Deciding on the best child care for your child should be determined by the situation that best suits your family. You may need a child care provider for a few hours at a time, part-time, full time, in a home or outside the home. Whatever the case may be there are many options to choose from whether it be a mother’s helper, a babysitter, a nanny, an au pair, a day care center, family day care, relative care, or child-care swap. Taking the time to research each option will help you make the best informed decision. Click on the source to get an overview of each option.