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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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PLAY Boutique
(503) 675-7529
464 First Street
Lake Oswego, OR
Hours
School Mon-Fri 9-4; Stay & Play Mon-Sat 10:30-12:30; Parties Sat-Sun call for times
Cost
Moderate; varies with program
Ages
0-10
Services Available
Camps, Childcare, Classes, Entertainment, Indoors, Kids Resources, Parents Resources, Schools, Stores, Tourist Spots

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

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

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

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Overlook Collaborative Preschool
(503) 477-4455
1707 N Jarrett St
Portland, OR
Hours
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, & Sat 8:30am-12:30am, , , , ,
Ages
5-Mar
Services Available
Childcare, Schools

USAuPair
(503) 675-5333
Lake Oswego, OR
Hours
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, & Fri 10am-6pm, , , ,
Ages
Unknown
Services Available
Childcare

Sunset Athletic Club Clubhouse
(503) 645-3535
13939 NW Cornell Road
Portland, OR
Hours
Check the website for current programs
Cost
$
Ages
All Ages
Services Available
Camps, Childcare, Indoors

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

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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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