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Danielle Hernandez
Coral Ridge, Fort Lauderdale$12/hr  |  1 yrs experience
Hi! My name is Danielle, everyone calls me Dani. I am 22 Years old and I live here in Fort Lauderdale, FL. I have experience in Child care since I was 13 years old starting as a babysitter and later on, I worked as a Day Care Teacher for children ages 11 months- 5 Years old. I am outgoing and goofy when around kids and I adore the honesty and wholesome and genuine love children have to offer. I look forward to meeting with you and looking after your little ones! Can't wait to start the fun!
Tina Rutherford
Fort Lauderdale$10/hr  |  25 yrs experience
My name is Tina. I love children and I love to clean. My daughter was born with a disability so I don't have a medical license but am very medical savvy. I treat all children as if they were my own and all people as if they are family. I have a fantastic sense of humor and always give 200 plus percent at everything I do.
Haley Silverman
Fort Lauderdale$15/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
Hello:) I’m Haley and I’m 21! I’m very much into arts, I’m currently saving up to go to film school in NYC! I have 1 year of experience with children ages 7-15 when I was a camp counselor. In that year I also worked along side the parents to meet there standers and gaining their trust in caring for their children. I have been certified for CPR but it has expired so I’ll be retaking a class soon. I also studied coursework in early childhood development. I love getting children into the arts and outdoor activities. I can swim so taking kids to the pool is no issue for hot summer days! Animals are also no issue, I have two cats myself and love all animals. Watching over kids are some of my most cherished memories. I can’t wait to make more with new families:)
Taja Mosley
Fort Lauderdale$15/hr  |  5 yrs experience
I’m sweet,nice,caring,understanding,trustworthy,honest,most of all I love being around children!😊
Shannon Mclay
Fort Lauderdale$15/hr  |  2 yrs experience
I come from a family of 6 kids! I love kids and animals too. I have lots of experience with kids of all ages. I also worked as a youth sports coach so if your kids like sports it’s a plus!
Meghan Woodruff
Fort Lauderdale$18/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
Hi, my name is Meghan. I'm currently working as a swim teach/coach for kids 6 months - 12 years old. My family also has a lab that we've had since 7 weeks old and have loved her since day one. I've always loved dogs, but once I had one of my own my love only grew. About a year ago I started dog walking and sitting in my area, and have had lot of experience caring for different types of dogs. I also have 10 years of experience working with children. I started working in children's ministry and babysitting my two younger siblings at the age of 9. Then in the past year I've gone into local elementary schools and taught an after school STEM classes to K-2 graders. I currently live in Minneapolis, MN, but am looking and planning on moving to Florida come January.
Olivia Johnson
Fort Lauderdale$16/hr  |  7 yrs experience
Hello family ☺️ ,
My name is Olivia . Everyone dreams of finding someone reliable, trustworthy, and dependable. Well look no further.
Shaianne Stewart
Fort Lauderdale$15/hr  |  7 yrs experience
Hello ! My Name is Shaianne ! I am 19 .. I love kids if all ages .. I started babysitting at 13 since then everyone send there child to me and it’s never a disappointment! I plan to open a daycare in the future !
Lizzette Lizzerd
Fort Lauderdale$15/hr  |  16 yrs experience
Let my 3 kids speak for From South. My twin girls were born when my son was only one year old. They have been in the gifted student classes since elementary school. The 3 are now in high school where They are active students participating in the band, color guards, buddies club, robotics, first priority and various other groups/clubs. The last 3 years I had gone back to work after being a stay-at-home mom the entire time and realize I've been wasting my talents. I am a mom 1st before anything and can be a good substitute for you.
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How to Find a Babysitter in Fort Lauderdale, FL

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Understand Babysitter Responsibilities in Fort Lauderdale, FL

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 Fort Lauderdale can impact how much you pay your babysitter.

Fort Lauderdale 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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