Nanny Information

Lauretta
Manhattan, Brooklyn, Bronx/Riverdale
English
Experience With: newborns, toddlers, preschool, elementary;
Availability: Full time, Will work before 7:30a, Desired start 2020-08-07
  • Travel: Yes, domestically only
  • Cook: Yes, for kids only
  • Laundry: Yes, for kids only
  • Cleaning: Yes, light cleaning only
  • Live in/out: Only live-out
Parent Reference
If you are looking for the absolute best nanny in the world, Lauretta is the perfect fit. My son adores her and she treats him like her own. Over 3 years, she was never late, never missed a day, taught my son how to talk, recognize letters, numbers, colors, sing, dance and more. He was always happy and I always knew he was in the best care when with Lauretta. We received countless compliments about Lauretta from friends and neighbors. We have moved to the suburbs and want to make sure Lauretta finds another family to work with full time. She has been taking care of children forever and only has rave reviews from myself and her previous employers.
Posted on 8/07/2020
Beverley
Manhattan, Queens
English
Experience With: newborns, toddlers, preschool, elementary;
Availability: Full time, Will work before 7:30a, Will not work after 7:30p, Desired start 2020-08-07
  • Cook: Yes, for kids only
  • Laundry: Yes, for kids only
  • Cleaning: Yes, light cleaning only
  • Live in/out: Only live-out
Parent Reference
Bev was, and still, be a part of our family. She began with us when our oldest with six-month-old (now 6+). She is loving, caring, patient, and kind. Safety was always a top priority. She is the nanny that all families tell me, “Bev is the best” “You are so lucky you found her.” Bev spent her time playing and teaching our kids, not on the phone. She is attentive and helps guide our cukdren to be polite, respectful, and independent. Both my kids were invited/included in everything, mostly because Bev was so well-liked by families and other nannies. Due to the pandemic, we are no longer living in the city. Bev helped raise our two daughters (4 and 6). We found each other through mommybites, where her previous family posted. We feel so fortunate that we did! We love her; we planned on having her continue to work for with us for years to come. She was always there for us, gave guidance and advice. Bev was flexible with our schedules and would come early or stay late if something came up. She is dependable and reliable. She truly is the best.
Posted on 8/07/2020
Leslie
Brooklyn
English
Experience With: newborns, toddlers, preschool, elementary;
Availability: Full time, Desired start 2020-08-10
  • Cook: Yes, for kids only
  • Laundry: Yes, for kids only
  • Cleaning: Yes, light cleaning only
  • Live in/out: Only live-out
Parent Reference
We are hoping to find a new position for our nanny of over three years. Due to unfortunate, unexpected changes in both my partner’s and my employment, we’re not able to keep Leslie on. We are devastated. She has been nothing short of a part of our family for over three years, and all we want is for her to find a new family to work with who would benefit as much from her guidance and support as we have. She’s got exactly what you want (what we wanted, anyway) in a caregiver: she’s warm and loving (her connection with our child was apparent from their very first meeting when he was four months old); she’s a patient and thoughtful teacher; she is fun AND responsible; she understood and respected our wishes and parenting style despite the fact that she’s been working with kids for a lot longer, over twenty years in fact, than we’ve had one. Fun fact: she still has a deep connection and is in contact with babies she cared for who are now in college. We trusted her with our child’s life, for all of these reasons and more. And now she’s available. If you’re in the market for child care, we can’t recommend her strongly enough, and can provide additional references for her if you’d like. She wanted us to give out her email directly, and please contact us if you’d like to hear more about why she’s amazing.
Posted on 8/07/2020
Ana
Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, New Jersey
English, Spanish
Experience With: newborns, toddlers, preschool, elementary;
Availability: Full or part time, Will work before 7:30a, Will work after 7:30p, Will work weekends, Desired start 2020-08-07
  • Travel: Yes
  • Cook: Yes, for whole family
  • Laundry: Yes, for whole family
  • Cleaning: Yes, heavy cleaning
  • Live in/out: Only live-out
Parent Reference
Unfortunately due to Covid I was recently laid off and we had to let our nanny Ana go. It’s such a difficult loss for our family as she’s been an instrumental part of raising our 18 month old son, Grey. Ana joined us when Grey was 4 months old and quickly became the part of the family. Like any new mom returning to work I was devastated and hated the thought of leaving him with somebody else however, Ana quickly made me feel comfortable with that thought day by day. She would keep me updated throughout the day with anything I’d ask whether pictures, videos, calls, or texts. She is extremely knowledgeable and was there for anything I wanted to workshop, whether it be a change in Grey’s schedule or what new foods to introduce next. She is also extremely proactive in finding activities for them to do/attend together and would even forward things my way for us to do as a family. It was important to us that our son interact with other children and Ana wasted no time finding him a whole group of friends. She kept him very busy and spent a great amount of time making sure he met all of his milestones. She is extremely caring, smart, nurturing, and will be missed. If you have any questions at all please don’t hesitate to reach out.
Posted on 8/07/2020
Polly Burgess
Manhattan, Brooklyn, Long Island, Queens, Bronx/Riverdale, Westchester
English
Experience With: newborns, toddlers, preschool, elementary; Graduated more than 5 years ago;
Availability: Full time, Will work before 7:30a, Will work after 7:30p, Will work weekends, Desired start 2020-08-07
  • Can drive
  • Travel: Yes
  • Cook: Yes, for kids only
  • Laundry: Yes, for kids only
  • Cleaning: Yes, light cleaning only
  • Live in/out: Only live-in
Parent Reference
Polly is a very responsible, excellent care giver. She drives and coordinates all of my children’s activities and meals. Polly is safety conscious, patient and reliable. She is organized and self motivated, truly an asset to our family.
Posted on 8/07/2020
Michelle
Manhattan, Brooklyn
English, Other, (other language is Creole)
Experience With: newborns, toddlers, preschool, elementary;
Availability: Full time, Will work before 7:30a, Will work after 7:30p, Will work weekends, Desired start Sept 7
  • Travel: Yes
  • Cook: Yes, for kids only
  • Laundry: Yes, for kids only
  • Cleaning: Yes, light cleaning only
  • Live in/out: Only live-out
Parent Reference
Our wonderful nanny, Michelle, is available for a full-time, live-out position. We are moving and unfortunately Michelle cannot join us (if it were possible, we would have loved to bring her with us). Michelle truly loves children and being a nanny. She has been with us for 4 years, since my older daughter was 5 months old. She is a part of our family, and I honestly don’t know what we will do without her. Michelle was invaluable in helping my husband and me navigate being first-time parents, and she made my transition back to work as easy as it could be. She is wonderful about sending tons of photos and videos. Michelle is early every single day and is incredibly reliable and flexible. She is amazing about finding activities, scheduling play dates, etc. We welcomed our second daughter 9 months ago, and Michelle has done an amazing job taking care of both girls. She loves my girls like they are her own, and they absolutely adore her. Any family would be so lucky to work with Michelle. I'd be happy to discuss further.
Posted on 8/07/2020
Marina Di Stefano
Manhattan, Brooklyn
Spanish
Experience With: newborns, toddlers, preschool; Graduated more than 5 years ago;
Availability: Full or part time, Desired start 2020-08-07
  • Cook:
  • Laundry:
  • Cleaning:
  • Live in/out: Will do either
Parent Reference
An Argentine native with a background in early childhood education, Marina has a remarkable sense of children’s developmental needs and decades of experience as a childcare provider in New York City. She is incredibly loving, creative, responsible and trustworthy. Marina made us feel comfortable allowing our children to be under someone else’s care outside of our family members. We loved how she interacted with our toddler attentively speaking or singing to him (in Spanish as requested), and we saw the positive results at the beginning of his bilingual language development. Marina prioritized our children in terms of schedules, safety and cleanliness. She was extremely versatile in switching from taking care of our toddler to our newborn even when both were sick. Marina was highly recommended by her previous employers as well.
Posted on 8/07/2020
Sherry Ali
Manhattan, Brooklyn, Long Island, Queens
English
Experience With: newborns, toddlers;
Availability: Full time, Will work after 7:30p, Desired start Right away
  • Travel: Yes
  • Cook: Yes, for kids only
  • Laundry: Yes, for kids only
  • Cleaning: Yes, light cleaning only
  • Live in/out: Only live-out
Parent Reference
Our nanny Sherry is available immediately full-time. Unfortunately, our childcare needs changed due to COVID, and we would love to ensure Sherry finds a great family to work with next... and whoever that is will be the luckiest! Sherry truly treats our daughter like her own, and we love the relationship they have. We always know that our daughter is safe, loved and happy with her. Sherry has been with our family for 2.5 years since our daughter was 4 months old. She was great with her at every stage of development. She quickly made friends for our daughter to hang out with every day, and pre-COVID took her to music class and the library regularly. She stays in touch during the day and is a great photographer, sending us photos of the fun activities they do. Other bonuses— she’s a fantastic cook! And she even gives great haircuts!
Posted on 8/07/2020
Cherril Johnson
Manhattan, Brooklyn, New Jersey
English
Experience With: newborns, toddlers, preschool, elementary;
Availability: Full time, Will work before 7:30a, Will work after 7:30p, Desired start 09/01/2020
  • Cook: Yes, for whole family
  • Laundry: Yes, for kids only
  • Cleaning: Yes, light cleaning only
  • Live in/out: Will do either
Parent Reference
I cannot recommend Cherril highly enough. Cherril has been with us for 5 years, joining us when Jordan was born and Abraham was 2. She was a wonderful carer for our newborn, and handled the toddler years, preschool, and now school, with equal distinction. This of you who have got to know Cherril, know that she is fiercely protective of our children, fastidiously punctual and an incredible cook. Cherril has many years of childcare experience, having worked as a nanny, in daycare, and raising her own four children - all of whom we have grown to know and are very fond of. Prior to working with us, Cherril worked for many years as the nanny for a respected upper west side pediatrician. Cherril brought experience from all of these roles into her work with us. Cherril has an incredible work ethic. I can count on one hand the number of sick days she has taken in the past 5 years. She is highly professional and takes pride in her work. She is always on time, brings her A game, and somehow miraculously keeps up with the energy of two busy children. My husband and I are frequently in awe of her ability to do so. For the entire time Cherril has worked with us, we have received compliments about her from parents, neighbors and - even teachers! - who see her in action. Indeed, more than one school administrator has pulled me aside to tell me how impressed they are with her focus on the children, never being on the phone, and her caring manner and warm relationship with them. The kids adore Cherril. When we told them we were moving to Chicago the VERY first thing they both said was “what about Cherril”. Since we have been here, they have called her 3 - 4 times a week, and she patiently listens and watches while they show her every leaf in the yard or the never ending supply of “art projects”. We have never once doubted the quality of care and love they receive when they are with her.
Posted on 8/07/2020
Sara
Manhattan, Bronx/Riverdale, Westchester, New Jersey
English, Spanish
Experience With: newborns, toddlers, preschool, elementary;
Availability: Full or part time, Will work before 7:30a, Will work after 7:30p, Will work weekends, Desired start 2020-08-24
  • Can drive
  • Cook: Yes, for kids only
  • Laundry: Yes, for kids only
  • Cleaning: Yes, light cleaning only
  • Live in/out: Only live-out
Parent Reference
Our nanny Sara is an incredible caregiver who is looking for employment starting now until December 20. Due to Covid-19 our needs have changed, but we absolutely love Sara and highly recommend her to anyone seeking a nanny. She was a great partner with us in raising our toddler son and consistently went above and beyond to provide the best possible care for him. Originally from Peru, Sara speaks Spanish with a beautiful accent and is also fluent in English. She is a great communicator as well as a social being who loves to make friends and was proactive about identifying fun activities for our son to do. She emphasizes learning and taught our son his letters at 18 months. She cooked fresh, healthy and delicious food for our son, was always on time, kept our apartment looking neat and tidy, and came to us with glowing references from her previous employers. We are going to miss her greatly. Please feel free to call, text or email me about Sara.
Posted on 8/07/2020
Diana
Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens
English, Spanish
Experience With: preschool, elementary;
Availability: Part time, Will work before 7:30a, Will work after 7:30p, Will work weekends, Desired start 2020-08-10
  • Travel: Yes
  • Cook: Yes, for whole family
  • Laundry: Yes, for kids only
  • Cleaning:
  • Live in/out: Only live-out
Parent Reference
Diana is an extremely competent and capable woman. She manages the children's after school schedule, coordinates playdates when they do not have activities, prepares their dinner, gets them bathed and ready for the evening on a daily basis. She does all of this with ease and maintains a calm, stress free mood for the kids. Also, their backpacks were emptied and hung up, lunch boxes cleared and ready to be prepped for the next day. My husband and I are both busy professionals and depended on Diana for this very important task. We always came home to happy children who were ready for quality time with their parents instead of spending time on the mundane tasks of the evening. Diana is extremely trust worthy and punctual. She was always on time to pick the kids up and get them where they needed to go. Her English is excellent. She is professional and loving all at the same time. She has my highest recommendation. Please feel free to reach out to me with any questions.
Posted on 8/07/2020
Juliana
Manhattan, Brooklyn
English
Experience With: newborns, toddlers, preschool;
Availability: Part time, Will work before 7:30a, Will work after 7:30p, Desired start 2020-08-06
  • Travel: Yes, domestically only
  • Cook: Yes, for kids only
  • Laundry: Yes, for kids only
  • Cleaning: Yes, light cleaning only
  • Live in/out: Only live-out
Parent Reference
Our responsibile and thoughtful caregiver Juliana is looking for a full-time position with one child. Preferably newborn or toddler. Juliana, is a wonderful, caring, reliable person. She has been with us for the past 7 years. She loves kids like they are her own. Her number is (347) 737-3082
Posted on 8/06/2020
Andrea Reid
Manhattan, Brooklyn
English
Experience With: newborns, toddlers, preschool, elementary;
Availability: Full or part time, Desired start 2020-09-01
  • Cook: Yes, for kids only
  • Laundry: Yes, for whole family
  • Cleaning: Yes, light cleaning only
  • Live in/out: Only live-out
Parent Reference
Andrea is a fantastic nanny and person! She has been with us for 15 wonderful years since our oldest was three months old and she has cared for our three children all this time - they are now 15, 12 and 7 (two girls and a boy). I found Andrea through a work colleague years ago and always felt comfortable with her from day one. She is thoughtful, caring and very good with newborns, toddlers and older children. She has a patient, gentle way about her which makes her a gem! I have seen Andrea in many situations as I have worked from home for years - she enjoys doing activities with the kids and taking them to classes and she is able to handle anything that comes her way. My son had a lot of health issues early on and Andrea helped us to manage them and to help him grow into the thriving almost teenager he is today! Andrea also keeps everything very neat, is never late, and really takes pride in her role as a supportive caregiver. Because of Co-Vid our work life has changed and we are ideally hoping to share Andrea with another family - we are very flexible on days/hours. She will also take a full time position if needed. I\\'m more than happy to provide more information - please feel free to call or email me.
Posted on 8/05/2020
Veronica
Manhattan
English, Spanish
Experience With: newborns, toddlers, preschool, elementary;
Availability: Full or part time, Will work before 7:30a, Will work after 7:30p, Will work weekends, Desired start Immediately
  • Cook: Yes, for kids only
  • Laundry: Yes, for kids only
  • Cleaning:
  • Live in/out: Only live-out
Parent Reference
Veronica has been with us for more than 12 years. She arrived when our son was three months old, has become an important part of our lives, and if we could figure out a way to keep her for another 12 years we would! We knew when we met her she was the perfect choice for our family. She was soft-spoken and calm and had an air of confidence about her that was so reassuring to us as new parents. She has always been organized, thoughtful, patient, very punctual, and has excellent judgment but, most importantly, she is warm and loving and focused on our son. No matter his age she kept him engaged whether that was running around in the park with other children, visiting a museum, or just playing with toys and reading in his room. They have always had fun together and she has made sure that he spent lots time just being a kid. She was much more likely to take him to the park than to ever let him watch TV or play with an iPad. When Veronica first began working for us she had two children and six years ago she had a third (the little sibling my son always wanted) but by that point it was more like her fourth because she treated our son like one of her own. Over time he became more and more a part of her family and there have been times when he has stayed with them for several days when we have gone out of town. Having this “other family” has been a wonderful experience for our only child and has taught him how to navigate the world of siblings and to share in very different ways. One other amazing thing about Veronica is that we asked her to speak and read only Spanish to our son and she has, to this day, done just that. Her hard work and dedication to our request has made our son bi-lingual – something that we could not have accomplished on our own. As our son has grown, Veronica’s responsibilities each year have changed but the transitions to new situations have been completely smooth – all was just taken in stride. We have always tried to keep our relationship with Veronica open and supportive and we have discussed all types of issues “mom to mom” rather than as employer/employee. She has reinforced our wishes with regard to raising our son and we very much value and respect her opinion and experience. Her hard work and dedication to our son has helped to make him a strong, independent, young man and the bond they share is amazing. We will miss her daily presence in our lives but we know that the next family for whom she works will be incredibly happy and lucky. We highly recommend Veronica without hesitation. Please feel free to contact me at (917) 301-9813 or via email at [email protected] should you require any additional information or have any questions.
Posted on 8/05/2020
Yvonne Simpson
Manhattan, Westchester
English
Experience With: newborns, toddlers, preschool, elementary; Graduated more than 5 years ago;
Availability: Full time, Will work before 7:30a, Will work after 7:30p, Will work weekends, Desired start 2020-08-05
  • Travel: Yes
  • Cook: Yes, for kids only
  • Laundry: Yes, for kids only
  • Cleaning: Yes, light cleaning only
  • Live in/out: Will do either
Parent Reference
Yvonne (or Aunty Yvonne as she’s known at home) started working with our family full time when my son was 4 months old. She’s been with our family over 5 years, and we unfortunately have to say goodbye to her as our son will be starting kindergarten full time this fall. Yvonne has been an incredibly reliable caregiver for our very active, spirited, curious child, and helps keep our household and lives running smoothly as both my husband and I work long hours. Yvonne has worked 12 hour days with us, and is punctual every single day. As a baby, our son was incredibly colicky, and struggled with multiple food intolerances, making him a very difficult baby to soothe as well to as to feed. Yvonne somehow powered through all these issues, and was a cheerful, loving presence for our son, while also keeping detailed logs of his sleep/feeding for me, and following all care instructions perfectly. When we were attempting solids, he was initially very resistant, and would fight my husband and I when we tried to feed him. Somehow Yvonne got him to eat his food quickly with zero fuss. When we eventually sleep trained him, she played an active role in helping sleep train him during the day, and in maintaining a solid bed time routine. As a toddler/pre schooler she effectively runs our son’s life during the weekday, taking him to preschool, classes, therapy classes, doctor’s appointments, playdates, to museums and the park regularly. She does everything from prepping his lunch box, getting him ready for school to giving him his dinner and bathing him. By the time we get him, he’s clean, in his PJs and ready to play with us. We also come home to a spotless apartment every evening (she does light cleaning), something we probably took for granted until COVID struck and we have to clean up after our son every single day ourselves. While she has been home bound (and incredibly cautious) during the COVID shutdown, she has been doing regular facetime calls with our son during the day while we work, talking to him as he plays, or discussing his day with him (sometimes for over an hour). We hope that we can help find her another family that will appreciate her and benefit from her care as we have.
Posted on 8/05/2020
Doma
Manhattan, Brooklyn, Long Island, Queens, Staten Island, New Jersey
English, Other, (other language is Nepali)
Experience With: newborns, toddlers;
Availability: Full or part time, Will work before 7:30a, Will work after 7:30p, Will work weekends, Desired start 2020-08-05
  • Travel: Yes, domestically only
  • Cook: Yes, for kids only
  • Laundry: Yes, for kids only
  • Cleaning: Yes, light cleaning only
  • Live in/out: Only live-out
Parent Reference
Doma was our nanny for 15 months. She took care of our daughter from 2 months - 17months. She is a caring nanny with a pleasant personality and a great work ethic. She is kind, trustworthy and was great with my daughter. Watching her interact with my daughter, it was obvious to me that she loves working with babies/children. She kept my daughter occupied with various activities and most importantly, safe. Doma is reliable and trustworthy and I have no doubt she would be a great nanny to any family. Please do not hesitate to contact me by phone or email if you’d like any additional information; I’d be happy to share!
Posted on 8/05/2020
Seema
Manhattan, Brooklyn
English
Experience With: newborns, toddlers, preschool, elementary; Graduated more than 5 years ago;
Availability: Full time, Desired start 2020-09-01
  • Cook: Yes, for kids only
  • Laundry: Yes, for whole family
  • Cleaning: Yes, light cleaning only
  • Live in/out: Only live-out
Parent Reference
Seema was with us full time for the past two years with our son on the UWS. She was very punctual, helpful and caring our our newborn. She was flexible on times with our busy schedule and always with a smile. She was a preschool teacher back in her home country which shows in her daily routine. As our son grew older she was very social from classes to play dates. I highly recommend for any family needing a new nanny.
Posted on 8/05/2020
Elia
Manhattan, Brooklyn, Long Island, Queens, Bronx/Riverdale, Westchester, Connecticut
English, Spanish
Experience With: newborns, toddlers, preschool, elementary;
Availability: Full or part time, Desired start 2020-08-17
  • Cook: Yes, for whole family
  • Laundry: Yes, for whole family
  • Cleaning: Yes, heavy cleaning
  • Live in/out: Only live-out
Parent Reference
Elia has incredible experience, being a nanny for ~15 years and with 4 (now adult) kids of her own. She is happy, fun and has very creative ideas for the kids. We have two kids, but she often helps when friends bring their kids by if they need additional assistance and seems very comfortable with 3+ kids if you're interested in a nanny share. Before Covid, she frequently arranged play dates and brought our kids to fun outings like readings at the library, nearby kids concerts and events. Our children adore her, but we are leaving the city for an indefinite period and want to help her find a new placement. She cooks, cleans, does laundry and helps us in so many ways around the house! We frequently hear other parents telling us how amazing she is with the kids when they see her out with them.
