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  • 10 years paid experience
  • Babysitter in Van Nuys, CA 91401

Meet Mariah

  • Speaks Japanese and Mandarin
  • Comfortable with pets
  • Has a car

I lived in New York City from 2008-2019 and it is there that I've discovered my passion working with little ones. I loved babysitting so much I decided to make being a nanny my profession and eleven years later I'm still in love with my work. Recently I relocated to LA for a job with a very busy and bustling family and I'm looking to pick up extra shifts on my weeks off. Some background on me: I have a large and loving family that lives in Colorado including three nieces and one nephew. I am ambitious, resourceful, self motivated and ever-adapting which has really helped me find my place in this field. I could tell you about each and every child I've ever cared for because I make it my duty to get to know each child so that I can be the best caregiver possible. A one size Read more fits all approach is not the right way to approach childcare which is why this is so important to me! I'm CPR certified, a twin and multiples specialist, adventurous, a great cook, licensed driver with a clean record, and I love keeping active. For fun I love to an array of sports, try new restaurants and travel. I speak beginners Mandarin (I studied this last summer in Taiwan) and beginners Japanese. I really love bilingual households I can help to guide any language needs your family has as I have a great interest in bilingualism. Please ask to see the paper I've written about this! Every single family I've worked with has grown a special place in my heart and made me into the childcare professional that I am today. I can and will provide strong letters of recommendation from my career. If you are interested in meeting me I'd love to share my experiences, knowledge and expertise with you!

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Availability

  • Generally available mornings, afternoons, evenings, late nights and weekends

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Jennifer K.

1/29/2019

Karen P.

8/28/2012

Mariah has been our nanny for the past 2 1/2 years. She started when my twins were 13 months and their sister was 3 1/2. My twins are now starting pre-school 5 days a week and we want Mariah to find a wonderful family. We have been so incredibly lucky to have her with us. She is smart, energetic, loves kids and is quite frankly just a joy to be around. I am a stay-at-home mom and therefore have spend a lot of time working side by side with her - trips, playgrounds, museums, you name it. She is on top of everything, always a step ahead - extremely helpful!!!! She can also take care of the 3 herself easily. My kids love her. She is extremely thoughtful when taking care of them. She understands and appreciates their individuality and makes each one feel special. Mariah takes great pride in her work. Working with children and their families is her dream profession. Please contact me if you would like to hear more about Mariah.

Jennifer K.

11/6/2010

Mariah babysat for my children once and when she left my son said, "Can she be my babysitter?" She was very engaged with the children and I felt like my children were in experienced, caring hands". Jennifer K.

Nancy B.

9/16/2010

We located Mariah at the very last minute -and what a great find! With the cramped living situation we were in, she made the best of it! She took my two boys -1 and 2.5 -and went exploring in the city! The boys warmed up to her immediately and miraculously, she got them both to bed, sound asleep by the end of the night. Although I'm no longer in NY, I'd book her in a heartbeat as often as I could!

Karen P.

8/30/2010

Mariah has been working with us full time since April of this year. I am a stay at home mom with a 4 yr old and 19 month old twins. Mariah can handle all 3 no problem, but we mostly work as a team. She is a tremendous help around the house - so organized and hard working. We love her. She is looking for extra hours beyond the time she is with us. Please feel free to call me with any questions. Karen 212 874-4237

Experience

Willing to care for 3 children per sitting

$20-$40/hr

  • Infants (age 0-11 months) expand

    • Assist with setting a routine
    • Occasional care
  • Toddlers (age 1-3)
  • Preschooler (age 4-5)
  • Grade School (age 6-11)
  • Pre-teen/ Teenage age (12+)
  • Special needs expand

    • Social/Emotional
    • Mental Illness
    • Administering Medication

Education

Liberal Arts Math and Science

Currently attending CUNY La Guardia Community College

References

Additional services

  • Meal Preparation
  • Laundry
  • Light Housekeeping
  • Swimming Supervision
  • Crafts
  • Potty Training
  • Travel with Family
  • 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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