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Elise C. - Seeking Work in Chalco
Elise C.

She is always on time and really considerate of my rules I have for my kids plus she helps my daughter with her ADHD and Bipolar episodes and my son has autism but Elise is the only one that is allowed to play with him without him freaking out. Plus she has an amazing personality and is really fun to have around your children - Taylor

Sara G. - Seeking Work in Lincoln
Sara G.

Sara is so wonderful and has been a huge blessing to our family! She started when our daughter was four months old and was our nanny for a year. She still babysits for us on occasion and stays with our daughter when we go on trips (our daughter is 3 now). Sara is trustworthy, knowledgeable, and kind. We love her! - Kristin

Annie W. - Seeking Work in North Platte
Annie W.

Very good,smart and honest and caring for the kids.God fearing lady too.very good ar cooking delicious meals too.We highly recommend her - Kevin

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What’s the average cost of a babysitter in Nebraska?

The average cost of a babysitter in Nebraska is $12.90 per hour. The cost of a babysitter is dependent on the babysitter’s experience, qualifications and location.
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How to Find a Babysitter in Nebraska

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Understand Babysitter Responsibilities in Nebraska

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.

Nebraska 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 Nebraska?
  • Do you have a Nebraska 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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