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.





In this month’s Biz417 Magazine, SelectSitter is featured. The article is in their Startups section which covers newly launched or opened businesses. Be sure to pick up a copy of the magazine on newsstands now and read all about how we got started.

Thanks Biz for the opportunity to share our App story!



SelectSitter App accepted to the eFactory Accelerator Program


MEET-THE-FOUNDERS-800x450.pngSelectSitter is excited to announce we have been selected in the eFactory Accelerator Cohort #3.

Launched in 2017, the Accelerator  Program has graduated 9 other companies. For this year’s cohort, SelectSitter and three other selected companies will take part in a 12-week program made up of trainings and workshops, one-on-one meetings, KPI tracking, and more, to grow our app and experience. With this amazing investment, we will be able to explore new updates, enhancements, and who knows what else.


Lots of news to come…read more about the all the selected companies and the program, HERE

Need Help?

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New to our SelectSitter App? Most likely you are since we just launched less than a month ago. And we want to help you navigate our app with ease!

So, check out our new Video Tuturials for help with some of our features.

You can find these great videos anytime on our website in our tabs above this post under “How to use SelectSitter.”



Kari + Sarah


We’re live

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SelectSitter is officially live in the app stores and we can’t wait for you to try it out.

Remember, how your parents always stressed the importance of “SHARING?”

We’d love for you to do the same with SelectSitter. The more you share with your friends and sitters, the more your babysitting network grows.

Give us your feedback!

We continue to grow and develop the app and you are the key to helping us make SelectSitter the best way to book your next sitter!


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Thank you for all your support!

Sarah & Adam / Kari & John