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Netflix Saves Our Kids From Up To 400 Hours of Commercials a Year

Even though kids these days are spending more and more times staring into their phones, television screen time is still a dominant source of entertainment for kids 2-11 years old. But the way most children are consuming television these days has shifted. Many homes...

Seattle Daycare Waitlists Are Now Over Two Years Long

"We have hundreds of people on our wait list and only a couple dozen spots every year." Seattle childcare has never been more in-demand. We spoke with 15 non-chain daycare facilities in Seattle and none of them had immediate availability. While most were ambiguous...

STUDY: The Average Parent Posts Over 1,400 Photos of their Child Online Before the Child Turns 18

Quick facts: The average parent posts over 1,400 photos of their children online before their child turns 18. The average parent posts over 1,200 photos of their children online by the age of 13. The majority of parents never or rarely ask their children for...

How to Perform a Complete Background Check on a Babysitter or Nanny You’re Considering Hiring

Each year, an untold number of children are put into the care of a nanny or babysitter. The vast majority of these care providers are individuals who are simply looking to earn an income or wish to positively impact the next...

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...

Do Nannies Get Paid Time Off?

Looking for a reliable nanny? Use our custom search to find a nanny in your area! More than most questions, people ask us about whether or not to offer their nanny paid time off for at least a few weeks each year. It's a complicated question, and truly varies on so...

How Do I Find a Nanny Online?

If you are looking to find a nanny online you have come to the right place. Here at Local Babysitter, we specialize in not only matching parents with the perfect childcare provider, but also offering advice on how one should go about doing so, especially online. Not...

Is it Safe to Book a Babysitter Online?

There is nothing more important than making sure your childcare professional is taking the utmost care of your children. Several years ago, it would have seemed like a strange concept, to search for someone to provide professional childcare services online. But with...

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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.

 

 

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...

Do Nannies Get Paid Time Off?

Looking for a reliable nanny? Use our custom search to find a nanny in your area! More than most questions, people ask us about whether or not to offer their nanny paid time off for at least a few weeks each year. It's a complicated question, and truly varies on so...

How Do I Find a Nanny Online?

If you are looking to find a nanny online you have come to the right place. Here at Local Babysitter, we specialize in not only matching parents with the perfect childcare provider, but also offering advice on how one should go about doing so, especially online. Not...

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