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Mia Frank
Buffalo Grove$12/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
I am a senior at Stevenson High school - and I am not sure which University I will be attending next fall. I attended JCC Camp Chi as a camper and Staff in Training for 8 years in total. I also have worked at Banner Day Camp, and I volunteer with children with special needs.
Shayna Reese
Buffalo Grove$13/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
Katy Qi
Buffalo Grove$12/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
I am 53 years old ,I am Chinese and I live inLake Zurich,I can teach your kids Chinese (I am bilingual)also I can cook some food for them (I use to own the restaurant).
Mary Holland
Buffalo Grove$20/hr  |  59 yrs experience
A jack of all trades my experience is over 40 year's of working with young people. very known in lake county by several school's.
Amy Affrunti
Buffalo Grove$15/hr  |  3 yrs experience
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$9.07/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.
Daiana N.
Buffalo Grove$8.57/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
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Vanessa R.

Vannessa was taking care of my son . My son was 1 year 4 months when she started. Vannessa have patient, loving, trustworthy, reliable etc person. She does reading, art and crafts , out door activities, library, potty training, doctor appointment, arrange play date etc . She have the experience and skills for a nanny / babysitting position. - Leila mangal

Londan B.

Londan was very purposeful in her interaction with my kids. She listened to them to find their interests and always provided projects. Very reliable - Deanna

Londan B.

Londan is always willing to help with whatever is needed. She babysits, dog sits, cleans the house, and has even sat with me through medical procedures when my husband had to be with our son. Everyone in our family adores Londan, especially the dogs. She is incredibly sweet and attentive. - Katy

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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!

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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