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Yasiry Lerma
West Oak Hill, Austin$15/hr  |  4 yrs experience
Hi, my name is Yasiry. I love kids and have been babysitting/nannying since I was 17. I am currently 24 and in graduate school for school psychology. I have worked with children of all ages and have worked in daycares. I have a bachelors in psychology with a minor in family and child development. I am new to this website but can provide a lot of references :)
Ana Mora
Austin$25/hr  |  14 yrs experience
Hi, thanks for taking a peek at my profile. Quick info about myself: tons of child care experience, great at cleaning & organizing, and a kid at heart also. I love art, photography, singing, biology, and overall anything creative. My favorite part about being a nanny is getting to see kids learn and being a part of their daily lives. I LOVE seeing those "aha"/light bulb moments.

I do like to bring along my 10-year-old son when he is not in school. I can arrange for him to have care if needed, but so far all my families and their kids have loved having him over. He seems to add that extra fun and socialization for the kids! Ideally, I want a family match that sees him as a plus.

I would love to match with a family who wants to offer a contract, guaranteed hours, legal pay, pto, and stipend for professional development. I invest so much time and effort into my families and hoping to find a family who will also invest in their nanny any way they can. Can't wait to meet you!
Nicole Villegas
Vineyard Bay, Austin$18/hr  |  2 yrs experience
Hello my name is Nicole, I have a passion for working with kids and have undergone an internship under a licensed teacher as well as experience as a nanny for almost 2 years. I pride myself in delivering adept and efficient service when it comes to housekeeping as well as seeing that the children’s needs are met completely. I enjoy creating interactive lessons to create structure during free time and am enthusiastic about seeing that children are active.
Sarah Michel
Bancroft Woods, Austin$15/hr  |  5 yrs experience
Hi, my name is Sarah & I’ve been caring for children from the ages 2-12 for the last 7 years. I’m currently a part time esthetician. I previously was a preschool teacher (ages 3-4) for 18 months in 2013.
I’m looking for a family with 1-3 children to balance my work week & would like to have a reoccurring role if available.
My responsibilities are to care for the children which include picking them up from school, curriculum, naps/bed time, preparing foods & snacks while having fun! I’m comfortable with pets, certified in first aid & CPR, comfortable cooking vegan/gluten free, & taught 3 children how to swim!
I’m available Mon, Wed, Thur, Fri, Sat.
Feel free to reach out with any questions!
Haley Morgan
Austin$17/hr  |  2 yrs experience
I'm an experienced nanny/postpartum doula and care taker of all ages. I specialize in early childhood development and take pride in my work and my love for what I do!
Cydni Smith
Blackshear-Prospect Hill, Austin$15/hr  |  2 yrs experience
Hello future family!
My name is Cydni and I’m 20 years old. I am currently studying psychology and aspire to be a Child Psychologist. I have 5+ years of Childcare experience(4 years in a licensed Childcare facility) and the majority of my experience ranges from 3months-13 years old. I have a passion for working with children and love being a positive role model in a child's life! I am CPR/First Aid/AED certified and have reliable transportation.
Victoria Mata
Austin$10/hr  |  2 yrs experience
Hello!
I’m Victoria Mata, I graduated from Lake Travis High School in 2019 and I’m now a freshman at the University of Houston! I danced on my high school drill team and I’m now a collegiate dancer at UH. I nannied for one family in the past for about 2 years and once that job ended I started working at Rolly Pollies in Bee Cave. I’m pet friendly and have a clean driving record. I’m very excited to be back home in Lakeway to nanny for a family this summer and hopefully the coming summers.
Hannah Charlez
Austin$20/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
Hi, I’m Hannah, I’m 18 years old and a high school graduate. I’m CPR and First-aid certified. I love to work with kids and I’m also great with animals too. I love to do fun activities, explore nature, and to keep a positive attitude.
Kay Robinson
Austin$18/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
Hi there! My name is Kaitlin. I am 29 years old, First Aid & CPR certified and I possess a BA in Psychology. I have been a nanny, babysitter, elementary school substitute teacher, day care teacher, personal assistant and children’s dance teacher over the past several years. I am a huge proponent of outdoor time, creative learning, arts & crafts and physical activity! I would love the opportunity to discuss this position further with you! Thank you so much for you time.
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Tess D.

Tess babysat for my 3 grandsons one evening and she was wonderful with them and they loved their time with her. My three rang in age 4, 7 and 9 and pretty active. I’ve knows Tess for over 10 years and she’s very responsible. I highly recommend her anytime. Thanks. - Karen Murphy

Kristy G.

She was always on time and reliable. My kids loved having her as a sitter. I would call on her again if I needed someone to watch my kids. - Katherine “Kate”

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How to Find a Babysitter in Austin, TX

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Understand Babysitter Responsibilities in Austin, TX

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 Austin can impact how much you pay your babysitter.

Austin 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 Texas?
  • Do you have a Texas 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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