Posted on 8/05/2020
Charon
Brooklyn
English
Experience With: newborns, toddlers, elementary;
Availability: Full time, Will work before 7:30a, Will work after 7:30p, Desired start 2020-08-05
  • Travel: Yes, domestically only
  • Cook: Yes, for kids only
  • Laundry: Yes, for kids only
  • Cleaning:
  • Live in/out: Only live-out
Parent Reference
Charon was our daughter's nanny for 2 years, since she was 6 months old. She has become a member of our family and we can not recommend her more highly. Our daughter is starting daycare in the fall so we are helping to find a lovely new family for Charon. Our daughter really loves spending time with Charon. They are two peas in a pod. They laugh and giggle and you can see that there is trust. Charon is very patient, kind and generous with our daughter. She is playful and gets down and really plays and interacts with her, she reads her lots of books, encourages her and is overall just very sweet. Charon is active and fit and can easily run around and play with the kids. A typical day would be making breakfast going to the playground/ library home for lunch putting the little one down for her nap, afternoon snack outside and play and then picking up our older daughter from 4th grade and playing with them until we return from work. Charon is responsible, she let's us know if our daughter is not feeling well during the day, tell's us about what they have been up to and anything new and special our daughter achieved that day. She sends us photos throughout the day so we can share in their day. On occasions we have asked Charon to babysit for us on weekends or evenings and she is open to that. We trust Charon and she has taken really great care of our daughters, she has a positive attitude, is helpful and we highly recommend her. Charon is available for immediate start in the Crown Heights, Park Slope, Greenpoint, Fort Greene, Williamsburg, or near these neighborhoods. Please feel free to reach out if you have any questions or would like to know more about Charon. Thank you for taking time to read the post.
Posted on 8/05/2020
Debra Evans
Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, Staten Island
English
Experience With: newborns, toddlers, preschool, elementary;
Availability: Full time, Will work before 7:30a, Will work after 7:30p, Will work weekends, Desired start 2020-08-05
  • Travel: Yes
  • Cook: Yes, for kids only
  • Laundry: Yes, for whole family
  • Cleaning: Yes, heavy cleaning
  • Live in/out: Only live-out
Parent Reference
My husband and I want to share an enthusiastic recommendation for our wonderful nanny, Debbie, who is available to start immediately. She has been with us for over a year now starting from when our daughter was 5 months old. We are parting ways only because our family will be moving out of Brooklyn, and we want to make sure she finds a great family. Please see our note for Debbie below. --------- Debra Evans has 29 years of experience working as a nanny, and it showed the first time we met her. My husband spoke on the phone with over 10 different nannies before asking Debbie to meet our family, and we knew immediately that Debbie was going to be our nanny.  Her confidence and knowledge of taking care of babies was very obvious from the start. She made gentle suggestions to us about things to try with Noa that were so valuable as first time parents. Our daughter has thrived with Debbie, learning to clap, crawl, and walk all with Debbie's encouragement. She captured all of these moments through pictures and video and shared them with us.  As Noa grew older, Debbie sought out other nannies taking care of similarly-aged babies and ended up with a lovely playgroup. Without our prompting, she found classes and storytime in the neighborhood for her and made sure she was engaged in a lot of activities throughout the day. Her love for our daughter and her energetic nature shows as she even threw her a birthday party with her playgroup, complete with flowers, balloons, and party favors. She took great care of Noa over the last year, and we are very grateful for her becoming a part of our family. Debbie is CPR/first aid certified,has worked with her last three families for 18 months (family moved upstate), 7 years, and 8.5 years (who she still keeps in touch with via phone calls + meeting up in person), andhas previous experience working as a home health aide for 2.5 years and as a night nurse.Debbie is looking for full-time work, preferably with an infant/baby, but she has worked with a family with 3 kids in the past. She is also open to being paid on the books like with us. Debbie has been sheltering in place responsibly for the last four months. If her prospective family feels uncomfortable with her taking public transit, she may be able to get to your home via a car.
Posted on 8/05/2020
Rosemary Francis
Manhattan, Brooklyn, Long Island, Queens, Staten Island, Bronx/Riverdale, Westchester, New Jersey
English
Experience With: newborns, toddlers, preschool, elementary; Graduated more than 5 years ago;
Availability: Full time, Desired start 2020-09-01
  • Travel: Yes, domestically only
  • Cook: Yes, for kids only
  • Laundry: Yes, for kids only
  • Cleaning: Yes, light cleaning only
  • Live in/out: Only live-out
Parent Reference
Leaving the city and want to find a fantastic family for our nanny. Rosemary “Rosie” Francis, joined our family two years ago, when our son was 8 weeks old, and he absolutely adores her. Rosie is nurturing, has a calming presence and is extremely reliable. She has been great with our son at every stage of his development from a newborn to an energetic toddler. When our son was a newborn Rosie was good about making sure he got tummy time at home and kept him on a regular schedule. Now that our son is a toddler, Rosie is always happy to get down on the floor and play trains or dance around the apartment with him. She takes him to the park whenever the weather is nice and has been very proactive about finding activities for him, like story time at our neighborhood library branch or a gym class at our local community center. Rosie is great about making me feel connected with my son even when I am not around. She constantly sends us pictures of him and lets us know how his day is going. In addition to taking wonderful care of our son, Rosie is great about cleaning up, cooking nutritious meals, making sure the dishes are done and his laundry is taken care of. Each morning our son runs to the door to greet Rosie with lots of hugs and kisses. Rosie came to us with almost 18 years worth of childcare experience. Rosie was with her previous family for almost eight years and they spoke incredibly highly of her. We will miss Rosie terribly. Do not hesitate to reach out to us with any questions.
Posted on 8/05/2020
Terry
Manhattan, Brooklyn
English
Experience With: newborns, toddlers, preschool, elementary;
Availability: Full time, Will work before 7:30a, Will work after 7:30p, Will work weekends, Desired start Available Now
  • Cook: Yes, for kids only
  • Laundry: Yes, for whole family
  • Cleaning: Yes, light cleaning only
  • Live in/out: Only live-out
Parent Reference
Our amazing nanny Terry has been a part of our family for the past 8 years, helping raise our two children. Unfortunately, as our children have gotten older our needs are changing, and we really want to recommend her to anyone looking for someone they can count on. Terry has been with us since our son was 4 months old and the day our daughter was born. She loves babies, but transitioned seamlessly into caring for both of our children as they got older. She is super interactive and loves singing, reading and dancing with them - always looking to make them smile and laugh. She keeps them busy and happy with playdates, lots of time outside at different playgrounds, parks and museums. She is incredibly patient, calm, makes good decisions and can be firm when necessary. Beyond the fact that our children love her, we have an incredibly deep appreciation for how trustworthy, reliable and flexible she is helping us manage our busy lives. She is accommodating when needed and super reliable - most mornings she arrives early, but never late. Terry takes direction well, but is very comfortable being self guided where needed. Terry was never idle - whether playing with the children, cooking or keeping things super clean and tidy. We couldn't have done it without her! I know her next family will feel as lucky and loved as we have. Please feel free to reach out to me for more detail or with any questions - or you can contact Terry directly. Take care & stay healthy!
Posted on 8/05/2020
Yolany
Manhattan, Westchester
English, Spanish
Experience With: newborns, toddlers;
Availability: Full time, Will work after 7:30p, Desired start 2020-08-01
  • Cook: Yes, for kids only
  • Laundry: Yes, for kids only
  • Cleaning: Yes, light cleaning only
  • Live in/out: Only live-out
Parent Reference
Yolany is an energetic, loving, focused, and very patient individual. She loves the children she cares for as if they were her own. She is a very clean person and considers it her responsibility to make sure the children’s room is clean and organized by putting toys away, attending their laundry, vacuuming, and cleaning. In addition, she will gladly take them to class, museums, play dates…Whatever is required to keep them occupied and entertained She strongly believes in healthy eating habits for the children by preparing balanced meals with fresh ingredients. As a certified Infant Care Specialist, she is just as comfortable in caring for your newborn as she is with toddlers. Yolany has been with us for the past 4 years; since my daughter was three years old and my son from 3 months……she has been fantastic since the beginning and we still love her very much….
Posted on 8/04/2020
Isabel Macias
Brooklyn
English, Spanish
Experience With: newborns, toddlers, preschool, elementary;
Availability: Part time, Desired start 9/1/20
  • Cook: Yes, for kids only
  • Laundry: Yes, for kids only
  • Cleaning: Yes, light cleaning only
  • Live in/out: Only live-out
Parent Reference
I am writing this recommendation for Isabel Macias (Isa) who has been the much loved nanny to our two children (ages 1 and 4). Isa has a ton of experience working with families in the Clinton Hill area, she is calm, competent, and an excellent communicator. She was very proactive about making sure we were all on the same page about nap time routines, food/milk/snacks, and discipline. She really prioritized consistency for the kids, and actively worked to make sure we all had the same rules and routines. She was also really on top of preparing food for my son (who was just learning to eat) going grocery shopping for fresh veggies, then preparing them while he was napping. She always made extra so he would have fresh, healthy food the whole week. At the end of each day Isa clearly communicated a rundown of facts, nap times, what each child ate, any notes from school, who they played with, and if there were any problems or concerns from the day. She always kept an open discussion about our parenting preferences and worked to follow our lead. Our whole family loved seeing Isa every day. My son would giggle with delight waiting for her to walk down the hallway in the morning, and would want to follow her home at the end of the day. She is also so creative and made some great projects with my daughter. Isa also has an extensive network of friends in the area and always had a playdate lined up for the kids. I really miss catching up with her in the morning, hearing about her family. She is a fantastic human being, and the pride and dedication she brings to her work made us all feel cared for. In short, Isa is the nanny you hire when you don’t want to mess around. I can honestly say I have zero complaints, and when I interviewed her previous employer (Stephanie) she said the exact same thing. If we hadn’t relocated because of Covid, we would still be very happily working with her. Isa is looking to work part time (3 days/week).
Posted on 8/03/2020
Paulette Ifill
Brooklyn
English
Experience With: newborns, toddlers, preschool, elementary;
Availability: Full time, Desired start 2020-08-31
  • Cook: Yes, for kids only
  • Laundry:
  • Cleaning: Yes, light cleaning only
  • Live in/out: Only live-out
Parent Reference
My husband and I have been incredibly lucky to have Paulette take care of our two children (ages 3.5 and 1.5 years) for the past 3.5 years. Now that our family is temporarily out of NYC and planning on going to Pre-K/Preschool, Paulette will be looking for a new family. Our family has benefited in so many ways from Paulette's proactive approach to childcare: she is energetic, scheduling daily outdoor activities in playgrounds, music classes, and outings to the zoo and Botanical Gardens; she teaches our kids new things in a loving way. Working with Paulette has been very easy. She has over 12 years of nannying experience and is extremely punctual, reliable, and trustworthy. A former nurse in Guyana, Paulette takes incredible care of our children when they are sick. She is also very communicative. She sends us pictures of our kids and is happy to share lots of details from the day when we return home. Overall, Paulette allows our kids to play, grow, and learn while keeping them happy and safe. We will miss her terribly and know that her next family will be so lucky to work with her. I am happy to answer any questions or provide a reference.
Posted on 8/03/2020
Daba Mar
Manhattan, Bronx/Riverdale
English, French
Experience With: newborns, toddlers, preschool, elementary;
Availability: Full or part time, Will work before 7:30a, Will work after 7:30p, Will work weekends, Desired start 2020-08-04
  • Travel: Yes
  • Cook: Yes, for whole family
  • Laundry: Yes, for whole family
  • Cleaning: Yes, heavy cleaning
  • Live in/out: Only live-out
Parent Reference
Daba is family to us. She has been with us since my second daughter was born over 16 years ago. She is kind, trustworthy, responsible, loving and flexible - truly exceptional.
Posted on 8/03/2020
Francisca
Manhattan, Brooklyn
English
Experience With: newborns, toddlers, preschool, elementary;
Availability: Full time, Desired start 2020-09-14
  • Cook: Yes, for kids only
  • Laundry: Yes, for kids only
  • Cleaning:
  • Live in/out: Only live-out
Parent Reference
We are looking for a new family for our long-time expert nanny, Francisca, a vital member of our family. Francisca began working with us when I returned to work as our oldest son turned 4 months. He’s now 14, and our other son, 11. My husband and I have held demanding jobs that require all of our focus and attention while at the office, necessitating us to trust and rely upon our caregiver completely. Simply put, Francisca has been our peace of mind for 14 years. We have been incredibly lucky to have her, and she has been a true partner to us in raising our children, while at the same time raising her own daughter as a single parent, an impressive young woman who graduated from a premier Manhattan high school and now attends college in Washington, DC. Francisca is loving, kind, trustworthy, uber-reliable, collaborative, hard-working, vigilant and energetic. She’s been in childcare for more than 25 years, working with only 3 families during that time, a testament to her skill and commitment. She is unfailingly polite, but also very savvy and street-smart. Most of all, she is 100% engaged with the children, with our boys often complaining that we are way less fun than Francisca. Francisca is ideally looking for a family with 1 newborn in Manhattan or Brooklyn (where she lives), hoping to start the journey anew with another family who will respect and value her and her collaboration. We’re happy to speak to you about Francisca and all that she has done for our family.
Posted on 8/03/2020
Edna Sanchez
Manhattan
English, Other
Experience With: newborns, toddlers, preschool, elementary; Graduated more than 5 years ago;
Availability: Full time, Will work before 7:30a, Will work after 7:30p, Will work weekends, Desired start 2020-08-02
  • Travel: Yes
  • Cook: Yes, for kids only
  • Laundry: Yes, for kids only
  • Cleaning: Yes, light cleaning only
  • Live in/out: Only live-out
Parent Reference
Attention Moms & Dads: Looking for a loyal, hardworking, caring, fun, communicative, live out nanny? Edna has been a true partner to me and my husband—both full time global executives—since we arrived in NYC from Hong Kong 6 years ago. She cared for my daughter from 6 months to nearly 6 years and my son from birth to nearly 4 years. Our jobs are taking us to London and despite us both not wanting to say goodbye, Edna’s home is NYC and so we are helping her find her next family. (For the record we asked her to move with us!) I was a new working mom when I met Edna and she not only made me feel calm and secure going back to work but was always looking out for my children. She was NEVER late once in 6 years (unless the train was delayed and then she’d always call), every time she took holiday or had time off she always found us a back up nanny and we have become friends with some of our closest friends through her friendships with other nannies. We have trusted her implicitly throughout the infant, toddler and now little-kid stages and she has really become part of our family. She was such a great partner - would happily follow our lead on certain things and take initiative on others and I was always clear that I wanted her opinion and point of view and as a result we had very open conversations. My kids were always well looked after, clean as whistles and learned great hygiene and sun care from Edna. She arranged countless play dates with both kids (my daughter is shy and my son is the mayor) so juggling both is always a task. In addition we always came home to a spotless home, the kids stuff was put away and light housekeeping always done. Edna also had a great way to balance the day - letting the kids rest or play quietly in the afternoon. Edna really is a true professional nanny with more than 20+ years of experience. She still keeps in touch with the families and children she looked after before and has worked in NYC and Hong Kong. If you are looking for a true nanny for your children who will focus on their wellbeing with you so you can take care of work or other responsibilities (as opposed to a nanny + housekeeper + cook) then she’s the one! I stopped counting the times that random parents would find me at school drop off to say how caring she was with our kids. As a new mom in the City, I am so thankful for the family that recommended her to us. She has had a lasting impact on our family and I’d be happy to speak on the phone to anyone who is looking for a partner in raising their little ones. Goes without saying that my kids adored her and saying goodbye has been really difficult! It is so important to use that she finds a loving family! I would be more than happy to speak with anyone interested and Edna is also available directly. Thanks! Sara
Posted on 8/03/2020
Myrtle
Manhattan, Brooklyn
English
Experience With: newborns, toddlers, preschool, elementary;
Availability: Full or part time, Will work before 7:30a, Will work after 7:30p, Desired start 2020-08-03
  • Can drive
  • Cook: Yes, for kids only
  • Laundry: Yes, for kids only
  • Cleaning: Yes, light cleaning only
  • Live in/out: Only live-out
Parent Reference
We unexpectedly moved out of Manhattan and would love to find our wonderful nanny, Myrtle, a new family. Myrtle cared for our two children (now 1 and 3) when I went back to work and although she was only with us for a few short months, she immediately made a positive impression on us and we miss her dearly. Myrtle quickly synced up with our complicated schedule (while always keeping our home extremely tidy!) and took the initiative to arrange play dates with friends from our daughter’s school. She was great about getting the kids outside and involved in different activities, while still managing to prepare nutritious meals for them. She was always on time and flexible with us when we unexpectedly needed to work a little later. I could tell that Myrtle truly enjoys being a nanny and caring for children – she immediately bonded with the kids and was so sweet with them; she has a very loving demeanor. Prior to joining our family, Myrtle was with a number of families for over five years each – this speaks to what a great caregiver she is, and her other families will gladly give her similarly glowing references. One of the comments that really stuck out to me about Myrtle from her previous family was that their neighbors would always tell them, unprompted, what a great job she does with the children – we had a similar experience with a number of neighbors commenting to us how wonderful Myrtle is with the kids. While Myrtle would love the opportunity to work with another baby so that she can grow with the family, she is open to all families. She also prefers to work full time, but understanding we are in unusual times, she is open to starting out on a more part time basis with the expectation of moving to full time. Please reach out with any questions. We will truly miss Myrtle, but we are hoping she finds a wonderful family to work with. Myrtle is truly a gem!
Posted on 8/02/2020
Shevorn
Manhattan, Brooklyn
English
Experience With: toddlers;
Availability: Full time, Desired start 2020-08-10
  • Cook: Yes, for kids only
  • Laundry: Yes, for kids only
  • Cleaning:
  • Live in/out: Only live-out
Parent Reference
Shevorn has become part of our family and we wish she could stay with us forever. Unfortunately our situation and needs have changed due to Covid so we had to make the hard decision. I can’t say enough good things about Shevorn and hope she finds a family who will treat her as well as she treated our daughter. She’s punctual and was on time every day. She’s smart and creative, always coming up with activities for our daughter to learn and have fun. She’s social and met a fantastic network of local nannies so our daughter had plenty of play dates and social interaction. She’s an incredible cook and always prepared healthy and delicious meals, especially salmon which became our daughters favorite food!
Posted on 8/02/2020
Shellie MacDonald
Manhattan, Brooklyn
English, (other language is CPR Certified)
Experience With: newborns, toddlers, preschool, elementary;
Availability: Full time, Will work after 7:30p, Will work weekends, Desired start 2020-08-01
  • Cook: Yes, for kids only
  • Cleaning: Yes, light cleaning only
  • Live in/out: Only live-out
Parent Reference
I want to recommend Shellie our exceptionally wonderful nanny to anyone looking to hire a nanny for their child/ children. Shellie has cared for my son, for 4 years since he was 8 months old. He will turn 5 this November and I am sad to be making this transition as we won't require a full-time nanny any more. My husband and I conducted rigorous due-diligence on many applicants before we hired Shellie 4 years ago, and I still cannot believe how lucky we have been to have chosen Shellie. Shellie has been a nanny for over 20 years with wonderful youthful energy. A gem of a person, she is kind, patient, warm, and steady. When my son was a baby Shellie built an atmosphere of calm, warmth, and security, for him (and a wonderful sense of security for us!). As he grew, they formed a deep bond of mutual love and respect. On the playground, and on playdates, other kids instinctively trust Shellie and want to spend time with her. Shellie shares her love of the outdoors and nature with him, and regularly takes him to the park, and in normal days to the library, to music, and other classes and arranged playdates. She prepares healthy meals and snacks that he loves. She has worked in Manhattan and Brooklyn, for so many years and is incredibly knowledgeable about many neighborhoods. Over the years, we've received so many wonderful comments about her, from neighbors, and teachers who saw her with our son every day and shared with us, how unique Shellie’s level of care, focus, and dedication is, where so many caretakers they encounter seem constantly distracted. Shellie has strong values and is a true professional. She is always on time, rarely out sick. Her dependability, loyalty, and dedication have been a predictable constant over these years, enabling our busy household to run smoothly. Especially during this current pandemic, I have especially appreciated how conscientious and careful Shellie is, taking every precaution herself and for our son and our family. Shellie has had long friendships with the families she's worked with and has always stayed in touch with the families and children she has cared for, as they have grown up. She is CPR certified, came to us with very strong recommendations from multiple families she had worked with and a long resume. Shellie's ideal schedule is full days M-Th, but she has some flexibility to include Friday. She is also flexible with weekends. I give Shellie my highest recommendation. Please call or email me, I would be more than happy to answer any questions about Shellie.
Posted on 8/02/2020
Indeeria
Manhattan, Brooklyn, Long Island
English
Experience With: newborns, toddlers, preschool, elementary;
Availability: Full or part time, Desired start 2020-06-01
  • Cook:
  • Laundry:
  • Cleaning:
  • Live in/out: Only live-out
Parent Reference
Indeeria has been an integral part of our family and a blessing to have look after my children since they were infants. I have two children, an older boy and a younger girl. My older boy has speech language issues and attends a specialized school. Indeeria is mature, experienced, and has been very patient and effective working around his language issues and building after school routines for him. She can calm the tantrums that arise from his language issues. She has helped me raise my children and I have received excellent advice from her. She has taken excellent care of my daughter, working with her on potty training, taking her to classes and getting her into daily routines. Good at picking out clothes too! It has been a pleasure having her around. My children adore her. My daughter is going to school in the fall and am sad to have her leave us. We will sorely miss her. I can strongly recommend her for any position looking after children. Dr. Naomi Miller Indeeria’s number ? 347-564-2533 I can be messaged at ? 917-755-7265
Posted on 8/02/2020
Ivette
Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens
English
Experience With: newborns, toddlers, preschool, elementary;
Availability: Full time, Will work before 7:30a, Will work after 7:30p, Will work weekends, Desired start 2020-08-24
  • Travel: Yes
  • Cook: Yes, for kids only
  • Laundry: Yes, for kids only
  • Cleaning: Yes, light cleaning only
  • Live in/out: Only live-out
Parent Reference
Due to a change in our work circumstances, our nanny for the past year will be available at the end of August. Ivette started when our son was 6 months old. Pre-COVID, she was always on the go with him, taking him to the playground and the library every day. He is happy to see her in the mornings, and he is always well fed and clean. Ivette diligently cleans his toys and does his laundry every week. Ivette is amazingly flexible with her schedule, occasionally staying late or coming early if needed. She even worked a couple weekends when we asked, and she is always on time. During COVID, she worked when absolutely necessary (I'm an essential worker), but she takes all necessary precautions (wears a mask, stays home when not working). Before us, Ivette worked with one family for 1 year, and for over 8 years each with the two families before that. She prefers a full-time position, and she would like to be paid on the books. She's a U.S. citizen. She would prefer to start with a newborn. She lives in Brooklyn but is happy to commute anywhere in the city. Ivette was such a great help in our transition to parenthood; we hope she can help another family, too!
