Babysitting & Nanny Services

Years of experience have made it clear that parents often need child care on short notice. We will always do our best to accommodate every babysitter need your family may have. Do not hesitate to call last minute. We are highly convenient and a safe option for parents who are always on the go!

Holiday Rates

Additional $25 per Child

  • New Year's Eve & New Year's Day
  • Gasparilla
  • Fourth of July
  • Memorial Day
  • Labor Day Weekend (Sat-Mon)
  • Thanksgiving Weekend (Thurs-Sat)
  • Christmas Eve and Christmas Day

We accommodate short term Nanny requests, these are services needing less than 6 months of care. ($50 placement fee)

Afterschool Services- include pick up from school, transportation home and to extra curricular activities. These requests are for 1 calendar school year commitment only. ($100 placement fee)

Terms

• Prices are per family. We do ask that if you invite a family to share a sitter with you, that that family has also signed up with us as clients prior to your sitter’s arrival.

• Minimum of 3 hours are needed OR payment to sitter as if it were 3 hours.

• Pick-up Service: $15 for up to 30 minutes. $25 for 1 hour.

• If we find a permanent nanny for your family, there is a one-time referral fee due during the first week of the sitter working for your family (up to 3 months = $50, more than 3 months = $100).

• $20 fee will be applied to any last minute sitting requests (Within 24 hours)

• $25 fee for consultations with sitters prior to sitting. (Up to 1 hour)

• Special Event Finders Fee. Depends on how many sitters and days needed (ranging from $150 – $300)

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Cancellation Fee

If a cancellation is made within 24 hours prior to the scheduled sitting, 50% of the time requested is owed.

​For example, 5 hours requested for one child at $12.00/hr= $60.00. In this case, we would ask for $30.00.

No cancellation fee with over 24 hours notice.

​If it is a true medical emergency, we will work with you to accommodate your needs.

Mother's Helper

*Offered only in South Tampa. 

Mother's Helper Rates

There is a booking fee for Mother’s Helper- paid directly to Doublemint Sitting. ($5 for one child, $1 for every additional child)

Rules for the Mother's Helper:

  • This is for Middle School Sitters only
  • Offered only in South Tampa
  • These rates and rules strictly for our middle school aged mother's helpers.
  • Parent must stay home at all times
  • Parent must meet the Mother’s Helper parent at drop off
  • Parent must pay the sitter immediately after they leave
  • Parent can not exceed 4 hours
  • Parent must only book the sitter between 8AM- 7PM
  • Parent must ALWAYS book through DMS
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