Latest Babysitting Stories

2011-02-08 07:00:00

CHICAGO, Feb. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A Sittercity poll of parents* revealed that almost half (43 percent) haven't had a date night in over three months; and almost one in five (18 percent) haven't gone out since having children.

2011-01-07 07:30:00

CHICAGO, Jan. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Looking for a job in 2011? You might want to think about being an in-home care professional.

2010-12-01 07:00:00

CHICAGO, Dec. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Anybody with little ones knows that New Year's Eve is the most difficult day to find a babysitter, but what most parents might not know is that the longer they wait to snag a sitter, the more they may have to pay.

2010-11-18 16:21:00

CHICAGO, Nov. 18, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Sittercity.com, America's largest and most trusted website for connecting families with local, quality in-home caregivers, today announced the acquisition of the Sitters.com website.

2010-11-16 07:00:00

CHICAGO, Nov. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- What is the first step in a successful Black Friday shopping strategy? Find a Sitter. Anybody who has experienced the frenzy of Black Friday knows it's not the best place for little ones.

2010-10-06 11:12:10

When you leave the house for the night and leave emergency numbers on the fridge, do you think about your babysitter knowing how to use them?

2010-10-05 07:00:00

CHICAGO, Oct. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Maybe you haven't thought about what you're going to be doing on New Year's Eve, but there are hundreds of thousands of parents who are already planning how they're going to ring in 2011.

2010-10-04 16:56:45

Nearly all (98 percent) of 11- to 13-year-old babysitters know who to contact in the event of an intruder or if a child is sick or injured (96 percent) or poisoned (85 percent).

2010-09-08 14:45:00

NORFOLK, Neb., Sept. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Candi Wingate has been taking the mystery out of providing exceptional child care to families, corporations and even television programs for over 20 years.

Word of the Day
  • A young chicken: also used as a pet name for children.
The word 'chickabiddy' may come from 'chick' plus 'biddy', a name used in calling a hen or chicken.