Whether you plan months in advance or only have a moment’s notice to secure a babysitter, we can help. Our babysitters carefully follow your instructions, and their responsibilities include watching the children, preparing meals and snacks, and cleaning up after the children. Consider our babysitting service your go-to resource for sitters for when you need to run your errands, get together with a friend, or enjoy a lunch or dinner date.

Available Services

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At Home Babysitter

Our babysitters are extensively screened, interviewed, and background checked by the Motherhood Center. They are CPR certified and adhere the Motherhood Center standards for professional childcare. Most of our babysitters are Nannies-in-Waiting. That means your child benefits from the expertise of childcare experts with a genuine love for children and long-term commitment to supporting families. The rate for this service is $30 per hour with a minimum of 4 hours.
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Event Babysitter

Our event babysitting services allow you and your child to attend important events together. While the sitter cares for your child, you can comfortably visit with friends and family, and enjoy the event (weddings, conferences, sporting events and other celebrations).

The rate for this service is $31.00 per hour with a minimum of 4 hours. Prices may vary depending upon the type of event, the age of the children, and the number of children.

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Hotel Babysitter

If you’re staying in a Houston-area hotel and need babysitting support, we’re here for you. Our sitters will care for your children in the hotel room or on the hotel property depending on your preferences. Hotel babysitter requests are generally made by parents or concierges. Clients are responsible for the babysitter’s parking fees. The rate for this service is $31 per hour with a 4 hour minimum.
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Benefits of Babysitting Service

1

Your regular babysitter or Nanny is not available for your date night, and you need a reliable back-up babysitter.

2

You are in transition between Nannies and need babysitting during your search.

3

Your child is not old enough for day care, and you need babysitting for a brief time.

4

You would like to have a sitter accompany and watch your child at an event with you.

5

Your child is home sick and unable to go to daycare or school, and you are not able to stay home from work.

6

A family member is visiting from out of town and requires babysitting service in the hotel.

7

You have a mother’s helper, but you need an experienced babysitter so you can step away from the house.

Frequently Asked Questions

Cancellations

We understand that cancellations may happen, and we do our best to accommodate your needs. If you provide less than 24 hours’ notice prior to the babysitter’s arrival, a cancellation fee will be applied for half (or 50%) of the requested service hours. Should you need to cancel 12 hours prior to the babysitter’s arrival, a cancellation fee will be applied for the cost of the full service (or 100%).

Late Booking

There is a $40 late booking fee for a request form that is submitted less than 24 hours prior to the job start time.

Holidays

Additional compensation of time-and-a-half applies for babysitting during holiday hours for New Year’s Eve (after 5pm), New Year’s Day, Easter, Memorial Day, Fourth of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve (after 5pm), and Christmas Day.

Minimum Hours

There is a 4 hour minimum for babysitting services.

Rate

The hourly babysitting rates are $30 for 1-2 children and an additional $1 per hour for 3-4 children. The rate for an event or hotel babysitter is $31 per hour with a 4 hour minimum. Please note, prices for an event sitter may vary depending on the type of event, the age of the children, and the number of children. Payment will be processed after completion of the assignment and the receipt will be e-mailed to you.

Mileage Fee

A mileage fee of $.56 per mile might apply for assignments outside of the service area (Outer loop/Beltway 8).

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Please complete this form every time you need to request Motherhood Center babysitting services.

OUR BABYSITTING COORDINATOR WILL EMAIL YOU CONFIRMATION ONCE A BABYSITTER IS BOOKED.

If you have a question that is not answered at the bottom of the form, or you are booking a last-minute babysitting request and would like to confirm that the form has been viewed immediately, feel free to text or call our scheduling coordinator at 713.907.2395 after submitting this form.