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Sitly is a platform that connects families with babysitters, nannies, and childminders. It was founded in 2009 by Jules van Bruggen, who, as a parent himself, saw a need for this service. Sitly has become the largest babysitting website in the Netherlands with over 380.000 registered babysitters, nannies, and parents.

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Sitly was founded in 2009 and has become the fastest growing international platform that connects families with babysitters, nannies, and childminders, making flexible and affordable at-home child care possible. More than 6 million registered families, babysitters, nannies, and childminders in 14 different countries are using Sitly today.The objective of Sitly is to allow parents to arrange childcare in a flexible way where children are at home in their trusted environment.

What are my address details used for?

Your address will be used to show other registered users approximately where you live approximately, by placing an icon on the map of your area. This way, parents, babysitters or childminders can see that you live in the neigborhood, and approach you through Sitly.

We will never reveal your street name or house number, nor will we ever share your address with third parties.

Is my personal data safely saved?

We find it of the utmost importance to protect your personal data. That is why we protected our website with a so-called SSL-certificate. This certificate encrypts information that’s being send back and forth. You can see that the website is procted by the little lock in your browser.

What is Sitly?

With Sitly, you can find a babysitter, childminder or family to babysit for in your area. You can easily contact them, plan an interview and make further arrangements. It’s up to you to decide what kind of babysitter or family is best for you, so you can make your own decisions about who to contact.

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Sitly's story

Sitly was founded by Jules van Bruggen after he discovered how hard it was to find reliable child care for his newborn son. “We were experiencing a lot of difficulty finding the right care. It took us a year before we found a daycare that still had a spot left, and in the meantime we were in desperate need of babysitters or nannies.”

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