Posted on 8/01/2020
Suzette
Manhattan
English
Experience With: newborns, toddlers, preschool, elementary; Graduated more than 5 years ago;
Availability: Full time, Will work before 7:30a, Will work after 7:30p, Will work weekends, Desired start 2020-08-10
  • Travel: Yes, domestically only
  • Cook: Yes, for kids only
  • Laundry: Yes, for kids only
  • Cleaning: Yes, light cleaning only
  • Live in/out: Will do either
Parent Reference
Roseth “Suzette” Kerr worked for us for five years as a nanny to our two daughters. She entered our lives two months after our first daughter Annabel was born and was immediately very connected to our daughter and her needs. Suzette is incredibly attentive and gives the utmost care and attention, making us feel always at ease that our children are in great hands. She is great at balancing childcare with all her other duties such as cleaning up the kids’ rooms and toys, children’s laundry and ironing and light cooking. Suzette will also address any area she sees needs attention such as vacuuming and toy sanitizing. After our second daughter Emilia was born two years later, Suzette was very helpful in our transition to a family of four and easily took on the work of two girls after our baby nurse left four weeks later. She has been a wonderful teacher to the girls; instilling good values, manners, and teaching early learning skills such as sensory development, shape sorting, letter recognition and phonics. Suzette is also very good about planning activities, whether it’s taking them to the playground, the library, or various play dates. She always checks with us first before planning anything as well. Suzette also takes her work very seriously and is incredibly punctual and does only child-care related or household related activities during the day (she only uses her cell phone in rare instances and mainly to confirm a play date or call me to ask a question). Her gentleness and patience are without limit. Lastly, Suzette’s flexibility and availability was also an incredible asset for us, as she could help out late almost any evening we needed her. We no longer needed a nanny when we left New York City, but we continue to keep in touch with Suzette and have her visit us in Bryn Mawr, PA as well as East Hampton, NY in the summer. My daughters are always excited to see her and we also FaceTime with Suzette on occasion as well. I feel it is best to reach out to Suzette first so you can both see if the job is a good possible fit, however I am more than happy to talk on the phone if you have any questions or just want to discuss her further. Regards, Christina M. deForest Keys Cell: 917-533-1079
Posted on 8/01/2020
Claudia
Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens
English, Spanish
Experience With: newborns, toddlers, preschool, elementary;
Availability: Full or part time, Will work after 7:30p, Will work weekends, Desired start 8/1/20
  • Travel: Yes, domestically only
  • Cook: Yes, for kids only
  • Laundry: Yes, for whole family
  • Cleaning: Yes, heavy cleaning
  • Live in/out: Only live-out
Parent Reference
Claudia is 100% dedicated to the children she cares for. She is extremely cautious, caring , loving, and the best playmate your child could ever ask for. She is always on the floor with the children playing, imagining, singing, acting. Claudia home cooks all meals for the kids, laundry, and tidies the house. Everything is always put away and cleaned up when we get home from work. She will also do whole household chores as well (cleaning, laundry). I often have people in our neighborhood tell me how amazing Claudia is with my kids - complete strangers who see her at the park, in the grocery store, at kids classes, etc. She is totally open to coming in early or staying late. Very flexible and always walks into our apartment with a huge smile.
Posted on 8/01/2020
Mynette
Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens
English
Experience With: newborns, toddlers; Graduated in the last 5 years;
Availability: Full time, Will work before 7:30a, Will work after 7:30p, Will work weekends, Desired start 2020-08-03
  • Travel: Yes
  • Cook: Yes, for kids only
  • Laundry: Yes, for kids only
  • Cleaning: Yes, light cleaning only
  • Live in/out: Only live-out
Parent Reference
Mynette has been our full time nanny and I highly recommend her. She is a true professional that is reliable, trustworthy and loving of our girls.We were new parents when we hired Mynette to work for us full time and she literally taught us how to be good parents, and nurtured our daughter into a social and smart toddler. Mynette has a unique balance of being a self-starter who takes charge, jumps in to get things done without needing a lot of direction, but is also extremely easy and accommodating in following our instructions and preferences. This was perfect for us as new parents who needed a caretaker who knew what to do, but could easily pivot and take direction as we developed our parenting style. Mynette has also proven to be resourceful on many occasions: whether it’s taking my daughter to see the doctor, attend music classes, or buying my daughter a new water bottle as she noticed she wasn’t drinking from her sippy cup. She organizes play dates with other toddlers in the neighborhood. She’s also great about informing me on things my daughter needed like new clothes, toys, items to aide in development, or snacks she liked. Some exceptional things that Mynette brings to the table: She has a deep understanding of children’s development and how to reach and exceed milestones She is exceptionally punctual and reliable Completely trustworthy and honest An exceptionally hardworking multitasker Gentle, patient and kind Our daughters love her and she loves them She is the best in the business with 10+ years of experience and I highly recommend Mynette. We absolutely love her and any family would be lucky to have her care for their children. You can reach Mynette at 929-434-1315.
Posted on 7/30/2020
Betty
Manhattan, Brooklyn
English
Experience With: newborns, toddlers, preschool, elementary;
Availability: Full time, Will work before 7:30a, Will work after 7:30p, Desired start 2020-08-03
  • Cook: Yes, for whole family
  • Laundry: Yes, for whole family
  • Cleaning: Yes, light cleaning only
  • Live in/out: Only live-out
Parent Reference
Betty has been with us since our first child was 3 months old. Over the last 4 years she has seamlessly grown with our family, thanks to her prior experience caring long-term for families as their young children grow. She is everything one could hope for in a nanny - loving, patient, caring, responsible, knowledgeable, trustworthy. The quality that stands out to me the most, which I valued highly in my search, is judgement. I could walk out of the house without a single concern because my children were in truly the safest care besides myself (and yes this includes family members) Neighborhood moms and class leaders she interacted with throughout the years proactively shared compliments with us about how Betty cared for our children. She was never late or took sick days. She went above and beyond for our family regularly. She came up with creative activities for my kids, helped them reach developmental milestones and would send tons of photos throughout the day. She also spent her free time ensuring that our apartment was tidy. Betty was new to our neighborhood and naturally developed relationships with other local nannies. This resulted in a network of play dates my children benefited greatly from. In fact my son has a best friend and we now have family friends we vacation with thanks entirely to Betty connecting us. The love and care she has shown for my son and daughter since they were babies is beyond what I thought was possible in a relationship with a nanny. Frankly I don’t think she can be replaced but COVID has forced us to make this decision. Our plan was for her to be with us so long that she would help pack up our kids for college. Unfortunately she doesn’t drive and we are moving far away to a town without public transportation. Betty has been meticulous about safety and very diligently quarantined since March. I would be happy to provide examples to illustrate exactly how much peace of mind you will have with her health. She would ideally like to work in Brooklyn, but is open to the city in order to find the right fit, and is available immediately. She is truly one of a kind, and I must find her a loving family to grow with. If you would like to be connected to Betty, please feel free to email me at [email protected] because I believe the most fitting way to express my deep gratitude for all she has given to my children is to connect her with the very best next family. I would love to answer your questions and help you learn more about exactly how special Betty is!
Posted on 7/30/2020
Youdon
Manhattan, Queens
English, Other, (other language is Tibetan, Hindi)
Experience With: newborns, toddlers, preschool;
Availability: Full time, Will work before 7:30a, Will work after 7:30p, Will work weekends, Desired start 2020-08-03
  • Travel: Yes
  • Cook: Yes, for kids only
  • Laundry: Yes, for whole family
  • Cleaning: Yes, heavy cleaning
  • Live in/out: Only live-out
Parent Reference
I am writing to recommend an amazing nanny, Youdon. Youdon has been with my family for approximately 9 months but due to a change of circumstances we are no longer in need of a full-time nanny. During her time with us, she has cared for my 8 and 11 year old children as well as my baby since the day I brought her home from the hospital (she’s now 9 months old). Her primary responsibility has been caring for my baby, as I worked full-time. I trust her unconditionally with my baby and I think this says it all. She’s extremely trustworthy, vigilant, responsible and hard working. She is also very flexible in terms of working hours, and last minute schedule changes, which was incredibly helpful for a working mother! She always willing to help out, whatever the circumstances. At one time, on very short notice she watched my older children for 3 nights while I was hospitalized for preterm labor. Youdon also does housework when she is not being occupied by the baby. While I was on maternity leave and able to spend more time with the baby, she always took on additional tasks around the house which was incredibly helpful and let me focus attention on the baby. I cannot recommend Youdon enough. I should also add that she’s extremely careful due to Covid and during the peak, stayed with my family for several weeks at a time, so I’m sure she would be willing to do this again. Please feel free to reach out to me for any questions or you can get in touch directly with Youdon.
Posted on 7/30/2020
Sarita
Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens
English, Other
Experience With: newborns, toddlers; Graduated more than 5 years ago;
Availability: Full time, Will work before 7:30a, Desired start 2020-08-01
  • Cook: Yes, for kids only
  • Laundry: Yes, for whole family
  • Cleaning: Yes, light cleaning only
  • Live in/out: Only live-out
Parent Reference
Sarita is one of the most amazing people I have met. She has been taking care of our son for 2 years she started when he was 3months old. She has become a part of our family and we are sad to let her go because we had to move out of town. She did an excellent job keeping our baby on a schedule and made food for him and kept his room and play areas clean. She always watched him very closely and kept him safe. She read to him and taught him lots of nursery rhymes. Since this was our first child she taught us a lot as well and helped us navigate parenthood. She helped the whole family and in fact became part of the family. She was very cautious during covid and took social distancing very seriously. We are hoping to find her another loving family to work with next!
Posted on 7/30/2020
Donna Hunt
Manhattan, Brooklyn
English
Experience With: newborns, toddlers, preschool, elementary;
Availability: Full time, Will work before 7:30a, Desired start 2020-08-01
  • Can drive
  • Travel: Yes
  • Cook: Yes, for kids only
  • Laundry: Yes, for kids only
  • Cleaning: Yes, light cleaning only
  • Live in/out: Only live-out
Parent Reference
Hello parents, I really can’t believe I am now one of the people posting for a nanny, but like so many others, our circumstances have changed and we very reluctantly and with a heavy heart are doing what’s best for us and for Donna by recommending her for a new family. In short, we’re out of the city for a while and needed someone who could live in long term. Donna is able to drive, but at least when we parted in March, she wasn’t in the position to live in long term. She doesn’t have any young kids of her own, which makes her able to have very flexible hours, though! Please note that Donna WANTS TO BE PAID ON THE BOOKS! Donna came to us when our daughter was 3 months old, and remained for about 5 months, when COVID changed everything. It felt like Donna had already become a member of the family during that time. When we were interviewing, we were between 3 very qualified candidates and Donna’s warmth and joy really set her apart. She has a way about her that just brought so much light into the home, and we always say that Donna is responsible for our daughter’s happy, giggly disposition. In terms of baby-related responsibilities, my husband and I work a ton, so Donna really was responsible for it all: playing, reading, meals, bath time, laundry, cleaning up, nap time, etc. One of our favorite things about her was that we would see (often on the “nanny cam”) Donna on the floor with Abby playing and laughing - and Abby just had such affection for her that showed in the way she looked at her. (Breaks my heart to think about it now!) There are a number of other examples of Donna’s strengths, which I’d be happy to share, but one that comes to mind is when Abby was about 4.5 months old, she started getting fussier for no real reason. I just assumed this was normal, but Donna went home that night, came back the next day, and said she decided that Abby’s (very minor) diaper rash was causing her to fuss and had her “air out” for a couple of hours that day. Sure enough, Abby was back to her normal smiley self and the irritation completely went away just after giving it some air. I loved that Donna took action when I would have never thought of that! Donna was always adjusting based on Abby’s age, and very knowledgeable, but not forceful with any advice. I am very particular and would often ask for things to be done a certain way, which Donna was always more than happy to do. There is not a passive aggressive or defensive bone in her body, which was just such a relief and pleasure. While Donna was our first nanny, I’ve heard from friends that some nannies can be a bit forceful or stubborn, and we never experienced anything like that with Donna. She is truly a good person, easy to be around, and eager to take the best care of “her baby” possible. Many other moms mentioned that when I wasn’t around, Donna continued to be as engaged and devoted to Abby as she was when I was right there. A neighbor of mine said Donna really was “one of the good ones” and she’s absolutely right. I know that there are lots of nannies available now, but whoever gets Donna will be incredibly lucky. Donna would prefer to work in the Brooklyn neighborhoods of Brooklyn Heights, Dumbo, Boerum Hill, or Fort Greene. However, she will consider other parts of Brooklyn and parts of lower Manhattan. Please feel free to call/email me with any questions.
Posted on 7/30/2020
Mariana
Manhattan, Brooklyn
English, Spanish
Experience With: newborns, toddlers, preschool, elementary; Graduated more than 5 years ago;
Availability: Full or part time, Will work before 7:30a, Will work weekends, Desired start 2020-08-03
  • Travel: Yes, domestically only
  • Cook: Yes, for kids only
  • Laundry: Yes, for whole family
  • Cleaning: Yes, light cleaning only
  • Live in/out: Only live-out
Parent Reference
Our daughter is now going to school full time and it is time for another lucky family to have Mariana as a nanny. Mariana is a wonderful nanny who is very talented in many things. She is an artist, a musician, a gymnastics teacher, a swim teacher ... the list goes on. During this difficult time due to Covid, Mariana even virtually nannied. Our 2 year old daughter engaged for more than an hour doing arts, crafts, dancing and learning alphabets and numbers both in English and Spanish (besides Mariana, I think only Peppa Pig or Mickey Mouse can do that). Mariana is a sweet, loving and caring person that you cannot find easily and you will be lucky to have her a your nanny.
Posted on 7/30/2020
Joanna
Manhattan, Brooklyn
English
Experience With: newborns, toddlers, preschool, elementary;
Availability: Full time, Desired start 2020-09-01
  • Travel: Yes, domestically only
  • Cook: Yes, for kids only
  • Laundry: Yes, for kids only
  • Cleaning: Yes, light cleaning only
  • Live in/out: Only live-out
Parent Reference
This September our family will be moving out of the city. One of the hardest parts in realizing all of this has been the fact that we will have to part with our beloved nanny, Joanna (Jo Jo). Over the past three years Jo Jo has become an integral part of our family and a core part of our parenting unit. She has shown love and dedication to our daughter since she was 2 months old and was there for the birth of our son last May. She is extremely trustworthy, responsible, hardworking and compassionate. We are committed to helping her find a role with a new family and begin the next chapter. This family will be so lucky to have Jo Jo join them in raising their child(ren).
Posted on 7/30/2020
Sandra
Manhattan, New Jersey
English
Experience With: newborns, toddlers, preschool, elementary;
Availability: Full time, Desired start 2020-09-01
  • Can drive
  • Cook: Yes, for whole family
  • Laundry: Yes, for whole family
  • Cleaning: Yes, light cleaning only
  • Live in/out: Only live-out
Parent Reference
Our children have grown into school age and it is time for our wonderful nanny of over 10 years to move on. We want to help her find a new fulltime childcare position as soon as possible (i.e. Sept or October). She has a car and is available to work in New York (preferably Upper West or East, Harlem, or the Bronx - including Riverdale). She is also willing to work in New Jersey (Teaneck, Summit, West Orange/Orange, Passaic, Union). Sandra has many years of experience caring for children from infancy through early teens. Prior to joining our family, she worked for two other families (whom she remains close with). She joined our family when our oldest daughter was 3 and our middle was not yet born. They are now 13, 10, and 5 and all have a deep love for her. We have been lucky to benefit from Sandra’s unique combination of loving maternalism, firmness, trustworthiness, responsibility, tidiness, and even her wonderful cooking. (She’s fluent in the many rules of our kosher kitchen, and I’m confident she can similarly adapt to a new family’s dietary needs. ) Originally from Jamaica, Sandra is a US Citizen and can work on (or off) the books. Due to the COVID outbreak, she is very cautious about her exposure to other people/places -- she is only seeking to work with a family where she will be caring for a child(ren) under 5 who are not attending school. I would be happy to speak with anyone further about her. Please contact me (Stephanie) at 917-385-7835 or [email protected] I can give you more details and then put you in touch with her directly if you are interested.
Posted on 7/29/2020
Sandra
Manhattan, Brooklyn
English
Experience With: newborns, toddlers, preschool, elementary;
Availability: Full time, Will work before 7:30a, Desired start 2020-08-03
  • Cook: Yes, for whole family
  • Laundry: Yes, for whole family
  • Cleaning: Yes, light cleaning only
  • Live in/out: Only live-out
Parent Reference
We are looking for a new family for our wonderful nanny, Sandra, who has been with us for the last 5+ years. Because of Covid, we are spending the rest of the year outside of NYC and sadly cannot bring Sandra with us due to her own family responsibilities. Sandra has been an awesome and reliable caregiver to my 2 young kids, starting from when my son was 3 months old (he's now 5.5) and then when my 2nd was born (now 4). In the newborn years, Sandra helped establish a nap and feeding schedule, helped clean bottles and pumping equipment, and overall made sure that I had time to rest. As the kids got older, Sandra was instrumental in potty training, teaching them manners, and how to do things independently. Sandra also established close relationships with other families and nannies in the area, and helped set up play dates and outings to the local parks. She was always very protective of the children, making sure they stayed safe. Once my kids started school, Sandra was responsible for dropping off and picking them up from school/bus stop. She also helped them with homework, cooked meals for the family, did laundry for the family (including ironing shirts), made sure the kids were fed and bathed, and took out the garbage every night. When needed, Sandra was also very flexible and always willing to come earlier or stay later on short notice. In a busy household with 2 working parents, Sandra was always willing to help out in any way she could to make our lives easier. We are very sad to see her go and hope that there is another family out there that can benefit from having Sandra in their families lives.
Posted on 7/29/2020
Sarita
Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens
English, Other
Experience With: newborns, toddlers; Graduated more than 5 years ago;
Availability: Full time, Will work before 7:30a, Desired start 2020-08-01
  • Cook: Yes, for kids only
  • Laundry: Yes, for whole family
  • Cleaning: Yes, light cleaning only
  • Live in/out: Only live-out
Parent Reference
Sarita is one of the most amazing people I have met. She has been taking care of our son for 2 years she started when he was 3months old. She has become a part of our family and we are sad to let her go because we had to move out of town. She did an excellent job keeping our baby on a schedule and made food for him and kept his room and play areas clean. She always watched him very closely and kept him safe. She read to him and taught him lots of nursery rhymes. Since this was our first child she taught us a lot as well and helped us navigate parenthood. She helped the whole family and in fact became part of the family. She was very cautious during covid and took social distancing very seriously. We are hoping to find her another loving family to work with next!
Posted on 7/29/2020
Maryan Marentes
Manhattan
Spanish
Experience With: newborns, toddlers, preschool, elementary;
Availability: Full or part time, Will work before 7:30a, Will work after 7:30p, Desired start 2020-07-28
  • Cook:
  • Laundry: Yes, for kids only
  • Cleaning: Yes, light cleaning only
  • Live in/out: Only live-out
Parent Reference
Maryan Marentes worked as a night nurse to our newborn son from January to March 2020. We would highly recommend her work. She would take care of our son five days a week and demonstrated tremendous responsibility for him. In addition to caring for him, doing feeds, changing him and helping with bath time, she did his laundry and kept his room clean. It is clear that she loves working with children, and has a gentle and loving disposition towards them. We wish her all the best for her future endeavors.
Posted on 7/29/2020
Sandy
Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens
English
Experience With: newborns, toddlers, preschool, elementary;
Availability: Full time, Will work before 7:30a, Desired start Immediate
  • Travel: Yes
  • Cook: Yes, for kids only
  • Laundry: Yes, for whole family
  • Cleaning: Yes, light cleaning only
  • Live in/out: Only live-out
Parent Reference
Sandy is a wonderful nanny. She started working with us when my son was just 3 months old. She was with us when our second was born and we parted ways 7 years later when both kids were in school full time (I work from home and no longer needed full time help once the boys were in school). Sandy is still very much a part of our family and we keep in touch and see her often. With our family, Sandy did so much. She helped with feeding, sleeping and napping, taking long walks, scheduling and going on play dates, and eventually potty training. Sandy was lovely to have in our home. She has a very calm and pleasant disposition. I have never heard her lose her patience or raise her voice. Sandy did laundry, light housekeeping, cooking for the kids and even ran some errands. Sandy's hours with us were 8:30 am- 5:30 pm, Monday - Friday but she was flexible if we needed her later or on some weekend nights. Sandy is truly a lovely woman that is wonderful with young children. Her next family will be luck to have her.
Posted on 7/28/2020
Elizabeth Munroe
Manhattan, Bronx/Riverdale, Westchester
English
Experience With: newborns, toddlers, preschool, elementary; Graduated in the last 5 years;
Availability: Part time, Desired start 2020-08-03
  • Can drive
  • Cook: Yes, for kids only
  • Laundry: Yes, for kids only
  • Cleaning: Yes, light cleaning only
  • Live in/out: Only live-out
Parent Reference
Elizabeth is a fantastic nanny- she is trustworthy, caring, considerate, bright, responsible, attentive and kind. She was amazing with my daughter (2 at the time) and became part of our family. She is truly the best- don’t miss out :).
Posted on 7/28/2020
Maryan Marentes
Manhattan
Spanish
Experience With: newborns, toddlers, preschool, elementary;
Availability: Full or part time, Will work before 7:30a, Will work after 7:30p, Desired start 2020-07-28
  • Cook:
  • Laundry: Yes, for kids only
  • Cleaning: Yes, light cleaning only
  • Live in/out: Only live-out
Parent Reference
Maryan Marentes worked as a night nurse to our newborn son from January to March 2020. We would highly recommend her work. She would take care of our son five days a week and demonstrated tremendous responsibility for him. In addition to caring for him, doing feeds, changing him and helping with bath time, she did his laundry and kept his room clean. It is clear that she loves working with children, and has a gentle and loving disposition towards them. We wish her all the best for her future endeavors.
Posted on 7/28/2020
Carla Maldonado
Manhattan, Brooklyn, New Jersey
English, Spanish
Experience With: newborns, toddlers, preschool, elementary;
Availability: Full time, Will work before 7:30a, Will work after 7:30p, Will work weekends, Desired start 2020-07-27
  • Can drive
  • Travel: Yes, domestically only
  • Cook: Yes, for kids only
  • Laundry: Yes, for kids only
  • Cleaning: Yes, light cleaning only
  • Live in/out: Will do either
Parent Reference
Dear family We have relocated to Texas and we are helping our incredible Nanny Carla find a job. She is very warm and pleasant, she loves babies and children. She is patient and extremely trustworthy. She took care of my daughter since she was 2 months. Carla has worked with us for 1 year and a half and it feels as though she has been part of the family for years. She is prompt, conscientious always has a smile and goes above and beyond just basic caring for the children by keeping the kid's areas clean, arranging playdates and fun activities. She has a friendly, positive attitude. Any family would be lucky to have her. She is looking for a full time job and she has experience with infants, toddlers, preschoolers as well as multiple children. She has 12 years experience. She speaks English and Spanish. She has glowing references for anyone who wants them. *She is available to work live-in if the family requires it until the Pandemic ends.
