Based in Alexandria VA and The National Harbor, MD, we serve families throughout Northern Virginia, DC and Maryland.  Book your sitter today! Email your babysitting requests through our website. 

Wedding/Event Babysitting Fees

$75 placement fee

$25 and up an hour per sitter

$10-$50 flat transportation fee per sitter, depending on the distance sitters have to travel.

Games, activities, movies $75 and up additional

Snacks for the kids $50 and up additional 

*Babysitting Fees 

Effective January 1, 2019

$15 per hour for 1 child

$17.50 per hour for 2 children

$20 an hour for 3 children

$25 an hour for 4 children

$5 per hour for each additional child

$17.50 an hour for babies under 2 years old

$20 per hour for twin babies/or 2 babies under 2 years old.

$20 per hour for overnight newborn  babysitting

Sun-Thu babysitting after 12 midnight is $20 per hour (up to 3 kids)
Over night sitting is the regular hourly rate (weekends)

Additional services such as help with laundry, cleaning, cooking etc., add $5 per hour per service to the babysitting fee.
$15-$50 transportation fee depending on how far sitter

has to travel (flat fee per visit)

*If the client is late returning, the hourly rate will be charged.

We accept cash or electronic payments (PayPal, Venno or Cash App) Make payable to the sitter directly. 

Group rates available (speak to Dominque about that)
Sitters are not obligated to watch additional children without the extra fee for that child.

$10 child transport (on top of babysitting and transpo fee) if child is being transported from one place to another, or a flat fee if there are multiple trips.

If the sitter uses the client's car, the client must make sure sitter is covered under their car insurance. The Educated Babysitter LLC is not responsible for sitters driving clients' cars.
(picked up from daycare, camp no matter whether sitter uses own car or not)
If pick up is needed, parent must provide a car seat and detailed instructions.

$25 base rate per hour Holiday Fee

$25 home visit fee
$25 same day booking fee 

$75 event placement fee

$50 church placement fee

 Activities fee ($75-$175 and up)

A FREE phone conference can be provided prior to service.

We will work at community events, birthday parties, wedding receptions, home parties, hotels and conferences, religious events, private parties, office parties, etc. We will also provide travel nanny service during holidays, Spring and Summer, based on availability.

$25 per hour for pre-school tutorial services
$35 per hour for elementary tutorial services

$50 per hour for high school tutorial services

**Cancellation Policy

If a cancellation is made 24 hours in advance, there is no charge. If a cancellation is made in less than 24 hours or in the same day as the booking, you must pay a  cancellation fee *($25) which is to be sent to Tracy Smith Houston online using 
Service will not continue without payment.

*Sitters are not obligated to work if inclement weather threatens the safety of transportation for the sitter and/or client. Clients are not charged a cancellation fee if there is inclement weather (snow/blizzard).

*Babysitters must be paid a minimum of 3 hours plus transportation fee!

**Tipping is definitely appreciated!!

If you have any questions about the information on this page, please contact

Tracy Smith Houston at