Looking for: Part-time, Casual Babysitting
Providing childcare is more than just a job for me, it is enjoying working with children. Call it a passion!I might be older than most sitters but therefore more experienced!
I have worked as a childcarer/nanny over the past twenty years and the children I cared for varied in age e.g, new borns, toddlers, primary- school age. I would like now to help the bigger kids with their schoolwork, games, etc.
In Holland I owned a private daycare centre.In Australia I worked as a afterschool carer and as a nanny/babysitter.
I am looking for a part-time position as a nanny/afterschool-carer/babysitter.I am flexible about days and the hours.I have references and a childcare diploma.
Children are like sponges, they are eager to learn and soak up all that you provide them with.So it is important to create the right enviroment in which they get to do so. Games indoors and outdoors, crafts, drawing, painting, playing with toys.
I like to laugh and have fun!
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I am 34 years old and have over 14 years of experience across many child care industries. I commenced my child care career working as a nanny in Red Hill for a wonderful family that I am still in touch with today. In between positions, I have gone on to have a family of my own but have continued in various capacities to foster my love of child care by working in a creche and running a family day care. Now as my children are a little older and my husband works from home, I would love to take on a new child care role. I am flexible, easy going and hard working. I believe my experience as a mother and maturity would be an asset to your family. I am always reliable, honest and motivated to provide the highest level of care in any situation. I have a certificate 3 in children's services, current first aid and an open license with clean driving record. If you have any other questions, please get in touch anytime.
NANNY/HOUSEKEEPER AVAILABLELooking for 12-20hours a week work on Brisbane Northside within 40km of Burpengary. I am 33yr old have my blue card, yellow card, first aid certificate and more than 14 years extensive experience working with children of all age groups including those with additional needs.
(I currently work on a rotating four weekly roster for three families with twins aged 2, a 3yr old, 4yr old 14yr old and 16yr old. These shifts are primarily mornings or late evenings however can discuss more specifics with any families considering hiring me).
I have successfully completed by Bachelor of Early Childhood however due to starting a recent photography business I am looking for a part time role that is flexible to work around my new business.
Although experienced working with all ages, I prefer to help a new family adjust to the demands of a newborn baby, assisting with knowledge and strategies to help you through those first few months. I am also registered with …
I am an extremely hard, reliable and enthusiastic worker. I learn fast and efficiently. While being readily available at any time and for many hours. I have not professionally babysat previously. However, have much experience from many nieces and nephews of all ages and difficulty level.
Looking for: Full-time, Part-time, Casual Babysitting
I am a devoted aunty to a very special long awaited niece and a loving mum to two beautiful pups. I am an AIN (Assistant in Nursing) in the aged care/disability sector and run a disaster response organisation which assists animals and their people in crisis.I come with relevant certification and clearances and am willing to apply as a registered carer with the Family Assistance Office.
Looking for: Part-time
My name is Amanda, I am a mature, outgoing and nurturing woman with a loving family which includes my husband and 7 month old little girl. I am looking to return to the nannying industry after many years of hairdressing. I have approx 8 years experience as a nanny in the UK for many families as well as here in Australia. I'm enjoying all aspects of motherhood and feel this is the perfect opportunity to to help another family with my skills and loving nature.
I am Kristin, currently 18 years old and I love being with children! My passion is to educate people, especially the little ones who are learning and growing everyday. I also have a big interest in health and promoting a healthy well being, which I think plays a big part in caring for children. I also recently finished school last year, completing my certificate III in Childcare! I am now part time at uni, studying to be a teacher! I have also been a swimming instructor for the past 2-3 years.
My current unavailability times due to uni are Monday and Thursday mornings from 9am to 12pm.
Hi.. My name is Nicolle. I am 39 years old and have been nannying for 15 years. I am looking for employment as a fulltime or part time nanny from Monday -Friday..I have 15 years experience working with all ages but prefer working with toddlers..My rate of pay is $25 per hour...I love working as a nanny as i find it to be a rewarding job...I am honest, fun, caring, easy going, reliable, punctual, friendly and outgoing person who loves being part of a family and building a good relationship with not only the children but with the parents too..I have Excellent references, Current first aid, CPR, Blue card, police check.I am looking to work on the Northside of Brisbane. Resume available upon request.I look forward to hearing from you soon.
