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Maranda Simons
Elk Grove$13/hr  |  5 yrs experience
Hi! I’m Maranda and I have recently graduated high school and want to start doing the things I love ! Since I was little I’ve always taken care of my nieces and nephews and I love working with kids! I love arts and crafts , the outdoors , and reading !
Aubrey Sabile
Elk Grove$15/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
Hello! My name is Aubrey, I am 19, and a full time student at Sacramento State. I am a freshman pursuing nursing and child development. I have a passion for caring and helping others. I have a little experience with being a nanny but I do have experience with caring for children!
Zaria Phillips
Elk Grove$13/hr  |  1 yrs experience
Hi! My name is Zaria. I love pets especially dogs! I love cooking. I bring my own activities fit for what all ages love. I do attend high school Monday-Friday 6am-2:30pm but I’m still available during the weekdays. And weekends I’m available all day. I cater to all ages
Bianca Pesole
Elk Grove$13/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
Hey! I’m Student athlete (wrestler) and I’m very good with children and love spending time with them!
Jalyn McDonald
Elk Grove$15/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
Hi ! My name is Jalyn I'm a full time college student and enjoy working with kids. I have siblings of my own that I love to be around a baby nephew and many little cousins that I love to help watch ! Im fun, caring, helpful, energetic and very family oriented. I hope I can help you and your family.
Kyli Johnston
Elk Grove$13/hr  |  14 yrs experience
I have been a regular babysitter for multiple families for four plus years. I have work experience at two in home daycare centers and instantly connected with all of the kiddos. I am studying biology in hopes to become a pediatrician in the future; I love caring for children and always have yours and their best interests at heart. I am very caring, patient, and responsible. I make sure to communicate with the parents and keep them aware and up to date with everything.
Angela Flatt
Elk Grove$13/hr  |  3 yrs experience
Hello!! My name is Angela! I have been working in professional child care for over three years! I am CPR/First aid certified!

All of my experience has been with daycare centers so this will actually be my first time as a personal nanny!

I love working with kids because it's very rewarding to leave a positive impact on the lives of others! Also, it's fun!
Jaelyn Tolliver
Elk Grove$15/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
I’m a very outgoing person love babies and kids love to clean and cook and bake and teach kids
Melanie Sou
Elk Grove$14/hr  |  3 yrs experience
Hi, my name is Melanie. I am 21 years old and currently a college student at UC Davis. I love children and don't mind taking care of them
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Tia P.

Tia is great! Always available for last minute calls. My children enjoyed their time with her. Very dependable and trustworthy. - Brandee

Jennifer V.

She is very hands on with them in activities and keeping busy they loved being with her and doing stuff she always kept them busy and is very attentive - Cynthia Sandoval

Bianca B.

Bianca was wonderful with our twin boys. We were fairly overwhelmed during our first year of parenting, and she was such a blessing to our family. She’s attentive, caring, responsible, and engaging. We were so lucky to have her, and you would be too! - Sarah

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How to Find a Babysitter in Elk Grove, CA

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Understand Babysitter Responsibilities in Elk Grove, CA

Before beginning the search for a babysitter, it’s important to understand what you’re looking for and if a babysitter is the right choice for your child care needs. There are lots of benefits to hiring a babysitter such as getting the flexibility of having some more time for yourself or with your partner. When hiring a babysitter, first, you should explore the differences between a nanny and a babysitter. If you’re looking for occasional child care, babysitters are the right choice for you, but if you’re looking for more frequent care, a nanny may be better for your needs.

From there, you can think about what you expect your babysitter to handle so that you can create a profile for nannies to reach out to you. The boundaries for babysitters’ duties can vary from family to family. However, in general, a babysitter is responsible for making sure your kids’ needs are met, including things like ensuring they have opportunities to play and be active. When tasks go beyond child care, for example to housekeeping, laundry, or meal preparation, it’s good practice to communicate these expectations with your babysitter before hiring them. Along with the different duties that you ask for, experience and location in Elk Grove can impact how much you pay your babysitter.

Elk Grove Babysitter Interviews

Once you start connecting with prospective babysitters, the next step is to conduct an interview. To make things a bit easier, here’s a list of some babysitter interview questions to consider asking:

  • Do you have experience being a babysitter?
  • What sort of household tasks are you open and comfortable doing?
  • Do you have any references?
  • Are you trained in First Aid or CPR in California?
  • Do you have a California driver’s license? Do you own a car?
  • How do you handle tantrums? Can you share an experience disciplining children?

During the hiring process, it’s essential to ask for references and by asking their references questions you gain a better understanding of they will fit in your family. As you get closer to hiring a nanny, be sure to run a background check to ensure your kids are in good hands. When evaluating a babysitter that you’re considering hiring, make sure you’re setting the foundation for a good relationship with your babysitter. You can do this by being clear about your expectations around babysitter responsibilities and compensation, and of course, by being friendly and welcoming!

And of course, as you learn how to hire a babysitter, Nanny Lane's nanny services are here to help you along the way.

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