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Mariama Adjei
Woodridge$15/hr  |  27 yrs experience
am a mother of four kids and have over 6 grand kids. I love kids,they are my joy in this life so i care for them with all my energy like they are mine
Mckyla Kerr
Woodridge$10/hr  |  3 yrs experience
Hello! My name is McKyla! I am a 20 year old college student. I am an retired college athlete so I love sports. I am a double major and will be a full tune student with plenty of wiggle room. I have babysat and nannied all throughout high school. I was also a student leader at my church in high school for 3-8 year olds. I was a swim instructor for students ages 6 months old to 15 years. I worked with special needs students too when I was in water. I was a lifeguard and I am currently CPR certified. I love kids and they’re energy. They always keep me on my toes and you never have a dull moment with them!
Kelsey S.
Woodridge$22.85/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
I have a psychology degree with an emphasis on child development. I was the oldest of 7 children growing up, and have nannied/babysat since I was in junior high. I have a 3 year old daughter of my own so I understand and respect your family's way of parenting.
Kathy T.
Woodridge$22.85/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
When I was nine years old, my parents gave birth to twin boys. I babysat for them multiple nights a week, often cooking for them, bathing them, and putting them to bed. I helped to take care of them until I moved out and got married when they were 16. I am also a certified teacher and have taught high school math for the last six years.
Amanda O.
Woodridge$22.85/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
I have taught kindergarten for 3 years and 2nd grade for 3 years. I have also worked at a day care for about 8 months in the infant room.
Amelia L.
Woodridge$14.28/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
I have watched children in my home as well as taught grades pre-k- fourth grade for the last 20 years.I am the mother to five amazing children ranging in age from 12-21. I babysat in my youth and have also been a Sunday School teacher in my parish. I have been a boy scout den leader and also a girl scout leader.
Mylee Conrad
Woodridge$14.30/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
My name is Mylee. I love kids, love playing outside, I don’t cook. I’m experienced with babies all the way to 5 years old. I’ve never babysat before besides family and friends.
Alexandra H.
Woodridge$22.85/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
I have worked with children in a babysitter/nanny role for family and friends for 15 years. I have 9 nieces and nephews ages 2-16 that I care for regularly. I provide healthy meals, do laundry, help with homework, lend a listening ear, nurse them back to health when they are sick, provide educational activities, treat them to new experiences to help spark their curiosity, provide new activities that provide a creative outlet, coach and, most importantly, love them. I am going back to school to become a teacher with the hope to be able to positively impact the lives of many children and students over my lifetime.
Bonnie C.
Woodridge$22.85/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
Been a professional nanny for 25 years.
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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 Woodridge, IL

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

Woodridge 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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