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Terry Bender
Harbor Springs, Aurora$11/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
My name is Terry. I’ve worked with children the past 25 years, had my own childcare business for 15 years. Then started working as a private nanny, after I decided to stop having my own daycare. I stopped working this past March of 2020, due to the covid pandemic.
I have cared for infants, newborn twins and triplets., toddlers. children up until they were teens and my services were no longer needed. I loved them all and still talk to the majority of all them today. I'm known as Ms.Terry, years later, I'm very humbled to be such an important part of their lives.
Erika Drane
Aurora$15/hr  |  9 yrs experience
Hi! All I look forward to meeting my new family i can connect with and make apart of my extended family. I have over 15 years of experience in daycares, school settings, and nannying. I am currently finishing up my Masters degree in clinical mental health counseling. I have several families i have worked with who are more than happy to speak on my behalf. Thanks for considering me! My starting rate is $15 that depends on number of children, duties and hours etc.
Hannah Schori
Aurora$10/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
Hi, my name is Hannah and I am a junior at Waubonsie Valley High School. I am involved in show choir and love the outdoors (especially riding my bike and hiking). I have babysat for many families from my church since I was 14 and truly care about every child I take care of. I can’t wait to meet your family and hopefully care for your kids :)
Daisy Escareno Perez
Aurora$10/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
Hi there, my name is Daisy. I'm a 20 year old college student looking for a part-time nannying job.
Very trustworthy, responsible.
Crystal Perez
Aurora$15/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
Hello, my name is Crystal Perez i recently graduated from Oswego High School. i took two classes in high school for child development. i have a lot of experience with children. i am fluent in Spanish as well as English. feel free to ask me any questions. i hope to speak with you soon. Thank you.
Hannah Truscott
Aurora$16/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
I am 27 years old. I have 2 kids an 8 year old boy named Chase and a 4 year old girl named Mikayla. I love to be outside, bake, as well as crafts and doing fun learning activities. I am a certified CNA in Illinois, and I am also CPR/BLS certified. My little girl comes with me where I go but she loves to play and is great with other kids. She will also be starting Pre-K in the fall 5 days a week. I am willing to work full time and I'd love the chance to help out your family anyway I can. Thank you for taking the time to read this and I appreciate the consideration.
Katie Vandenberg
Aurora$15/hr  |  1 yrs experience
Hello, my name is Katie and I love to help others. I graduated from Eastern Illinois University with a Bachelor's in Applied Sciences, Family Consumer Sciences, Family Services in 2014. My past experience includes working closely with infants, toddlers, and elementary age children. I've also taught child fitness classes at my local YMCA, worked as a tumbling/gymnastics instructor for toddlers, taught at a preschool, and worked as a Primary Caregiver in a low income, south Chicago suburb; in addition to three years working in a corporate setting in Administrative and Marketing roles. My passion is caring for families and children.
Jamarria King
Aurora$15/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
Hi- My name Is Jamarria I am 21 years old. I’ve been working with kids since I was younger. I started watching my younger brother and two younger sisters then cousins, family friends and so on. I love working with children!
Elmira Usmanova
Aurora$10/hr  |  1 yrs experience
I am a full-time student in high school. I am 18 years old and very playful. I love children, especially younger kids. I have been babysitting my cousins babies and I always have a great time with them. I also took a child-development class in 9th grade and I passed the class with an A and a certificate. I would love to babysit after school and on the weekends.
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Mya H.

She is wonderful with children and they absolutely adore her, she is very friendly and always is wonderful to have watch my children. Highly recommended - Blair

Mya H.

Mya is very patient with my child. My child has ADHD and Mya is very consistent with him and helps him stay on track. She is also very good about helping him with his homework and completing tasks. - Katie

Kate S.

Kate was so great with my daughter. She sang songs with her, took her on walks, played with her and read her books. My daughter always asked about Kate and always sang the songs she would sing together. Still to this day my daughter asks about Kate. Due to me starting a new job I decided to place my daughter in a daycare. But she adores Miss Kate! - Randi

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How to Find a Babysitter in Aurora, IL

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Understand Babysitter Responsibilities in Aurora, IL

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 Aurora can impact how much you pay your babysitter.

Aurora 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 Illinois?
  • Do you have a Illinois 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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