Hi, my name is KaylaI am 19 years old and have just completed a year in the United States as an full time Au pair for four amazing children. I am bubbly and outgoing and am always up for an adventure. I am a fast learner and most of all I adore children.
Looking for: Full-time, Part-time, Casual Babysitting, Live-in, Au Pair
Hi! My name's Jemaya! I'm a trained child carer and certified in first aid and aged care. I look forward to meeting you and your family!
Hi my name is Katelyn and I am looking for babysitting/Nanny work. I come from a large family having 3 sisters aged 5, 7 and 14. I have looked after my sisters extensively helping my mother since they were born. Performing all types of duties such as feeding, changing nappies and supervising them to help my parents. I have experience babysitting children aged 3, 6, 7 and 10 and I have also au-paired on an overseas trip for a family so they could work and travel at the same time.
I am very responsible and love working with children of all ages. I am very patient and understand the importance of spending time with children and meeting their developmental needs. I take my role very seriously and understand the commitment it takes to be invited into a family unit. I have the ability to work a variety of hours and have my own reliable transport.I have also recently endeavoured in a First Aid and CPR course, and have applied for my Blue Card.
Having been brought up in a Au- …
I am a fully qualified nanny/child care worker, I have over 20 years experience and knowledge of all age groups, with excellent references available on request. I believe having the opportunity to be able to establish a relationship to educate and watch children grow and develop is one of the most rewarding aspects of working with children. I have recently returned home to Australia after living and working as a nanny/nursery teacher in London for the past 14 years. I genuinely love children and much prefer nanny positions as I love developing that one on one relationship within a family environment. I am fun loving, creative, kind, patient, responsible, flexible and very hard working. I also have a little one who is 2 years old, so am really looking for part time/casual work or babysitting roles, as I may have to bring my son with me, I understand that this arrangement may not suit everyone and I appreciate that. My husband is a police officer and depending on his roster he may …
Looking for: Full-time, Part-time
Hi! My name is Sarah Elnicky and I will be traveling to Australia in the beginning of January. I will be playing football but will also need work while I am here. I have lived abroad in Sweden, Iceland, Norway, and England for the past 10 years playing football professionally. In Sweden, I was actually an Au Pair to two Swedish children ages 3 and 5 for a year. I have nannied and babysat while home since I was 18 years old. I also coach kids ages 3 and up in football as my job when I am home in the United States in the offseason.
As the eldest of nine children, looking after children comes naturally to me. I have long been interested in childhood development and would avidly read parenting books, even as a pre-teen!
Furthermore, I have substantial experience working hands on with children. I have worked as a swimming instructor and lifeguard, caring for and teaching children of all ages about swimming and water safety.
I am a volunteer facilitator with UN Youth Australia, an organisation which educates high school aged children on topics surrounding international relations and diplomacy through peer to peer workshops.
In 2015, I also volunteered with The Smith Family, as a supervisor for their student2student peer reading program, and would check in with primary school aged participants weekly over the phone to offer support and troubleshooting.
Having recently completed a degree in international business and French, I plan to study linguistics online in 2017. I am most interested in …
I would describe myself as a very determined and highly motivated person. I take any job I do seriously but I’m able to see things in perspective and believe I’m quite easy-going to work with. I have 2 nieces & 1 nephew who mean the world to me, I have also previously worked in a day care facility with special needs so I am aware of the challenges one can sometimes face with children. However many challenges there are though, I believe I am a person who thrives on being organised and finding solutions to situations that may arise.
Currently I am a full time universtiy student at the University of Queensland. I am studying a dual degree: Bachelor of Arts & Bachelor of Education (Secondary). It is my plan to become a language teacher. I am also in the early stages of renovating my own home during my studies, and having a bit of extra income to add to the budget would be very helpful to me. It would be my absolute pleasure to look after your children.
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I have a passion for working with children and families and am not just a carer, but an early childhood educator specialising in the care of children from infancy to school age. I currently work in early childhood and am seeking babysitting work during evenings and weekends. I have 6 years of experience caring for and educating children in both long day care and home settings.
