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Chartamia Turner
Takoma Park$14/hr  |  2 yrs experience
Greetings! My name is Chartamia, but I go by Shay. Prior to relocating, I was a full-time nanny for two amazing twins for three years that are now 7yrs old. I also worked as a part-time nanny twice a week for an awesome little guy until he went to kindergarten. As both a full time and part-time nanny, duties included meal prep/light cooking/light housework/potty training/arts and crafts/reading and fun field trips to the park, zoo, library, beach, and museums. My experience extends beyond nannying, I've worked as a nursery teacher caring for ages infant-5yrs old and multiple summers as camp counselor. I'm truly invested in the growth of small minds. I center my care and activities to cater to the child's developmental needs. I believe learning can be taught in many areas, rather it's in the classroom, studio, and or individual time. My goal is to help young minds reach their greatest potential in a nurturing and stimulating environment.
Aubree Khyle Brabham
Takoma Park$11/hr  |  1 yrs experience
Hello families! My name is Aubree K. Brabham and I am an eager, driven and enthusiastic nanny who compassionately cares for children. While I have had an extensive background in caretaking for children, including a teacher’s aide for daycare schooling, I also have experienced being a paraprofessional for elementary schooling. I am rising senior at Hampton University majoring in journalism, minoring in English. I would be more than grateful to be invited into your home to look after your little angels and please trust that your children are safe in my care. My availability is part time and I can work Tuesdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Saturdays, day and night. I am also CPR certified.
Carlton Crawley
Takoma Park$12/hr  |  1 yrs experience
Hello.. My name is carlton.. I live in dc.. Just finnish taking my cNa classes. I stay wit my grandma taking care if shewhen she need me.... I really like kids. I have non of my own yet but my mom pregnant again so its bout to be 10 of us.... But anywsys. Im lookin for a job an im very good with kids tho ...... I will luv to get started wit the learning. ....

Happy holidays ok... An stay bless
Katherine Romero
Takoma Park$20/hr  |  8 yrs experience
Hi everyone! My name is Katherine and I have been working with children all my life. I have babysat students of all ages. I am currently a kindergarten teacher and I enjoy working with children. I am CPR certified and I speak Spanish fluently :)
Sonia Kloehn
Takoma Park$17/hr  |  29 yrs experience
I am a Para-educator with the public school system. I have twenty plus years of experience as a nanny/babysitter. I love working with families and their children. I am flexible, I am available on last minute calls. I am also available to work weekends and overnight needs. I have experience with newborns and elementary school age children. I am available to work all summer. Since I worked for the schools I have a clean record to work with children and their families.
Ines S.
Takoma Park$20/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
I have been six years with my current family. The kids are now in school full time, so I am ready for a new family.
Mariama Kanteh
Takoma Park$15/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
My name is Mariama! Although I’m young I still have an extensive amount of experience working with children! Looking forward to working with you!
BreAnna Thomas
Takoma Park$11/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
I am a really awesome people person. I have experience with babysitting lots of children. I have babysat family friends children, my niece and nephews, and family children as well. I also have experience with children with special needs also. My availability is whenever you need me.
Michele H.
Takoma Park$20/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
Hola, My name is Michele, I’m 26. I have been former Au Pair for a great 2 years with a great family and lovely 2 boys (10 month and 3),sadly time is over. I am currently looking for my new experience and available to start in July. I am really easy going, follow instructions, in love with kids music, libraries, reading books, board games and out activities when the weather permit us. ‘’ there is always a way to avoid screen time’’ A little bit about me, I fall in love with kids since a have my Physical Therapist degree where I spent enjoying my time around babies and kids doing volunteer and working in Children Hospital back home, Spanish/English speaker, Responsible driver, Good following instructions, managing time and maintaining routines, comfortable with housekeeping responsibilities. Currently looking for a job that permit me to go to school late afternoon, I will be available to help you from early in the morning to 4-5pm from Monday to Friday and full afternoon and late during the weekends, it is depends where you live and how we can handle the time. I can start the second week in July, If this could work for you I would love to talk to you about my experience and provide you my references. Gracias, and have a great day.
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Colleen S.

Colleen has watched Freddy since he was born in 2013 she is very dependable and very sweet. She also did amazing housekeeping while she was here. Then in 2019 we had our other son Dominic and she was a very big help with him also. - Samantha

Ebonie T.

Ebonie watched my 3 year old girl and she was the best! She is reliable, punctual, and flexible. I wish I could keep her forever as my nanny! She is just a natural with kids. - Andrea

LouElla S.

LouElla was always on time. Made sure my kids participated in age appropriate activities. They loved spending time with her - Masha Arab

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How to Find a Babysitter in Takoma Park, MD

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Understand Babysitter Responsibilities in Takoma Park, MD

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 Takoma Park can impact how much you pay your babysitter.

Takoma Park 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 Maryland?
  • Do you have a Maryland 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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