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  • 10 years paid experience
  • Age 50
  • Nanny in San Diego, CA 92111

Meet Wanda

  • Comfortable with pets
  • Has a car

I have20+ years experience working with children elderly care and children & adults with disabilities. I looked after children raging from the ages of Newborn to 18 years old. In addition, I am a mother of four children.  All of my daughters are currently furthering their education in college.  In addition, I have a seven year old son that is adored by all of us.  As the children are now at school, my job as their full time mother has allowed me to have various hours to continue my passion of working with children and the elderly population and people.   I love children and just enjoy working with people.  I take my responsibilities very seriously and assure you of my honesty and integrity. I am very involved in volunteer work through my son's private school's reading program and several ministries through the Rock Church. If you require any further Read more information, please do not hesitate to contact me. I look forward to speaking with you soon.

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Availability

Babysitter

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

Nanny

  • Willing to consider either a part time or full time position
  • Seeking Temporary (4 to 12 months) employment
  • Start date is flexible
  • My availability is valid through 10/16/14

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Brynna J.

9/18/2017

Wanda has watched my little girl on numerous occasions. She so flexible with the crazy schedule I have. She does such a great job and my daughter loves her! Definitely recommend to anyone looking for a reliable and trustworthy individual. I will definitely continue to have her care for my daughter! One of the best sitters I have ever had.

Amit P.

8/24/2017

Wanda worked with our preschooler as his one on one aide in a typical preschool since last year October till he graduated to Kindergarten this year. We would have definitely continued with her if he were to have one more preschool year. We had very good experience while my son was in her care. My son as well as all other kids at his preschool absolutely adore her. She worked very well with the teachers there and they worked together as a team to help my son. She made sure that his special needs are taken care of at the same time encouraging independence as much as possible. We were fortunate to have found her at the right time. I highly recommend her to anyone looking for childcare.

Srimathi R.

4/14/2017

We have had Wanda as our girls nanny since the school year 2016. She has been very reliable and prompt. Her support in helping us with after school care is indispensable. We our thankful to her for all the support she has extended to our family

Laura S.

8/31/2016

Wanda has babysat for us on multiple occasions, and we are thrilled to have found her. We have used lots of babysitters over the past five years, and she is truly a stand out. Wanda is an amazing caregiver. Our two young daughters (4 years and 1 year) both enjoy spending time with her. She is full of positive energy and has lots of fun ideas for games; I have no idea how she manages to so competently care for our children and still go above and beyond doing little things for us like picking up messes and washing our dishes. Wanda is extremely professional and dependable. My husband and I are feel 100% confident that our children are safe and happy when she is with them. I enthusiastically recommend her caregiving services!

Shannon H.

2/5/2015

Wanda is the biggest flake and unreliable person I have ever met. She has canceled at the last minute numerous times as I am a struggling mom with no help.

Gemma C.

11/5/2013

Wanda is fantastic with my 12 month old - I would highly recommend her!!!

Patience O.

8/8/2013

I HIGHLY, HIGHLY recommend the nanny services of Wanda to anyone who wants to work with someone who absolutely has a true passion for children. Wanda has been our nanny for the past six months for my three children ages 6, 4 and 1 y/o and I am completely blown away at how she is able to manage my 3 small children with such ease. Wanda is always, always punctual, has a big smile on her face, greets the children with a hug and a kiss and has an abundance of energy and love to give. My children absolutely love their time with Wanda and often talk about how she makes great meals for them, reads to them, takes them to the park and how much fun they have together. Wanda has reinforced using good manners and being respectful towards one another. Wanda has helped my 1 year old to learn more words, has taught him baby signs and in general seems to be extremely aware of childrens development in all aspects. Wanda has never had a problem that she could not solve and her frequent response to anything is "no worries."

Lew M.

4/15/2013

Wanda has sat for my preschooler son, but has also worked for many months as a classroom aide with him. She's been able to keep him functioning in the classroom through some challenging times while also being connected to him such that he enjoys going to see her at school. A great sitter/nanny!

Jennifer B.

2/14/2013

Wanda is wonderful. She's watched my son twice now and has kept me updated with pictures, which is great. She keeps him involved and busy, not just sitting in front of the TV.

Melody T.

1/16/2013

Wanda has been a great help to my husband and I and is wonderful with our daughter Remi. She helped us out on short notice and went to great lengths to accomadate us recently when we were in a bind for a sitter. My daughter loves it when she visits and looks forward for her to come back to play.I would recommend her for any family looking for a reliable babysitter!

Natalie D.

11/4/2012

Wanda was amazing. She signed up for a last minute job, showed up on time and ready. She really saved the day. She is a total pro! We look forward to welcoming her back. -Zach and Natalie

Judith B.

10/21/2012

Wanda is amazing! What a blessing to find her on a very short notice. I felt comfortable right away with her. My son absolutely loved her. Thank you so much, Wanda! I would highly recommend her to everyone. Judith

Shannon H.

9/30/2012

I am blessed to have found Wanda as a Mothers helper. She is an amazing lady,mother, and childcare provider. I would highly recommend her as she has all the qualities a mother in need of help is looking for. Two thumbs up for Wanda! Shannon H

Kara S.

9/25/2012

Wanda is flexible and easy going, competent and detail oriented. My kitchen is always cleaned up and the kids are in bed when I get home. She really does a complete and excellant job!

