The “411” on the 2014 Oscars

via Life's a Batch

If parenting has you feeling a bit out of touch, there’s a good chance you may have forgotten that the Academy Awards (commonly known as The Oscars) are coming up, let alone be up to speed on this year’s nominees. It’s not too late to get in the know. There’s still time to watch the nominated […]

How Often Do You Plan a “Date Night”?

Date Night Infographic

In a recent national survey, UrbanSitter asked parents how often they schedule a babysitter. 33% of parents surveyed say they hire a babysitter 1-2 times per month. And, 1 in 6 parents hires a babysitter on a weekly basis. Perhaps date night isn’t a dream after all? For more stats like this one, check out […]

7 Reasons to Book a Babysitter This Spring


Why is Spring is a great time to book a babysitter? Read on to find out: 1.   Spring cleaning. Think of all you could accomplish without your usual distractions. Not sure where to start? Check out Over 100 Spring Cleaning Tips and Tricks from How Does She? and the room-by-room checklist from the Huffington Post. You’ll have […]

Welcome Philadelphia Babysitters and Parents!


Hello Philadelphia! Now that you have joined the UrbanSitter family, we thought we’d help you get to know each other a little better. Parents, there are many great reasons to get a babysitter and plan a date night in Philly this month. Take a look at these fun ideas we’ve tracked down, just a few […]