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Ana Moreno
Watertown$25/hr  |  8 yrs experience
I'm an energetic mother of a 15 year old girl who has the time and devotion to care for a lovely family.
Daniela Rosenstock
Watertown$15/hr  |  2 yrs experience
I believe Childrens are the best version of our selves and working with them is a unique opportunity to help parents to achieve the optimal happiness and development of their child. I was an MD in my country so I am skilled in CPR, first aid as well as children development. Children bring happiness to the world and make you focus in what is more important in life: remain curious, creative, innocent and selfless. Thank you. Daniela
Allison Pelletier
Watertown$17/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
During the school year I work with 2nd grade and pre-k/k students in an elementary school. I am a licensed teacher and have been babysitting since I was a teenager.
Ashley Vaughan
Watertown$20/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
Hi, I'm Ashley. I'm 23 years old and a grad student studying mental health therapy. I worked with kids for 2 years at an afterschool program and love working with kids!
Lauren Vogel
Watertown$15/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
Hi, I'm Lauren and I love working with kids. I really value balancing fun, safety, and kindness!
Samantha D.
Watertown$13.38/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
I started babysitting when i was ten years old, from there on it grew, i have babysat and nannied for many familes starting from infants to children 13 to 14. I am now 20 years old, and recently just nannied for a 2 year old, but her father lost his job so they didnt require a nanny.
Alejandra Moreno
Watertown$20/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
I consider myself a very responsible person, I love outdoors activities and sports as well as arts and crafts. My hobby is photography and I am 19 years old from Mexico. I could also teach your child Spanish if you would like. I came to Boston to practice my English and level it up. I have experience with children and I am a non smoker.
I live in Watertown

Please reach out to me, I would love working with you!
Christina (Tina) H.
Watertown$22.85/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
I grew up with three younger brothers whom I helped to care for, and an extended family (my grandmother had 13 children and in my step-mother's family there were 5). As the eldest and only girl in my family, I did quite a bit to take care of my brothers and cousins as I grew up and became old enough to babysit. My father brought to me the love of crafts and cooking. School brought to me the knowledge of sewing and other homemaking skills. As my brothers learned about boy scouts, I paid attention, although I wasn’t allowed to do anything, thus I learned a great deal about camping, first aid, and nature. As a teen, I babysat for my neighbors whose children ranged in age from 1-10. When I watched their children, we played games, read books, and if it was late night, I put them to bed. While they were in bed I would clean. When I became a parent, I ran a small daycare in my home during the summer. There were three children aged 6 months to 4. I did everything for them that I did for my daughter: changed, fed, played, and gave them naps. We went for walks and played in the playground on nice days, and colored or finger painted on not so nice days. I will have worked for the family I nanny for now for four years. The little boy will be 4 years old when I leave.
Kaylyn P.
Watertown$17.14/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
My most recent full time position was a Nanny for a family with 3 children, ages newborn, 2yr old and 4yr old. Responsibilites included: weekly trips to childrens museum, new stimulatinf and enriching activities and projects, playdates, playgroups, potty training, school pickup and meal prep.
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Joradana J.

Joradana Joseph, is a pleasant and friendly person to work with. She is a very hard working person who is able to adapt to unexpected changes at the workplace. She is a great team player, however, she also possesses leadership qualities. - Marjorie

Jehimy M.

Jehimy is an amazing care taker. I am super protective and cautious with whom I trust my daughter with. Jehimy made me feel extremely comfortable and like my daughter was her first priority and her most prize possession. They are people that do it for a check, Jehimy is the rare people you come across that does it with passion and love. - Everaida

Mariana F.

Yes she was great with my grandkids play give them bath comb their hair make them food help them with some school work.just love her but I move that way she can’t keep babysitting for me - Carolyn

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How to Find a Babysitter in Watertown, MA

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Understand Babysitter Responsibilities in Watertown, MA

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 Watertown can impact how much you pay your babysitter.

Watertown 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 Massachusetts?
  • Do you have a Massachusetts 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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