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Madeleine G’sell
Metairie$20/hr  |  4 yrs experience
Hi moms and dads. My name is Madeleine G’sell. I am 26 years young from New Orleans, and a graduate of the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. The time I spent being a nanny during college was full of joy, care, and immense learning. Activity after activity, smile after smile, being a nanny has been one of the most enjoyable and rewarding positions I’ve held. It would be a pleasure to grow to know, care for and assist your children. Let’s schedule a phone call or in-person meet to see if your lovely family and I would be a good fit.
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.
Tammie Sharp
Bossier City$9/hr  |  33 yrs experience
I worked in a family owned childcare centers. (My parents.). 34yrs experience ages 6wks old-12yrs old. I truly embrace the joy. of caring,teaching them as they grow.its a beautiful thing .I was the Asst.director for both our centers. I prepared daily activities, supervised employees making sure they performed the best care to the children in which they were caring for. Worked closely with one on one parent involvement with any questions asks. I cared for 6wks old-12yrs. Special needs children. Autistic children, ADHD children. I am a mother (single) that raised 3 daughter's. My oldest are twins ,(30yrs old)& my youngest is 22yrs old. I embrace every child as if they were my own.
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Daysha E.

Daysha is an amazing care giver you can ask for she makes sure your children are well taking care of - Makajah

Daysha E.

Daysha is Great with time management. She is an out going and caring person. Always respectful and takes watever job is giving to her and does it to her best ability. She is great with kids and has great patients with younger ones. - Tyrika

Daysha E.

She was a very sweet and helpful person always full of life and my daughters loved her we still keep in touch and she still comes to event sometimes. It was wonderful having her work for us ! - Nora

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!

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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