Babysitter

A reliable babysitter who your baby loves is priceless. Learn how to find a babysitter, what questions to ask, and more.

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You Won't Believe How Much the Average U.S. Parent Is Paying for a Babysitter

UrbanSitter's new 2020 survey reveals some interesting stats about how much parents across the country are paying for in-home child care.

This Babysitter's DIY Baby Carrier Is Winning the Internet Today

You'll appreciate the creativity this sitter showed in order to keep Baby close while she made herself lunch.

Can't Get a Babysitter for December 10? Here's Why

A new survey has uncovered some interesting data about babysitters and pet-sitters around the holidays.

8 Totally Awkward Babysitter Encounters

Babysitters are lifesavers (literally!) but sometimes, things get messy. Our editors share the awkward and embarrassing moments they've had with their sitters.

Babysitter Standards: New Mom vs. Experienced Mom

All moms want their kids to be in good hands when they're out, but second-time moms (or third, or fourth...) require a little bit less than newbies when it comes to babysitters.

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Would You Hire a Teenage Boy as Your Babysitter?

When friends told one mom it was "dangerous" to hire a male babysitter, she took to Reddit to ask for a second opinion.

This Dad's Note to His Son's Babysitter Is Classic New-Parent Crazy

All new parents can relate to the lengthy list of instructions this new dad emailed to his son's first babysitter.

What Makes a Great Daycare

An insider's guide to choosing a high-quality program for your child.