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Jackie Martinez
Santa Monica$30/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
Hi my name is Jackie,
I have been nannying for 6-7 years.
I am infant cpr first aid certified, and have experience with multiples, twins, siblings, special needs, I have also been a night nanny to infant twin boys and I extensive nanny share experience. I also adore animals!
If you’d be interested in a nanny share please contact me.
I have worked 2 different nanny shares. I was with all 4 kids from about 4 months old until preschool.
If you’d like to get to know more about my experience and references please feel free to contact me.
I look forward to hearing from you.
Thank you
Sydney Marrah
Mid-City, Santa Monica$15/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
Hi my name is Sydney Marrah! I'm 16 years old and a sophomore at St. Monica Catholic High School. I've done volunteer work at Franklin Elementary School for the past 4 years and love art. I love working with kids and would love to work with you!
Alicia Siguenza
Santa Monica$18/hr  |  11 yrs experience
I am loving and responsible person always on time and i been a babysitter since i was 16 year old .i used to work at equinox (kids club ) i have work with kids ages 0 to 12 years old . I also have kids of my own. I speak and write spanish and English. I have a high school diploma. I am available Monday ,Wednesday,Friday if need references i can provide
Tiana Martin
Santa Monica$15/hr  |  5 yrs experience
Greetings families, I’m 19 years old recently moved from New York City. Oldest of 7 siblings have been baby sitting since 13 years old.
Devon Marunde
Santa Monica$30/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
Hi, I am Devon!
I am a recent graduate with a major in Educational Studies. I am a second grade teacher during the school year, but I am looking to help a family during the summer. I am fun-loving, responsible, and caring. I Can’t wait to meet you!
Valie K.
Santa Monica$35/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
Hi. I am Valentina or Auntie Valie :) I don’t have an extensive experience (only nannied for my friends and family) but I love children and I would love to care for one part time. I do have a responsible professional job (10 years with the same company) but work on EST time so I am usually finished with my duties by 2-3pm. Resume available upon request. Thank you for the consideration. (Ocean park area on main str).
Thank you, Valie
Lesly Giron
Santa Monica$20/hr  |  14 yrs experience
Hello! My name is Lesly, and I️ have been doing part time babysitting for the past 10yers now. I’m also a single parent with two boys grown up alread.
Taking care of kids has been a great experience since, love to ready, running around. I’m a thushtfull person, I️ have a full time job now but looking forward to babysit longer.
Jhon Mejia
Santa Monica$20/hr  |  3 yrs experience
Hello!!!
My name is Jhon Mejía, Im have 21 years old, and i'm from (barcelona) spain.
Now I'm living in LA for studies.
I have expirience with childrens because in Barcelona I was a football coach during 5 years.
I love kids, and i love teach.
Victor Cortes
Santa Monica$15/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
My name is Victor, I am a full time student at Sant Monica college studying to be an engineer. I am great with kids, I am very friendly and outgoing. This is just a temporary thing but I will be as help as possible when you need me.
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Paige T.

Paige babysat my kids a few times, while I was out of town for a wedding and a date night with my husband. When we came back home, at night, the house was tidy and there were no toy messes. My kids said they watched Moana, played board games, and read books. The kids were clean and in bed before bedtime, too! She did an amazing job! - A Church Mom

Paige T.

She is super loving, and always brings a smile to my daughter. She would babysit play dates, when my child had her friends over. Paige played dress up, colored and painted, even played house and pretend kitchen. My daughter still talks about Paige today! - Rebecca

Jasmine G.

What really amazed me with Jasmine's work ethic was her way of communicating what her schedule was like and able to accommodate with things I would like her to do. My nephew really loves her and she helps him with making him food & anything he might need. Definitely recommend! - Brian

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How to Find a Babysitter in Santa Monica, CA

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Understand Babysitter Responsibilities in Santa Monica, 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 Santa Monica can impact how much you pay your babysitter.

Santa Monica 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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