Care.com vs. SitterCity: Which Is Best?

Care.com vs. SitterCity: Which Is Best?

There is nothing more important to parents than the care of their children. You want them to be safe, happy, and healthy at all times. While you can’t prevent every case of the sniffles or every meltdown, you always do your best to protect your child. This is why...
How old do you have to be to babysit?

How old do you have to be to babysit?

Taking care of a child is a huge responsibility. Whether for an hour or the whole day, being responsible for the health and safety of the most precious person in a parent’s life is an important task that not everyone is cut out to do.  That’s why it may be surprising...
Emergency Guide for New Babysitters

Emergency Guide for New Babysitters

As a babysitter, it’s your job to protect the children in your care. The scary reality is that there are all kinds of emergency situations that could happen under your watch — but there are just as many scary circumstances that you need to be prepared to take on...
Tips for Socializing Anxious Toddlers

Tips for Socializing Anxious Toddlers

No matter your age, there is a huge difference between being stressed and having an anxiety disorder. While stress is no small matter and can certainly affect our overall wellness, an anxiety disorder is a serious mental health condition that affects an estimated one...
Best Ways to Help Children Fall Asleep at Nap Time

Best Ways to Help Children Fall Asleep at Nap Time

Nap time is an important part of a young child’s routine. Not only do daytime dozes help them rejuvenate their minds and bodies as well as reach important physical and mental milestones, they also offer the opportunity for parents, babysitters, and nannies to catch up...
Creating the Ultimate Sensory Room for Your Toddler

Creating the Ultimate Sensory Room for Your Toddler

A sensory room is essentially a space where a young child with or without learning disabilities can go to experience calming sensations. They can be customized for any need, budget, and available space. Although most closely associated as a tool for children on the...
Avoiding Triggers When You Have a Toddler with Food Allergies

Avoiding Triggers When You Have a Toddler with Food Allergies

Having a toddler with a food allergy is a scary situation. Not only are food allergies potentially life-threatening, but young children also do not fully understand the risks associated with coming into contact with an allergy trigger. Our guide discusses important...
How to Help Your Toddler Benefit from Technology

How to Help Your Toddler Benefit from Technology

According to many medical experts, babies less than one-and-a-half years old should not have access to technology, specifically computer, tablet, or smartphone screens. Overexposure to these devices has been linked to a variety of concerns, including diminished brain...

LocalBabysitter.com Community Outreach & Sponsorship Pledge

At Local Babysitter we believe in giving back to the community.We are proud to support events, organizations, and non-profits all across the United States that help create a positive environment for children and families. Do you want Local Babysitter to sponsor your...