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Babysitter Olympia WA

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

Mini-Skool Early Learning Center - Yelm
(360) 438-9000
3910 Yelm Highway
Olympia, WA
Hours
Mon-Fri 6:30am-6pm
Cost
$$
Ages
0-9
Services Available
Childcare

Mini-Skool Early Learning Center - 2222 Yelm
(360) 352-3705
2222 Yelm Highway
Olympia, WA
Hours
Mon-Fri 6:30am-6pm
Cost
$$
Ages
0-3
Services Available
Childcare

Mini-Skool Early Learning Center - Lacey
(360) 705-1069
8911 Martin Way East
Olympia, WA
Hours
Mon-Fri 6am-6pm
Cost
$$
Ages
0-9
Services Available
Childcare

Mini-Skool Early Learning Center - Dupont
(253) 964-1033
2212 Palisade Boulevard
Dupont, WA
Hours
Mon-Fri 6am-6pm
Cost
$$
Ages
0-9
Services Available
Childcare

KinderCare Learning Center
(360) 786-8439
2303 9th Ave. SW
Olympia, WA

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Mini-Skool Early Learning Center - Turnwater
(360) 705-1401
6518 Capital Boulevard
Olympia, WA
Hours
Mon-Fri 6:30am-6pm
Cost
$$
Ages
0-9
Services Available
Childcare

Mini-Skool Early Learning Center - Cooper Point
(360) 753-8646
1006 Cooper Point Road NW
Olympia, WA
Hours
Mon-Fri 6:30am-6pm
Cost
$$
Ages
0-5
Services Available
Childcare

Mini-Skool Early Learning Center - Sleater
(360) 459-0194
4110 6th Avenue NE
Olympia, WA
Hours
Mon-Fri 6:30am-6pm
Cost
$$
Ages
0-9
Services Available
Childcare

KinderCare
(888) 341-1854
2303 9th Ave. SW
Olympia, WA

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Lacey KinderCare
(360) 438-0245
4504 6th Ave SE
Lacey, WA

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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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