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Tanyrah Thornton
Reading$10/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
I clean and cook but I’m not chef Ramsey. Im raised around family so that’s where I get my babysitting skills from. I’m an honest person if I don’t like something I’m gonna say it. I’m talkative and I love to start conversation. I’m first generation African American. I love to do activities like swimming going to the park.
Esther Randolph
Reading$15/hr  |  5 yrs experience
Hi! I am an experienced nanny and mom looking for a part-time nanny position. I have two beautiful little girls, one 7 who goes to school full time and a 1-month-old who would be with me. I have 13 years experience in caring for children as well as volunteer work in nursery's through church and other functions. I have a car and clean driving record, am CPR certified and a non-smoker. I have experience with every age from newborn up to 12 years old, as well as experience with children with autism and ADHD. I am looking to fill in a couple days per week and am willing to care for your child/children either in your home or mine. I am available to work Monday-Friday. If you have any questions or are interested please feel free to let me know! I can also provide references if requested. Thanks!
Mia Deckman
Reading$15/hr  |  3 yrs experience
Hi, My name is Mia Deckman. I am a freshman at Alvernia University. I have been working with kids in a professional setting since I was fourteen years old helping out with birthday parties and sewing lessons at my job. Then I started working at my churchs nursery with newborns to three years old when I was fifteen years old and currently still go back to help out on weekends when I am free.
Kaylee Weller
Reading$10/hr  |  2 yrs experience
Hi! I am Kaylee! I am a junior in highschool and I absolutely LOVE children. I have babysat since I was 14 years old, I have great experience working with younger children. I have a very flexible schedule and I am willing to help with whatever you need! I go to Exeter township senior highschool and I get home around 2:40 so I am willing to be available any time after that on weekdays.
Marisol Medina Soto
Reading$10/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
Nunca e trabajado en cuidar niños, pero quiero tener la oportunidad. Amo los niños. I have never had experience taking care of children, but I want to have her I love children
Aida Pimentel
Reading$10/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
I love children. I am very friendly and flexible. I have previously been employed by the children's aid society and provided universal pre-k care. I'd love to share my bi-lingual skills and teach your child a second language! I enjoy reading and educational games and that would be a plus for your child never being bored!!
Molly Schearer
Reading$11/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
I have 5 years experience! I love children and watching them grow I am passionate about children's education. I love reading and writing.
Amanda L Gottshall
Reading$15/hr  |  8 yrs experience
I work with 2 kids, a girl and boy throughout my life from infancy on up. I'm a hard worker, a fast runner, responsible and caring that loves to play games and care for children, a real honest type of interaction. I don't believe in too much television. i'd rather read and/or help a child progress and not regress. or such negative things. I do play soft music only at nap times though that can be flexible dependant upon the parents wishes.
Kirsy Severino
Reading$11/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
I am a 19 years old girl who love kids and thinks she can handled with it and I also love kids I always like to know how is to work with them
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Nereida R.

Nereida was always on time and attentive to my child’s needs. She helped around the house with minor things and also drove my child when necessary. In addition, some weekends she would be on call for me in case I needed her as a back up. - Keila

Olivia O.

Olivia is very kind hearted and sweet. She always has a smile on her face and has a positive attitude. My two year old adores her. Olivia and I workout together at the ymca and my son gets so extra to see her every day. Olivia has been amazing with every child I've seen her interact with. I fully trust her with my child. - Amber

Taylor C.

She really connected with and made an impact on my kids. As a single mother she helped me more than she knows and I’m very thankful for the time she spent with my family. - Denise

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How to Find a Babysitter in Reading, PA

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Understand Babysitter Responsibilities in Reading, PA

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 Reading can impact how much you pay your babysitter.

Reading 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 Pennsylvania?
  • Do you have a Pennsylvania 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!

And of course, as you learn how to hire a babysitter, Nanny Lane's nanny services are here to help you along the way.

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