Posted on 7/28/2020
Yolaine
Manhattan, Bronx/Riverdale, Westchester
English, Spanish
Experience With: newborns, toddlers, preschool, elementary; Graduated more than 5 years ago;
Availability: Full time, Will work before 7:30a, Will work after 7:30p, Desired start 2020-08-03
  • Can drive
  • Cook: Yes, for kids only
  • Laundry: Yes, for kids only
  • Cleaning: Yes, light cleaning only
  • Live in/out: Only live-out
Parent Reference
I’m writing on behalf of Yolaine and we had the privileged of having this respectful, wonderful, loyal, lovely and professional nanny for eight years from 2012-2020. She started working with us when our son was 8 weeks and three years later, we welcomed our second child and she started taking care of my daughter since she born. Unfortunately, we decided to move out of the city during this hard time and Yolaine stayed because she has her own family in Manhattan, New York. Yolaine first language is Spanish; she taught my kids how to speak and read Spanish and that was a wonderful added bonus .Yolaine was wonderful at looking out for our children and was very protective of them around the city. We never had any concerns or worries when they went for outdoors activities under her care. She was extremely open to taking following Instructions on how we wants things done. She has been a wonderful teacher for our children in instilling good values and discipline. Yolaine showed tremendous dedication to our family; she communicated with us continually each day and provided numerous photos and update about the kids routine. As two working parents ,Laine really provide a sense of sanity and relief in our busy days. Yolaine successfully partnered with us on all the important milestones in our children lives, helping with the meal preparation for the kids, napping training, potty-training, setting up play dates, all outdoors activities, playgrounds, parks, libraries, picking up/dropping off, giving us the satisfaction that our kids are safe. She supported my wife with lactation freezing and unfreezing breast milk, tracking baby schedule, feeding the baby and accompanying my wife for the baby appointments, washing and sanitizing bottles, and stroller walks and bathing. Yolaine maintains the kitchen and children’s areas clean and neat. She always noticed right away if they stared shows symptoms of illness and raises any concerns with us; she treats our kids as they were her own with a lot of Love and patience. Our kids miss her dearly as she was part of our family we want to help her to find another loving family to partner with where she can continue to enhance the world one family at the time. Yolaine lives in Eats Harlem, is easy to commute to families who lives in east side of Manhattan during these hard times but, she is wiling to commute anywhere in the city. I provide my highest recommendation for her without any reservations. If you have questions about this recommendation, please do not hesitate to call or text.
Posted on 7/27/2020
Anita Jones
Manhattan, Brooklyn, Long Island, Queens
English
Experience With: newborns, toddlers, preschool, elementary;
Availability: Full time, Desired start 2020-08-01
  • Cook: Yes, for kids only
  • Laundry: Yes, for whole family
  • Cleaning: Yes, light cleaning only
  • Live in/out: Only live-out
Parent Reference
We recently moved away from New York and had to part ways with our wonderful nanny, Anita. She is available immediately and excited to find a new family to work with. See below for our glowing recommendation for her. * Anita was with us from the time our first-born was 6 months old until 3.5 years old * Adapted beautifully to moving from taking care of one child to two when our second was born  * Incredibly focused on cleanliness and teaching our sons proper handwashing * Always took our boys out on daily adventures in Brooklyn Heights and Dumbo to get fresh air, exercise, and to spend time with friends * Very willing to take boys to scheduled classes and activities. She loved to keep them busy! * Focused on reading a lot with both boys, including multiple trips per week to the library and reading time during the day * Created many art projects at home to encourage creativity * Lovingly prepared breakfast and lunch for the boys; would make homemade juices, smoothies, and always focused on consumption of fruit and vegetables * Always found little things our boys would love and brought them to them; incredibly thoughtful and giving * Became an integral part of our oldest son's life; he would miss her over the weekends and while we were away on vacations * Became very close to other nannies in the neighborhood and helped us to expand our social network by introducing us to other parents * Was beloved by the staff at the kids' school and activities and everywhere else she went with our kids Anita truly became a member of our family, and we continue to do video calls with her now that we're away. We highly recommend her and would be excited to help her find a new family to care for.
Posted on 7/27/2020
Cledy Conco Durand
Manhattan, Westchester
English, Spanish
Experience With: newborns, toddlers, preschool, elementary;
Availability: Full time, Will work before 7:30a, Will work after 7:30p, Will work weekends, Desired start 8/1/20
  • Cook: Yes, for whole family
  • Laundry: Yes, for whole family
  • Cleaning: Yes, light cleaning only
  • Live in/out: Only live-out
Parent Reference
Cledy cared for our 2 1/2 year old daughter since she was 9 months old, until our recent move out of NYC. She came highly recommended to us from friends and we had a wonderful experience with her. She is caring, sweet, dependable and trustworthy and we are sad to lose her. Our daughter ran into her ams every morning and gave her a big goodbye hug at the end of the day. Cledy taught our daughter numbers and letters in both spanish and english and read, sang and played with her when she wasn't busy taking her to activities, classes and play dates around the city. We constantly heard from other mommies what an amazing nanny Cledy was. She is reliable, honest and hardworking and has a gentle, nurturing soul. We highly recommend Cledy and her next family will be lucky to have her.
Posted on 7/26/2020
Dee
Manhattan
English, Other, (other language is Bhutanese)
Experience With: newborns, toddlers, preschool;
Availability: Full or part time, Desired start September 2020
  • Cook: Yes, for kids only
  • Laundry: Yes, for kids only
  • Cleaning: Yes, light cleaning only
  • Live in/out: Only live-out
Parent Reference
Dee has been our daughter Vivi’s nanny since she was 6 months old. We met Dee after interviewing a dozen people and knew immediately she was the nanny for us. Her prior family told me they had the same experience. Like all great nannies, she is warm, kind, caring, considerate and loving. And like all people you trust in your home with your child she is reliable, consistent and trustworthy. But Dee has always gone above and beyond and exceeded every expectation we had of a nanny. Our daughter was born 3 months premature and had related delays in all of her initial development. Dee worked with the therapists who came into our home and learned all of the exercises and treatments which she did with Vivi every day. By 15 months Vivi was running and thriving in every way. Dee emphasized all kinds of learning. From the time she was able to stand, Dee put books around all the edges of the coffee table for Vivi to see and play with and read. Every Friday, Dee would “rotate the books” putting new ones out. To this day Vivi has an extraordinary love of books and reading which we trust will be lifelong. Vivi was our first and only child and Dee made a mission of finding Vivi and us friends with children of a similar age. By the time Vivi was a year-old Dee had helped form a playgroup of 11 children from the neighborhood who met every Wednesday. They met in the park, the library, the children’s museum and various playrooms. The nannies had themed days, chipped in to buy a tunnel and parachute for the kids to play with in the park and celebrated holidays together. We are still close friends with four of these families. As Vivi has gotten older Dee has continued to read and teach and challenge Vivi in fun ways. They do crafts and puzzles, paint, color and draw. They play cards and board games. And they continue to maintain a serious social schedule with friends, that Dee arranges each day. We are grateful with all that she has done to help Vivi to be a joyful, loving, polite, curious and thoughtful child. Vivi is starting kindergarten in the fall and our work situations have changed such that we won’t need many hours of childcare. We are saddened but we know that she and Vivi will continue to be the best of friends. We hope to help Dee find the new and wonderful family that she deserves.
Posted on 7/26/2020
Maudlyn Noel
Manhattan, Brooklyn
English
Experience With: newborns, toddlers, preschool, elementary;
Availability: Full time, Will work before 7:30a, Will work after 7:30p, Desired start 2020-07-27
  • Cook: Yes, for kids only
  • Laundry:
  • Cleaning: Yes, light cleaning only
  • Live in/out: Only live-out
Parent Reference
My family just moved out of NYC and we are devastated to have to leave our nanny of 10 years, Maudlyn Noel. Maud is the most caring, reliable, kind, responsible and thoughtful woman and was my daughter's nanny since she was an infant. My daughter adores her and we consider Maud to be part of our family. Maud has taken wonderful care of my daughter through all the stages that she's been with us for - infant, toddler, pre-school and throughout elementary school. I never once had to worry when my daughter was in Maud's care. She is thoughtful, responsible and a great communicator - always informed me of what happened during the day and things that I should be aware of. She is also incredibly reliable - in the 10 years she was with us, I can count on one hand the number of sick days she took. She was always willing to stay late or arrive early, even on very short notice. I work full-time and have difficult and unpredictable hours and Maud's flexibility was a lifesaver. My daughter's friends' mothers have told me over the years how wonderful they think Maud is, as they got to spent time with her on play dates or heard from their own sitters. My family got unbelievably lucky when we found Maud and we would love to find another family looking for a warm, caring and dependable nanny to watch their child/children. Maud is available full-time and can start anytime. I would be happy to speak to you via phone if you'd like a more detailed recommendation or have any specific questions. I cannot say enough wonderful things about Maud and the joy she has brought to my daughter's life while caring for her.
Posted on 7/26/2020
Paulette
Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, Bronx/Riverdale, Westchester, New Jersey, Connecticut
English
Experience With: newborns, toddlers, preschool, elementary;
Availability: Full time, Will work before 7:30a, Will work after 7:30p, Will work weekends, Desired start 2020-08-01
  • Can drive
  • Travel: Yes
  • Cook:
  • Laundry: Yes, for whole family
  • Cleaning: Yes, heavy cleaning
  • Live in/out: Only live-in
Parent Reference
We recently found wonderful Paulette on mommybites, as her former family, with which she had been for 10+ years, was looking to find her a new family. We hired her without hesitation to take care of our 7mo twins, and so unfortunately had to let her go *very* prematurely as COVID-19 changed our childcare needs. We feel very strongly about finding her a new family to be a part of the same way she was for us after only a short period of time. She is looking for a live-in position with a family anywhere in the tri-state area. Paulette is a gentle, sweet, loving, laid back nanny. She is very flexible and interested in working alongside parents to ensure their parenting preferences are implemented. She got true joy out of watching our little ones hit new milestones, and in fact, she helped them reach a lot of those milestones through engaged play and attention. She also LOVES being outside with the kids as much as possible and would take the babies on multiple long walks during the day and walk them around the yard outside looking at different things. Paulette was also such a big help around the house. We both have demanding jobs and she took such a load off our shoulders by always leaving the kitchen spotless when we'd come down from putting the babies to bed, and always straightened up after the babies (did their laundry, nursery, etc.). As I mentioned above, Paulette is experienced -- she was with her last two families for 12 and 10 years, respectively, which gives you a sense for how loving and trustworthy she really is. She's also incredibly easy to live with, which was very important to us as people who value our privacy. Paulette is very sensitive to the dynamics of living in with a family. We'd recommend Paulette without hesitation, and we're happy to field any questions you might have.
Posted on 7/26/2020
Ava
Manhattan, Brooklyn
English
Experience With: newborns, toddlers, preschool, elementary; Graduated in the last 5 years;
Availability: Part time, Will work before 7:30a, Will work after 7:30p, Desired start 2020-07-27
  • Cook: Yes, for kids only
  • Laundry: Yes, for kids only
  • Cleaning: Yes, light cleaning only
  • Live in/out: Only live-out
Parent Reference
Ava is our wonderful part-time babysitter who unfortunately isn’t getting enough hours now that so many people are staying out of town. She is incredibly caring, flexible, and absolutely reliable. She always comes up with little projects for my kids that are new and unique, and really engages with them during their play. She’s also constantly teaching about the world around them. She strikes a great balance of following any instructions we might have but also taking initiative . We now find ourselves copying some of her tricks with the kids because they work so well. She’s mostly looking for M-F times.
Posted on 7/26/2020
Pamela Terry
Manhattan, Brooklyn
English
Experience With: newborns, toddlers, preschool, elementary;
Availability: Full time, Will work before 7:30a, Desired start 2020-08-17
  • Travel: Yes, domestically only
  • Cook:
  • Laundry:
  • Cleaning:
  • Live in/out: Only live-out
Parent Reference
Pam was our nanny for 6 years, until we moved out of NYC. She started taking care of my two daughters when the first one was only 8 weeks old. Pam is reliable, kind, trustworthy, caring and I always felt that my children were safe, loved, well cared for. She would sing to them, teach them letters, numbers, songs, and get them to eat and sleep even when they were fussy. She is patient and respectful -- to the children and the parents -- and understands the challenges of being a new parent. Pam is especially good with newborns and toddlers -- and I would even call her a baby whisperer. With more than 20 years of experience, Pam would be a wonderful asset to any new family, as she was to mine.
Posted on 7/26/2020
Luz Elena Morales
Manhattan, Brooklyn, Long Island, Queens
English, Spanish
Experience With: newborns, toddlers, preschool, elementary;
Availability: Full time, Desired start 2020-07-27
  • Cook: Yes, for kids only
  • Laundry: Yes, for kids only
  • Cleaning: Yes, light cleaning only
  • Live in/out: Only live-out
Parent Reference
Luz Elena Morales worked for my family as my children’s nanny from early January 2016 until we moved to California earlier this year. We would recommend her without hesitation to anyone seeking a nanny for their children. My oldest son was 4 months old when Elena started working for us. She was able to get him smiling and laughing within the first hours of starting to care for him, and I never had to worry going back to work as a new mom, knowing that he was being well cared for and loved by Elena. Elena continued to work with us through the birth of my daughter 19 months later, and cared for both children alone when I went back to work, and through the birth of my youngest son in late 2019. Elena is an expert in caring for newborn and infant children. She knows strategies for getting them to stay calm, sleep, and take bottles. She is also wonderful in caring for young children. She is proactive about getting them out to the park, to age appropriate activities, or scheduling playdates. She is knowledgeable about toys, products, and medicines, and often recommended items to me I had not heard about. She also works with my children on educational activities, such as practicing writing letters and numbers, in an organic and fun way. Moreover, she instills in them manners and respect, such as cleaning up their toys and sharing with other children. She does so with positive energy and “carrots” rather than punishment. Elena is bilingual and spoke Spanish with our children at our request. Additionally, she has taken covid very seriously, recently tested negative on a covid test, and will take any precautions requested by her next employer. Elena was very helpful around the house, including with cooking and light cleaning. She is a great cook and prepares healthy meals for the kids, such as lentil stews and grilled chicken with veggies. She also helps with grocery shopping. She maintains the kitchen and children’s clothing and areas clean and neat. She was accommodating with requests to stay late or come in on the weekend, and responsive to after-hours questions. Most importantly, Elena gives her undivided attention to the children when she is with them. She is always focused on their needs and engaging with them. She has always noticed right away if they start to show symptoms of illness and raises any concerns with us. She truly cares for them and they for her. They run to greet her every morning when she arrives with big hugs and smiles. If we had not moved out-of-state, we would have planned to employ Elena as our nanny for years to come. We were all incredibly sad to say goodbye to her and know that whoever she works for next will be very lucky to have her. Please do not hesitate to contact me with any questions.
Posted on 7/26/2020
C. Anna Ashton
Manhattan, Brooklyn
English
Experience With: newborns, toddlers, preschool, elementary;
Availability: Full time, Will work before 7:30a, Will work after 7:30p, Desired start 2020-08-03
  • Travel: Yes
  • Cook: Yes, for kids only
  • Laundry: Yes, for kids only
  • Cleaning:
  • Live in/out: Only live-out
Parent Reference
Anna has worked for my family for 16 years as a full-time nanny, caring for children ranging from newborn to adolescent. She is an exceptionally competent individual who communicates clearly. Anna is kind, attentive, good-natured, nurturing, trustworthy, level-headed and safety conscious, with a healthy lifestyle herself. Her skills run the full gamut--she can help organize a household, establish comfortable routines, support children's learning, anticipate their changing needs, and handle any problem intelligently and appropriately. I am happy to speak with you if you're looking for a dedicated, reliable, top-notch nanny!
Posted on 7/26/2020
Mary
Manhattan
English
Experience With: newborns, toddlers;
Availability: Full time, Will work before 7:30a, Will work after 7:30p, Desired start 2020-07-24
  • Travel: Yes, domestically only
  • Cook: Yes, for kids only
  • Laundry: Yes, for kids only
  • Cleaning: Yes, light cleaning only
  • Live in/out: Only live-out
Parent Reference
Mary cared for our 2 year old son since he was 4 months old. She is reliable, loving and proactive. During the time we worked with Mary she became part of our family. Our son loves her very much and she spent so much time teaching him numbers and letters, and reading and singing to him. She cooked nutritious meals for him and helped me to get him into a daytime schedule which enabled him to sleep through the night, every night. We are so grateful to have worked with Mary and her next family will be so lucky to work with her.
Posted on 7/24/2020
Nalo Singh
Manhattan, Queens
English
Experience With: newborns, toddlers, preschool, elementary;
Availability: Full time, Will work before 7:30a, Will work after 7:30p, Desired start 2020-08-15
  • Cook: Yes, for kids only
  • Laundry: Yes, for kids only
  • Cleaning: Yes, light cleaning only
  • Live in/out: Only live-out
Parent Reference
After 10 years our needs have changed, and we are looking for a new family for our wonderful nanny Nalo. Both our boys will be in school full-time in the fall. Nalo began as our housekeeper 10 years ago and when my 7 year old son was born she happily shifted gears to child care. She has since cared for my 5 & 7 year old boys with such love. She made all their baby food from scratch, school lunches and healthy and nutritious dinners. She proactively worked with the boys to learn their letters, colors and numbers, took the boys to all sorts of classes, the library and was great at setting up playdates with other nannies. She does the boys laundry, light cleaning and everything for the boys. We’re very sad to have to part with her, any family would be lucky to have her.
Posted on 7/24/2020
Judy Nanan
Manhattan, Brooklyn, Long Island, Queens
English
Experience With: newborns, toddlers, preschool; Graduated more than 5 years ago;
Availability: Full or part time, Will work after 7:30p, Will work weekends, Desired start 2020-08-01
  • Travel: Yes
  • Cook: Yes, for whole family
  • Laundry: Yes, for whole family
  • Cleaning: Yes, heavy cleaning
  • Live in/out: Will do either
Parent Reference
Judy has been with my family for over eight years. She started when our oldest son was 5 weeks old and our boys are now 8 and 5. Judy is loving, dedicated, extremely reliable, and energetic. She has treated my boys like they are her own and has always had our family’s best interests at heart. My husband and I both work full time and we were able to leave each day knowing our boys were in amazingly capable hands. Not only has she helped shape them into the kids they are today; she has also guided my husband and I through the trials and tribulations that come with being parents. We are so sad that due to career changes we have to help her find a new family to call home. Judy is able to start right away.
Posted on 7/24/2020
Malika
Manhattan
English
Experience With: newborns, toddlers, preschool, elementary; Graduated more than 5 years ago;
Availability: Full time, Will work after 7:30p, Will work weekends, Desired start 2020-07-23
  • Travel: Yes, domestically only
  • Cook: Yes, for kids only
  • Laundry: Yes, for kids only
  • Cleaning:
  • Live in/out: Only live-out
Parent Reference
It my pleasure to write a recommendation for Malika. I have known Malika since 2010 when she became the nanny for my two toddlers, James (2 at the time) and Kayla (4,at the time). I was immediately struck by her enthusiasm and love for the children and more importantly found her to be very trustworthy and respectful. Malika worked in our home from 2010- 2017. We still miss her and think of her often. Malika is attentive, always looked for new ways to entertain or educate our children, fun, loving and responsible. She kept our engaged with crafts and cooking projects, educational play and fun play. made playdates and help with homework. My husband and I considered her a "parent partner". She really understood our values and how we want to raise our children and I am very grateful to her for that. I highly recommend Malika for the position to which she applied. I know your child/children will love her as much as mine and you will never be disappointed in her services.
Posted on 7/24/2020
Catherine
Manhattan, Brooklyn
English, (other language is Creole)
Experience With: newborns, toddlers, preschool;
Availability: Full time, Will work before 7:30a, Will work after 7:30p, Will work weekends, Desired start 2020-06-23
  • Travel: Yes, domestically only
  • Cook: Yes, for kids only
  • Laundry: Yes, for whole family
  • Cleaning: Yes, light cleaning only
  • Live in/out: Only live-out
Parent Reference
Posting for my nanny of 11 years - if anyone is looking for a full time nanny or knows of someone please let me know. Catherine has been with us for 11 years and has taken care of all 3 of my kids since birth - she’s honest, loving, reliable and wonderful with babies. She’s looking for a family with a newborn or small children preferably in Manhattan or Brooklyn. She will clean, prepare meals and take excellent care of your child or children
Posted on 7/23/2020
Denise
Manhattan, Brooklyn
English
Experience With: newborns, toddlers, preschool, elementary;
Availability: Full or part time, Will work after 7:30p, Will work weekends, Desired start 2020-08-03
  • Travel: Yes
  • Cook: Yes, for kids only
  • Laundry: Yes, for whole family
  • Cleaning: Yes, light cleaning only
  • Live in/out: Only live-out
Parent Reference
A Truly Wonderful Nanny! We are going to be leaving New York, and the hardest part is saying goodbye to Denise, our Nanny. When you have a child in a foreign country without any family around, you really need someone you can trust. We quickly came to trust Denise implicitly. She has never let us down, not once. She has always protected and nurtured our three year old daughter. And she's far more than a safe pair of hands. She is a loving, thoughtful, wise and empathetic woman. We can see elements of Denise emerging in our daughter (from her confidence to her dancing!), and we're pleased she's been influenced by such a wonderful person. Denise is also gregarious and organized. She planned activities and playdates pro-actively. If you ever saw a convoy of happy Nannies and kids in Carroll Park, it's more than likely you saw Denise leading the charge! We could not recommend Denise more highly. If you hire Denise you will feel lucky, we promise.
Posted on 7/23/2020
Danielle Tobias
Manhattan, Brooklyn
English
Experience With: newborns, toddlers, preschool, elementary;
Availability: Full time, Will work before 7:30a, Will work after 7:30p, Will work weekends, Desired start 2020-07-23
  • Can drive
  • Travel: Yes
  • Cook: Yes, for kids only
  • Laundry: Yes, for kids only
  • Cleaning:
  • Live in/out: Only live-out
Parent Reference
Danielle has been with our family for the birth of both our children. We don\\'t consider Danielle our caregiver for our girls but a member of our immediate family. I never leave home worrying about my girls and I trust her completely. I speak to Danielle each day over text or phone and she is always responsive and provides me updates about the girls and tons of pictures. Danielle takes care of the girls and does their laundry and makes their meals. Some people have a way with children and Danielle is just one of those individuals. Danielle will be available as soon as possible. Please feel free to contact me if you would like me to elaborate on anything and I would be happy to discuss her excellent qualifications.
