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Babysitter Springfield MO

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

Carpenters Kids Preschool
(417) 881-7753
2353 S Campbell Ave
Springfield, MO

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Alpha Tots Learning Ctr
(417) 866-0707
1601 W Sunshine St Ste Q
Springfield, MO

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Amazing Kidz Daycare & Preschool
(417) 882-9512
3801 S Kansas Ave
Springfield, MO

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Nurturing Place
(417) 833-0121
3039 N National Ave
Springfield, MO

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Tammy's Daycare Licensed home
(417) 886-3152
1634 S Estate Ave
Springfield, MO
 
Safe N Sound Playground
(417) 877-4754
3216 S Scenic Ave
Springfield, MO

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Life Skills Learning Center
(417) 863-0898
452 S Grant Ave
Springfield, MO

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Oacac Head Start
(417) 865-5674
1051 S Grant Ave
Springfield, MO

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Bright Minds Learning Academy
(417) 883-3330
1926 S. Ingram Mill Rd
Springfield,, MO
 
Pickwick Place Children's Center
(417) 863-8489
614 S Pickwick
Springfield, MO
 
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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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