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Noni Jackson
Aloma$18/hr  |  13 yrs experience
Hello my name is Noni, I’m a store manager at Claire’s, and also known as “every young girls dream store”. I am 20 years old, and I get to go to work everyday and just talk to kids. Some of my responsibility included helping children shop, hosting birthday party’s, hosting makeovers, ear piercings, as young as 3 weeks old. I have seen every situation you can imagine, when pertaining to children, mostly because of my job’s consumer base. But also because I have 6 brothers and sisters, I was the exact middle child. From a young age, my dad would work, and my mother stayed at Home to homeschool. My mother had a friend that I started to nanny for at age 8. I watched the girls for years and I got the chance to help a very overwhelmed single mother take care of 2 really cute girls. I have an enormous amount of energy, and experience with children. No matter the situation, I am equipped to handle it!
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Melody Day
Tarpon Springs$15/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
I love children of all ages. I have two sons (20 & 15) Married to a wonderful man for 22 years I have my own vehicle I'm reliable and dependent. I am flexible also available for overnights and worked in the school system for 10 years. Love all pets too!! No problems with doing house duties (inside/outside) CPR/First Aid certified
Esther Benezra
Sunny Isles Beach$15/hr  |  7 yrs experience
My name is Esther Benezra. I am 44 years old. I am a teacher and I taught for 13 years. I have been working as a nanny for 5 years now and I love it! I find it very important to create a solid bond and teaching, it is something that I've always done with a passion. Within my skills and expierence. I always work respectfully, responsible and professional. Over the years I have trained myself to be patient and also I make it a priority to listen to what a child really needs. Building trust is an everyday commitment.. Within my experience I have worked full-time. My responsibilities have been setting schedules for each child, this includes bottle feeding, naps, incorporating foods, play, night naps, as well as cognitive develooment, social & emocional, gross and fine motor skills.. My objective is always to help nurture, care, and love every chilld.
Thank you,
Esther Benezra
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Caitlin E.

Caitlin is such a sweet girl and extremely caring. She is very tidy and I never came home to a mess. My kids quickly grew attached to her and they bonded very well. She’s very reliable and dependable. I would highly recommend Cailtin. You won’t regret it. She’s the best! - Marion miller

Deborah S.

She was great with both of my kids . She was kind and always on time . Deborah always made me feel comfortable leaving my children with her. She was always flexible when I needed her to care for my two children . I would highly recommend! - Korea Annastasia

Deborah S.

Deborah goes beyond with my family! She genuinely cares for my family, and fur baby like I would. Anyone would be beyond blessed to have her in their life. I highly recommend her! - Laura

How to Find a Babysitter in Florida

Nanny Lane is a child care website meant to help you find a babysitter in your area. Our child care services include background checks, PLUS, and payroll.

Understand Babysitter Responsibilities in Florida

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 can impact how much you pay your babysitter.

Florida 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 Florida?
  • Do you have a Florida 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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