Lisa D.

9/18/2012

Wanda did a great job with my son lukas. She even went above and beyond by taking him on an audition in la. If you want a highly qualified sitter...wanda is your girl. I highly recommend her. Lisa Drake Second grade teacher San Diego Unified

Charlett K.

9/10/2012

I have two girls ages 5 and 18 months. Wanda comes highly recomended. She has always helped me out when I have been in a tight pinch to find someone to watch my girls at last minutes notice. My daughters love spending time with her, and she always comes on time,actually 15 minutes early to check in with me about the girls.

Shannon K.

9/3/2012

Wanda has sat for our kids a few times and have absolutely helpful and worked great with the kids. Our kids absolutely LOVE Wanda! She is very reliable, dependable, and flexible with our needs. Even for a last minute request, she aided and sat for us! I am looking forward to a continual sitter/care relationship with Mrs. Wanda. Just don't steal her much !!! :)

Linda K.

9/2/2012

Wanda took care of my 90 year old father during the very challenging last months of his life. She gave my father great comfort during this time. With a family to take care of I was not always able to be there for my dad and Wanda really picked up and took responsibility when I couldn't. At one point I myself needed a surgery and Wanda organized 24 hr care for my dad in his home because that is what he needed and I couldn't provide it. After that I realized that my dad's condition wasn't improving and that he really needed to live in an assisted living facility. Even after he moved Wanda and her lovely son would go and visit my dad. He was always cheered up to see them. She even happened to visit him the morning before my dad passed. She is a wonderful warm person. She really connected with my dad and made his last months happier. I am not sure what I would have done without her help to my dad and her emotional support for me.

Meghan W.

7/25/2012

Wanda's fabulous! She's very kind hearted, warm spirited, and very natural with the children. She is also extremely reliable and professional. We highly recommend her!

Tiffany E.

7/18/2012

Whenever I can, I help out a fellow mom with driving, pick ups, drop offs, sick kids, and unexpected challenges. I consider Wanda to be just like one of my other mom/girlfriends. I can call her up to help me out anytime. Because she is a mom who has already raised her own family I don't have to explain to her how to take care of kids or why it's important to pick up the children on time, every time. She knows because she's a mom herself. If I could afford it, I would pay Wanda much more than I do, as she is worth the price of two 20 year old sitters. Whenever I need help she is there. She is my friend and I'm proud to call her one of my back up moms. I can't believe I found someone so great online! Tiffany 619.846.6128

Paola Sofia D.

7/15/2012

Wanda has taken care of my baby girl a few times. She is just great with babies. She is helpful, funny, energetic and looks for the safety of the baby. You can see that she enjoys being around babies.

Jessica W.

6/12/2012

Wanda is a great woman, she is very understanding of concerns i have with my daughter and the type of care i expect her to have. My daughter connected with Wanda in a way she doesn't normally connect with adults. I was thrilled to have found someone who i can trust. I would highly recommend her to any of my fellow military parents.

Heather W.

5/30/2012

Wanda has been wonderful with my 7 month old daughter! She is wonderful at playing with, feeding, and putting down my daughter for naps. She is very active with my daughter and has helped her develop skills including crouching on her hands and knees and babbling:) Additionally she goes above and beyond by sending me relevant articles and educational information. I highly recommend her!

Ashley W.

5/27/2012

Very good with out daughter Isabella!! She is always on time and I always feel safe knowing that my daughter is with Wanda. I would highly recomend her to anyone.

Chiffon K.

5/21/2012

Wanda was great ~ all 3 of my children LOVE her and frequently ask when she will be coming to sit with them again. Very friendly and helpful around the house too!!

Kathryn D.

5/17/2012

I almost don't want to brag too much about how much I LOVE Wanda because I don't want anyone to steal her from me! I have two girls under two and they are absolutely in love with her. She had a tea party with my oldest girl, took them to the park, feed them both, and had them both down for a nap. I have NEVER felt comfortable when I have had to leave my children with other people until I meet Wanda and I plan on using her on a regular basis! If you are looking for someone that is caring, dependable, hard working, flexible, playful, experienced, and wonderful with your children she is your gal without a doubt! Kathryn Dunlap

Patrick G.

3/18/2012

Thanks Wanda for helping me out on the six days of elderly care I really needed for my mom! Also appreciated you going the extra mile to taking my mom out to the local lakes and sites. She said she really likes you!

Ashley W.

2/15/2012

Wanda was great with our daughter Isabella, unfortunately we finally got on to base child care. I would highly reccomend her for your family.

Linda K.

10/19/2011

Wanda is a caring responsible person who provides excellent care for my 90 year old father. She is cheerful and compassionate and I highly recommend her. She is intuitive about the needs of my father and always come through for him.

Experience

Willing to care for 4+ children per sitting

$15-$30/hr

  • Infants (age 0-11 months)

  • Toddlers (age 1-3)
  • Preschooler (age 4-5)
  • Grade School (age 6-11)
  • Pre-teen/ Teenage age (12+)
  • Special needs expand

    • Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)
    • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
    • Asperger's Syndrome
    • Autism
    • Down Syndrome

Education

Social Work

Graduated San Diego State Univeristy

References

Additional services

  • Potty Training
  • Meal Preparation
  • Laundry
  • Light Housekeeping
  • Willing to drive children to events, school, appointments, or carpooling
  • Homework expand

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