For Parents

My child wants to be a sitter on Bambino, is this allowed?
Yes! As long as your child is at least 13 years of age or older, and you give them consent by agreeing to our parental/guardian consent agreement (w...
Sat, 10 Sep, 2016 at 9:39 AM
How do you vet your sitters?
Our community is built on the goal of connecting neighborhood parents with neighborhood sitters. Bambino is a tool to make these connections easier and mor...
Wed, 21 Oct, 2020 at 1:10 PM
Do you provide babysitters?
For years, parents have found babysitters by calling their friends and asking their neighbors for recommendations. We think that’s great and don’t want to ...
Thu, 26 Mar, 2020 at 12:57 PM
Do I need to tip my babysitter?
Tips are never expected. Sitters set their rates and take home what they feel is appropriate.  No more mental math, rounding or thinking! Just click “Stop”...
Thu, 26 Mar, 2020 at 1:00 PM
Can I change the rate I pay my babysitter?
Sitters determine the hourly rate they charge.  As a result, you cannot change the rate you pay a Sitter through the app. If you feel your Sitter deserves...
Thu, 26 Mar, 2020 at 1:28 PM
Does my regular babysitter need the app?
We think everyone needs the Bambino app!  Share the app with your sitter using your unique 'Refer-a-Friend' link located in the 'My Accou...
Thu, 26 Mar, 2020 at 1:37 PM
My babysitter is late or didn’t show up at all. What should I do?
If your sitter is late, please trying calling him/her.  If it is has been over 15 minutes and your sitter is not responding please select 'Cancel'...
Thu, 26 Mar, 2020 at 1:44 PM
What happens when I add a friend?
They will likely shower you with an outpouring of gratitude for making their lives incredibly easier.  In some cases, there may be gift baskets. Though, bef...
Fri, 29 Apr, 2016 at 1:29 PM
How can I use my FSA card to pay for Bambino?
With a TriNet plan, Bambino is approved as an FSA eligible expense as long as the sit you are booking is required for you to work. This could be a situation...
Mon, 16 Jan, 2017 at 12:17 PM
Do sitters need to pay taxes on the babysitting money I pay them through Bambino?
All payments on Bambino are processed through a trusted third-party payment system and are not taxed. According to the IRS, income earned from babysitting, ...
Mon, 4 Dec, 2017 at 1:27 PM