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Babysitter Washougal WA

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

Clark County Family YMCA
(360) 885-9622
11324 NE 51st Circle
Vancouver, WA
Hours
Mon-Fri 5am-10pm; Sat 7am-7pm; Sun 11am-7pm
Cost
See the website for costs
Ages
All Ages
Services Available
Childcare, Classes, Leagues & Teams, Schools

Zenana Spa and Wellness Center
(503) 238-6262
2024 SE Clinton Street
Portland, OR
Hours
Daily, 9:30am-7pm
Cost
$$
Ages
All Ages
Services Available
Childcare

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

Joyful Noise Co-Op Pre
(360) 835-5301
2350 Main St
Washougal, WA

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Little Friends Family Chldcr
(503) 665-7167
23290 NE Village Ct
Troutdale, OR

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The Playground Gym
(503) 235-7529
505 NE Grand Avenue
Portland, OR
Hours
Check the website for a class schedule.
Cost
$$
Ages
12-Jan
Services Available
Camps, Childcare, Classes, Indoors

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

Parkside Christian Preschool
(360) 834-4002
1243 E 1st Ave
Camas, WA

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Treehill Day School
(503) 666-5505
23802 NE Treehill Dr
Wood Village, 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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