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2013-07-29 16:20:28

SANTA MONICA, Calif., July 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- For some parents, just leaving the kids with a babysitter or nanny can be a nerve-racking experience. But it can be several times more distressing when the babysitter is also responsible for chauffeuring the kids around town. Edmunds.com, the premier resource for car shopping and automotive information, suggests several steps parents can take to ensure their children's safety while they're in the care - and cars - of others. (Logo:...

2013-07-18 12:31:55

The award-winning curriculum is now available online, allowing babysitters to become certified from home LOS ANGELES, July 18, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The National Association of Babysitters, the leading educational organization for babysitters in the United States, announces the launch of its new website, offering babysitting class programs online at BabysittingClass.org. For the first time, the award-winning curriculum is available for students to become certified from home....

2013-07-01 23:20:56

“Nanny Cam Guide: How to Protect Your Children with Nanny Cams,” released today by Know Your Nanny, provides resources and tips for parents who want to make sure caregivers are doing their jobs well. Toms River, NJ (PRWEB) July 01, 2013 Know Your Nanny today released a free resource, “Nanny Cam Guide: How to Protect Your Children with Nanny Cams,” which gives parents a reference on how to secure a home and monitor nannies and babysitters to help prevent any mistreatment or abuse....

2013-05-24 23:21:52

Susquehanna Health is now a Registered Safe Sitter® Teaching Site, offering a comprehensive babysitting training course for adolescents age 11 and up. Williamsport, PA (PRWEB) May 23, 2013 Susquehanna Health is now a Registered Safe Sitter® Teaching Site, offering a comprehensive babysitting training course for adolescents age 11 and up. This nationally-recognized program was developed by Indianapolis pediatrician Dr. Patricia Keener after a colleague´s toddler choked to death...

2013-02-13 12:29:03

CHICAGO, Feb. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sittercity, America's largest and most trusted online solution for connecting families with quality local caregivers, has launched its America's Top Sitter Contest to celebrate the nation's exceptional babysitters and nannies. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130213/CG59722LOGO-a) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130213/CG59722LOGO-b) Anyone who knows a babysitter or nanny they think deserving of the title,...

2013-01-02 05:03:33

SeekingSitters is a nationwide, on-demand babysitting referral service that finds and screens professional sitters with their team of in-house private investigators then handles scheduling and payments for all jobs. The company is expanding and offering house sitting, pet sitting and study support for students. Tulsa, OK (PRWEB) December 31, 2012 SeekingSitters, a national babysitting company that does all of the work for its families, is expanding and adding more services in the New Year....

2012-07-31 23:01:37

For many parents, finding a reliable and trustworthy babysitter is a constant challenge. SeekingSitters can help with top ten tips for finding the best babysitter on the block. Go on, have that date night. These tips will ensure your kids will be excited to see the sitter Tulsa, OK (PRWEB) July 31, 2012 Parents won´t have to think twice about going to a movie and dinner if they´ve done their homework and found a babysitter who´s dependable and responsible, interacts with...

2012-05-09 02:24:08

New American Red Cross Poll Finds a Third of Parents Rejected Sitters due to Safety Concerns WASHINGTON, May 9, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Parents say that good babysitters are hard to find, according to a new American Red Cross poll. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090108/RedCrossLOGO) The Red Cross poll found that in the past 24 months, 55 percent of parents surveyed decided to stay home because they couldn't find a babysitter. The survey also found that nearly a...

2012-05-02 02:24:38

CHICAGO, May 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The end of the school year is a cause for celebration for millions of children around the nation. However, for their parents, it poses a serious question: Who is going to watch over my children for the next three months? Sittercity.com, the nation's most trusted online source for nannies and babysitters, offers the following tips to find the perfect summer sitter: Tip One: Start Early - Post your babysitting job on Sittercity.com a month before school...

2012-02-12 15:45:00

New survey from SitterScout reveals that parents struggle to find “couple time” on Valentine´s Day. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) February 12, 2012 A recent survey by SitterScout -- the online and mobile tool that helps parents schedule their babysitters in seconds -- finds that for parents Valentine´s Day is not quite the romantic holiday one might expect. In fact, when asked what occasion is celebrated with an “adult only” date, Valentine´s Day comes in...