Sitter of the Week


Meet our “Sitter of the Week” Kathryn B.

Kathryn graduated from Drury University in 2016. She is now a third grade teacher for Republic Schools. She loves working with children. She is recently married, and when she is not teaching, she enjoys spending time with her husband, friends, and family. She is available most weekends for babysitting.

One SelectSitter mom said, “Kathryn is a great babysitter! My daughter always gets excited when she comes over and she has babysat for us since my daughter was an infant, she is now 4. We love Kathryn!”

Check out Kathryn’s availability and profile on SelectSitter and book her now!

Do you have a favorite sitter? Share them with us and we would love to feature them!

Share to Win

SelectSitter is stronger when great parents and sitter like you spread the word. We are built on connections and recommendations. So, we thought we might try a little giveaway to say thanks for sharing our app.
Whether you’re a parent or a babysitter, anyone could use an extra $150 in their pocket. And we want to put it there!
From now until July 22, for every person you share the SelectSitter App with, you’ll receive an entry to win a $150 Visa gift card! Plus, extra entries will be given when you leave us a review on our Facebook page or in the App Store.
  1. Download SelectSitter form the App Store for FREE here:

iTunes App Store

Google App Store

    2. On the “More” tab at the bottom, click “Invite Friends”


   3. Share away! The more you share, the better chances you have to win.

1 parent $150 winner and 1 babysitter $150 winner drawn. Contest runs from July 16-22, winners drawn on July 23.

Sitter of the Week


Meet our “Sitter of the Week” Hannah L.!

Hannah recently graduated from Missouri State University with her degree in early childhood education. She has nannied since 2013 for multiple families and has experience teaching preschool, substitute teaching (grades pre-k through 8th), and tutoring children needing extra support and guidance.

SelectSitter mom Whitney shared, “Hannah is always coming up with fun games and activities for my kids to do. My oldest will ask, ‘When is Hannah coming back?’ She has become like family to us.”

Check out Hannah’s availability and profile on SelectSitter and book her now!

Do you have a favorite sitter? Share them with us and we would love to feature them!

Sitter of the Week


Meet our “Sitter of the Week” Haley B!

Haley is studying Physical Education at Missouri State University. After graduation, she would love to be a PE coach for k-12 students. She has been a full time nanny for more than a year as well as babysitter for ages newborn to 9 years old.

With all online courses this summer, she is looking to fill her schedule with babysitting and nanny jobs. This fall she has availability Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays any time.

SelectSitter mom Chris-Anne shared, “My kids adore Haley! She keep my rambunctious 7 and 9 year olds active, both physically and creatively. I trust that she is always going to be on time, which is very important to me. She is a very kindhearted, fun, and respectable person who I would recommend to anyone!

Check out Haley’s availability/profile on SelectSitter and book her now!

Do you have a favorite sitter? Share them with us and we would love to feature them!

Sitter of the Week


Meet our “Sitter of the Week” Abby!

Abby is studying Special Education at Missouri State University.. She loves children and is excited to start her career as a teacher. She has more than 5 years of experience in child care, including babysitting, camp counseling, and as a classroom aide at a daycare.

She has taken care of children ages 6 weeks through elementary age, as well as individuals 25 years and older with developmental disabilities. She is CPR and First Aid certified!

SelectSitter mom Sarah shared, “Abby is great! She’s laid back and flexible. My kids have a great time with her and ask for her to come back.”

Abby is available to babysit weeknights after 6:30 p.m. and weekends anytime! Check out her profile on SelectSitter and book her now!

Do you have a favorite sitter? Share them with us and we would love to feature them!

Sitter of the Week


Meet our “Sitter of the Week” Sarah!

Sarah is a student at Missouri State University studying special education. She has a passion for working with kids and enjoys helping out in a pinch! She is endorsed by moms and kids, alike!

SelectSitter mom Kari shared, “Our boys love when Sarah comes over because she finds creative ways to keep them entertained. They ask for her by name!”

Sarah is available to babysit during the week after 4 p.m. and anytime on weekends. She also loves to dog sit! Check out her profile on SelectSitter and book her now!

What qualities do you love about your favorite sitter?


Accelerator Progress / Week 4


We’ve officially wrapped week 4 of the efactory’s accelerator cohort 3!

This past week was all about marketing, social media and ensuring we have some good content! The speakers continue to blow us away with insight and frankly, our heads are spinning…but in a good way!

Check on the efactory blog to see all the cool stuff we are getting to do. Check it out:

And we still need your help!

Here are five easy ways you can help SelectSitter:

Accelerator progress


We are about to wrap up week 3 of The eFactory’s accelerator cohort 3! We have learned so much already and are so thankful for every speaker who takes time out of their busy schedule to help SelectSitter and the three other startups.

The eFactory writes a weekly blog of the program progress and ways in which you can get involved and assist us startup. Check it out:

Want to help SelectSitter?

Our app was built to help parents and babysitters and we can’t do that without feedback.

Here’s a few ways we would appreciate your help..

1. Tell the parents you know to download and signup in the app.

2. Know a babysitter? Make sure they’ve signed up on the app.

3. Sign up for our emails, this will help us keep you in the know, but also give us valuable feedback to improve SelectSitter.

Sign up here:




SBJ: Innovation Boot Camp


Pick up the May 7 edition of the Springfield Business Journal to read how SelectSitter and three other local startups will take part in the Innovation Bootcamp through The eFactory’s third business accelerator cohort.

We are so excited to be part of this prestigious program and to kick off on May 14. We have many goals to further expand the app and provide even more benefits to parents and sitters. Stay tuned for details.