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Babysitter The Dalles OR

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

Children Of Faith Pre-School
(541) 296-2662
2810 W 10th St
The Dalles, OR

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Just Like Home Day Care
(509) 493-8646
345 SW Brislawn Rd
White Salmon, WA

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Children's Park Learning Center
(503) 245-9200
10540 SW Hall Blvd
Portland, OR
Cost
$$
Ages
6-Mar
Services Available
Childcare, Schools

We Village
(503) 935-5590
424 NW 11th Avenue
Portland, OR
Hours
Monday - Thursday 8am-8:30pm Friday 8am - 10pm Saturday 10:30am - 11:30pm Sunday 12pm- 5pm
Cost
Members $10/hour; Non-members $15/hour
Ages
12-Feb
Services Available
Camps, Childcare, Classes

InterExchange Au Pair USA
(800) 287-2477
Portland, OR
Cost
$$
Ages
All Ages
Services Available
Childcare

Head Start
(541) 298-8801
1721 W 10th St
The Dalles, OR

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The Phoenix Children's Academy Private Preschool
(503) 625-9491
16775 NW 12th Street
Sherwood, OR
Hours
Mon-Fri 6:30am-6pm
Cost
Varies by age; call for details
Ages
0-12
Services Available
Camps, Childcare, Schools

The Little Gym
(503) 595-9702
17890 SW McEwan Road
Lake Oswego, OR
Hours
See website for class schedule
Cost
Moderate
Ages
0-12
Services Available
Camps, Childcare, Classes, Parents Resources

Beaverton Christian Church
(503) 646-2151
13600 SW Allen Boulevard
Beaverton, OR
Hours
See below.
Cost
Varies by program
Ages
All Ages
Services Available
Camps, Childcare, Classes, Parents Resources, Schools

Mittleman Jewish Community Center
(503) 244-0111
6651 SW Capitol Highway
Portland, OR
Hours
Mon-Thu 6am-10pm; Fri 6am-9pm; Sat-Sun 8am-6pm
Cost
Varies by program; inexpensive
Ages
All Ages
Services Available
Camps, Childcare, Classes, Indoors, Schools

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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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