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Laura R.

Babysitter in Lancaster, PA 17602.

Looking for work as a babysitter.

Lancaster, PA

  • Age 31
  • 4 years paid experience
  • Female

Last signed in: This week

Preferred Rate $10-$20 per hour

Laura’s Bio

My name is Laura and I am 31 years old. I am a woman of faith who has chosen to stay home with our rainbow baby. I have always loved children and hope to have many of my own but previously enjoyed caring for others. I joined neighborhood nannies in Haddonfield, NJ back in 2006. The company introduced me to 3 families; one with 3 boys (8 year old twins and a 10 year old) who I watched for a summer, another were two young girls (ages 2 and 4) who I cared for on the weekends, and the other was 3 children (8 year old twins and a 5 year old) who I cared for after school. Each experience was great and it was hard to leave the one family who I cared for over the year, each day after school. Overtime, I had decided to move to NY in 2008 to finish my Bachelors degree and had to say goodbye. Fortunately in 2009, I was introduced to a new family with two children; ages 5 months and a one and a half year old. I cared for the children three days a week from 7am to 4pm; everything from bottles, feeding, naps, learning, and potty training. My academic schedule had unfortunately changed and I no longer was available during the week. I was replaced but continued to watch the children every so often on the weekends. Not long after I graduated and got into the business world, I felt like something was missing. I ended up volunteering for a year, two nights a week at a long-term care facility for children in Voorhees, NJ. I played with children, read to low response children, and became a 'bedtime buddy' to a young boy that stole my heart. The experience was so moving, I decided to go back to school to become a clinical social worker. During my education, the clinical hours involved experience with teens in case management and counseling young children. I entered the social work world upon graduating but ended up taking some time off after losing our first baby; Lillian and assisted with two teen boys after school for a year in Ardmore, PA. I love social work and enjoyed the job I recently resigned from to stay home. My husband and I want nothing more than for me to be home with our new addition; Adelynn. I'm available to watch children in our home in Lancaster with a flexible start date. I'd be glad to answer any of your questions, provide references, and federal, criminal, and child abuse clearances. Hope to hear from you!

*Note: Away 6/21-6/26

Experience

Age Specific Experience

4 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)

1 year of infant care experience

Special Needs Experience

Special Needs Care Experience

  • Cognitive Disabilities
  • Physical Disabilities
  • Medical/Special Healthcare Needs
  • Social/Emotional

Availability

My availability calendar is valid through 6/28/2017

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Skills & Abilities

Homework Help:

  • Finishing homework
  • Checking answers
  • Studying for a test
  • Proofreading

Additional Services:

  • Meal Preparation
  • Laundry
  • Light Housekeeping
  • Swimming Supervision
  • Crafts
  • Potty Training
  • Willing to drive children to events, school, appointments, or carpooling
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Laura R.
Laura R.
Lancaster, PA 17602
31

years
of age

4

years experience

Preferred Rate $10-$20 per hour

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