

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Little Children's Village
(401) 253-5130
399 Hope St
Bristol, RI

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Playground Prep
(401) 885-7529
1635 Division Rd
East Greenwich, RI

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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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