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Nanny Tiffany"Tiffany is a wonderful caring provider, we couldn't have asked for anything better. She has been instrumental in preparing our oldest for Kindergarten and is now caring for and teaching our youngest. The care our children receive is beyond and above any expectations! Tiffany is truly one of a kind!"- Cindy
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"Tiffany is a wonderful caring provider, we couldn't have asked for anything better. She has been instrumental in preparing our oldest for Kindergarten and is now caring for and teaching our youngest. The care our children receive is beyond and above any expectations! Tiffany is truly one of a kind!"- Cindy
Nanny Mary"My Son would only stay with Mary, no one else. Because Mary is so sweet and caring, my Son just loved her and so did I. She is reliable, smart, caring, nurturing, and so loving! I would recommend Mary for any job, the children she will be watching are so fortunate to have her in their lives."- Sylvia Popp
Nanny Mary
"My Son would only stay with Mary, no one else. Because Mary is so sweet and caring, my Son just loved her and so did I. She is reliable, smart, caring, nurturing, and so loving! I would recommend Mary for any job, the children she will be watching are so fortunate to have her in their lives."- Sylvia Popp
Nanny Mary"Mary was so wonderful with my son! She would play with him, take him for walks, and chase him or let him chase her around the house. She also helped get his naps on a schedule. I loved seeing their bond grow as he would want to give her hugs and kisses before she left. As a bonus, Mary would clean my house and do my dishes! Mary was so wonderful to have watching my son!"- Sarah
Nanny Mary
"Mary was so wonderful with my son! She would play with him, take him for walks, and chase him or let him chase her around the house. She also helped get his naps on a schedule. I loved seeing their bond grow as he would want to give her hugs and kisses before she left. As a bonus, Mary would clean my house and do my dishes! Mary was so wonderful to have watching my son!"- Sarah

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How to Find a Babysitter in Centerville, OH

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Understand Babysitter Responsibilities in Centerville, OH

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 Centerville can impact how much you pay your babysitter.

Centerville 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 Ohio?
  • Do you have a Ohio 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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