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Jalynn Martin
Darrow$20/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
Hi My name is Jalynn Martin, I am currently 19 years of age.I am currently studying at river parishes community college in the field of psychology and graduated for Saint Amant High School. I have 6 other siblings which i am the third off all also the first girl, I am very sweet and generous and very friendly. I am very soft it comes to kids i wish and hope to have my own one day and open a daycare.
Kimberly Fuselier
Lake Charles$15/hr  |  20 yrs experience
Hi, my name is Kimberly & I am 46 years old. I have many years of experience in taking care of children, cleaning houses, cooking meals, helping children with homework, helping out with extra curricular activities , going to the local park, playing outside, running errands, etc. I can do almost anything if needed. I am easy going, I love children, I'm good with children & I have the patience & the compassion required to take proper care of children. I will admit, I do not believe in corpal punishment for any reason, but do believe in talking about the issue if one occurs & if needed, I like to utilize a time out. I am available & qualified to be your children's nanny & hope to hear from you soon. Thank you.
Rami Bogen
Houma$10/hr  |  2 yrs experience
I’m a mother of one amazing little boy . I want to become a nanny/babysitter cause I love caring for children. I’ve been babysitting for years since I was 12 . And I’ve been a caregiver for since I was 18 years old . This is my passion and I strive to achieve it .
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Danielle M.

Danielle is amazing! She goes above and beyond in her role. She has been caring, fun, and super creative with games and finding things to do around the house. After my son had outgrown a babysitter, we still see Danielle as part of our family. - Michelle

Elisha L.

Elisha is very committed to making sure my kids are well taken care of while I work long hours. She cooks dinner, cleans, make sure homework is done, baths, and bed. She transports them to and from school when necessary. She had a candid attitude. Very artistic and easy to talk to. My kids love her. I definitely recommend Elisha. - Alyssa

Cullen F.

Cullen is a bright and energetic young lady with a wonderful personality. She is very patient and understanding and is terrific with children. My children adored her. I highly recommend her for a nanny position with any age group. - Bev

How to Find a Babysitter in Louisiana

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Understand Babysitter Responsibilities in Louisiana

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 can impact how much you pay your babysitter.

Louisiana 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 Louisiana?
  • Do you have a Louisiana 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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