Hi my name is kelly, Im a nanny for 2 wonderful family's. 2 days each, duties include going to the park for hours on end as kids never want to leave,drawing and colouring, shopping, going to dance lessons and also swimming lessons. I've been with 1 family for 1 1/2 years (3 1/2 y.o.)and the second family for around 2 months (20 m, 4 y.o.). I really enjoy working with all the children and love watching them grow. I finish up with 1 family as the child will be going to school, so from January I will be available on Mondays, Thursday's, Friday's and weekends.
Hi I am Laura. I used to babysit a lot during highschool. I love kids and love being around them. I am currently doing my cert 3 in Child Care. I am involved in the Kids church at my church. I also run the youth group at my church as well.
***** Only looking for short term/contract work in the immediate future, due to travel commitments next year. My time with my current family is coming to an end at the end of January 2017, I will be available to work from February 1st.
Hi my name is Nat I started work as a nanny at the age of 18 years of age in Melbourne, I jumped in at the deep end with my first job working with six children of varying ages.Over the years I have gained my Certificate of childcare and have worked in various child-care centres and with a multitude of age groups.I stopped for a while to raise my own family before going back into the workforce as a nanny for a local family then moving onto my last family which consisted of twin girls looking after the girls from very early on until they went to school the year before last, at this point in time I am only looking to work part-time. I enjoy doing craft with the children I look after, as well as cooking and taking them to playgroup, story-time at the …
I am a friendly and outgoing young adult who loves to interact with children! Having worked in retail jobs for five years, I am very much a people person. I have previous paid experience (3 years) in looking after children aged between 5 and 12. I have been trusted to get them ready and drive them to school. Cook dinner, shower and get them into bed. I also have a younger sister who I have independently looked after reguarly since I was 15. I have been First Aid and CPR certified for nearly 2 years and have plenty of First Aid experience from my retail jobs.
I am a carer and teacher with current Queensland College of Teachers' registration. I am happy and energetic, love little ones and dogs. I have three, dogs that is.I own a safe, reliable car and have an excellent driving record.I have worked as a nanny with newborns to primary school aged children in Brisbane, Sydney and London and enjoy being part of the family.With my wealth of experience, maturity and excellent references I am able to offer the sort of care you will be very happy with and give you peace of mind that your children are in good hands.
Hi my name is shereen, at present i am working with two families which one is coming to and end. So i will be available for work. As a mother of two and grandmother of four beautiful boys,and one beautiful girl. I know how important it is to find the right person to take care of your little ones.I am a honest enthusiastic,caring person. Very reliable, who is able to work unsupervised. I have experience of working with children of all ages.I have worked with newborns and toddles.
I am registered with Centrelink family assistance office.
I have been living and working in Australia with families for over Seven years.
I have also worked at a college in the UK for ten years as a teacher’s aide, within performing arts, with children with learning and physical disabilities allowing them to stay in mianstream education.
I enjoy seeing children having fun and learning through play in safe surroundings, playing games, singing, dancing,swimming, picnics and going on walks and …
Hi my name is Nikki. I am 25 years old
I am currently studying my diploma in child care.For the past 4 years i have taken the time of work to stay at home with my 4 year old son, In those 4 years i also cared for my neice full time from the age of 18months until 5 years. Mon to Saturday 10 hours a day. I have also help alot of friends and family out with babysitting in that time.
I love to clean and i also enjoy doing ironing. I do enjoy to cook but will admit i am no chef.
I am available mon to saturday. 9 am - 5pm. Hours will be earlier and long once we get a 2nd car and i dont have to drive my partner to work.
When i also find a few families i am always up to talking about evening or overnight stays.
I am happy to go to your house during the day or you can drop you children to my house. I am in thw process of planning to start a family day care once i complete my diploma so i set up to for the day.
Please contact me to discuss more.
I am an experienced Baby Whisperer and Toddler Wrangler with good current reference. Am also a Registered Carer with Family Assistance Office. I am confident with sole charge from age 3 months but have cared for brand new babies as well so that mum can do a yoga class or have a bit of a break. I enjoy encouraging creativity and language acquisition which I do by playing age appropriate games. I am a warm and caring nanny who will implement the routine you ask me to follow and concentrate on keeping your child feeling secure and cared for in your absence. I am approachable and mature with an easy going nature and can prepare food which children enjoy eating. I have excellent referees as a sole charge nanny for babies, toddlers and older children. I look forward to contributing to your family.
