Where can I find virtual babysitters?

Where can I find virtual babysitters?

by Amin Bashii  •  May 30, 2020
Woman's Day says virtual babysitting is the newest trend in at-home child care, and a responsible way to socially distance and entertain the kids. Virtual babysitting might sound like something out of a sci-fi movie, but it's a reality that many families are implementing right now during social distancing. With millions of parents doing triple duty as remote workers, caregivers, and educators, many are overwhelmed and looking for ways to bring balance to their day. Virtual Sitting is proving ...
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How much can I make as a babysitter?

How much can I make as a babysitter?

by Amin Bashii  •  May 29, 2020
On average, parents pay babysitters $17.73 for one child, $20.30 for two children, and $21.49 for three children. Average rates vary widely based on location. In San Francisco, parents pay an hourly rate of $19.74 for one child, while the rate is only $10.95 in Las Vegas.
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Interview Questions for Babysitters

Interview Questions for Babysitters

by Amin Bashii  •  May 29, 2020
We believe in helping everyone find the best care, while also championing the incredible caregiving professionals that do this difficult but necessary work. Sitter.com team consists of homeowners, moms, dads, grandparents, daughters, and sons so we get it. We know how important it is to find impeccable care for your loved ones quickly and safely. We also appreciate the need for our caregivers to find work in a dignified and efficient manner. After interviewing many babysitters and many babys...
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How much do babysitters cost?

How much do babysitters cost?

by Amin Bashii  •  May 28, 2020
The price you pay for a babysitter could cost as much as $17 per hour. This rate will vary depending on where you live and the age and experience of the sitter. Cost of living and minimum wage laws can influence hourly rates. A good rule of thumb is this: the fewer the qualifications, the lower the rate. You can pay someone who is just starting to babysit less than a professional adult with years of experience and a degree in early childhood education. Use your judgment, but you’re likely in...
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The Most Creative Rainy Day Games for Kids

The Most Creative Rainy Day Games for Kids

by Kyla Dewar  •  September 11, 2019
Though no one may want to admit it, unfortunately, summer is coming to a close. As we head into fall, those nice, sunny days will soon be far and few between. Gone will be the days where kids spend all day playing in the sun and in their place will be cold or rainy days spent camping out in front of the TV instead of underneath the stars. According to guidelines set out by the World Health Organization (WHO), children under the age of 5 need to be more active to grow up healthy. Because of...
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Kid-Friendly Activities for Every Day of the Summer

Kid-Friendly Activities for Every Day of the Summer

by Kyla Dewar  •  July 17, 2019
Summer is only a mere 90 days out of every year, so why not make each day count? Whether youre a parent or a babysitter looking to entertain some kids this summer, there are endless opportunities to make each day stand out. To help you start your summer planning, Sitter.com has compiled a list of fun-filled activities for kids to enjoy every day of the summer. Read on and get inspired with these 90 fun summer activities for kids! Visit the zoo Spend a day at the park Take a day trip to...
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How to Become a Successful Babysitter in 2019

How to Become a Successful Babysitter in 2019

by Guest Writer  •  June 20, 2019
In 2019, we’re living deep in the information age with communication and technology always available at our fingertips. Although many of us were told growing up not to speak to strangers online, these days networking and growing your business would be nearly impossible without it. Within seconds you can contact skilled professionals, as well as babysitting services for when you and your partner need a date night. However, many parents are uneasy with the idea of connecting with a babysitte...
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Tips on finding a babysitter for Valentine's day

Tips on finding a babysitter for Valentine's day

by Kyla Dewar  •  February 12, 2019
Growing up, Valentine’s day can be filled with a sense of wonder and excitement. As each year passes you get a selection of Valentines from your classmates decked out with cartoon characters, a nice box of chocolates from your first crush—or maybe a gift or two from your family. But as an adult—and a parent on top of that—you may have all but given up on celebrating Valentine’s Day with your partner because of all the expectations and planning that can come with it. Not only do you have to f...
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