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  • 30 years paid experience
  • Babysitter in Montebello, CA 90640

Meet Cecilia

  • Special Education Certification
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Comfortable with pets
  • Has a car

Dear Prospective Parents: Hello I am Cecilia and semi-retired from the teaching field. I have raised two daughters and have assisted in raising my grandchildren since infancy. I am kind, caring, and an extremely patient CPR First Aid/TalentShield/Trustline-State of CA Live Scan Certifications Child-Care Provider. I practice attachment parenting w/compassion and nurturing w/babies and toddlers. I love engaging all children, including pre-teens/teens, with talking, smiling, laughing, sharing, establishing boundaries, exploring playgrounds/parks, swimming, toys, imaginative play, children's libraries and museums. Additionally, I implement and engage children in the educational process with wonderful conversation utilizing metaphor in storytelling with books conveying goodness including educational games, reading, and age-appropriate technology in a safe and clean environment. Moreover, I am a respectable, trustworthy, principled, and responsible Child-Care Provider who has wonderful rapport with all children and parents. I advocate for all parents the hopes and dreams they model in shaping their children to lead Read more us into the next wonderful generation of intellectual achievers and become productive citizens as I have. I enjoy and love all babies, children, pre-teens and teenzers as they are the light of the world. Looking forward to delightfully meeting you and your child (ren.) Sincerely, Cecilia

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    Expired on 05/08/2018.

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    Basic background check

    Expired on 10/17/2019.

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    Motor vehicle records check

    Expired on 11/09/2016.

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    First aid certification

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    CPR certification

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Availability

Babysitter

  • Generally available mornings, afternoons, late nights and weekends
  • Daytime care availability during summer months
  • After school care availability

Nanny

  • Willing to consider a part time position
  • Seeking Summer Position, Short-term (1 to 3 months), Temporary (4 to 12 months), Permanent (1 to 2 years) employment
  • Start date is flexible
  • My availability is valid through 6/5/19

Ratings & reviews

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Roxy B.

11/16/2018

Cecilia was absolutely terrific with our child. She was exactly what you'd expect from a retired teacher / grandma / professional nanny. She's like the Mary Poppins of California!

Cate H.

4/19/2018

Cecilia was so warm and caring to our nine-month-old as a nanny for her when she had to stay home from day care. The baby loved her immediately. Cecilia helped her recover from an illness and gave her lots of TLC, songs, storytime, and playtime. She did a great job with feeding/diapering and was great about providing updates throughout the day. I would happily have Cecilia nanny/babysit again in a heartbeat. We missed her when our time with her was over, and so did the baby!

Martin M.

10/8/2016

Cecilia was amazing with our 4m baby boy. I was a bit nervous to leave my baby to a stranger but, as soon as she arrives she took the baby, sang to him, changed his diaper like she knew him since birth. She was so warm and caring that I trusted almost right away. During the night, she sent very cute picture of him which was really neat. I felt relaxed and enjoyed my first date night with my husband thanks to her!

Katie T.

3/14/2016

Cecilia babysit our 4-month old twins for a week recently and we (and our babies) just loved her. She clearly loves and respects children and has a warmth and calmness that our babies really responded to. She sent me pictures of the twins during the day, which I really appreciated, and was responsive to our needs with the them in terms of feeding, sleeping, playtime, and going outdoors. Cecilia took wonderful care of our babies and we were so happy to have her in our home caring for our children.

Katie B.

12/10/2015

Cecilia came out to provide sick care to our 3 year old and it was pretty clear they both had a great time! She texted us pictures a couple times throughout the day of what they were doing and was very on top of instructions and communications. She is a professional with a grad degree, so she may be overqualified for basic babysitting jobs, but with her you get an energetic and trustworthy grandma with lots of education, experience, and a genuine love for children. It's your child and don't they deserve the best?

Keiko M.

5/13/2015

Ms Ceclia is an enthusiastic and kind caretaker of our children for three workdays. She kept us up on how things were going with text messages and photos of what they were up to through the day. She found things to do to keep our toddler and 10 month old entertained and happy while we were at our business meeting.

Keiko M.

