Take a Break offers hourly babysitting services, full time nanny care, part time nanny care, overnight care, after school care, event sitting, mother’s helper, and intensive 36 hour potty training. All of our services are performed by sitters who are CPR and First Aid certified, hold a Registered Behavior Technician (RBT) or Certified Behavior Assistant (CBA) certification, and be able to pass a criminal background check, driving record check, and social security number verification.

Unlike other sitter and nanny agencies, Take a Break never charges any upfront fees. You only pay for the time that you use our services.

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Childcare Services Fees

 Hourly rates start as follows and vary depending on your need:

1 child- $15/hr

$3/hr for each additional child

Take a Break sitters are also available to travel with your family or stay with your children while you take that much-needed weekend getaway.

 Hourly rates apply from 6am to 10pm during travel or overnight stays.

A flat fee of $65 is charged for overnight stays, hourly rates begin again at 6am.

 

 Sitter Cancellation Policy

Take a Break has a 24-hour cancellation policy.  If you have booked a sitter and your plans change and you no longer need our services, please let us know within 24 hours of the sitter’s scheduled arrival time.  If the sitter is cancelled with less than 24 hours’ notice, you will still be responsible for the cost of that nanny’s service and it will appear on your invoice. 

Thank you again for trusting us with your children.

 

36- Hour Intensive Potty Training Program

Our Potty Training program helps teach one of the most important daily living skills to children, even those individuals with various diagnoses and skill levels. Our all-inclusive potty training method has a 100% success rate because it is not a "cookie cutter" intervention. Each potty training is completely individualized for the child. Our potty training specialists use principles of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) to help your child learn the necessary skills to successfully become potty trained.

We believe that every child has the right to the independence and dignity that potty training allows.

 

All about our potty training program:

First, we schedule a phone conference with parents to discuss child readiness and identify child specific needs. Second, our potty training specialists will prepare your child’s individualized potty training plan, according to his or her needs. Third, we will sit down with parents to review the individualized plan, train them how to follow it, discuss any questions or concerns. At this time we will also schedule the intensive potty training. Fourth, Our potty training specialists will come to your home for 3 days (6 hours/day) so that your child is able to learn and practice in his or her natural environment. During our visits, our potty training specialists will work with the child and consistently coach parents through the potty training process, providing guidance and assistance with problem solving. Fifth, following the first 3 days of the potty training process, our potty training specialists will continue to provide ongoing support (phone calls, text messages), as needed.

 

The Value of Potty Training:

  • Time spent changing diapers:
    • ~5 minutes to change a diaper
    • 6 diapers a day = ~30 minutes changing diapers each day
    • Up to ~180 hours per year spent changing diapers
  • Money spent on buying diapers: 
    • Average child uses over 2,000 diapers per  year,  totalling over $1,000 on diapers in a year
  • Cost incurred with our intensive potty training:
    • Only occurs one time, but lasts forever