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Adrianne Newbold
Edwardsville$10/hr  |  18 yrs experience
Hi! I'm Adrianne. I am 18 years old and am going into my freshman year of college. I have a lot of experience with caring for childrens of all ages. I have two younger siblings (7 and 9), and five younger cousins ranging from 1 year old to 12 years old.
I have been babysitting since I was around 12 years old and have always enjoyed it. I love kids and enjoy spending time with them. I am going to study early childhood education in college.
Diamond Lockhart
Edwardsville$11/hr  |  2 yrs experience
I take care of each child how I would want my child taken care of, finding child care is not only hard but scary. I’m here to ensure each parent that there will be no worries!
Hailey Dearing
Edwardsville$12/hr  |  4 yrs experience
I’m a senior at SIUe majoring in criminal justice and psychology (specifically child psychology).
Emily Wilkerson
Edwardsville$12/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
My name is Emily, I currently work as a CNA and babysit part-time . I Graduate from high school this May. I am moving to Edwardsville this summer and going to school in the fall to become a school social worker. I have been babysitting and caring for children since I was 14. I have cared for a child with a Gastronomy Tube, and kids that range from newborn to 11!
Kelsey Miller
Edwardsville$12/hr  |  < 1 yr experience

My name is Kelsey. I have experience babysitting. I currently left my job as a 911 dispatcher to go back to school to work in an OR. I am CPR certified and absolutely love kids!
Tonya Henson
Edwardsville$15/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
Hello, I have been a professional nanny for over 15 years, and have been with the families long term . I love working and teaching children..
Alayah Williams Justice
Edwardsville$13/hr  |  1 yrs experience
My name is ALayah I love children and work well with them . I’ve taken care of children before , such as making sure they have had dinner , and that homework is done . Also I have 2years of housekeeping experience .
Kahli J.
Edwardsville$22.85/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
I have been caring for children ages infant to 14 years old since I myself was 14 years old. I have done daily after school care, mothers helper, overnight and weekends, and also vacationed with families.
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Michelle C.

Michelle is a reliable employee for our school district. She works hard and she loves to help others. - Liz

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

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How to Find a Babysitter in Edwardsville, IL

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

Edwardsville 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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