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Babysitter Saint Peters MO

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

The Goddard School for Early Childhood Development
(636) 441-9037
1402 Gettysburg Landing Road
Saint Charles, MO
Hours
Mon-Fri 7am-6pm
Cost
Varies by program
Ages
0-6
Services Available
Childcare, Schools

SeekingSitters
(314) 566-7228
Saint Charles, MO
Ages
All Ages
Services Available
Childcare

Childcare Solutions
(314) 878-2273
1842 Craig Road
Saint Louis, MO
Hours
Mon-Fri 9am-5pm, appointment only
Cost
Varies by placement
Ages
All Ages
Services Available
Childcare

Edward Jones Family YMCA
(314) 439-9622
12521 Marine Ave.
Saint Louis, MO
Ages
All Ages
Services Available
Childcare, Classes, Indoors, Kids Resources, Leagues & Teams

Maryland Heights Parks & Recreation
(314) 738-2599
2344 McKelvey
Maryland Heights, MO
Ages
All Ages
Services Available
Childcare, Classes, Entertainment, Leagues & Teams

NannyMall, LLC
(314) 769-6255
121 Civic Center Drive,Ste 212
Lake Saint Louis, MO
Hours
Mon-Thu 8:30am-5pm; Fri 8:30am-4:30pm
Cost
Moderate.
Ages
0-14
Services Available
Childcare

The Westport School
(314) 878-5339
1915 Ross Avenue
Saint Louis, MO
Hours
Mon-Fri 6:30am-6:30pm
Cost
Varies by age and program
Ages
0-14
Services Available
Childcare, Schools

Radiant Faith Academy
(314) 275-7336
2153 McKelvey Road
Maryland Heights, MO
Hours
Year-around care Mon-Fri 6am-12m
Cost
Infant/Toddler $175/week; Training Toddlers $115/week; Preschool $95/week; Latchkey $75/week
Ages
0-8
Services Available
Childcare, Schools

West County Family YMCA
(636) 532-3100
16464 Burkhardt Place
Chesterfield, MO
Hours
Mon-Fri 5:15am-10pm; Sat 7:30am-7pm; Sun 12n-6pm
Ages
All Ages
Services Available
Childcare, Classes, Indoors, Leagues & Teams, Schools

Countryside Montessori School
(314) 434-2821
12226 Ladue Road
Saint Louis, MO
Hours
Open year around 7am-6pm
Cost
Varies by age and program
Ages
5-Feb
Services Available
Childcare, Schools

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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