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Sitter Spotlight: Brandi W.

With a five-star parent rating in 100+ bookings, Brandi is one of the best babysitters in NYC and here at Hello Sitter. What makes her so great? Maybe it’s because she comes from a huge family (five siblings!) and grew up helping in her mom’s daycare. Maybe it’s because she can sing, enjoys “being silly,” and […]

Kid-friendly things to do in NYC – Harlem edition

We’re excited to announce Hello Sitter is now available in Harlem (zipcodes 10029, 10037, and 10039 to be precise!)… well hello there Harlem! So many families live uptown and we know there’s always a need for high-quality babysitters wherever there are kids and parents. We set out to explore the neighborhoods north of 110th Street […]

Sitter of the Month: Kana Y.

We have the best, experienced NYC babysitters at Hello Sitter. This month’s featured babysitter, Kana Y. , has a masters degree in special education and a 4.5 star rating from our parents. When she’s not teaching kindergarten, she’s traveling the world and running marathons. As one parent simply stated, “Kana is terrific. She is well […]

Sitter of the Month: Kaitlynn S.

At Hello Sitter we are proud to have NYC’s best babysitters. Not only are they all fully screened and vetted for safety and experience, they’re also all personally interviewed by us to insure that they are “kid people,” up for fun and ready for whatever your kids want to do (within house rules of course). […]

Parenting the Day After

Ahh, date night in NYC, it’s so nice to finally get out and have some fun, grown-up style.  A drink or two, an amazing dinner, a cool show, connecting with friends… no doubt we all need that more often than we do it! They can make you feel a little like Cinderella though, right? You’re […]

Five Valentine’s Day dates for parents in New York

It’s February, which means Valentine’s Day is looming, which means…big deal, right? For busy parents going out on a Tuesday night to celebrate Valentine’s Day in NYC might not be a priority. But what if you were to give yourselves a month to make the big romantic gesture? Now that’s more like it! Book your […]

Kid-friendly things to do in NYC –
DUMBO edition

We are back with our second instalment in our babysitters guide to New York series. This week it’s all about DUMBO and Brooklyn Bridge Park. Just a quick hop, step and jump across the river and you have landed in a kids (and babysitters!) dreamland. Along the riverfront there is a constant array of activities to get involved in, many of them free. There are kid friendly restaurants and cafes and more ice cream places than we care to mention. This guide really does just scratch the surface and sums up a few of our greatest hits.

Another app that saves me time?

Anyone that knows me is aware that I like everything to be easy and convenient (pretty obvious seeing as I decided to make an app for it!).  However, I don’t like to sacrifice quality – it is important for those things that are quick and seamless to still result in an amazing experience. Since I started […]

Kid-friendly things to do in NYC –
Tribeca edition

When you’re in the business of childcare, keeping inquisitive minds entertained can be a challenge, but if you have some little ones to keep busy all day, no fear, Hello Sitter’s here with our babysitters guide to New York. We are going to work our way round the neighbourhoods of Manhattan and Brooklyn, featuring all of our favorite spots that kids will love. Each guide will be jam packed with free activities, family-friendly eateries, outside play, cultural and educational activities. NYC is one big playground waiting to be discovered, so let’s kick this off with our babysitters guide to Tribeca.

What the press are saying

Its official! Hello Sitter completed our official press launch at the end of June and we have been overwhelmed by the response! From the New York post to the today show, our app has had people talking. We wanted to bring together some of the best stories from around the web to share with you.