Starting Your Own Agency?

Since Pinch Sitters opened in 1986 as the first temporary child care agency in New York City, we have been featured in many guidebooks, magazine articles, online forums/blogs; we’ve won accolades and awards; and we have stellar reviews on Yelp, Facebook, and the like. I receive many inquiries on how to begin a similar business... Read More

What Your Babysitter Should Know

Here’s essential information every babysitter should have: Contact information for you and your partner — Home phone, work phone, and cell phone numbers, as well as the number at the place you’ll be (restaurant, friends’ house, etc.). Tell your sitter not to open the door to anyone she’s not expecting, and warn her if anyone... Read More