Hi, my name is Maddi.
I am currently studying speech pathology. I have worked in outside school hours care. I also have experience working with children who have a disability or special needs through work at a special school and my university practices.
Usually available on short notice if needed.Please feel free to contact me if you have any questions!
My names is Karina and I am 25 years old and I have lots experience with children. This ranges from casual babysitting, working in Child Care, working in schools, as well as some study of children during my Social Science Degree.
I love children and enjoy their stories and being creative with them.
I live independently and I am looking for part time/full-time job.
Hi, I'm a 21 year old student. I have been working with children since graduating grade 12 in 2011 for Education Queensland. I am looking for something different and wanting to work with children in their home environment. I enjoy outdoor activities, educational learning and more.
I also coach children aged 3-14 through my local baseball club. I am up for a challenge and nothing will be too hard. I am prepared to do anything that will help make the family routine easier for you.
I'm Australian, 18, & I start university in march 2017 and am currently working part time but would like to earn some extra cash on the days I have off which are currently Thursdays and Fridays. I have good experience looking after children, hold a current first aid certificate and blue card and have completed bronze medallion and CPR but they have expired.
Hello! My names' Olivia and I am 24 years old, I have 13 years experience taking care of children. I have been independent since the age of sixteen which I believe has given me the ability to be extremely responsible and mature for my age. I work full time as a Business Development Manager for a Digital Communications business.
I am confident taking care of children from 2 weeks - 15 years. I'm easy going, responsible and reliable. I have my open drivers license and reliable car. I have my Childcare blue card and references available on request! I am passionate about kids, and understand their needs, I am comfortable setting them down to sleep.
I have experience working in a Childcare Centre however prefer working with kids in a smaller group so that I can give them the attention that they require and deserve to grow and learn as little individuals.
I am more than happy to help with school work and also more than happy to do general house hold duties as well, including …
Hi, my name is Bonita. I am a fun loving, mature and caring person and love working with children of all ages. I am currently working in an early education centre as an assistant educator in the toddler (1-2yr) room, but I have also worked with children from 3 months to 12 years. I have been working at this centre for a year and 2 months now and I have really enjoyed every second of it.
I began studying my diploma early this year and my first aid, asthma, anaphylaxis and cpr certificates are all up to date.
I have done quite a lot of babysitting for multiple families, so if references are required you need only ask. Please feel free to contact me. 😊
I am a very young gran mother that needs to earn some extra money.I have five Granchildren I really enjoy looking after children.Two of my gran children live here with their mother. I am currently looking after two boys two afternoons a week after school but I need more permanent hours. I will be negotable with hourly rate if long hours. I looked after 4 boys for 10 days for a doctor nd his wife while they went overseas for a holiday. I have been looking after twins and a older boy for the last 6 years as children are older I'm not needed very much but when mother goes out of town to a conference which isn't very often. I look after 19 mth twins all day on a wednesday & loving it. I also do l baby sitting on a casual basis on a friday or sat. night or some times all weekend. I looked after 4 children rangeing from 4 to 10 while parents got married my husband & I took them to the wedding at Montville then took them home and I looked after them at their house 4 a few days.
Looking for: Full-time
I am currently Working in Child Care in the Nursery however am looking to find a much more 'one on one' job working with children. I would love to provide more one on one care and attention to the children in my care but I find it is quite difficult and isn't practical to be able to give the attention I feel every child deserves. Im looking for a nannying type position, preferably full time hrs. I'm comfortable with working with all age groups as I have 6 years with school aged kids with also 3 years of looking after my niece 3 days a week from 8months of age. I have a current blue card and also have a Bachelor of Nursing which I am using as a bridging course and to further my knowledge as I go onto further study in studying a Masters of Social Work. I thoroughly enjoy working with children and once I've graduated university I am hoping to get a position as youth worker or school counsellor.
Hello there!My name is Susan.I am 24.I have been working with young children since Dec, 2010.I hold a Certificate 3 and Diploma in Children's services AS WELL AS a Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood).I graduated Uni Dec, 2014 and have been working as a kindergarten teacher for 18 months.
