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Shayna Reese
Buffalo Grove$14/hr  |  3 yrs experience
Hi I’m Shayna I’m 20 and I’m about to move to the fox lake area and I’m looking for a nannying job around there
I’m very attentive I’ve babysat on and off for years
Michelle Shen
Buffalo Grove$15/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
I’m going to be graduating from Stevenson High school this year. I plan on attending UIUC on a pre-med track. I love being active and am a pretty good cook too! I’m pretty out going and can always find something fun to do with the kids! I worked as a camp councilor for a group of seven 5 year olds, so i’m sure I can handle one, two or even three kids perfectly well!
Wiwantanee Lanchakonkun
Buffalo Grove$15/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
Hello,My name bam, I have 1 son . I am happy to with children and take care of the children. I've worked nanny before I'm very happy to do this job. Thank you
Salma Cambroni
Buffalo Grove$15/hr  |  2 yrs experience
Hello! I'm salma. I am an honors student at UIC I am a pre-med, majoring in biology in hopes of becoming a psychiatrist. I am also CPR certified. I have been a Nanny for 5 years now . My experience with childcare comes from my mother, who has been a nanny for 14 years. Learning from her, working with children became more than just a job for me, I have worked with babies 8 months to children of ages 14. I have also worked with kids who have ADHD, ADD, as well as autism . I know every child and parent have different likes and interests, wether it is going out doors and being active, or staying inside for arts and crafts. I try to really help kids grow through the activities we do together no matter what they may be. I am also bilingual and I like to teach the kids that I nanny some Spanish (with parents OK of course). I am looking for either full or part time, or even just summer! Weekends as well if needed.
Julianne Stroka
Buffalo Grove$15/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
Hi! I’m Julianne and I’m 21 years old. I have TONS of experience with kids. I have babysat since I was 14 and also helped with my own siblings since I was 11! I’m almost always available! Thanks!!
Daiana N.
Buffalo Grove$9.52/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
Hello!!! My Name is Daiana, I`m 24 years old, I have been a nanny for nine years and I love it! I have worked part time and full time with children from birth through 12 years old, I specialize in Infant and Toddler Care as well as in Child Development Skills. My Infant, Child and Adult CPR and AED as well as First Aid certifications are current. My driving record is excellent. I'm an energetic, fun, patient, lovely, responsible and creative person. In my free time I like reading a good book, writing, and going to the movies with my friends. I also like going to the park, swimming, cooking for my family and driving. I speak Portuguese, Spanish and English. I am very open to play any games the children like to play. I love to be outside and be active. I will be taking classes at the College of Lake County starting January 24th and will be at school Monday-Thursday from 9am-12pm. I am very flexible and interested in helping you raise your family your way. I am looking forward to meeting you and your children and to see how my life experiences, training, and skills match up with the needs of your household. Thank you for your time. Please don't hesitate to ask me ANY questions! Sincerely, Daiana
Erica B.
Buffalo Grove$22.85/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
I have been working with children of all ages for 12 years. I was a sports camp counselor for 7 summers. I taught kids how to play sports and good sportsmanship. I was a nanny for 2 infants and 5 year old. I was also a nanny for 2 years+ for a eight and 11 year old. I did the family laundry, dishes, errands, grocery shopping, carpool and set up playdates.
Anna C.
Buffalo Grove$11.42/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
Babysat for neighbors previously
Sherlyn C.
Buffalo Grove$10.17/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
I'm a mom of 2 boys. I baby sat starting from age 12 through high school. When my first son was born I watched my nieces and nephew for 2 summers.
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Katherine Z.

Kate is kind, caring and was wonderful with my kids. She is flexible, energetic, and great with infants, toddlers, and preschoolers! In addition, she's super clean and organized! - Soo

Daniella P.

Dani is a great person, reliable and I always counted on her. She’s wonderful with the kids and they love her. She’s patient and has a positive attitude around the kids, for me that is very important and I’m very happy with it. - Mary

Laura M.

Laura was always available and she was amazing with my two special ed children. She speaks spanish and english. She was polite and ready. - Yaritza Ortiz

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How to Find a Babysitter in Buffalo Grove, IL

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Understand Babysitter Responsibilities in Buffalo Grove, 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 Buffalo Grove can impact how much you pay your babysitter.

Buffalo Grove 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!

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