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Emily W. Babysitter in Chicago, IL 60640.

Looking for work as a babysitter.

  • First Aid Training

    First Aid Training

Chicago, IL

  • Age 36
  • 13 years paid experience
  • Female

Last signed in: Last week

Rating Average rating of 5 (2 reviews)

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Emily is awesome. A wonderful sitter and a lovely person. She'd been sitting for our two-year-old son for seve...

- Kim B.
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Preferred Rate $17-$20 per hour

Emily’s Bio

I love working with kids of all ages, and have lots of experience especially with infants and toddlers. I look forward to meeting you and your child!
June 2018:
I am currently available for occasional date night sitting as well as Tuesdays and Thursdays during the day.
I am employed with one family on Mondays and Wednesdays.  They have a 10 year-old son (he was 4 weeks old when I started working for them) and an 8 year-old daughter.  When they moved from the city to Winnetka, I began only working for them 2 days/week, and have continued as a family/personal assistant now that the children are in school most of the day! 
My ideal position would be close to public transportation or even better, in my neighbhorhood of Edgewater/Andersonville. I have a safe and reliable car I can use if needed, but prefer to ride my bike or use public transportation whenever possible.  
I live on the north side of Chicago in the Edgewater/Andersonville area, and have been here for 13 years since graduating college with a music degree in Boston. My main passion is music, and I love to share that with the kids I care for.  I have been working for five different families part-time over the course of the past 10 years, and all of them can provide excellent references.  I continue to work for each of these families on an occasional, as-needed basis especially on school holidays or overnights.
As a nanny I have been described as both calm and energetic.  I love to go to museums, parks, the beach, and take public transportation with kids.  I love to have adventures, and foster natural intellectual curiosity as we explore the world and our wonderful city together.  I do not love TV or iPad time for kids (or myself - as parents will attest, I usually don't even watch TV after the kids have gone to bed, which everyone finds very strange!).  I love soccer and all sports, and love to be physically active everyday, and I am committed to healthy eating for both myself and the kids (although the occasional treat is always special!).  I also believe in quiet time and quiet play with books or arts and crafts, and trying to create that time in every kid's life.  I believe in positive discipline, but I also believe in firm consistency.
I also have experience nannying and babysitting for older children, children with autism spectrum disorders, and watching children on overnights/vacations with families. I look forward to meeting you and your family!

Experience

Age Specific Experience

13 years of paid child care experience with:

  • First year
  • Toddlers (1 to 3 years)
  • Preschooler (3 to 5 years)
  • Grade School (6 to 11 years)
  • Pre-teen/Teenagers (12 years and over)

More than 10 years of infant care experience

  • Instruction (proper swaddling, feeding, changing, bathing)
  • Assist with setting a routine
  • Overnight care

Special Needs Experience

Special Needs Conditional Experience

  • Asperger's Syndrome
  • Autism

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Skills & Abilities

Languages Spoken:

  • French

Additional Services:

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

Homework Help:

  • Finishing homework
  • Checking answers
  • Studying for a test
  • Proofreading
  • Basic Math
  • Elementary Science
  • English
  • Social Studies
  • French

Reviews

5 out of 5 stars

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Emily was wonderful with my 10 month old daughter. They played, sang, and giggled together. She was great, and I highly recommend her.

- Laura M.
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Emily is awesome. A wonderful sitter and a lovely person. She'd been sitting for our two-year-old son for several months and I'd recommend her to anyone.

- Kim B.

References

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Emily W.
Emily W.
Chicago, IL 60640
36

years
of age

13

years experience

Preferred Rate $17-$20 per hour

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  • First Aid Training

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