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Babysitter Riverhead NY

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

Little Pines Day Care
(631) 723-2629
59 Ponquogue Ave
Hampton Bays, NY

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East End Kids Academy
(631) 924-2100
177 Weeks Ave
Manorville, NY

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South Shore Kids
(631) 874-2223
89 Bernstein Blvd
Ctr Moriches, NY

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St Jude Nursery School
(631) 395-3959
89 Overlook Dr
Mastic Beach, NY

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Mommy & Me
(631) 821-4877
77 Broadway
Rocky Point, NY

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Absolute Best Care
(631) 486-4594
32 Mill Rd
Westhampton Beach, NY

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Little Blossom Pre-School
(631) 929-8421
Rte 25A
Wading River, NY

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Kids' World Nursery School
(631) 874-6210
21 Ctr Ct
Ctr Moriches, NY

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Pop N Play Too
(631) 395-2330
42 Peeker Ave
Mastic Beach, NY

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Just Kids Early Childhood Lrng
(631) 924-0008
35 Longwood Rd
Middle Island, NY

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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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