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Wendy E.
San Pedro$22.85/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
I began babysitting when I was 13, caring for my five year old cousin. As soon as I finished school, I would pick her up from our grandmother's house, take her home, prepare lunch and do activities with her. Since then, I have done occasional babysitting for infants up to pre-teens. Although I do not have a great deal of nanny experience, I understand how important it is to keep kids active both physically and mentally. When I was 17, I worked for an after school program created to motivate students to excel in school and to learn the value in staying psychically fit. While employed I worked with children from Kindergarten through 5th grade. This experience helped me understand how important it is to pay attention to small signs. I earned my B.A. in Criminal Justice in 2012 from CSU Dominugez Hills. I have the knowledge of how to take care and raise children.
Stephanie C.
San Pedro$20/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
I worked with a family for six years. I have cared for a 6 1/2 year old and a 4 1/2 year old sense they were both born!
Kathy W.
San Pedro$14.28/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
when I was a teen and young Adult I was the local sitter in my early adult years was a sitter for all my niece's and nephew's I worked in daycare for about 6 years also had a daycare in my home for 2 years I have 3 children I have raised that are now grown and one 8 year old still at home I have 5 wonderful grandchildren and 4 stepgrandchildren I consider my own . I am very active I am grandmother that looks and feels like shes young and youthful.I am good with Teens as well as children with learning disabilitys Which runs in my family i have been told children are drawn to me as I am to them....
Elise P.
San Pedro$12.21/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
I have been a babysitter/nanny for about 9 years+. In addition to that, I have also been a Preschool Teacher for the last 6 years.
Sally D.
San Pedro$11.66/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
I have been babysitting for families since I was 13 years old. I have babysat all ages ranging from infant to 13+ years. I love kids. I have done it all including teaching kids gymnastics as well as dance. I am able to tutor young kids as well. I love spending my day with kids and take pride in educating them and caring for them. I am also a nationally registered Emergency Medical Technician and always keep up with my CPR certification.
Stacy R.
San Pedro$22.85/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
I worked at a daycare for three years. The kids ranged from new born to five years old. I dealt with age appropriate activities, light clean up, meal preparation, basic motor skills, teaching English, Spanish, and American Sign Language.
Laura H.
San Pedro$22.85/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
CPR and First-AID Certified, 12 years nanny experience with children of all ages, including multiples. Current and valid CA drivers license and excellent DMV record. Live Scan (federal fingerprints) and excellent referrals will be provided. Flexible availability, including Full Time Monday-Thursday 7am to 6pm Friday Sat.& Sun negotiable I will prepare children (feed, dress, make lunch) and help with homework, snack and prepare for dinner/bedtime. Schedules, job duties and hours are negotiable. My goal is to support busy parents. Please call or e-mail me to discuss ways in which I can help your family.
Stephani N.
San Pedro$14.28/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
I have 6 younger siblings. Ranging from the ages 6 months to 14 yearss old. I am currently watching my 6 month old sister while my parents are at work from 7am to 4pm along with my 2 month old so. I have many years of experience taking care of children.
Hailey H.
San Pedro$22.85/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
I have worked with multiple different age groups. I spend most Sundays volunteering in my church with babies but I have worked with other children. I have been a camp counselor. I have been raising children or babysitting children that were not my own since a very early age. I know how to get picky kids to eat their food and how to get sleepy kids to bed.
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Kelley G.

I am the home owner that Kelley rent the house from since 1/2016. She had always paid her rent in advance. She maintains the outside of the house and keep her home clean. I believe Kelley will be asset for anyone looking to hire her. - Hector Mendoza Kelley's Landlord of 4 years. Kelley has been a great tenant to rent my home too, no problems. she has all ways paid her rent before it is due and she keep my house clean inside and out.

Lucy T.

Considerate and dependable. Being a mother herself, she knows the responsibility and the time it takes to care for children, as well as whatever household tasks need to be completed. - Garrett

Kimberly E.

It was a pleasure working with Kim. She has a great personality and easy to get along with. Her customer service skills are outstanding always goes above and beyond to make sure she gets the job done. She is also a very reliable person always showing up on time ready for work. - Alejandra Jasso

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How to Find a Babysitter in San Pedro, CA

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

San Pedro 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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