Posted on 7/23/2020
Vashti C. Cunliffe
Manhattan
English
Experience With: newborns, toddlers, preschool, elementary; Graduated more than 5 years ago;
Availability: Full or part time, Will work before 7:30a, Will work weekends, Desired start 2020-08-28
  • Travel: Yes, domestically only
  • Cook: Yes, for kids only
  • Laundry: Yes, for kids only
  • Cleaning:
  • Live in/out: Only live-out
Parent Reference
Vashti came to us with over 20 years of experience, as we are 2 working parents with two kids. Vashti worked for our family as a full-time nanny when our older girl was 9 months old. During the time with our family, Vashti took a comprehensive set of responsibilities for both kids with a focus on their intellectual, physical, social and emotional development. She has cared wonderfully for our kids at every stage of their early childhood. This included actively reading, speaking, and singing, maintaining their schedules including coordinating play dates directly with other caregivers and parents, healthy and nutritious meal preparation, laundry, school drop-offs and picks, playground supervision and keeping the kids on consistent sleep, meal, and bathing schedules. Vashti maintained daily contact with us and uploaded photos and videos of their daily adventures. Vashti is punctual, responsible and has a strong work ethic, she has a genuine passion for child development and drew on her deep experience as a professional nanny to provide enriching experiences for our kids. She took initiative regarding our kids health and general well-being. You can contact her by phone at: 1-646-436-7503 or email: [email protected]
Posted on 7/23/2020
Bertha
Brooklyn
English
Experience With: newborns, toddlers, preschool;
Availability: Full or part time, Will work before 7:30a, Will work after 7:30p, Will work weekends, Desired start 2020-08-03
  • Cook: Yes, for kids only
  • Laundry: Yes, for kids only
  • Cleaning:
  • Live in/out: Only live-out
Parent Reference
We strongly recommend our wonderful nanny, Bertha, who has been with our family for over a year and a half. She has a very close relationship with our 2 year old and if we were not leaving the NY area, we would be keeping Bertha indefinitely. Berth has been unbelievably reliable, flexible, thoughtful and is very hygienic. She keeps Felix nutritiously fed, clean and happy - they spend all their time together playing, learning and laughing. Bertha has been a partner to us as we learned to become parents as she has spent the last 20 years working as a Nanny and as a mother to two sons herself, she was the professional in our home. Bertha would take our son out to play every day as well as to local classes and when she was home with him, she would always engage with him at his level, playing, reading and singing to him. She always sends photos and videos of their excursions together to us. She was always dependable and was loving and caring towards our son.
Posted on 7/23/2020
Fatou
Manhattan, Bronx/Riverdale
English, French
Experience With: newborns, toddlers, preschool, elementary;
Availability: Full or part time, Will work before 7:30a, Will work after 7:30p, Desired start 2020-07-22
  • Cook: Yes, for kids only
  • Laundry: Yes, for kids only
  • Cleaning: Yes, light cleaning only
  • Live in/out: Only live-out
Parent Reference
Fatou is experienced with over a decade of caring for children from newborn to grade school. She is caring, patient and most importantly interested in your child’s development. She will sit and play with your child to help foster your child's development and meet developmental milestones or take them out to see the city and to classes. She will read to your children, sing to them, hold them and show them love like you would. She’s also very COVID careful. She would wear a mask and gloves on subway and change clothes once she got to apartment. She religiously washed her hands too.
Posted on 7/23/2020
Nadira Singh
Manhattan, Queens
English
Experience With: newborns, toddlers, preschool, elementary;
Availability: Full time, Will work after 7:30p, Desired start 2020-06-22
  • Cook: Yes, for kids only
  • Laundry: Yes, for whole family
  • Cleaning:
  • Live in/out: Only live-out
Parent Reference
Our family is leaving the city and looking for a new family for our wonderful nanny Nadi. Nadi has been with us for nearly nine years and has been an amazing caretaker for our son since he was 3 months old. Nadi is hardworking, responsible, incredibly warm and caring and has become a part of our family. Through the years as our son became older, Nadi became a household manager for us while our son was at school. She was critical in enabling me to be able to work outside the home knowing that everything was running smoothly in my absence. Our loss will definitely be another family’s gain. Please feel free to reach out with any questions.
Posted on 7/23/2020
Afroze
Manhattan, Brooklyn
English
Experience With: newborns, toddlers, preschool;
Availability: Full time, Desired start 2020-07-22
  • Cook: Yes, for kids only
  • Laundry: Yes, for kids only
  • Cleaning:
  • Live in/out: Only live-out
Parent Reference
We are moving to the suburbs and unfortunately our beloved nanny Afroze will not be able to come with us. Afroze is kind, loving, professional, and has great judgment. She raised two grown daughters of her own and, despite the fact that I would describe myself as extremely anxious, I trust her implicitly with my kids. She has been with us since my older one was five months and I feel so lucky to have found her. I’d love to help her find a wonderful family to work with in Manhattan or Brooklyn. Please message me if you’re interested.
Posted on 7/22/2020
Sydoney Roberts
Manhattan, Brooklyn, Bronx/Riverdale
English
Experience With: newborns, toddlers; Graduated in the last 5 years;
Availability: Full or part time, Will work after 7:30p, Will work weekends, Desired start 2020-07-27
  • Travel: Yes, domestically only
  • Cook: Yes, for kids only
  • Laundry: Yes, for kids only
  • Cleaning: Yes, light cleaning only
  • Live in/out: Only live-out
Parent Reference
Hi, I am Sydoney Roberts, providing tender care to the needs and development for child/children in a safe and warm environment is my main priority working as a babysitter/nanny. I am a very responsible individual, who is honest and have a sincere love for children. I am a trained baby nurse specialist and I have an updated CPR certificate. With the Co-vid 19 virus going around, I have got tested and I’m negative (result can be provided if requested). One of the areas I specialized in, is getting a newborn on a routine. I have also cared for children between the ages of 5months to 3 years old. I have been working as a paid baby nurse/babysitter for the past five years. Some of my responsibilities as a caregiver to children are; I ensured the house is organized in a child friendly way, child/ren utensils are clean, the play area is kept clean and tidy. I normally take child/children on walks to the local park, library or museum so he/she can get fresh air and have social interaction with peers. I play games, read books and do fun activities to keep child/children entertain and engaged. I am a positive person and very reliable. Based on my previous jobs I adjust quite well with children and family. References: Mrs. Charlotte Thomas-Jeffers (646) 689- 6470, Natalia Pena (718) - 772 4156, Esther Goldberger (917) 583- 4094, Joseph Bell (917) 557- 4902, Deena (732) 770 - 0728
Posted on 7/22/2020
Kimeca
Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens
English
Experience With: newborns, toddlers, preschool, elementary;
Availability: Full time, Desired start ASAP
  • Travel: Yes
  • Cook:
  • Laundry: Yes, for kids only
  • Cleaning: Yes, light cleaning only
  • Live in/out: Only live-out
Parent Reference
Kimeca is an amazing Nanny! She is caring, responsible, and a total professional. She had our complete trust, and my kids all adored her and had fun playing and spending time with her. She was extremely loving to our toddler and preschool daughters but also able to handle our older kids as well. We were so lucky to have Kimeca care for our children for over a year. She was by far the most wonderful Nanny we ever had. First of all, Kimeca always showed up on time with a warm smile, and my kids would literally not notice me leaving because they were so happy to see her. She really got down on the floor to play with my toddler and would always take her and her older sister (age 3) to the park or other fun outdoor activities. I would come home to a neat and tidy house, which was just an added bonus, and my kids would be happy, fed, bathed, smelling delicious, and their hair beautifully did (she actually is great with hair!). I've had other nannies before, but never before did I have the experience of having someone that my kids really loved to be within the way they loved Kimeca. I also have older kids aged 16, 14, and 9, and Kimeca knew just how to deal with them as well, masterfully diffusing sibling fights when they broke out and just creating this warm, peaceful, calm, aura around her. My toddler will be starting daycare, and I sadly don't have the full-time hours to offer her, but I feel sad to give her up. She's a gem!
Posted on 7/21/2020
Zanae
Manhattan
English
Experience With: toddlers, preschool, elementary;
Availability: Full time, Desired start 2020-07-27
  • Cook: Yes, for kids only
  • Laundry: Yes, for kids only
  • Cleaning: Yes, light cleaning only
  • Live in/out: Only live-out
Parent Reference
Zanea has been a wonderful addition to our family for the past year and a half. My girls 3 and 7 absolutely adore her. We are very sad to see her go, but due to the uncertainty of our needs during this crazy time, we feel it's only fair to allow her to go to a family who will definitely need her. Zanea was really wonderful with my youngest who had a real hard time with separation anxiety. She always had my kids outside and did a great job organizing playdates and taking them to all their activities. She is extremely responsible, never late and truly cares about the kids she cares for.
Posted on 7/21/2020
Sheila Lucero
Manhattan, Queens
English, Spanish
Experience With: newborns, toddlers, preschool, elementary;
Availability: Full or part time, Will work after 7:30p, Desired start 2020-07-27
  • Travel: Yes, domestically only
  • Cook: Yes, for whole family
  • Laundry: Yes, for whole family
  • Cleaning: Yes, light cleaning only
  • Live in/out: Only live-out
Parent Reference
Our incredible nanny Sheila is available - and can begin this summer - as we made the difficult decision to live outside of the city this school year. Sheila is the dream: conscientious, creative, organized, fun, and social. She keeps our household running with meal prep, homework help, and light cleaning. Sheila plugs our kids into fun social activities - play dates & at the park - and takes them to the museums. She brings so much love to our family and makes our whole life work. Her discipline style is very positive and builds self esteem, with clear consistent expectations for our kids. We absolutely LOVE her. Please give Sheila a call if you’re looking for part or full time support. We feel so sad about not having Sheila in our life this year.
Posted on 7/21/2020
Tina Trillo
Manhattan, Brooklyn
English, (other language is Tagalog )
Experience With: newborns, toddlers, preschool, elementary; Graduated more than 5 years ago;
Availability: Full time, Will work after 7:30p, Will work weekends, Desired start 2020-09-01
  • Travel: Yes
  • Cook: Yes, for kids only
  • Laundry: Yes, for kids only
  • Cleaning: Yes, light cleaning only
  • Live in/out: Only live-out
Parent Reference
Tina has more than 15 years of experience as a nanny. She is skilled, calm and nurturing with kids and reliable and professional with adults. Each family with whom she has worked over the years holds on to her for as long as possible and grows quite protective of her time. She regularly and skillfully arranges adventures for our children, be it play dates with friends or adventures around the city to attractions of interest. For example when my 7-yr old son’s school was closed for teacher development last spring, she made a plan to bring him downtown on the subway to walk across the Brooklyn bridge. They packed water, snacks, hats, and comfy shoes and he thought it was awesome. She builds collaborative, trusting relationships with other caregivers and parents in the neighborhood. Indeed, four separate parents in our neighborhood who have come to know her well have asked me about Tina’s availability over the years. For us, she has easily dealt with pickup at two different schools, two different school calendars, and shuttling the kids around to various extracurricular activities and play dates. My kids are very attached to her because they know she loves them and is there for them; they feel her nurturing, affirming and emotionally safe presence very deeply. Knowing this has allowed me to give my best in my job even while my husband, who is a critical care doc with crazy hours, maintains intense hours, including nights. Finally she also keeps our apartment super tidy, which for me is kind of a marvel. Her services include: - prepping dinner for the kids each day - making their beds each day and changing their sheets as needed - bathing them - doing their laundry and organizing their bureaus/closets - providing additional hours on very short notice - staying completely on top of where the children need to be and when, and where their stuff is. The family she works with next will be extremely fortunate to have her in their lives.
Posted on 7/21/2020
Sherene
Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, Bronx/Riverdale
English
Experience With: newborns, toddlers, preschool, elementary; Graduated more than 5 years ago;
Availability: Full or part time, Will work before 7:30a, Will work after 7:30p, Desired start 2020-07-21
  • Travel: Yes, domestically only
  • Cook:
  • Laundry: Yes, for kids only
  • Cleaning: Yes, light cleaning only
  • Live in/out: Only live-out
Parent Reference
Sherene was my baby boy's nurse from two days after birth until he was two months old. She is graceful, caring, calm and above all, patient. As a new mom, it was so important for me to have someone by my side who would not only take good care of my baby, but also teach me everything there is to know about a newborn. She has much experience from working as a hospital nurse and in a NICU in her home country, and was very professional in how she handled our baby. She gave us peace of mind during a rough postpartum stage (and during a pandemic...) and would always make sure our baby was in a calm, comfortable environment. She's also a great lullaby singer :-) I owe everything I know regarding baby care, as well as my own confidence in taking care of him, to her. I would put my next baby in her hands without thinking twice!
Posted on 7/21/2020
Jacqueline Jack
Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, New Jersey
English
Experience With: newborns, toddlers, preschool, elementary;
Availability: Full time, Will work before 7:30a, Will work after 7:30p, Will work weekends, Desired start 2020-08-03
  • Travel: Yes
  • Cook: Yes, for kids only
  • Laundry: Yes, for kids only
  • Cleaning: Yes, light cleaning only
  • Live in/out: Will do either
Parent Reference
Our indispensable nanny Miss Jackie is available for a new family, starting any time in August or sooner if necessary. She lives in Linden, New Jersey and although she has worked for excellent families in Manhattan and Brooklyn for two decades, we thought she might be a good fit with a local New Jersey family given the concerns about public transit. She's also willing to do live-in in New York under the right circumstances and use beyond-CDC recommendations if she needs to take transit into the city daily (changing clothes, face shields, masks, gloves, etc.) NANNY INFO: *Name (first/last): Jacqueline Jack *Dates Worked: June - Current 2020 and February 2019 to April 2019 (pre-arranged short-term contract) *Work Details: Full-time: M-F 9-5, plus occasional weekend overnights. During the pandemic Jackie has lived with us in our spare room. *WILLING TO DO NANNY-SHARE WITH TWO CHILDREN* *Phone: 917-376-7930 Email: text contact preferred RECOMMENDER INFO: *Name(first/last): Heather McGhee *Email: hmcghee [at] gmail.com *Phone: 323-309-6939 We have employed her twice -- once when our son was an infant for a pre-determined three month term before we left the country, and then again during the pandemic when our child care center closed. We asked Miss Jackie to come live with us when we returned to NYC in June and it has been wonderful. The only reason we have to end it is because we're committed to a school-like setting and Spanish immersion for our precocious two year-old in the fall. I'm pasting below two previous recommendations -- the one that I responded to in hiring Miss Jackie the first time, and a recommendation from her most recent family whose employment circumstances changed, putting her back on the market just as the pandemic was starting up. She's been great with an almost-two year-old just as she was with an infant: stimulating, attentive, creative, willing to go on covid-safe outings, lots of reading and games. When I hear them playing downstairs, it's full of laughter. The moment my 5 month old son met Miss Jackie, he grabbed her face and started laughing. We had met two dozen nannies in an emergency blitz after our nanny suddenly had to quit in early 2019, and they were starting to run together. But we should have known that our son would be the most important judge. We checked her glowing references (including one posted below from Hana) and quickly offered her the job. We knew it would only be a short term job (we were looking in late January but we are leaving the country in April through the summer and then spending the fall in another city), and so we were worried about our ability to find someone who would bond with our son quickly and be able to guide him through the important milestones of this three month period (solid foods, regular nap schedule, rolling over, sitting, hand dexterity). We should not have worried at all. Miss Jackie was willing to take our offer and she has been the rock we needed. Last weekend when I left her and our son as we went out for a date night, I started crying because I was so happy to have someone totally trustworthy who deeply cares about our son. Miss Jackie jokingly calls him her little grandson, and that's exactly the feeling we get. If there's one word I would use to describe Jackie, it's INTEGRITY. I never doubt that she's going to do what she says, and communicate clearly if something changes. We always completely trust her. I'm in an executive position in my professional life, and the ability to painlessly take and give feedback is one of the most important qualities in an employee. Jackie and I have been able to communicate clearly and easily from day one. She LOVES her work, takes it very seriously, and is often willing to take on extra hours and babysitting because she is that dedicated and truly enjoys her time with our family. To this day, my infant son always smiles a huge smile when he sees her every morning. What could be better? Miss Jackie is always about 10 minutes early. She purees him fresh baby food (started him on solids), does his laundry and cleans our kitchen and tidies the living room. When she first started with us, our son was on a nap strike as part of a big "Wonder Week" developmental leap, and she found a new way to get him to sleep that now is the default way he goes to sleep -- WITHOUT TEARS! She writes down his feeding and nap times on a dry erase board in our house, and she has gotten him to a pitch-perfect sleep schedule. My husband and I are often in and out of the house, and I go on an outing with our son and Jackie every Friday, so we actually get to spend a fair amount of time around her. She is a funny, warm, genuine person who always makes us laugh. She's quick to laugh as well. What you see is what you get with Jackie; there's no suspicion that she's not saying what she thinks or that you're not quite sure who she is. She keeps it 100! She is an excellent mix of an expert (certified baby nurse, many long-term nanny relationships) and willing to do whatever naive thing we want her to do as new parents. She follows our lead and also, I know, would be willing to totally take charge if we wanted her to. I think that's rare to find in a super-experienced nanny. She would also be willing to do a nanny share with more than one child. Please contact me if you are interested in talking with Jackie. Below is the recommendation from her immediate past employer, Hana. Thank you, Heather IMMEDIATE PAST RECOMMENDER INFO: *I AGREE TO THE INTEGRITY POLICY* NANNY INFO: *Name: Jacqueline "Jackie" Jack *Dates Worked: April 2019-present *Work Details: Full-time nanny *Availability: Early- or mid-March *Phone: 917-376-7930 (Please text first) RECOMMENDER INFO: *Name: Stephanie Clary *Email: [email protected] I'm writing to recommend our warm and caring nanny, Jackie. She is a true gem with decades of experience, and she is ready to start a new job in March. She is like a member of our family and she has been our rock — giving us expert advice but always following our lead and respecting our decisions. She loves taking care of kids, is a fantastic communicator, and has always been 15 minutes early to our home — every single day. After some unexpected family-related changes, we are devastated to have to lose Jackie as our daughter's nanny. I see the love she has for our daughter every day and we would love to help her find her next role. When Jackie first came over to meet our daughter, who was a fussy 2-month-old at the time, Jackiewas so engaging and knew exactly how to comfort her. She helped us immensely as we transitioned through each baby stage. She is expert at sleep training, bottle feeding, food prep and sends frame-worthy photos every day. She takes our daughter out for walks each day and recommends playdates, music classes and other activities. She has never stepped on our toes or done anything to make us less than completely comfortable. Our daughter loves her and beams whenever Jackie walks in the door. When I come home each day, I overhear Jackie and my daughter chatting away, singing or reading a book. We have a small dog that adores her, too. Please contact me with any questions or for Jackie's past recommendations. Best, Stephanie Clary **FAMILY WHO RECOMMENDED JACKIE TO ME** *Name: Hana Choi *Email: [email protected] *Phone: 617-251-9851 RECOMMENDATION: Our amazing former nanny Jackie is looking for a new loving family to work for. She has many years of extensive experience taking care of babies/children (from newborns to toddlers to older kids), and is a certified baby nurse. She is warm, loving, reliable, and came highly recommended from former families, who had nothing but glowing things to say about her. Jackie took care of pretty much everything for our son: preparing meals for him, feeds him, reading to him, taking him out to playgrounds, classes, gym and parks, doing his laundry, changing his bed sheets, cleaning his toys, etc. Jackie also frequently sent us pictures of their day (which often become the highlight of our day) and coordinated play dates. In fact, our son came to meet his now-best buddy through another nanny Jackie befriended at a playground. Most importantly, Jackie genuinely loves being around children, which is evident from the bond she has formed with our son. His face lights up every morning when she comes in. My husband and I are first-time parents, so we were obviously nervous when I had to return to work. We did an extensive research and interviewed a lot of people for the nanny position. After seeing our son immediately warm up to her, we knew Jackie was the one. Earlier this year I injured my back badly and was unable to even hold my son while my husband was out of town for two weeks. Jackie came in at 7am every morning and took care of everything, including helping me move around the house. Her kindness really touched our hearts. We feel very lucky to have found someone as special as Jackie and sincerely hope we can find a great new family for her. Jackie can be reached at 917-376-7930. Please don't hesitate to reach out to me to talk further. Hana (Mom to Isaac)
Posted on 7/21/2020
Sharon Francis
Manhattan, Bronx/Riverdale
English
Experience With: newborns, toddlers, preschool, elementary;
Availability: Full time, Desired start 2020-08-01
  • Travel: Yes, domestically only
  • Cook: Yes, for kids only
  • Laundry: Yes, for kids only
  • Cleaning: Yes, light cleaning only
  • Live in/out: Only live-out
Parent Reference
Sharon has been with us since our oldest was 3 months old (I have a 3 and 5 year old). Words can't express how truly amazing Sharon has been to our family- not just to my children but to my husband and me as well. She was the voice of calm and reason when my first was born and I was navigating being a new mother and working full-time. She was our rock when my second was in the NICU and we were split between spending time at the hospital with the newborn and home with the 2 yr old. She has gently guided us all through infancy, the terrible 2s and now preschool and kindergarten. My boys have turned into kind, polite, smart and funny humans and that has just as much to do with Sharon's role in their lives as it does ours. We have been lucky to have her and are a better family for it.
Posted on 7/21/2020
Carmen
Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens
English, Other, (other language is Filipino)
Experience With: newborns, toddlers, preschool, elementary; Graduated more than 5 years ago;
Availability: Full time, Desired start 2020-06-01
  • Cook: Yes, for kids only
  • Laundry: Yes, for kids only
  • Cleaning: Yes, light cleaning only
  • Live in/out: Only live-out
Parent Reference
We cannot imagine a better nanny than Carmen. She is simply the best. We love her, and had no intention of letting her go -- unfortunately, due to job changes resulting from the COVID crisis, we are leaving New York. Carmen has cared for, loved, and helped raise our son, Teddy, since he was 3 months old (he is now 23 months old). She was with Teddy from Monday through Friday, from 8am-6pm every day. Some of the things that make Carmen so special... Carmen is outgoing and proactive. We had just recently moved to Brooklyn Heights when Carmen started working for us, and she had not previously worked in or spent any time in the neighborhood, so none of us really knew anyone at the beginning. Within a matter of weeks, Carmen had met and befriended a number of other nannies/babies in the neighborhood, and spearheaded a play group that resulted in some of Teddy\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\'s closest friendships. And because Carmen always kept us fully in the loop, and would only make plans after connecting us with the parents of any babies she was making plans with, many of our friendships with other couples in the neighborhood were thanks to Carmen as well. Carmen is organized, meticulous and detail-oriented. Without us asking her to, when Carmen first started as Teddy\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\'s nanny, she kept a daily log documenting his meals, sleep schedule, activities, etc. It was essentially a minute-by-minute report accounting for the whole day, and as first-time parents it was both comforting and helpful to have as a reference. Carmen is energetic, active, and totally present. Carmen and Teddy never sat idle in the apartment; they were constantly on the move, playing, exploring, spending more time outdoors than indoors, and finding new age-appropriate activities as Teddy grew. Carmen kept Teddy engaged 100% of the time, and she had an amazing impact on his development. Carmen was never on her phone in front of Teddy (unless she was texting us their whereabouts, or taking a picture of video of Teddy to send to us), and the TV was never on. Teddy always had 100% of her attention, and she showed boundless patience with him no matter what. Carmen kept us informed throughout the day as to what they were up to. Thanks a steady stream of pictures, videos, and text updates, we always had a sense of how Teddy spent his day, and we got to vicariously enjoy some of it with him. Carmen kept things in order. Thanks to Carmen, the apartment was always neat and organized. She did Teddy\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\'s laundry multiple times a week. She cooked Teddy healthy, balanced meals, and introduced him to new foods and flavors. She kept lists for groceries, cleaning supplies, and other essentials like diapers and wipes so we always knew what was needed. Amazingly, we could keep going. We\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\'ll stop the list here for now, but we would be more than happy to continue singing Carmen\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\'s praises on a reference call. We absolutely adore Carmen, and we cannot recommend her highly enough. She is a one-of-a-kind, warm, loving, compassionate woman who treated our child like he were one of her own.
