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Babysitter Salem MA

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

Run-A-Muck Child Care Ctr
(978) 740-0645
3 Colby St
Salem, MA

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Head Start
(978) 745-7125
10 Skerry St
Salem, MA

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Sundance Preschool & Learning
(781) 631-0292
328 W Shore Dr
Marblehead, MA

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Swampscott Family Child Care
(781) 599-7189
30 Phillips Street
Swampscott, MA
Small World Learning Ctr
(978) 777-3461
132 North St
Danvers, MA

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Salem KinderCare
(866) 200-7213
602 Loring Avenue
Salem, MA

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(888) 371-0754
602 Loring Avenue
Salem, MA

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Amy's Cozy Corner
(781) 631-2226
13 Bessom St Ste R
Marblehead, MA

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Play To Learn
(781) 592-6279
198 Humphrey St
Swampscott, MA

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Magical Beginnings Inc
(978) 532-7144
185 Lynn St
Peabody, MA

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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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