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Emely Hernandez
Hicksville, Hicksville$17/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
My name is Emely Hernandez and I would love the opportunity to use my love of academia and creativity to not only care for children, but to also enrich their minds. With fun and educational games and art projects to spark their imaginations, I am more than sure that they will flourish while of course being in excellent care.
Maria D.
Hicksville$17.14/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
I have cared for my own children for the past three years. I have also care for the children of my siblings on an as needed basis.
Lori G.
Hicksville$22.85/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
I have worked as a Nanny on contract for different families. I Penn I cared for a newborn baby and his 3 year old very bright lovable brother. I Florida I worked for families (3) temporarily for a family of 3 children. A 1 year old baby girl, 3 year old beautyful loving girl and their big brother 10 years old. I also worked for a family of 4 children from 1 years old baby, 4 year old, 9 year old, and a 12 year old. All very loving and dear to my heart. When my contract was up, they moved out of state and I was contacted by another family in NY with 3 boys, a 9 year old, an 11 year old and a special needs big brother 15 years old, very dear to my heart. I got them up for school every day, drove them to school and pick them up after school, drove them to sport activities, cooked meals for them, and did their food shopping and errands. I worked full time for them until they were able to take care of themselves. I went to work after for a family of 5 smart, inteligent boys and one of them with ADD. Ages 2, 4 6 8 and 10 years of ages. I became very attached to them, specially with the special needs boy, whom I helped closely with his homework and with loving care and simple explanations of the one subject he had the most problems, math, my help him get better grades. The other brothers were very smart in school, and had good grades. I did in every household, dishes, tidy up the house, did their laundry, and shopping and in some households, helped prepare meals.
Shameza H.
Hicksville$17.14/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
I babysitted 2 girls age 6 & 10 for 2 yrs.
Mary A.
Hicksville$13.33/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
I have babysat for over 10 families. I currently work at a children's shoe store and a bakery where I teach children how to bake. In the past I worked at a daycare center as well. I love being around kids and being able to see the grow and help them learn!
Christina F.
Hicksville$14.28/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
Since elementary school, I have assisted my mother with babysitting four much younger children. I have a lot of "shadowing" experience and have learned much of what I do now from that. I am 26 now and have successfully baby-sat children on and off throughout the years.
Samantha S.
Hicksville$12.15/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
I have been with the same family for close to 2 years. I watch after twin boys who are 3 years old and their two largo dogs.
Jerusha
Hicksville$22.85/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
I have been babysitting for eight years. I graduated from a two year child development program while still in highschool which included many internships in childcare settings. I began working in daycare when I was sixteen and became a lead teacher by the time I was eighteen. I have led both two year old and three-four year old classes. My most recent work was nannying with a one year old girl.
Melissa S.
Hicksville$22.85/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
getting the children dressed and ready for school helping with homework light house keeping playing educational games outings with the children to the local library, parks etc
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Nicole C.

Nikki is great with our son. He is 3 (almost 4) and Nikki is basically his best friend. He talks about her all the time. Nikki and him play games, build stuff, play outside and eat snack. She's reliable, caring, and courteous and she understands our restrictions / limitations during covid and respects our parenting style. Highly reccomend. - Sean

Christina C.

Christina is a warm, loving, and fun sitter. I have left my children with her since they were infants. They all love her and ask for her to come over. She is professional, and an all around joy to be around. I have always felt completely comfortable leaving my children with her, and knew that she could handle anything that came her way. I highly, highly, recommend Christina! - Stephanie

Christina C.

Christina is always on time (usually early) and takes great care of the kids. They always enjoyed the time they spent with her. She follows all directions we give her for bedtime routines and things like that. She also loves snuggling the pets. - Katie

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How to Find a Babysitter in Hicksville, NY

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Understand Babysitter Responsibilities in Hicksville, NY

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 Hicksville can impact how much you pay your babysitter.

Hicksville 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 New York?
  • Do you have a New York 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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