Nanny vs. Babysitter, What is the Difference?

We see this question quite often here at Sittercity, so we thought we had take the time to address this popular topic. We typically define babysitters as childcare providers that work in a familys home or occasionally out of their own home. They usually earn an hourly rate and often have jobs with several families. Babysitters most often are part-time caregivers, but may work full-time as well. 
On the other hand, 
a nanny typically lives inside a familys home or travels to it daily, works for one family at a time, and receives a weekly salary. Nannies generally consider themselves to be full-time care providers, but many families employ part-time nannies as well.

We thought we had also ask our parents and caregivers on Facebook for their thoughts. Here is what some of them had to say:

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