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Babysitter Staunton VA

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

Creative Wonders Learing Ctr
(540) 337-9174
2746 Stuarts Draft Hwy
Stuarts Draft, VA

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Little Treasures Child Care
(540) 879-2010
202 Main St
Dayton, VA

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Children's Harbor Ghent
(757) 622-0900
1900 Llewellyn Avenue
Norfolk, VA
Cost
Moderate
Ages
5-Feb
Services Available
Childcare

Tuckaway-West
(804) 270-1780
2125 Tuckaway Lane
Richmond, VA
Hours
Mon-Fri 7:30am-6pm
Ages
12-Feb
Services Available
Childcare

KinderCare - Vienna
(703) 938-7040
437 Knoll Street NW
Vienna, VA
Hours
Mon-Fri 6:30am-6:30pm
Cost
Prices vary; see website for details
Ages
0-12
Services Available
Childcare

Creative Wonders Learing Center
(540) 337-9174
2746 Stuarts Draft Hwy
Stuarts Draft, VA

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Nannie J. Lee Memorial Recreation Center
(703) 838-4845
1108 Jefferson Street
Alexandria, VA
Hours
Mon-Fri 9am-9pm; Sat 9am-6pm; Sun 10am-2pm
Ages
All Ages
Services Available
Childcare, Classes, Entertainment, Indoors

RichmondKids.com
Richmond, VA
Ages
All Ages
Services Available
Childcare

Skipwith Academy
(804) 282-5519
7344 Townes Road
Richmond, VA
Ages
0-12
Services Available
Childcare

Hoop Magic
(703) 268-5780
14810 Murdock Street
Chantilly, VA
Ages
4And Up
Services Available
Childcare, Indoors, Leagues & Teams

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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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