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.

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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