Posted on 7/21/2020
Simone
Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens
English
Experience With: newborns, toddlers, preschool, elementary;
Availability: Full time, Will work before 7:30a, Will work after 7:30p, Will work weekends, Desired start 2020-08-03
  • Travel: Yes
  • Cook: Yes, for kids only
  • Laundry: Yes, for kids only
  • Cleaning:
  • Live in/out: Only live-out
Parent Reference
Dear Lucky Parents: We write to give Simone the highest recommendation possible as a caretaker for your family. She has been an integral part of our family for 2 ½ years, since our son was 12 weeks old. We recommend her without reservation and would be more than happy to speak with you at your convenience about what a tremendous role she has played in our son’s life. Simone has loved our son as though he was her own, and he loves his “Sisi.” She has decades of experience in childcare and treats her job as a profession and a calling. She keeps our son safe, healthy, and happy. She is the kind of nanny who actively plays with her kids in the parks and playground, not just sits on the bench; who makes bathtime, meal time, and clean up time fun; who turns toddler standoffs into giggles; who navigates busy city museums with ease; who joyfully participates in kid classes; who diligently wipes down shared toys (even pre-covid); who creates a community of age-appropriate playmates. She engages him in conversation constantly, challenges him with puzzles and physical play, and is as invested in his growth, well-being and development as we are. Sadly, our family is leaving the city, and we would love to see Simone set up with a great new family. In a post-covid world, Simone has been extremely cautious. She lives alone and maintains strict social distancing. We trust her completely and know the next family to work with her will be truly blessed. Feel free to reach out to us directly with any questions. Jennifer: [email protected] Patrick: [email protected]
Posted on 7/21/2020
Melissa
Manhattan, Brooklyn, Bronx/Riverdale
English
Experience With: newborns, toddlers, preschool, elementary; Graduated more than 5 years ago;
Availability: Full time, Desired start August
  • Cook: Yes, for kids only
  • Laundry: Yes, for kids only
  • Cleaning: Yes, light cleaning only
  • Live in/out: Only live-out
Parent Reference
Melissa is a gem. Our family just moved upstate and we're saying goodbye to our extraordinary nanny of 8 years. Melissa came to us when our first was 3 months old back in 2012. She helped us raise 2 compassionate & curious girls who absolutely ADORE & love her to pieces. I can't say enough about Melissa. She is... * Nurturing, loving, patient, fun, organized, responsible * Skilled at nurturing kids at all ages. Melissa was a dream when my girls were newborns, helping to not only take care of them but also support me as a new mom. She was equally fantastic with them as my girls got older. She is young (in her 40s) and has dynamic energy to keep toddlers / kids highly engaged * Healthy! This was important for us - we wanted a nanny who embraces a healthy lifestyle and would introduce this to our kids at a young age. Melissa is a wonderful cook and my girls always appreciated her delicious and nutritious cooking. * Clean. I'd come home to an apt cleaner than the way I left it. * Trustworthy. Melissa was a dream partner to my husband and I- our relationship was built on trust & partnership, which is so healthy & important as this is someone who is helping to raise your kids. Melissa is open to flexible PT or full time hours, and is available on weekends. She is truly the best, and we're sad to let her go but know she will be able to help another family! If you know of anyone or if you are looking, please let me know. Kind thanks, Jenny
Posted on 7/20/2020
Diana Gibbs
Manhattan, Brooklyn
English
Experience With: newborns, toddlers, preschool, elementary; Graduated more than 5 years ago;
Availability: Full time, Desired start 2020-09-01
  • Travel: Yes
  • Cook: Yes, for kids only
  • Laundry: Yes, for kids only
  • Cleaning: Yes, light cleaning only
  • Live in/out: Only live-out
Parent Reference
Diana is wonderful! From the moment I met her I knew she was the right person to care for my newborn daughter and I was right. She has been with us for 3 years and now we also have a 6-month-old son. She has helped to sleep training them both and has always had them on a great schedule in which they thrive and are easy to manage. She’s attentive and caring as well as being trustworthy and reliable and she has tons of experience. Diana always keeps them entertained with fun activities, reading, classes and play dates (pre Covid). My children adore her.
Posted on 7/19/2020
Jane
Manhattan, Brooklyn
English
Experience With: newborns, toddlers, preschool, elementary;
Availability: Full time, Desired start 2020-08-01
  • Cook: Yes, for kids only
  • Laundry: Yes, for kids only
  • Cleaning: Yes, light cleaning only
  • Live in/out: Only live-out
Parent Reference
Jane is a loving, kind woman who likes to stay active, make play dates and to laugh. She is incredibly reliable - never took a sick day or was late and was always flexible if we needed her for extra hours. She cared for my son when he was a little older but also has experience with newborns and young children. I am hoping she will find a wonderful family to call home.
Posted on 7/19/2020
Gwen Redhead
Manhattan
English
Experience With: newborns, toddlers, preschool, elementary;
Availability: Full time, Will work before 7:30a, Will work after 7:30p, Desired start 2020-08-01
  • Cook: Yes, for kids only
  • Laundry: Yes, for kids only
  • Cleaning: Yes, light cleaning only
  • Live in/out: Only live-out
Parent Reference
Our wonderful nanny of 18 years is available for full-time live-out nanny/housekeeper position in NYC. Gwen has been with us since my first daughter was born and has truly helped raise all three daughters while my husband and I both worked outside of the home. From day one Gwen promised to care for my daughter as if she was her own. Gwen is a professional with a strong moral character and work ethic. She is completely trustworthy, extremely reliable, neat and most of all loving and committed to those in her care. She is experienced with children of all ages. Gwen has cared for infants and toddlers taking them to and from classes and arranging playdates. Gwen also has plenty of experience juggling busy schedules and bringing multiple kids to school and activities all over the city. Gwen has always been willing to go above and beyond with a smile. If needed she was happy to come in early or staying late and occasionally stayed overnight so we could get a weekend away. Gwen and I are great partners. From the start I have trusted her judgment and Gwen has respected and honored the things that are important to me. We obviously adore Gwen and want to help her find a great family to work with. I am happy to speak with you about Gwen. My cell is 917-685-1725. Peg Sullivan Gwen's cell is 917-586-7501
Posted on 7/19/2020
Vashney Small
Manhattan, Brooklyn
English
Experience With: newborns, toddlers, preschool, elementary;
Availability: Full time, Desired start 2020-08-01
  • Can drive
  • Travel: Yes
  • Cook: Yes, for kids only
  • Laundry: Yes, for kids only
  • Cleaning: Yes, light cleaning only
  • Live in/out: Only live-out
Parent Reference
Due to our relocation, our exceptional nanny Vashney is looking for a new, full time position. We would love to keep her to ourselves but her family is New York based. Vash has been with us for almost 3 years and a nanny for decades. All of the families that she has worked with absolutely love her and consider her family. She still keeps in touch with all of them. Nannies like her are hard to find. We trust Vash completely and our son loves her. She took care of everything related to our son from laundry to preparing his food to keeping his room clean and organized. Vash goes above and beyond to coordinate play dates, classes and park visits where our son was always making friends. Our son knows more people around the neighborhood than we do! We were in constant communication throughout the day, Vash keeps us well informed with pictures and texts that always brightened our day while at work. Vash fits into our family seamlessly. She aligned with us on our parenting philosophy, is easy to talk to and we really enjoy her company. We know that she will always be a part of our family’s life. If you are interested, please reach out to me or her directly. Sarah - 703.772.3993 [email protected] Vashney - 646.267.9211 [email protected]
Posted on 7/19/2020
Yolande
Manhattan, Brooklyn
English
Experience With: newborns, toddlers, preschool, elementary;
Availability: Part time, Will work before 7:30a, Will work after 7:30p, Desired start 2020-07-18
  • Cook: Yes, for kids only
  • Laundry: Yes, for whole family
  • Cleaning:
  • Live in/out: Only live-out
Parent Reference
Yolande is a genuine, honest, reliable, loving nanny. She is never late, never asks for time off. Yolande was our full time nanny when we lived in Manhattan And watched our three children. I worked from home so was able to see how she interacted with my kids and other nannies. She is always very attentive and puts the children first. She does not seek out her own personal social interaction but does want the kids to be able to play with other kids. Strangers would approach me on the street to compliment Yolande when they had seen her earlier with my children, commenting about how attentive and loving she is. You could not ask for a better person to trust you kids with.
Posted on 7/19/2020
Katie
Manhattan
English
Experience With: newborns, toddlers, preschool, elementary; Graduated in the last 5 years;
Availability: Full time, Will work before 7:30a, Will work after 7:30p, Will work weekends, Desired start 2020-09-01
  • Travel: Yes
  • Cook:
  • Laundry:
  • Cleaning:
  • Live in/out: Only live-out
Parent Reference
My husband and I are looking for a new home for our wonderful nanny, Katie, starting end of August/September of this year. She has been working for us full-time since the end of July when our son Noah was only six months old and she has truly been a godsend! Since the very beginning, Katie has always taken care of Noah with great energy and enthusiasm. She fills his daily schedule with games, activities, trips to the park and other excursions, keeping Noah entertained even when the weather is bad or during lock down. She requires little to no direction, but accepts all requests with grace and a positive attitude. When we come home from work and see that Noah has learned a new skill, it's because Katie taught him without even being asked to! We really learned how exceptional Katie is when our son was diagnosed with type 1 (insulin-dependent) diabetes in December. Katie visited Noah in the hospital and learned everything about caring for a diabetic baby in only a few days! On the day-to-day, Katie counts his carbs, administers his insulin and performs finger sticks with ease. We feel safe knowing Noah is under her watchful eye and he truly loves her! Nobody else in our family gets as many hugs from Noah as Katie! Unfortunately, we are moving away and that is the only reason we're writing this post - we're all so sad to leave Katie! We really can't say enough positive things about her so if you're interested, please don't hesitate to contact me.
Posted on 7/17/2020
Michelle
Manhattan
English
Experience With: newborns, toddlers, preschool, elementary; Graduated more than 5 years ago;
Availability: Full or part time, Will work before 7:30a, Will work after 7:30p, Desired start 2020-08-01
  • Cook: Yes, for kids only
  • Laundry: Yes, for whole family
  • Cleaning: Yes, light cleaning only
  • Live in/out: Only live-out
Parent Reference
Michelle is truly a wonderful nanny. She cared for my daughter for the last 4 years ( since she was 6 months old) and throughout that time has been extremely reliable, positive, and loving. Michelle is energetic and social and kept my daughter busy with trips to the playground, playdates, and other activities she would find in the area. She helped my daughter make friends in the neighborhood and learn positive social skills. She researched age appropriate art and educational projects and they had so much fun together learning and creating. Michelle always assured my daughter was safe and well cared for. She provided boundaries and direction when necessary and used teachable moments to help her become a better person. She prepared her meals and always was very conscious of her peanut allergy. She is extremely dependable, punctual, and flexible. She was always reachable and would send us cute pictures during the day and sometimes stop by my office to say hi. My daughter was always excited to see Michelle come in the morning. Other parents and teachers have gone out of their way to tell me how great Michelle is (not that I needed to be told). Any family would be very lucky to have her, she was certainly a gift to us. Though we are moving out of state, I'm so appreciative of the lasting impact she will have on my daughter and the life-long friendship we have.
Posted on 7/17/2020
Deverine
Manhattan, Brooklyn
English
Experience With: newborns, toddlers, preschool, elementary;
Availability: Full or part time, Will work before 7:30a, Will work after 7:30p, Will work weekends, Desired start 2020-07-20
  • Travel: Yes
  • Cook: Yes, for kids only
  • Laundry: Yes, for whole family
  • Cleaning: Yes, heavy cleaning
  • Live in/out: Will do either
Parent Reference
We are so sad that we are leaving the city and have to part ways with our wonderful nanny, Deverine. She is flexible, responsible and drama free--the perfect fit for our family. She cared for our 2 sons (7 and 5 + our big dog) for the last 2 years. Prior to joining us, she was the nanny for 4 kids from infancy to adulthood with the same family for 23 years! We were immediately impressed by Deverine’s flexibility--she always shifted with our timing requirements and went with the flow. She's very easy going and did a great job keeping our kids off their devices playing endless hours of board games and cards. Our wild guys respected her and adored her warm, no-nonsense approach.
Posted on 7/17/2020
Yvonne
Manhattan, Brooklyn
English
Experience With: newborns, toddlers, preschool, elementary;
Availability: Full or part time, Will work before 7:30a, Will work after 7:30p, Will work weekends, Desired start Available Now
  • Travel: Yes
  • Cook: Yes, for kids only
  • Laundry: Yes, for kids only
  • Cleaning:
  • Live in/out: Only live-out
Parent Reference
Yvonne, a warm and loving nanny is available immediately to meld into your family! While she was only with us for a short time, our son immediately warmed to her (the reason we hired her out of all interviewed candidates) and he was excited to welcome her into our home every day and often cried when she had to leave. Due to COVID-19 our needs have changed, but she would be a great addition to any family. She was with her former families for approx. four years (leaving only for specific health changes of family), and 13+ years with her family before. I think the longevity in her former relationships speaks volumes! She lives in BK, and has been quarantined and isolated. She has previously been CPR certified, and is a certified baby nurse. If you are looking for someone who will fill your home and child's life with extra love, reach out to Yvonne directly at (917) 405-2114.
Posted on 7/17/2020
Alicia Rodriguez
Manhattan
English, Spanish
Experience With: newborns, toddlers, preschool, elementary; Graduated more than 5 years ago;
Availability: Full time, Will work after 7:30p, Desired start 2020-10-12
  • Travel: Yes
  • Cook: Yes, for kids only
  • Laundry: Yes, for kids only
  • Cleaning: Yes, light cleaning only
  • Live in/out: Only live-out
Parent Reference
Alicia became part of our family 2 ½ years ago when my son was two months old, and I was beginning to transition back to work. We are relocating at the end of the summer and hoping to help find her a new great family. After interviewing several nannies, I knew instantly that she was the right fit. Her warmth, along with her experience (having been with the previous family for eight years), helped me feel comfortable as a first-time mom. We feel so lucky to have had Alicia these years to nurture and care for our son with so much love. Most importantly, I was able to trust Alicia from the beginning, and she was extremely reliable and dependable in addition to being flexible with her schedule when our work needs required a change. After work, we came home to a happy and sweet child, who is now bilingual in Spanish. He has shown so much growth from Alicia’s attention and caretaking him to classes, having play dates, and engaging him in activities. Additionally, she is an excellent cook, and we always come home to a clean and organized home. Alicia’s preference is to find a family that lives on the Upper East Side near where she lives. This was especially helpful during the time of the pandemic since she was able to walk to work and avoid public transportation.
Posted on 7/16/2020
Sonia Johnson
Brooklyn
English
Experience With: newborns, toddlers, preschool;
Availability: Full time, Desired start 2020-08-17
  • Cook: Yes, for kids only
  • Laundry: Yes, for kids only
  • Cleaning: Yes, light cleaning only
  • Live in/out: Only live-out
Parent Reference
We are leaving NYC and looking for a new family for our wonderful nanny. Sonia has been with our family for almost 2 years and we are grateful for every day. She started with us when our son was 4 months old and over the years has helped me figure out breastfeeding, pumping, formula, food, nap schedules, first colds, doctor’s appointments and now potty training! She makes all of our son’s meals, does his laundry, cleans his room and toys and always cleans up after they play. She sends us daily updates via text and pictures so we know what is going on and get to enjoy the little moments that we can’t be there for. Sonia is always on time, highly reliable and incredibly flexible with her schedule. She walks in the door every day with a smile on her face and greets our son like she hasn’t seen him in weeks. The love she gives him is nothing short of the love we feel for him as parents. He wakes up every day and asks for “YiaYia”. From the start, Sonia has given our son a better social life than we have – she recommended local play groups, music classes, made play dates, took him to the library, the playground, museums and the botanical garden. Sonia has endless energy and our son’s life is so full because of it. Even during these crazy times, she has managed to keep him entertained in a tiny living room with art projects, online music classes, imaginative play and turns regular walks into exciting adventures. She has also taken this time to successfully teach him his colors, letters and numbers. Before Sonia joined our family, she worked for two other families until their children were school age and she still babysits for those families on the weekends and keeps in regular touch - I think this is the perfect testament to the bonds she creates with all the children and families she cares for. Sonia has directly helped cultivate our son's sociability and happy personality and we have been so fortunate to have her as an influence on his growth and development. We are devastated to have to say goodbye, but know that any child and family will be lucky to have her in their lives. Please do not hesitate to reach out with additional questions; I am happy to speak by phone or email.
Posted on 7/16/2020
Georgia
Manhattan, Brooklyn
English
Experience With: newborns, toddlers, preschool;
Availability: Full time, Will work before 7:30a, Will work after 7:30p, Will work weekends, Desired start 2020-08-31
  • Cook: Yes, for kids only
  • Laundry: Yes, for kids only
  • Cleaning: Yes, light cleaning only
  • Live in/out: Only live-out
Parent Reference
Are you looking for an experienced nanny who offers the perfect blend of nurturing, imagination and structure? Look no further. Our incredible nanny, Georgia, is looking for her next family. We’ve had the privilege of working with Georgia on two separate occasions, first as part of a nanny share in Brooklyn for almost two years (Feb 2017-July 2018) and more recently, Georgia has been living with my family for the summer helping to care for my three children (4, 2, and 1M). We would love to have her stay with our family full time as a live-in but unfortunately she needs to return to Brooklyn September 1st- let our loss be your gain. Georgia joined our family when my son was 3 months old and as a first time mom, was an indispensable resource as I transitioned back to work- helping to get my son on a schedule and working with him on all of his milestones. She is proactive about recommending new classes or educational toys and easily navigates around Brooklyn’s best playgrounds. She is incredibly kind and loving towards “her babies” while also being incredibly nurturing towards her families. Having Georgia come back this summer has been such a blessing and after working with several other nannies over the past two years, I can honestly say that Georgia is a total gem. She’s a partner in parenting and my children absolutely adore her. She has over 20 years of nanny experience working with infants, babies and toddlers- in many instances for multiples or as part of a nanny share. She is also incredibly cautious and has been taken the necessary Covid precautions since February. She is available to start August 31st.
Posted on 7/16/2020
Zulma Villares
Manhattan
English, Spanish
Experience With: newborns, toddlers, preschool, elementary;
Availability: Full time, Will work before 7:30a, Will work after 7:30p, Will work weekends, Desired start 2020-07-27
  • Travel: Yes
  • Cook: Yes, for whole family
  • Laundry: Yes, for whole family
  • Cleaning: Yes, light cleaning only
  • Live in/out: Only live-out
Parent Reference
Zulma worked for our family from February 2018 to present, taking care of our daughters, now ages 6 and 2.5. Zulma was a very dependable, loving, professional, and trustworthy caregiver. Zulma has been working as a nanny for many years and has great experiences. Zulma was always on time and willing to stay late if we were ever running late coming home from work or had plans for the evening. She often stayed late just to give us an update on the events of the day. Zulma always kept us well informed on what happened during the day, how my children were feeling and play-dates scheduled for the week. I never felt like I missed out on their day-to-day lives. Zulma also even reminded me when I needed to remember a gift for birthday parties or bring something to school. Zulma is an excellent cook, making healthy and homemade meals each day for our daughters. She always made sure they had a well-balanced diet throughout the week and would often remind me what items I needed to include on my grocery list. Zulma would also do some light cleaning, tidying, laundry and grocery shopping for the family. While getting our daughter ready in the morning, she would lovingly sing in Spanish to our daughter. She was always the bright spot in our hectic morning routine. Though she is fluent in English, at our request, Zulma spoke to our girls in Spanish and as a result, both of our children are fluent Spanish speakers. Zulma is an excellent schedule-manager. She would drop off and pick up our girls safely and on time to school or various classes we had enrolled in around the neighborhood. She also had connections with several other nannies, and often organized playdates for the girls. Zulma treated our daughter as her own and we often received unsolicited feedback from other’s on what a great care giver Zulma is. Perhaps due to her experience, she also had an innate sense of how to meet our expectations and how to anticipate our needs in taking care of our children. She asked all the right questions, such as how we want to handle our childrens’ behavior. Zulma would incorporate our requests into her style and she would also have good suggestions and opinions that guided us as well. My girls adore Zulma. Her warmth, easy going personality and sincerity is infectious, and we consider her a life long friend. We made the decision this summer to leave the city. The hardest part of this decision was the fact we knew we could not take Zulma with us. She has become of part of our family. We feel strongly that whoever employs Zulma next is very fortunate and will feel the same way towards her as we did.
Posted on 7/16/2020
Jemma
Manhattan, Brooklyn
English
Experience With: newborns, toddlers, preschool, elementary; Graduated more than 5 years ago;
Availability: Full time, Will work before 7:30a, Will work after 7:30p, Will work weekends, Desired start 07/20/20
  • Travel: Yes
  • Cook: Yes, for kids only
  • Laundry: Yes, for kids only
  • Cleaning: Yes, light cleaning only
  • Live in/out: Only live-out
Parent Reference
Jemma is a wonderful caregiver. She is incredibly reliable, timely, loyal, and kind-hearted. She started with our family when our son was 4 months old and helped him achieve many developmental milestones. She was loving with our son and would play, read, sing, and care for him. She is very dependable and protective of our son. She was willing to follow our routines but also made recommendations for nap schedules and exposure to solids. She is a good communicator and easy to work with. I would highly recommend her to any family.
