Babysitter

Here's what you need to know about choosing a babysitter, including how to find a sitter that fits, and how to ready the kids for your time away.

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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.

10 Tips From a Teenage Babysitter

Just because you're paying them to care for your kids doesn't mean you don't have a job to do, too. Consider this a crash course in teen babysitter etiquette.

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.

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.

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Should Abuela Be Your Babysitter?

She loves your kids as her own and will do anything for you, but is Grandma the right person to be your babysitter?