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Book A Sitter, STAT

Sittercity can now find someone to watch your kids, even if it’s last minute. On their newly launched Chime app, enter the date and time that you need a sitter for, and they’ll give you a choice of three available options. You can scrutinize the potentials' profiles (with videos and reviews from other parents) and chose the one that’s the best fit. Plus, if you don't find a great sitter with the first three, you can contact the Member Services team and they’ll send over more options. All Chime sitters go through a rigorous vetting process that includes in-person meetings, background checks, identity verifications, and social media screenings. Babysitting costs $14/hour plus an extra $1/hour for each additional kid; there are no hourly minimums.