Posted on 7/16/2020
Urila
Manhattan, Brooklyn
English
Experience With: newborns, toddlers, preschool, elementary;
Availability: Full or part time, Desired start 2020-09-01
  • Cook: Yes, for kids only
  • Laundry: Yes, for kids only
  • Cleaning: Yes, light cleaning only
  • Live in/out: Only live-out
Parent Reference
Our amazing nanny Urila has been with us for almost two years taking care of our 3 kids (5 year old and 3 year old twins). We cannot say enough great things about Urila - she is loving, energetic, playful, attentive and able to handle multiple kids in any scenario. She puts her heart into everything she does and has very good judgement. She seamlessly juggled multiple schedules, helped potty-train our twins, planned fun activities/play dates to keep the kids engaged, and cared for them as if they were her own kids. She is extremely trustworthy, dependable, organized, and our children love her. We are unfortunately leaving NYC and wish we could take Urila with us but the next family she joins will be very lucky to have her.
Posted on 7/16/2020
Urmila
Manhattan, Brooklyn, Long Island, Queens, Staten Island, New Jersey, Connecticut
English, Other, (other language is Hindi)
Experience With: newborns, toddlers, preschool, elementary; Graduated more than 5 years ago;
Availability: Full or part time, Will work before 7:30a, Will work after 7:30p, Will work weekends, Desired start 08/01/2020
  • Travel: Yes
  • Cook: Yes, for whole family
  • Laundry: Yes, for whole family
  • Cleaning: Yes, light cleaning only
  • Live in/out: Only live-out
Parent Reference
In the past year I’ve gotten to know Urmila as she has truly become our trusted care giver. She began watching our newborn at two months of age. She has been a staple at our house ever since, working every weekday and weekends as requested. She is punctual and reliable and will let you know in advance if a conflict (unplanned) arises (e.g. the subway running late). Of Urmila’s strengths—and there are many—her greatest is her dedication towards our baby. She treats her as if she was her own. Our baby quickly developed extreme fussiness and reflux issues and Urmila was able to bottle feed her and adapt to her behavior. She can also entertain the little one throughout the day. She devotes her full attention her. At the same time she does a thorough job with washing the baby’s bottles, clothing, towels, and other light household work. When seeking a new nanny, one of the criteria we used was “how well can she follow our details and instructions (no matter how crazy they might be)?” Urmila quickly followed our instructions and never complained once. In essence, she will respect your wishes and adhere accordingly. While I wish Urmila could continue with us, we are moving out of state. I am confident that Urmila would be a great nanny for your little one. She conducts herself professionally, respects confidentiality, and is able to connect with the babies and little ones. She is irreplaceable! I sincerely hope that you are quick to give her a position, as her warmth, attentive care, and inviting personality will be sure to endear her to you. Please do not hesitate to contact me by phone or email if you’d like any additional information; I’d be happy to share!
Posted on 7/16/2020
Jojo
Manhattan, Brooklyn, Long Island, Queens
English
Experience With: newborns, toddlers, preschool, elementary;
Availability: Full or part time, Will work before 7:30a, Will work after 7:30p, Will work weekends, Desired start ASAP
  • Travel: Yes
  • Cook: Yes, for kids only
  • Laundry: Yes, for kids only
  • Cleaning: Yes, light cleaning only
  • Live in/out: Only live-out
Parent Reference
We posted the below for our wonderful nanny JoJo over a year ago. Fortunately she found a wonderful new family with two small kids and enjoyed them for several months, even isolating together to be able to care for them safely. Unfortunately, due to the pandemic this family left NYC permanently with very little warning for for financial reasons so we are once again hoping to help find her her work. She is very safety and health conscientious (keeping all certifications up to date) and while looking for full time work flexible given the current environment. She will be a wonderful help to anyone is looking right now. ---- We live on the UES and our amazing and loyal babysitter of many years is looking for work with a new family and we'd love to help her find one. We've held off as long as we could but our daughter is starting high school in the fall and we just can't afford the expense for babysitting anymore! Jojo is now looking for full time work as well so we hope to help her find it. If helpful to anyone to know - our child has multiple, serious food allergies and she's been able to keep her safe (and trained on epipens and cross contamination) AND we keep a semi kosher home so she knows all about dietary restrictions. She came highly recommended with great references as a nanny for a family with several kids many years ago when she started sitting for our daughter and also has kids of her own, and sometimes works as a sitter for a synagogue, so she's got tons of experience with children. Happy to give any additional info and her number is below as well. In her words: "Jojo's baby care. Jojo is looking for a full time nanny position in Manhattan. She is available from Monday through Friday from 830am to 6pm but can be flexible. Looking for a loving and caring family to work with. I have CPR and am baby nurse certified (both up to date), as well as 20 years of childcare experience!"
Posted on 7/16/2020
Catherine
Manhattan, Brooklyn, Bronx/Riverdale
English
Experience With: newborns, toddlers, preschool, elementary;
Availability: Full or part time, Will work before 7:30a, Will work after 7:30p, Will work weekends, Desired start 2020-07-20
  • Travel: Yes, domestically only
  • Cook: Yes, for kids only
  • Laundry: Yes, for kids only
  • Cleaning: Yes, light cleaning only
  • Live in/out: Only live-out
Parent Reference
Are you a new mom or dad looking for a nanny who will love your children and give you peace of mind that everything with them is taken care of when you're not there? I have your nanny! My children (7 and 4) adore our amazing nanny Catherine. Catherine was with our family for nearly six years since my son Tate was 3 months old and transitioned to a regular babysitter since our kids have been in school. My children love her so much. They run to the window every night after she leaves to shout their "I love yous" from the 8th floor down to her on the sidewalk below. I was so heavy-hearted when it was time for her to move on, and now it turns out that her latest family no longer needs her due to job loss during this pandemic, so she is looking for a new lucky family. At first, she can appear a bit shy with adults, but Catherine instantly connects and bonds with children. It was clear from her first interview with us that Catherine was so focused on our son, and her deep love for him was evident very early on. My mother, an early childhood educator, picked up on all of these things that Catherine was doing to engage with Tate that I didn't even notice. She has a gift. Catherine remains focused on our children, never distracted by her phone. She is always singing and reading books to them. She made a point of meeting other nannies in our neighborhood, so our kids had playdates and social outlets with peers during the day. We always would run into kids in the neighborhood who our kids knew well from their park time and playdates with Catherine. She had our kids outside as much as she could, running around the park, in sprinklers, being kids. Which brings me to the next of Catherine's attributes: she is incredibly responsible and always exhibits good judgment. If the kids got wet or dirty playing the park (which I love!), she would always have them bathed and clean by the end of the day. She left our home more spotless than we left it for her. She was always on time and never took sick days - maybe two total in the six years with our family. Somehow she maintains this perfect balance of love, activity, and order. She makes it look effortless. We would be happy to recommend Catherine and just want her to spend the next 6+ years with a great family who would be happy to appreciate all of her gifts. (willing to commute by train wearing mask and gloves)
Posted on 7/15/2020
Vidya Natchandra
Manhattan, Brooklyn
English
Experience With: newborns, toddlers, preschool, elementary;
Availability: Full or part time, Will work before 7:30a, Will work after 7:30p, Desired start 2020-07-20
  • Travel: Yes, domestically only
  • Cook: Yes, for kids only
  • Laundry: Yes, for kids only
  • Cleaning: Yes, light cleaning only
  • Live in/out: Only live-out
Parent Reference
Vidya has been part of our family for over 5 years- I hope that speaks volumes!!!! I'm now a SAHM and my son is about to begin Kindergarten so we unfortunately don't need her services anymore. From the moment we met her (when my son was 2 months old) we knew immediately she was THE ONE. Kind, loving, calm, patient, trustworthy she was everything we could have asked for in a nanny. She's even great with pets, our dog LOVED her! Any family would be lucky to have her. Please please please don't miss this opportunity to grab her up. She's amazing with newborns all the way up to sassy know it all toddlers :)
Posted on 7/15/2020
Sharon
Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens
English
Experience With: newborns, toddlers, preschool, elementary;
Availability: Full or part time, Will work before 7:30a, Desired start 2020-07-14
  • Cook: Yes, for whole family
  • Laundry: Yes, for whole family
  • Cleaning: Yes, light cleaning only
  • Live in/out: Only live-out
Parent Reference
Sharon is a caring, mindful, and loyal person. She has been a part of our family for 12 years. I trust and respect Sharon’s opinion and she cares greatly for my 2 girls.
Posted on 7/15/2020
Gloria Ellis
Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, Bronx/Riverdale
English
Experience With: newborns, toddlers, preschool;
Availability: Full or part time, Will work before 7:30a, Will work after 7:30p, Will work weekends, Desired start 2020-07-20
  • Travel: Yes
  • Cook: Yes, for kids only
  • Laundry: Yes, for whole family
  • Cleaning: Yes, light cleaning only
  • Live in/out: Will do either
Parent Reference
Our son's loving nanny, Gloria, has full day availability from Monday-Friday starting immediately. We have made the painful decision to relocate out of New York City. Otherwise, we'd probably never let her go. It may sound trite but she's truly become family  to us over the past couple of years. Gloria has been taking care of our son since he was 3 months old and has  been such a wonderful, fundamental addition to our son's life.  She is experienced, responsible, loving and fun.  Some details: * She is a caregiving pro.  She is highly attentive to feeding schedules, nap schedules, changes in development and all the rest.  She is great at taking information from us and working with the direction we give her as we try to maintain a routine. * She is also very observant and will share with us anything useful she observes throughout the day.  She's very experienced with babies and toddlers and has lots of useful knowledge and insight. * She's incredibly warm and loving with our son.  He lights up when she walks in the room, and she is always bubbly and sweet with him.  They've formed a very loving bond and we feel very lucky to leave our son with someone who clearly cares about him very much.  * She's fun and energetic.  They are out of the house pretty much all day when she's here. She takes him to the park, playgrounds, the library, singalongs, etc.  When they're home she's constantly engaging him and playing with him.   * She is totally reliable.  She hasn't missed a day of work and is always on time. She is reliably available for odd nights and weekends, and she is flexible when we need her to be. * She's super easy to work with.  We're able to communicate well back and forth and she's been a pro since day one.   * She has over 20 years of baby/nanny experience (including some several-year-long relationships), and she came extremely highly recommended to us.  
Posted on 7/15/2020
Jennifer
Manhattan, Brooklyn, New Jersey
English
Experience With: newborns, toddlers, preschool, elementary;
Availability: Part time, Will work before 7:30a, Will work after 7:30p, Desired start August 3rd
  • Cook: Yes, for kids only
  • Laundry: Yes, for kids only
  • Cleaning: Yes, light cleaning only
  • Live in/out: Only live-out
Parent Reference
Jennifer has been with our family for nearly 2 years. We have a 4 year old and a 18 month old. She is trustworthy, reliable, and responsible. She has helped with our older son's toddler tantrums and can be stern when needed but is loving and playful as well. Due to Covid, my work situation has changed, so we just no longer need her full time. She will be staying with us 3 days a week, and is therefore looking to be with another family 2 days a week. I am happy to answer any questions regarding Jennifer and her time with us. Any family would be lucky to have her.
Posted on 7/15/2020
Attoy
Manhattan, Bronx/Riverdale
English
Experience With: newborns, toddlers, preschool, elementary;
Availability: Full time, Will work before 7:30a, Will work after 7:30p, Will work weekends, Desired start 2020-07-20
  • Cook: Yes, for kids only
  • Laundry: Yes, for whole family
  • Cleaning: Yes, light cleaning only
  • Live in/out: Only live-out
Parent Reference
Attoy is dedicated, smart, kind and reliable. She has been with our family for 16 years! She has taken care of our daughter from the time our daughter was 6 months old. We live in Manhattan and Attoy would do the laundry, shopping, and pick our daughter up from school. Attoy took her all over Manhattan for appointments, playdates, after school programs, etc. When our daughter no longer needed a nanny, Attoy continued to help run the household and help out with whatever was needed. We can't recommend Attoy highly enough! Please feel free to contact me with any questions.
Posted on 7/15/2020
Jenny Ramlakhan
Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens
English
Experience With: newborns, toddlers, preschool, elementary;
Availability: Full time, Will work before 7:30a, Will work after 7:30p, Will work weekends, Desired start 2020-09-01
  • Cook: Yes, for whole family
  • Laundry: Yes, for whole family
  • Cleaning: Yes, light cleaning only
  • Live in/out: Only live-out
Parent Reference
Jenny has been our son's nanny since he was born in 2009. She has a wonderful disposition: calm, caring, and careful. A consummate professional, Jenny didn't miss a single day of work in over ten years, always arrived on time, and was endlessly flexible to accommodate our demanding schedules. She is from Guyana via Trinidad. Her own children are grown. We have moved to California and all miss her greatly.
Posted on 7/15/2020
Elena
Brooklyn
English, Russian, Other, (other language is Ukrainian)
Experience With: newborns, toddlers, preschool, elementary; Graduated more than 5 years ago;
Availability: Full time, Will work before 7:30a, Will work after 7:30p, Desired start 2020-09-01
  • Travel: Yes, domestically only
  • Cook:
  • Laundry: Yes, for kids only
  • Cleaning: Yes, light cleaning only
  • Live in/out: Only live-out
Parent Reference
Lena was referred to us by a friend in whose family she worked for 6 years, taking care of 3 kids from newborn to age ten. Lena has been our part-time nanny for the past two years. She quickly built a great rapport with my children (my boys met her when they were 3 and 5). I have seen her interact with them in a friendly, approachable manner, immediately tuning into their moods and handling challenging behaviors with ease. Lena has always been very punctual and responsible, as well as open to suggestions. She plays and reads to the kids and addresses all their practical needs; she is always in an optimistic mood, full of energy, and open to adventure. It has been a joy to know her!
Posted on 7/15/2020
Stacy Joseph
Manhattan, Brooklyn, Long Island, Queens, Bronx/Riverdale
English
Experience With: newborns, toddlers, preschool, elementary;
Availability: Full time, Will work before 7:30a, Will work after 7:30p, Desired start Immediate
  • Travel: Yes, domestically only
  • Cook: Yes, for kids only
  • Laundry: Yes, for kids only
  • Cleaning: Yes, light cleaning only
  • Live in/out: Only live-out
Parent Reference
Due to changes during the pandemic, I no longer need our amazing nanny, Stacy. Stacy is sweet, patient, calm and lovely. She's been with us since my 3.5 year old was 2 months old. My son adores her and we're going to miss her tremendously. She was Live-In with us, but is ideally looking for a Live-Out position. She was my sons second mom for sure - cooking, doing his laundry, actively played with him (he’s super active) and spent countless hours reading to him, doing puzzles and showing him an extreme amount of love always. I'd love to find her a wonderful new family to help and be a part of - she is free for immediate hire.
Posted on 7/15/2020
Joanne Henry
Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens
English
Experience With: newborns, toddlers, preschool, elementary;
Availability: Full time, Will work before 7:30a, Will work after 7:30p, Desired start 2020-08-24
  • Can drive
  • Travel: Yes, domestically only
  • Cook: Yes, for kids only
  • Laundry: Yes, for kids only
  • Cleaning:
  • Live in/out: Only live-out
Parent Reference
Joanne has been working with our family for 6 years. The first 2 years we lived on the Upper West Side. Thereafter we purchased a home in Summit, NJ. For the duration of her employment she has resided in Brooklyn. For the past 3+ years she has commuted all the way from Brooklyn to Summit. She is reliable and terrific with our daughter. When we need her to come in early or stay late she is flexible. By September we will be moving to London and hope a family will benefit from her services.
Posted on 7/14/2020
Indra
Manhattan
English
Experience With: newborns, toddlers, preschool, elementary;
Availability: Full or part time, Will work after 7:30p, Will work weekends, Desired start 2020-07-20
  • Can drive
  • Cook: Yes, for whole family
  • Laundry: Yes, for whole family
  • Cleaning: Yes, light cleaning only
  • Live in/out: Only live-out
Parent Reference
Indra is a hard worker, responsible and adores children. She provided full time childcare in our home for eighteen years, starting when our first child was six months. She has been a great help and partner in bringing up our two active boys from infancy through adolescence. Indra is very outgoing and was critical in connecting our kids with other families in the neighborhood when they were small. In addition to childcare, she cooked, did laundry, light housekeeping and generally managed the family home during workday hours. Neighbors and other parents at school always commented on how wonderful she was with the boys and their friends. Any family would be lucky to hire her!
Posted on 7/14/2020
Shirlynn
Manhattan, Brooklyn, Long Island, Queens, Staten Island, Bronx/Riverdale, New Jersey
English
Experience With: newborns, toddlers;
Availability: Full or part time, Will work before 7:30a, Will work after 7:30p, Will work weekends, Desired start 7/14/20
  • Travel: Yes
  • Cook:
  • Laundry: Yes, for kids only
  • Cleaning:
  • Live in/out: Will do either
Parent Reference
Shirlynn is an incredible baby nurse and was an absolute miracle worker with our preemie twins. She came to us as a replacement when our twins were two months old and we were so pleased with her and that we kept her on for much longer than we had initially planned and budgeted for, as it was well worth the investment. Shirlynn has a calm and peaceful way about her that our babies quickly responded to. She patiently put our twins on a gradual feeding and sleeping schedule and lovingly cared for them day and night. The change in their behavior was almost immediate, they went from overtired and cranky to happy and playful. Shirlynn won our trust instantaneously, as our daughter was particularly fussy and fought sleep horribly. After only a few nights of Shirlynn's even tempered composure and attentive tenderness, our baby girl happily went to sleep on schedule, allowing my husband and I to get some much needed rest. Shirlynn was keenly observant of both the twins' behavior and quickly began to anticipate their needs. She was always prepared and often fulfilled their demands before I even thought to ask. As a first time mom, I admit I was practically clueless. Shirlynn gently offered suggestions based upon her observations and her advice was invaluable, she always seemed correct in her assessments. In the mornings, I would often wake from a restful nights sleep to find the babies already fed and changed, playing on their floor mats with Shirlynn right beside them on the floor, playing along with them or quietly reading to them. When either of the babies was fussy, I often observed her talking to them serenely and incredibly enough, I noticed them responding. When the weather was fair, Shirlynn took the twins out for some fresh air and sunshine either on the deck or on a walk, which they now look forward to. In the beginning, Shirlynn hardly slept at night, but never complained and though she must have been exhausted, she never seemed to lack the energy to warmly care for our babies and never lost her patience. Shirlynn accompanied us on our trips to the doctor and knew how to support them appropriately after their shots and through our daughter's nerve-wracking first fever, all the while remaining ever vigilant and even tempered. Our twins thrived under her charge and when we received the green light to begin incorporating baby food into their diet, Shirlynn knew exactly which foods to introduce, and in which order. Besides teaching us how to feed them with a spoon she also taught us how to recognize signs of dislike and fullness. Thanks to Shirlynn, our twins are now on an organized schedule of bottle feedings, food feedings, play time, naps, baths and sleep. They are healthy and growing and remarkably, now sleep through the night. We are so grateful that Shirlynn came to us and wish we had budgeted for forever, she is truly a gem and any family with babies or young children would be lucky to have her.
Posted on 7/14/2020
Lisa Rodriguez
Manhattan, Brooklyn, Long Island, Queens, Bronx/Riverdale
English, Spanish
Experience With: newborns, toddlers, preschool, elementary;
Availability: Full time, Desired start 2020-08-03
  • Travel: Yes
  • Cook: Yes, for kids only
  • Laundry: Yes, for kids only
  • Cleaning: Yes, light cleaning only
  • Live in/out: Only live-out
Parent Reference
Lisa was an exemplary care giver to our daughter over the past two years. As first-time parents we were seeking a loving and steady hand. Lisa was that and so much more. Upon joining us, Lisa very quickly established a daily routine, made friends with other caretakers of similarly aged children in the neighborhood and supplemented our daughters day-to-day activities with music classes, story time at the library and children’s entertainment at the local cultural institutions. Lisa is bilingual (English + Spanish) but spoke to our daughter mostly in Spanish, which was our preference. As a result, our daughter became bilingual herself. She cooked delicious, healthy meals for our daughter (breakfast, lunch and dinner) and hand washed all her toys and clothing at the end of every day. Lisa accompanied us to every doctors appointment and was a true partner as developmental milestones were met and/or changes needed to be made (dropping a bottle, switching to solid foods, etc). Lisa is very prompt, always showing up early to work each day. Lisa was always willing to accompany us on vacations, care for our daughter if we had to go out of town or even if we just needed extended care into the evening. She would come to work every day with a big smile on her face and would greet our daughter with open arms. Lisa poured so much love into our daughter and was a member of our family. We have made the difficult decision to leave New York City and therefore can not continue to employ Lisa. Our hearts are broken by this decision but we can attest that she is an excellent nanny of the highest order. We would be elated to provide additional testimony to Lisa’s experience.
Posted on 7/14/2020
Julienne Gomis
Manhattan
English, French
Experience With: newborns, toddlers, preschool, elementary;
Availability: Full time, Desired start 2020-08-03
  • Cook: Yes, for kids only
  • Laundry: Yes, for kids only
  • Cleaning: Yes, light cleaning only
  • Live in/out: Only live-out
Parent Reference
Julienne has been an absolute pleasure to work with over the past 4 years. She is loving, caring, generous and hard working. It has been a worry free experience being able to trust her with the well being and safety of our children. She is dependable and has always been proactive with planning daily activities and play dates for our children. Julienne is very organized and easily completes all tasks while taking the lead on everything related to caring for our children. The added benefit has been her willingness to teach and communicate with our children in French. Lastly, the thing that has been most satisfying is the numerous amount of random compliments that she would receive from other nannies, parents, teachers and our neighbors when they noticed how she interacted with our children.
Posted on 7/13/2020
Tshering Gurung
Manhattan, Brooklyn, Long Island, Queens
English, Other, (other language is Hindi, Nepali )
Experience With: newborns, toddlers, preschool;
Availability: Full time, Will work before 7:30a, Will work after 7:30p, Desired start 2020-07-13
  • Cook: Yes, for kids only
  • Laundry: Yes, for kids only
  • Cleaning:
  • Live in/out: Only live-out
Parent Reference
Tshering Has been working with us for 4 years and has been helped to raise my son. She started to work with us when my son was 3 months old. One of her greatest strength is her ability is to be flexible. Yet, maintain discipline- something which is not very easy to do. She recognized herself dedicated and dependable individual. I have never come across any complaints from them.she doesn’t take a day off and never late to work. I have seen her helping my son bottle feeding, changing diaper, potty training and cooking healthy food, taking classes and reading books. She always behaves and reacts professionally even in adverse situation. As a friendly and fun individual, she will be able to provide good mentorship to your children. I wish her best of luck for her future employment. Please do not hesitate to contact me at +13475492277 if you need more information regarding her abilities.
