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Need a nanny/babysitting service for Riverwalk Area

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Need a nanny/babysitting service for Riverwalk Area

I am flying to San Antonio from Charleston, SC for a major convention, and I need to bring my three-year-old son. Has anyone used a nanny services/babysitting service for that area? The hotel said they do not have a service or have a list of providers I can call. While I googled the topic, I would feel better if someone knew something about the agencies.

Tripadvisor came through for me last year in Maui, so I am hoping someone who lives in the area can tell me at least of a reputable one that they have had personal experience with (or know someone who has used one).

Thanks!

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1. Re: Need a nanny/babysitting service for Riverwalk Area

I'd suggest contacting nearby hotels or simply writing the SA Visitor and Convention Bureau

one such listing from SAVCB is

http://www.northsidesittersclub.com/site/

Whomever is organizing your convention should have a local organizer (contact) that might also be able to help find the info

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2. Re: Need a nanny/babysitting service for Riverwalk Area

I contacted the local events coordinator etc and they knew of no service personally. Still hoping someone knows one

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3. Re: Need a nanny/babysitting service for Riverwalk Area

No personal help here - my youngest is 22. I did find http://www.sanannyservice.com/ daily a nanny is $35 plus $12 per hour.

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4. Re: Need a nanny/babysitting service for Riverwalk Area

My daughter is a college student in San Antonio and she baby sits.

You might try:

http://www.care.com/san-antonio

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5. Re: Need a nanny/babysitting service for Riverwalk Area

You could check Gehrig daughter schedule to see if she can do it.

Sorry to say, I don't know of anyone !!!!

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6. Re: Need a nanny/babysitting service for Riverwalk Area

We have care.com here, but I again was hoping someone would personally know an agency....

Gehrig, Does your daughter find jobs through care.com?

I found a few agencies, and nannypoppinz said they provide stadium babysitting for a number of major teams... I am a pretty "old" mother, so I am just paranoid I think. ;-) I adopted Ashenafi almost two years ago, and yeah... probably too paranoid about checking on places.

Again too, I would be paranoid about going to a hotel room to babysit for someone I don't know. Glad I am not a babysitter. :-)

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7. Re: Need a nanny/babysitting service for Riverwalk Area

CoastalJen,

Check your PM box.

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8. Re: Need a nanny/babysitting service for Riverwalk Area

I am happy to say that north side sitters club did a great job. They found me a fantastic sitter. I would not hesitate to use them again.

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9. Re: Need a nanny/babysitting service for Riverwalk Area

Thanks, CostalJen. We'll keep it in mind for next time.

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10. Re: Need a nanny/babysitting service for Riverwalk Area

There is also NO agency fee for those out of area. My sitter was late 30s, certified, and a mother. You can pay with an out of state check also

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