dad dads
Returning User? Login Here

Babysitter Rockville MD

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

Jewish Community Center of Greater Washington
(301) 881-0100
6125 Montrose Road
Rockville, MD
Ages
All Ages
Services Available
Childcare, Classes, Indoors, Leagues & Teams

Home Buddies
(301) 768-4624
12813 Epping Terrace
Silver Spring, MD
Hours
Mon-Fri 9am-5pm
Cost
Sitters $15-$25/hour, plus $75 membership fee
Ages
All Ages
Services Available
Childcare

Our Children Child Development Center
(202) 545-0302
6640 Georgia Avenue, NW
Washington, DC
Hours
Day Care: Mon-Thu 7:30am-6:30pm, Fri 7:30am-6:00pm; Immersion Program: Sat 9am-12n
Cost
Moderate
Ages
0-8
Services Available
Childcare, Classes

St. Alban's Early Childhood Center
(202) 363-7380
3001 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
Washington, DC
Hours
Mon-Fri 7am-6pm
Cost
Age based tuition, call for information
Ages
5-Feb
Services Available
Childcare

Metropolitan Nursery School
(202) 362-8746
3401 Nebraska Avenue, NW
Washington, DC
Cost
Moderate
Ages
5-Feb
Services Available
Childcare

The Children's Learning Center
(300) 871-6600
4511 Bestor Drive
Rockville, MD
Ages
10-Jan
Services Available
Childcare

Universal Martial Arts Center
(301) 585-8622
8120 Georgia Avenue
Silver Spring, MD
Cost
Varies
Ages
16-Mar
Services Available
Childcare, Classes, Kids Resources

Takoma Park Community Center
(301) 891-7290
7500 Maple Avenue
Takoma Park, MD
Ages
All Ages
Services Available
Childcare, Classes, Indoors

Little Red Playschool
(202) 537-5192
5013 Sherier Place, NW
Washington, DC
Hours
Mon-Fri 9:30am-4:30am
Cost
$$
Ages
4-Feb
Services Available
Childcare

Russian Cultural Centre
(202) 265-3840
1825 Phelps Place, NW
Washington, DC
Ages
Unknown
Services Available
Childcare, Classes, Entertainment

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...

Click here to read the rest of this article from GreatDad.com