Covid-19 Care

  Childcare providers during the coronavirus pandemic. As we fight Covid-19, Pinch Sitters is helping families connect to high-quality childcare. With schools closed and parents working from home, let us know if we can help with online/remote learning, entertaining, and caring for your kids. Please do not hesitate to contact us with any request! Read More

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

We Care

Pinch Sitters believes in helping out whenever possible!  The agency has donated gift certificate to countless school auctions to help raise money, as well as to charitable organizations working hard to help parents and their children.  Contact us if you have a cause or event that you would like us to be a part of! Read More

Interview with Lisa Magaro

Interview with Lisa Magaro Read More