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Keyla Mejoa
San Mateo$25/hr  |  5 yrs experience
Helloooo..!! Mommies, first of all I’m a mother of a 4 years old girl, Named Mia. As a mom she mean the world to me. That’s why I know how important it’s for you to Find some one truthful to take care of your loved child. I’m a very humble person very patient and caring with kids. I see them more like my kids than just a job.
Lourdes Collins
San Mateo$25/hr  |  9 yrs experience
I'm a honest, responsible, caring and fun nanny. I love kids I enjoy been part of their developmental process, helping them out in every step they need. I nanny for families with children from age of newborn to 4 years old. I love doing things with children like story times ay local libraries, visit to museums, local playground, picnics and walk around the neighborhood. I love reading and singing to children I think is ab important and fun way to learn. I'm also a mother to a 3 year old little girl that now goes to preschool. I love my job as a nanny because it's a rewarding job getting to see the children grown.
Malakai Mahina
San Mateo$20/hr  |  4 yrs experience
Hi, I’m 26 years of age and l love staying with the kids since I was a child and now I still love babysitting
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Geovana Correa
San Mateo$20/hr  |  3 yrs experience
hello my name is Giovana I am 25 years old I love taking care of children and I have experience with children from 0 to 3 years old. I love animals. I change diapers, do light cleaning, I can make food for the child, and put it to sleep. I can help with whatever you need.
Sabina Huipio
San Mateo$15.38/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
Hi my name is Sabina I'm 18 years old, Im a college student at CSM, I'm majoring in Psychology, I've had a retail jobs for 2 years now and i'm looking for something more stable.
Amoriya Perez
San Mateo$15/hr  |  1 yrs experience
My name is Amoriya, I am 20 years old, and have been working with kids for 2 years now. I am certified in CPR/First Aid, and am a certified lifeguard. I currently work at Kids Connection Private Elementary school, where I work with K-5 grade, but specifically with 2nd graders. I'm looking to be a live-in nanny for you! I'm honest, flexible, hard working, and I have strong moral standards.
America Herrera
San Mateo$25/hr  |  4 yrs experience
I’m overprotected, I like cook. mother of two, one 14 and 18 years. I don’t drink alcohol, I don’t do drugs neither smoke. Strong feith in god. Clean police record.
Silvia Yoc
San Mateo$25/hr  |  11 yrs experience
I love kids. I have been a nanny on and off for about 10 years. I have a lot of experience working with kids ranging from infants- 6th graders. In the summer i am a camp leader. Im also attending college.
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How to Find a Babysitter in San Mateo, CA

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Understand Babysitter Responsibilities in San Mateo, 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 San Mateo can impact how much you pay your babysitter.

San Mateo 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!

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