3/31/2015

My husband and I have meetings every city in US, dragging our babies (10 months, and 3 yr old) and hiring a babysitter at each city, they stay in the hotel room together all day while we work. Leaving our kids to total stranger who we just find through this website is a hard thing to do for us. Requiring a lot of trust when we ask the person to take kids even just for a walk outside the hotel. Ms. Cecilia is by far the best babysitter comparing to any other in the past. Kids love her, and parents too. We particularly appreciate her day-end detailed report on how kids spent the day. We were so happy to have Ms. Cecilia knowing our kids were in very good hands.

Sebastian N.

3/4/2015

Cecilia was very warm and professional. We were from out of town and requested that she come to sit with our baby in our hotel room in Venice. She came right on time, early enough to get to know us and allow us to leave at the designated time actually. she maintained contact throughout the night with texts and pictures of our baby. She definitely seemed to know what she was doing and put us at ease, a very difficult thing to do leaving a baby with someone in a big city.

Elyse B.

11/30/2014

My husband and I were in a scramble trying to find a last minute sitter - Cecilia's profile really drew me. I emailed her and she responded so quickly and was incredibly calm and kind on the phone. I was just about to hire her when my husband let me know he'd found someone. She was gracious and polite about it and for that I give her five stars. I look forward to hiring her in the future.

Katie & Tyler M.

10/5/2013

Cecilia was great. We were in a tough place to get to and park in, and she made it happen. We were hiring her after a long car trip from San Francisco on 2 days notice. It was difficult to get all the details together, so her organization and easy going, flexible attitude made everything seem simple. Both baby and dog were calm and happy when we got back. As an educator by trade, she is smart and intuitive when it comes to babies and dogs. Parent outing was a success by all measures.

Sarah M.

8/29/2013

Cecilia was on time, excellent with all the detailed info we gave her for our baby, and really great with our boy, and our pets!

Dawn P.

6/26/2013

We've been using Cecilia for our toddler for about a year. She is has a very cheerful personality and loves to read to our son.

Experience

Willing to care for 3 children per sitting

$25-$45/hr

  • Infants (age 0-11 months) expand

    • Swaddling
    • Feeding
    • Changing
    • Bathing
    • Assist with setting a routine
    • Overnight care
    • Mother's helper
    • Occasional care
  • Toddlers (age 1-3)
  • Preschooler (age 4-5)
  • Grade School (age 6-11)
  • Pre-teen/ Teenage age (12+)
  • Special needs expand

    • Cognitive Disabilities
    • Physical Disabilities
    • Medical/Special Healthcare Needs
    • Social/Emotional
    • Alzheimer's
    • Asperger's Syndrome
    • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
    • Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)
    • Autism
    • Autism Spectrum Disorder/Pervasive Developmental Disorder/Asperger Syndrome
    • Central Auditory Processing Disorder
    • Delayed Speech
    • Developmental Language Disorder
    • Diabetes
    • Down Syndrome
    • Dyslexia
    • Fetal Alcohol Syndrome
    • Hearing Loss
    • Juvenile Diabetes
    • Learning Disabilities
    • Mental Illness
    • Mobility Challenges
    • Multiple Sclerosis
    • Muscular Dystrophy
    • Pervasive Development Disorder
    • Premature Newborn
    • Sensory Integration Disorder
    • Spinal Cord Injury
    • Visual Impairment
    • Administering Medication
    • Applied Behavior Analysis
    • Assistance With Transportation
    • Bathing
    • Blood Glucose Testing
    • Dressing Assistance
    • Feeding Assistance
    • Grooming and Hygiene
    • Injection Assistance
    • Insulin Injections
    • Mobility Assistance
    • Positive Behavioral Support
    • Repositioning
    • Specific Meal Preparation (foods to avoid, etc.)

Education

EDUCATION

Graduated California State University - Los Angeles 2007

Additional services

  • Meal Preparation
  • Laundry
  • Light Housekeeping
  • Swimming Supervision
  • Crafts
  • Potty Training
  • Willing to run errands as needed
  • Willing to drive children to events, school, appointments, or carpooling
  • Homework expand

    • Finishing homework
    • Checking answers
    • Studying for a test
    • Proofreading
    • Basic math
    • Pre-algebra
    • Elementary science
    • Earth science
    • Science
    • English
    • Essay writing
    • Social studies

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