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Kristi G.
Milliken$22.85/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
Hello, my name is Kristi. I am currently an Early Childhood Teacher in the Toddler Two room at a child care center in Boulder, CO. I have had the pleasure of working with these amazing 2-year-olds since some of them enrolled when they were 6 weeks old. I believe in continuity of care and building a trusting relationship with the child and family. I absolutely love working with infants and toddlers along with new parents. Since my daughter begins Kindergarten this year (I can't believe it!), I am looking for a part time position to help support a family in need of childcare. I am available to work from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday. This can either be to fill a short term need (perhaps you need part time care unit you find a full time nanny), day time babysitting, or a long term family commitment. I am flexible. As for my background in ECE I have been working in the field for 12 years now. When I was in high school, I had the opportunity to take ECE classes and student teach at a lab preschool and Kindergarten classroom. After moving out to Colorado in 2003, I was able to land a job right away at a childcare center. At that point I continued to take ECE classes and extensive training while working full time as an infant/toddler teacher. I am currently working on my Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Development. I really want my degree to reflect the reputation I have built for myself in the field. Once done with my bachelors, I will move into a Masters program. If you are looking for an experienced, educated, passionate nanny, I am your lady! I would love to be a solution to your childcare needs.
  
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Samantha M.

Genuinely a great spirit! Kids loved having her around to play with she always helped them with homework . She’d come up with all sorts of things for them to do. Kids where sad to see her go when she has to move. Honestly she became part of the family. - Justin

Alexia H.

She is very loving, teaches new skills, genuinely cares for my toddler and has a really cool attitude, she’s very reliable, and gives me tips and updates, besides I trust her completely - Sofia

Alexia H.

Alexia was very positive and did everything we asked her to do. Our little girl was happy and her needs were met! - Josh

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How to Find a Babysitter in Milliken, CO

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Understand Babysitter Responsibilities in Milliken, CO

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 Milliken can impact how much you pay your babysitter.

Milliken 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 Colorado?
  • Do you have a Colorado 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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