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Babysitter Springfield OR

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

Springfield Learning Tree Day
(541) 747-5683
100 International Way
Springfield, OR

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Willamalane Kids Club/Little
(541) 736-4544
250 S 32ND St
Springfield, OR

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Playdates Child Care Ctr
(541) 345-0505
888 Goodpasture Island Rd
Eugene, OR

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Eweb Child Development Ctr
(541) 341-8575
500 E 4th Ave
Eugene, OR

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Kensington School Inc
(541) 687-1524
2125 Coburg Rd
Eugene, OR

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Head Start Siletz Tribal Prgm
(541) 747-0161
2109 J St
Springfield, OR

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Springfield Christian Kndrgrtn
(541) 746-8246
2080 19th St
Springfield, OR

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KinderCare
(888) 826-1413
2506 Oakmont Way
Eugene, OR

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International English Chrstn
(541) 485-2267
2691 Turnbull Ln
Eugene, OR

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Coburg Road KinderCare
(866) 200-7213
2506 Oakmont Way
Eugene, OR

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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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