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Finding Overnight Babysitters

One of the hardest things for some parents is finding overnight babysitters. Sure, there are places to take your kids during the day or sitters available in the evenings, but what if you need someone .
(December 14, 2008)
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Babysitter Rates

Confused about babysitter rates? Finding the right babysitter can be a large undertaking. There are many things to consider such as age and experience and this is all before settling on appropriate ..
(September 14, 2008)
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How Much a Babysitter Should Be Paid

Are you wondering how much to your babysitter should be paid to watch your children? You're hardly alone. As parents struggle find great childcare, it is hard to know what is a good amount to pay for .
(September 04, 2008)
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Helpful Instructions For a New Babysitter

Every parent is happy to see the new babysitter at their door, because it means that they are getting a (probably much-needed) night out! However, in your excitement, don't forget to give your ..
(June 18, 2008)
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Top Ten Tips For Finding and Keeping a Great Babysitter

One of the hardest tasks many parents have is to find a babysitter who is responsible, dependable and one who your children adore. Here are the top ten tips for finding this babysitter and keeping ..
(June 27, 2008)
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Emergency! You Need Back Up Childcare

All parents of young children should have a back-up plan for childcare options but in most cases, parents develop a plan only after crisis hits. Sooner or later, your childcare provider will call and .
(July 04, 2008)
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Reasons Not to Leave Children Alone After School

Leaving your child alone after school until you return from work may sound like a good plan, but there are some strong reasons why it is not such a great idea. Not Good for Children Research shows ..
(July 15, 2008)
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Time to Find a Back to School Babysitter

As summer starts to wind down, it is that time again to find an after school babysitter for the upcoming school year. Don't wait too long. School will start before you know it. Don't stress. . . we ..
(July 30, 2008)
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Time To Fire The Babysitter

Parents sometimes put up with too much from a bad babysitter when it is clearly time to get a new one. I had a situation where I would come home and the house would be a mess. I would hear from the ..
(May 13, 2008)
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Need to Find a Babysitter in a Hurry?

Have you ever needed to find a babysitter in a hurry? What would you have given for a prescreened list of babysitters in your area? What if those babysitters had also passed a complete background ..
(May 07, 2008)
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I Need a Babysitter Now!

Do you find yourself saying “I Need a Babysitter Now!" and don't know where to start? Well, help for parents who need to find qualified babysitters quickly has arrived. For years, we relied on .
(April 17, 2008)
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How to Find the Best Sitter Service for You

Finding the right online sitter service can seem overwhelming, but the reward for a parent's effort is the assurance that your children are in safe and capable hands of a great babysitter. Here are ..
(March 29, 2008)
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Found a Spring Break Babysitter Yet?

There are only a few weeks left before spring break, but college aged babysitters everywhere are getting snatched up to be a nanny for the week. What does that have to do with you? Maybe a lot. Some .
(March 23, 2008)
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Sittercity vs Craigslist - Which Finds the Better BabySitter?

Some parents are turning to Sittercity online to find babysitters while other parents keep an eye on Craigslist postings. When looking at both options, here is what parents found. Availability and ..
(March 16, 2008)
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What is Your Pet Doing for Spring Break?

Is your family headed for a great Spring Break vacation? How about your pet? Not long ago, many sent their pets off to a boarding kennel, but the newest trend is to find a good pet sitter to watch ..
(March 09, 2008)
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How to Find a Nanny that You Trust

How do you know if your nanny is someone you can trust? Here are five things that every parent should do when hiring a nanny to make sure that they find or have a trustworthy in home babysitter. 1. ..
(February 23, 2008)
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Save Money with an In-Home Babysitter

Some parents send their child off to the local daycare center because they think that (although it would not be their first choice) they probably cannot afford a babysitter to watch their child in ..
(February 17, 2008)
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Hey Dads! There is Still Time to Save Valentines Day!

Yes, all you dads out there. There is still time to save Valentines Day. Here's how. Don't stop on your way home from work Thursday to pick up whatever flowers that you can find at the local store. ..
(February 10, 2008)
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Top Five Tips For Getting A Valentine's Day Babysitter

Want to take your honey out for Valentine's Day but can't find a sitter? Here are our top five tips for getting a Valentine's Day babysitter. 1. Call ahead. Don't wait until your neighbors and ..
(February 03, 2008)
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Find a Your Next Babysitter Online

It used to be that you would have to ask all over town to find a babysitter to watch your kids. It didn't matter whether you needed a babysitter for one night or needed a nanny while you worked, it ..
(January 27, 2008)
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In Home Child Care - Things to Consider

Considering in-home care for your children? You are not alone. A growing number of parents are now considering this childcare option. Your children are your most precious possession and one that we ..
(January 20, 2008)
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Five Good Reasons To Stop Sending Your Kids To Daycare

Large daycare centers may seem nice, but there are better options out there for your kids. Here are 5 good reasons why you should stop sending your children to a daycare center and hire an in-home ..
(January 01, 2008)
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Top 5 Tips for Finding a New Year's Eve Babysitter

Ready to trade those sippy cups for some champagne? Here are our top 5 tips for finding a holiday babysitter in no time! 1. Call now. A babysitter will probably get many calls for New Year's Eve. ..
(December 18, 2007)
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Top 5 Tips For Selecting A Babysitter

There comes a time for every parent to find a babysitter for their kids, but with all the horror stories out there about daycare providers, nannies, and babysitters, it doesn't seem like such a ..
(December 15, 2007)
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Find a Babysitter Quickly Online

Need a holiday babysitter and can't find one? Don't cancel your plans. There are many online sites to help you find a babysitter quickly. . . even in time for this weekend's holiday bash. It has ..
(December 09, 2007)
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