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Babysitter Seattle WA

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

Bright Horizons
(206) 381-9904
925 4th Avenue, Suite 200
Seattle, WA
Hours
Mon-Fri 7am-6pm
Ages
0-6
Services Available
Childcare

KinderCare
(206) 903-1103
1827 Eighth Avenue
Seattle, WA
Hours
Mon-Fri 6am-6pm
Cost
Varies
Ages
0-10
Services Available
Childcare

Garfield Community Center
(206) 684-4788
2323 E Cherry Street
Seattle, WA
Hours
Mon-Tue 1pm-9pm; Wed=-Fri 11am-9pm; Sat 10am-5pm; Sun 12n-5pm
Cost
$
Ages
All Ages
Services Available
Childcare, Classes

Community Day School Association
(206) 323-8299
2409 22nd Avenue E
Seattle, WA
Hours
Mon-Fri 7am-6pm; closed on all school holidays
Cost
See the website for current tuition information
Ages
13-Mar
Services Available
Childcare

Urban Nanny Brokers, Inc
(206) 323-1220
413 22nd Avenue #A
Seattle, WA
Hours
Mon-Sat 9am-6pm
Cost
$$
Ages
All Ages
Services Available
Childcare

Tender Loving Care
(206) 583-6521
Virginia Mason Hospital, Health Resource Building,west entrance, 909 Univer
Seattle, WA
Hours
Mon-Fri 6:30am-5:30pm
Ages
12-Jan
Services Available
Childcare

Easter Seals Child Development Center
(206) 816-3255
4040 S 188th Street
Seattle, WA
Hours
Mon-Fri 6:30am-6pm
Cost
$
Ages
0-12
Services Available
Childcare

Community Day School Association
(206) 726-7972
3200 23rd Avenue S
Seattle, WA
Hours
Mon-Fri 7am-6pm; Closed on all school holidays
Cost
See the website for current tuition information
Ages
13-Mar
Services Available
Childcare

Child Care Resources
(206) 329-5544
1225 S Weller, Suite 300
Seattle, WA
Hours
Mon-Fri 8:30am-5pm
Ages
All Ages
Services Available
Childcare

Whirlwinds
(206) 623-6666
1310 Mercer Street
Seattle, WA
Hours
Mon-Fri 9am-5pm; Sat 3:30pm-8:30pm
Cost
$8/hour for the first child; additional siblings are $4/hour
Ages
6-Feb
Services Available
Childcare

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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