Posted on 7/13/2020
Renata
Manhattan, Long Island, Queens
English
Experience With: newborns, toddlers, preschool, elementary;
Availability: Full time, Will work before 7:30a, Will work after 7:30p, Will work weekends, Desired start 2020-06-15
  • Travel: Yes, domestically only
  • Cook: Yes, for whole family
  • Laundry: Yes, for whole family
  • Cleaning: Yes, light cleaning only
  • Live in/out: Only live-out
Parent Reference
Renata has been with our family and caring for our son from approximately 9 months old to 9 years old. I have stopped working and, at this age, we no longer need full-time care. However, Renata needs a full-time position. During her time with us she grocery shopped, prepared healthy well-balanced meals, was responsible for laundry, bath and general hygiene. She had no problems washing our clothes or emptying the dishwasher, etc. She was great about social interaction and making sure he was comfortable playing with others and, as he got older, coordinated his after school activities (e.g. soccer). She is the mother of two grown sons (20s) so her time is a bit more flexible. Prior to working with us, she worked for over a year with premature twin newborns. I would recommend her without hesitation.
Posted on 7/13/2020
Manju
Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens
English, (other language is Hindi, Nepalese)
Experience With: newborns, toddlers, preschool, elementary;
Availability: Full time, Will work before 7:30a, Will work after 7:30p, Desired start 2020-07-13
  • Cook: Yes, for kids only
  • Laundry: Yes, for kids only
  • Cleaning: Yes, light cleaning only
  • Live in/out: Only live-out
Parent Reference
Our nanny is looking for a new family as we have temporarily relocated out of the city. If we hadn’t left the city, she would still be with our family because she’s AMAZING! We are sad to see her go, however want to find another long-term position for her with a wonderful family. Manju is of Nepalese origin and lives in Elmhurst, Queens. She has been with our family for almost 2 years since my second child was 3 months old. She took my son to all his activities, classes, playgrounds and parks. She would also proactively make play dates for him. She also took care of our daughter after school, on days she didn’t have school, and took her to her activities, and made play dates for her as well. During snow days, beginning part of the pandemic while we were still in NYC-she would be innovative and find games, projects, be silly with the kids and would still keep them entertained in our home without any issues. She is a great multi tasker and was able to take care of both my kids very smoothly and still made sure my apartment was in perfect shape at the end of the day. My kids absolutely adore her and still miss her. She also helped out with meal prepping, light housekeeping such as vacumming, sweeping, mopping, laundry, dishes, etc. If time permitted she would also do other chores around the house such as organizing the pantry or the kitchen cabinets without me even asking her. She considered us as her family and treated my kids as such. For example, if my daughter or sons clothes were too big on them-she would stitch them to size without me even asking her. She always had a very pleasant attitude and demeanor. She truly is a gem and I am very sad to let her go. Please feel free to contact Manju directly and let me know if you have any questions about her. As a side note-we ran a very thorough back ground check on her before we hired her and it was clean. We also spoke to her two previous families and both of them had glowing things to say about her as well.
Posted on 7/13/2020
Ronnie
Manhattan, Brooklyn
English
Experience With: newborns, toddlers, preschool, elementary;
Availability: Full time, Will work before 7:30a, Will work after 7:30p, Desired start 2020-09-14
  • Cook: Yes, for whole family
  • Laundry: Yes, for kids only
  • Cleaning: Yes, light cleaning only
  • Live in/out: Only live-out
Parent Reference
We are looking for a new family for our wonderful, one of a kind nanny who has been part of our family for the past 7 years. We are devastated to have to move on from our amazing nanny as we are moving out state and if we could take her with us, we absolutely would. Ronnie has been a loving, caring, nurturing and incredibly engaged caregiver for our high energy boys, ages 7 and 3, since our oldest was 6 months, and our boys absolutely adore her and cannot wait for her to walk in the door each morning and follow her out the door to give extra hugs when she leaves each evening. Ronnie is an incredibly unique caregiver and has always put our boys needs first, whatever may have been required throughout the years. Whenever she saw me reading a parenting book or any type of child psychology article, she always wanted to read what I was reading and then discuss because she is truly interested in children and constantly improving on what she knows, and she also always was very conscious of us being on the same page. Ronnie has served in every possible capacity with our family over the past 7 years, helping me in the early newborn days with everything from establishing a nap schedule to introducing solids to washing pump parts and supporting me during the post-partum days in ever way, As the boys have grown older and their needs have changed, she has been instrumental in supporting our family every step of the way from potty training to taking the boys for field trips and activities all over the city and making play dates with other nannies with kids of similar ages or interests to keep the boys engaged. Ronnie managed complex dietary restrictions due to allergies and cooks the delicious and healthymeals for the kids, serving them hot lunches and dinners each day, in addition to cooking dinner for our entire family each day. She has a deep understanding of children and child psychology and models kindness and respect to them every day. She not only cares for the boys seamlessly, she helps manage our busy household and throughout the years as my husband and I have worked long hours or had to travel for work, Ronnie has handled anything that needed to be taken care of in our home, in our absence, from grocery shopping, to dealing with deliveries and more. She leaves our apartment spotless every single day and helps ease our lives in every way imaginable. We are devastated at the loss of of our wonderful caregiver and partner parent these past years. If you are interested in any more information or would like me to connect you to Ronnie, please reach out to me directly at (917) 796-7335. Thanks!
Posted on 7/13/2020
Renata
Manhattan, Long Island, Queens
English
Experience With: newborns, toddlers, preschool, elementary;
Availability: Full time, Will work before 7:30a, Will work after 7:30p, Will work weekends, Desired start 2020-06-15
  • Travel: Yes, domestically only
  • Cook: Yes, for whole family
  • Laundry: Yes, for whole family
  • Cleaning: Yes, light cleaning only
  • Live in/out: Only live-out
Parent Reference
Renata has been with our family and caring for our son from approximately 9 months old to 9 years old. I have stopped working and, at this age, we no longer need full-time care. However, Renata needs a full-time position. During her time with us she grocery shopped, prepared healthy well-balanced meals, was responsible for laundry, bath and general hygiene. She had no problems washing our clothes or emptying the dishwasher, etc. She was great about social interaction and making sure he was comfortable playing with others and, as he got older, coordinated his after school activities (e.g. soccer). She is the mother of two grown sons (20s) so her time is a bit more flexible. Prior to working with us, she worked for over a year with premature twin newborns. I would recommend her without hesitation.
Posted on 7/13/2020
Shirley Mohamed
Manhattan, Bronx/Riverdale, Westchester
English
Experience With: newborns, toddlers, preschool, elementary; Graduated more than 5 years ago;
Availability: Full time, Will work before 7:30a, Will work after 7:30p, Will work weekends, Desired start 2020-08-03
  • Travel: Yes
  • Cook: Yes, for whole family
  • Laundry: Yes, for kids only
  • Cleaning: Yes, heavy cleaning
  • Live in/out: Only live-out
Parent Reference
Shirley is loving, thoughtful, flexible, and reliable. Our children are happy, polite, and thriving in her care. She's become family, and will be the only nanny you will ever need. Shirley started with us when our oldest was about year old and helped us tremendously as we brought our second baby home. She cares not only for the children, but for the whole family. Our home (and I) felt more peaceful and put together just having her around. She’s reliable and understanding, and has stuck by us through thick and thin. I received 3 GLOWING recommendations for Shirley before we brought her on. Shirley is an experienced educator. She will help you keep your children engaged when home from school this fall! She will cook beautiful meals (enough for the family), do the kids laundry, pick up around the house, and is very flexible to the family’s needs. She was also wearing a mask long before COVID-19 and she knows the need for cleanliness and physical distancing. Prior to the pandemic, she was very active with the other nannies, children, and community organizations in our neighborhood and picked up our daughter every day from school. Your children will always be kept safe in her care. I’ve also always worked from home, so she knows how to manage to the kids while parents are working. She's a kind soul and a joy to be around. Your family will be well cared for with Shirley!
Posted on 7/12/2020
Isidora Avalos
Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens
English, Spanish
Experience With: newborns, toddlers, preschool, elementary; Graduated more than 5 years ago;
Availability: Full time, Will work before 7:30a, Will work after 7:30p, Will work weekends, Desired start 2020-07-01
  • Travel: Yes
  • Cook: Yes, for kids only
  • Laundry: Yes, for kids only
  • Cleaning: Yes, light cleaning only
  • Live in/out: Will do either
Parent Reference
July 12, 2020 To the family considering Isidora Avalos (our beloved Isi): I’m tempted to be selfish, to not inform you of how truly wonderful Isi is – this way we could keep her nannying gifts all to ourselves. But, unfortunately, our child has become so busy with 1st Grade, after-school activities, and play dates that we’ve outgrown the need for a nanny. For over 5 years Isi has been an integral part of the family raising my daughter, Bayla, to be the happy, active, caring kid she is thus far. Since Bayla was 6 months old Isi has been providing loving, educational, adventurous, reliable care. Come to think of it, not just for Bayla, but for our whole extended family. Including tender care for our aging dog through his passing 2 years ago. Isi is the type of caregiver who doesn’t just read to Bayla, she creates a cozy, interactive, learning time with books. Doing voices, teaching words in English and in Spanish while still giving Bayla room to identify pictures, letters and numbers for herself. Isi doesn’t hesitate to roll around on the floor playing “sick” when Bayla is imagining she’s a doctor for the umpteenth time. The relaxed, fun reading with Isi has become even more important because as Bayla grows-up we’re discovering that she has a language arts-based learning disability. Isi’s unconditional support has helped Bayla confront her special learning needs with confidence, not fear. Isi is the type of caregiver who can orchestrate long, joyful days with Bayla assuming the responsibility of full-time parent while I’m am on shift. Her day with us typically lasts 15 hours. During that time Isi independently navigates Bayla’s playdates, playground romps, in-home time with dolls, trucks, kitchen and other toys, artsy projects, meals, light housework, laundry, personal hygiene and bedtime. Always punctual, often early, Isi also stays late without a peep of complaint (as often happens since I work in a Pediatric ER.) She asks for help when she needs it and takes instruction well, though she rarely needs that - keeping Bayla on a more consistent playing, learning, eating, bathing, etc. schedule than I (her mother) have ever managed to. She is a loving and fun addition to our family and always professional and handling infection control during the pandemic well. If our family schedule hadn’t shifted to eliminate the need for additional care we\\'d be moving forward with Isi without reservation. Don’t hesitate to call or write me if you want to know more or need specific questions answered. Sincerely, Rebecca Greene - Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner - Newark Beth Israel -Pediatric ER [email protected] (310) 301-1031
Posted on 7/12/2020
Kim
Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens
English
Experience With: newborns, toddlers, preschool, elementary;
Availability: Full time, Will work before 7:30a, Will work after 7:30p, Will work weekends, Desired start 2020-06-06
  • Travel: Yes
  • Cook: Yes, for kids only
  • Laundry: Yes, for whole family
  • Cleaning: Yes, light cleaning only
  • Live in/out: Will do either
Parent Reference
Kim is an amazing and loving nanny. She was with our family for 14 years, until long past the point our son really needed a nanny because she was such a part of the family. She was very engaging with our son, taking him on play dates, to the library, museums, zoos and parks. She would read with him and help teach him numbers and letters. I was a partner at a major consulting firm and never had to worry about rushing home because she was very flexible. Other parents would stop me on the street and tell me how loving and careful Kim was with our son. Any family will be very lucky to get Kim as a nanny.
Posted on 7/12/2020
Violet Johnson
Manhattan, Brooklyn, Bronx/Riverdale
English
Experience With: newborns, toddlers, preschool, elementary;
Availability: Full time, Will work before 7:30a, Will work after 7:30p, Desired start 2020-07-13
  • Can drive
  • Travel: Yes, domestically only
  • Cook: Yes, for kids only
  • Laundry: Yes, for kids only
  • Cleaning: Yes, light cleaning only
  • Live in/out: Only live-out
Parent Reference
Violet came into our lives this winter and we cannot recommend her highly enough. Her warm disposition, loving nature and strong work ethic drew us in immediately. She was very open to learning how I liked things done and open to sharing her opinions whenever I asked for it, without feeling forceful at all. She came in my door every morning 10 minutes early, and always with a huge smile on her face so excited to see my son (as well as my pup who always greeted her). Violet was never on her phone during the day or watched TV, her entire focus was on our son. Violet would constantly ask if I had feedback for her as she truly wanted to foster an open and honest relationship with us. We sent her out on activities and she found some of her own to keep her and my son busy (pre-Covid) She was always extremely flexible (able to come early or stay late if asked) which was something important to my family and our work schedules. At the end of the day, she was an all star nanny and I wish we were able to keep her but unfortunately I was laid off due to COVID! I know from the moment she walked into my house my husband and i both knew she was the one (after a VERY extensive interview process). She is really all you could want in a nanny to watch over your children, I trust her implicitly and hope she finds another wonderful family to join. Below is her previous employer's recommendation from this site who Violet was with for 5 years and prior to that she was with a family for over 20 years! Feel free to text or call Violet directly to get in touch or reach out to me directly with any questions. Best, Andrea 781-789-4358
Posted on 7/12/2020
Jacqueline Bambara
Manhattan, Bronx/Riverdale
English, French
Experience With: newborns, toddlers, preschool, elementary;
Availability: Full time, Will work after 7:30p, Will work weekends, Desired start 2020-07-13
  • Can drive
  • Travel: Yes
  • Cook: Yes, for whole family
  • Laundry: Yes, for kids only
  • Cleaning: Yes, light cleaning only
  • Live in/out: Only live-out
Parent Reference
If you are looking for an incredibly kind, generous, giving, and caring nanny, then you want Jacki! She has literally been our saving grace with our girls! If we weren't relocating for a job, she would still be with us. Jacki joined our family in October 2018 when our twin girls were five months old and has been with us for almost 2 years. Her ability to love, care for, and manage the children is incredible. Jacki came to us through a recommendation from a family who also loved her dearly! We interviewed many other nannies and Jacki had such a presence and calmness that we knew she would be perfect for our girls. She truly loves children as her own. Jacki is patient and knowledgeable and we were very quickly put at ease seeing how well Jacki managed the madness of twins. And she did so with a smile on her face. Jacki is also amazing at listening and following schedules that are already in place as well as quickly adapting to new/changing schedules. In addition, she is very capable (because of her experience) to help develop a schedule for you. We love that Jacki is proactive. We so appreciated that she researched activities (both free and paid) for the girls. They very quickly were involved in a daily play group and making friends. And Jacki is mindful of education/milestone growth and helps facilitate activities and/or environments for them to develop. Lastly, Jacki is great around the house. Making dinners for the kids and the family. She is always tidying up, taking care of laundry, and even open to running last minute errands for mom and dad. She is reliable, trustworthy, and responsible. As we mentioned before she was a saving grace and someone who we trusted 100% everyday with our girls. She has a joy and energy that is noticeable the minute you meet her. We loved how much she played with the girls. (That was very important for us that we have a nanny who would get down on the ground and play, read, and talk with the girls.) BONUS: Jacki is fluent in French and English so we loved that our girls were learning a second language. Again, we cannot recommend Jacki enough. She truly is a gift to any family.
Posted on 7/10/2020
Maimouna Dieng
Manhattan, Queens
English, French
Experience With: newborns, toddlers, preschool, elementary;
Availability: Full time, Will work before 7:30a, Will work after 7:30p, Desired start 2020-07-10
  • Travel: Yes
  • Cook: Yes, for kids only
  • Laundry: Yes, for kids only
  • Cleaning: Yes, light cleaning only
  • Live in/out: Only live-out
Parent Reference
Due to the current situation with COVID-19, we are deeply saddened to lose our truly amazing nanny, Maimouna. For the last two years, she has brought such incredible warmth and spirit into our home and brings out the very best of our four-year-old daughter each day. She is loved and adored by the children and teachers at our preschool, the doormen in our building, and the other nannies in the neighborhood. She has the warmest smile and the biggest heart! Maimouna has worked with children of all ages in both a home and academic setting. She speaks to our daughter in both French and English. They go to classes, museums, parks, and libraries in our neighborhood on the UWS. She is highly energetic, and radiates genuine warmth. She has made so many friends and sets up regular playdates, sending us photos and videos of their adventures every day. She is trustworthy, devoted and selfless, but also has a great no-nonsense approach to discipline that we love. She cooks healthy, delicious meals for our daughter, has mastered potty training, and has encouraged confidence while also reinforcing manners. We are heartbroken to lose such a vital, trustworthy part of the family, but we want to make sure that she finds the right next one!
Posted on 7/10/2020
Seeta Narine
Manhattan
English
Experience With: newborns, toddlers, preschool, elementary; Graduated more than 5 years ago;
Availability: Full time, Desired start 2020-09-01
  • Cook: Yes, for kids only
  • Laundry: Yes, for kids only
  • Cleaning: Yes, light cleaning only
  • Live in/out: Only live-out
Parent Reference
Exceptional nanny looking to join a new family. Super reliable and unbelievably trustworthy. Fantastic references and will exceed any and all expectations as a caregiver for your child/children. Available late August / early September. When I shared the news that we would be moving to Miami by early August, the look of shock on Seeta's face pierced my heart. For it wasn't the news that her 6.5 year tenure with us would be coming to an end, but rather the reality that she would soon have to part from the girls she so dearly loves and treats as her own. Seeta joined our family on a bitterly cold day in January 2014 when my eldest daughter Amanda was five months. Seeta was actually my second nanny, the first shall we say just wasn't the right fit. What happened was that my mother-in-law who is one of the kindest people I know (I definitely hit a home run in that department) made me realize that me angst towards the first nanny wasn't unrealistic expectations as a first time mother - she just wasn't good at her job, plain and simple. The reason I'm sharing this is because when Seeta joined I quickly realized how good a nanny can be, that my expectations could be met and exceeded. From that first day I knew that her calming presence juxtaposed with boundless energy was just what we needed. Even when we learned that my daughter would need a second major surgery - her first was at four months - she was there with me at nearly every doctor's appointment, and took her alone to countless PT sessions. When that dust settled about 10 months later my mom was diagnosed with stage 4 lung cancer. My mom's decline was rapid and unexpected, but I was comforted by the fact that Seeta was home taking care of my daughter while I spent countless hours at MSK. Fast forward a year and a half later, we welcomed our second daughter. For all the love she bestowed on our eldest I couldn't imagine she could do the same for our youngest. But I was quickly proven wrong. That love is something that I am grateful for and will do everything and anything to keep it going strong for years to come. We have been so, SO incredibly fortunate to have Seeta in our lives and any family would be so lucky to have her.
Posted on 7/10/2020
Marlena Melendez
New Jersey
English, Spanish
Experience With: newborns, toddlers; Graduated more than 5 years ago;
Availability: Full time, Will work before 7:30a, Will work after 7:30p, Desired start 2020-07-13
  • Cook: Yes, for kids only
  • Laundry: Yes, for kids only
  • Cleaning: Yes, light cleaning only
  • Live in/out: Only live-out
Parent Reference
Marlena is truly a blessing that came into our family especially in a time when I was most skeptical. She is truly an amazing soul and nanny - by far the best we have ever had. Malrlena has a charisma that can brighten any ones heart. She is trustworthy, enthusiatic, keeps our children safe, happy, on their toes, stimulated at all times doing daily crafts, sensory activities, puzzles, workbooks and taking them out for daily strolls and when now possible to the park. Marlena shows great time management, always on time, great attendance record and makes the best healthy meals for our 3 boys. Marlena is hard working and one of the most dedicated individual's that I have ever met. My husband and I are truly grateful for everything she has done for not just our boys but us as a family and are sorry to lose her (only because now I am home while my husband is the sole provider). Please do not hesitate to reach out with any questions you might have. It would be my delight to find her a great family to further work for.
Posted on 7/10/2020
Doma
Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens
English, (other language is Tibetan, Hindi)
Experience With: newborns, toddlers, preschool, elementary;
Availability: Full time, Desired start 2020-09-01
  • Cook: Yes, for kids only
  • Laundry: Yes, for whole family
  • Cleaning: Yes, light cleaning only
  • Live in/out: Only live-out
Parent Reference
Our family is moving from NYC and one of our priorities is to help our amazing nanny, Doma, find her next placement in NYC (preferably in Manhattan, Brooklyn or Queens). Doma takes care of our two children, a 4.5 year old boy and a 20 month old girl, and has been with us since our son was 4 months old and my wife returned to work. We were extremely lucky to have been introduced to Doma through a mutual acquaintance early in our search and we are hoping to pay it forward to another deserving family. Every Monday morning, I can’t tell who is happier to see her – the kids or us parents! All joking aside, Doma is more than a nanny to us, she has become an extension of our family. Over her 4 years with us, she not only took care of our children, but she also helped me through two very complicated post-delivery recoveries, not because we asked her to but because she cared and wanted to. More topically, during these unprecedented times with COVID-19, Doma has stood by our side and supported our crazy work-from-home schedules, Zoom classes and modified outdoor activities for the kids. Even though it was not part of her job, and in addition to her nanny duties, she took on being a teacher and doing daily lessons and worksheets with our son. She was happy to work together with us to create an approach that worked because she know it was important and valuable our son. I cannot emphasize enough how invaluable this support has been for two working parents. Doma starts each day with an amazing attitude and a warm smile. She is one of the calmest, most patient people we know and brings a joy and warmth in her interactions that clearly shows her love for children. For us parents, she is also very hardworking, responsible and organized in her approach. In short, we trust Doma implicitly and the peace of mind that we have in knowing she is taking care of our kids is a source of great comfort. In our neighborhood, we have had neighbors, doormen and other moms who have observed Doma with the kids come up to us to tell how wonderful she is with our kids and us how lucky we are to have her. Doma has a strong work ethic and a deep sense of responsibility to our children and family. She is always on time and promptly lets us know in the rare instances that she is ever running late. She ensures that the kids’ bedroom, bathroom and play area are always clean and tidy every day and left in great condition. She is also very open to feedback and takes it seriously. For example, we told her early on that we wanted to have primarily homemade food prepared for the kids and from day 1, she ensured that the kids ate a varied diet of healthy, freshly prepared meals, from pureed veggies to roasted chicken and vegetables. Another example is that we wanted early and frequent reading to be a big part of the kids’ routine, and in addition to our efforts, Doma always takes time to sit down and read with the children on a daily basis. She loves to engage the kids with art, music and active play and, like her menu, continues to evolve these activities as the kids grow bigger. Doma also understands the importance of social interaction for the kids and is constantly setting up new playdates, recommending new classes and finding fun things to do in the neighborhood. Despite her demanding schedule, when she’s not running around to classes, preparing food or cleaning up, Doma finds genuine joy in playing and interacting with the kids. Many times we have come home early or unexpectedly and found her laughing or singing or playing with the kids. At the end of each day, she makes sure to give one of us a status report on what the kids ate, how their classes / playdates went and any other noteworthy news. Ideally we would love to take Doma with us, but she is a true NYC nanny and has roots and a life in the city that make such a commute impractical. Doma’s impact on our children and on us will be felt for years to come. We have a great relationship with her based on trust, mutual respect and communication. We want to help her find a great NYC family that will welcome her into their lives.
Posted on 7/10/2020