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There is nothing more important than making sure the person you select to care for your children is the right fit for your family. Here at Local Babysitter we use a comprehensive rating system to ensure that the nannies and babysitters we recommend are guaranteed to be trustworthy and reliable.

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The sitters we recommend have all had background checks, have been reviewed by other parents and guardians like you, and in most cases can provide references. We update our ratings often, so you know when you use our Local Babysitter search, you’re only getting recommend the highest-rated sitters.



Nanny Care vs. Day Care: What’s the Difference?

Whether you’re expecting your first child or are adding to your already-established family, determining the right type of child care is crucial. For many, this comes down to hiring a nanny or using a daycare service. There are pros and cons to each, and they both...

Do Most Nannies Cook, Clean or do Other Housework?

We get asked a lot by parents hiring their first nanny if it's fair to expect that their nanny do housework, cook, and clean. It seems as if most parents believe that, especially during downtime like naps, the nanny take care of some various other tasks throughout the...

Should I Pay My Nanny Under The Table?

Looking for a reliable nanny? Use our custom search to find a nanny in your area! When interviewing nannies, one of the most common things that will get brought up is how payment will work. We cover one of the most common questions, whether or not you should pay your...


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