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Babysitter Westport CT

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

Pumpkin Preschool
(203) 226-1277
15 Burr Rd
Westport, CT

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Free To Be Learning Center
(203) 866-7891
15 Bettswood Rd
Norwalk, CT

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Apple Blossom Schl-Family Ctr
(203) 834-0344
440 Danbury Rd
Wilton, CT

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Mother Goose Child Care
(203) 367-2000
2860 Park Ave
Bridgeport, CT

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Busy Beaver Extended Day Prgrm
(203) 372-9560
347 Woodside Ave
Bridgeport, CT

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Old Hill Children's Day School
(203) 221-8238
190 Wilton Rd
Westport, CT

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New England Fashion+Design Association
(203) 345-0030
24B Monroe Street
Norwalk, CT
 
The Sitting Service of CT, LLC
(203) 655-9783
1031 Post Road
Darien, CT
 
Oak Tree Daycare
(203) 373-9074
35 Oakleaf St
Bridgeport, CT

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All God's Children Daycare
(203) 373-9453
2445 Madison Ave
Bridgeport, CT

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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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