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Jay Karlinski
West Ashley, Charleston$30/hr  |  1 yrs experience
Experienced, compassionate, caring, athletic, energetic, patient, preschool teacher, master yoga instructor, great driver. I am creative, self starting, clean and tidy. College graduate, have taught and worked with children all over the world, including the Peace Corps in Guatemala, orphanages in India, Peru, and Bolivia, taught English in Thailand, and have nannied for multiple families in NJ and CA. If you are open to the idea of a 'Manny', I am, without a doubt, the best.I have been teaching preschool full time for the past 5 years. I specialize in empowering children to learn to self regulate their emotions and energy through breath awareness. I am able to help calm the crankiest baby and the moodiest toddler. I am fun and playful, yet rock solid in my boundaries. I bring calm and ease, while instilling a sense of cooperation and teamwork. I believe 100% in the benefits of children being screen free as much as possible.
Deborah Mitchell
Blythewood, Blythewood$10/hr  |  2 yrs experience
Hi! My name is Deborah Mitchell, but most people call me Debbie. I love working with children and anyone who knows me, they can attest to my love for them. I've been a paid babysitter for the past 9 years. I'm a vibrant, enthusiastic, selfless and well mannered young lady. I'm responsible, authoritative and trustworthy. I have a variety of wonderful attributes such as; I work well with multiple children at once. I'm good with learning time, playtime, TV time and bedtime. I thoroughly clean the kitchen/living room/playroom/bedrooms. I wash, fold and put up clothing when doing the laundry. I'm creative, patient, and energetic. I respect you, your children and all household rules. No, I don't have children of my own, but I have a nephew, niece and +32 little cousins if that counts. I believe actions speak louder than words so If you give me a chance I promise to not just put a smile on your child(ren's) face(s), but yours as well. Ps: I don't smoke or drink and I'm trilingual.
Rebecca Noel
Greenville$14/hr  |  1 yrs experience
My name is Becca. I have been babysitting/nannying for about 8 years. I absolutely love the kiddos I take care of. They become like family to me. I love arts and crafts, reading, and being outdoors.
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Erika B.

Erika is a dependable and loyal person. She is dedicated to the children she works with. She treats the children as if they are her own family. She teaches them educational information such as ABC’s and 123’s. She helps potty train and makes sure they are sticking to their schedules. Erika takes pride in what she does. She is fare and honest. - Kelayne

Kayleigh H.

She is great with my son who is almost 2. She makes sure he is fed and bathed before I pick him up and keeps him steadily entertained. I highly recommend her. - Jazmin

Kayleigh H.

She knows how to work with kids she’s very patient I’ve known her for years she is very reliable. She doesn’t hesitate to ask questions on your kids routines. I highly recommend her to watch your little ones - Hanna Singletary

How to Find a Babysitter in South Carolina

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Understand Babysitter Responsibilities in South Carolina

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.

South Carolina 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 South Carolina?
  • Do you have a South Carolina 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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