I am a 25 year old qualified, experienced and reliable nanny. I hold a Cert 3 in Children's Services and a drivers licence. I also have my own reliable transport which I am happy to use for any after-school care positions or for going on excursions.
I absolutely love working with children and their families and I can see myself working in this role for many years. I am hoping to find a long-term position with a family.
I am friendly and affectionate and believe in nurturing children to become outstanding little people.
I am currently studying Human Services and Criminology via distance.
My rates are full negotiable.
I have a passion to see young children grow and develop in a way that would make their parent/s proud. With my experience with children of all ages and relevant skills, I am capable of taking on any situation and love going the 'extra mile' for people.
On a weekly basis, I am a youth leader and event coordinator at my church, and am currently planning a wedding.
Some of my hobbies include: yoga, 4WDing on the beach, reading books and painting.
I look forward to working with you.
I am nineteen years old and have just completed my second year of university. The degree in which I am studying is a bachelor ofCreative Industries, majoring in Entertainment and Drama. I have had previous experience working with children including babysitting for friends and family, and volunteering at a Special School. I have a blue card due to this previous volunteer experience. I have a strong passion for the arts and enjoy doing creative activities. I also have my license and my own car, so I am able to do school drops offs and pickups, and various other activities such as visiting parks. I have also had previous work in retail but I believe that working with children would be more flexible and rewarding for me at this stage in life.
I live on the Northside of Brisbane, I am 19 and study full time.
I am looking for work babysitting over the university break and am free from December through to the end of February. I am free all day everyday throughout this time, except for during the day on Thursdays and Fridays.
I have a Blue Card and love working with kids, I have a lot of experience babysitting and would love to be able to help you out over the school break.
My name is Melanie. I'm a qualified and experienced primary school teacher. I'm currently working part time as a nanny /tutor and have over three years experience caring for children aged from newborn to five. I thoroughly enjoy working with children and creating a fun, engaging and nurturing environment. I'm organised, happy and energetic. I enjoy reading, talking and singing with children as well as outdoor play, outings to the park and music. I have a current first aid certificate and blue card. I have my own car and I'm reliable and punctual.
Looking for: Part-time, Casual Babysitting, Live-in, Au Pair
Hi, my name is Juliana, I will be studying in Brisbane for the next 12 months.I am a fully qualified nurse, very patient and passionate about working with kids.I have a Blue Card and I can provide references upon request.Thank you.
Hi my name is Katrina Constantin and I am 21 years old. I am looking for a casual/ part time position. I am studying a Bachelor o Early Childhood at University. I hold a Diploma in Early Childhood Education and Care, a current blue card, current first aid, CPR, asthma and anaphylaxis training. I have over three years experience as an educator at an exceeding childcare centre. I have experience in babysitting also. I thoroughly enjoy working with children and am very passionate about it. I will always take great precaution to ensure that your children are safely cared for. Most importantly I will provide care that allows your child to develop, learn and have fun!
Please contact me and we will be able to discuss further. Thank you very much
I have a resume which I am willing to send on request. I am 55 years old and have 2 grown up sons and 4 grandchildren and have had experience with several nieces and nephews. I have been employed as a doctor's receptionist for the past 27 years and am a carer for a special needs lady.
Hi my name is Teagan and i am 23 years old.
I am an experienced nanny/babysitter, i have been caring for children of all ages for over 6 years. I have a strong passion for children's educational development and well being.
I have been employed as a live in nanny and also a part time babysitter, these positions allowed me to enhance my skills and love for this sort of career.
I believe that all children are unique and deserve the best of care at all times.
I am available Monday-Friday and on Weekends also willing to work at night. I enjoy cleaning and helping with errands. I can cook, clean, help with laundry and anything else that may help you.
I believe that i could be a good fit for your family as I am nurturing, honest, reliable and have a genuine passion for what i do.
My qualificationsCertificate III in Children's ServicesFirst Aid CertificateBlue CardPolice CheckDrivers LicenceSafe and insured car (with baby seat already installed but can be …
Working with children is one of the most important jobs in our society, I love working with children in all aspects - from general teaching of manners, cooking, sports, craft and also for babies, their constant growth through touch, smell, feel and play. I especially like one-on-one time for their much needed developmental needs.
I have a:Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care.Diploma of School Age Education and Care.Scholarship awarded to Norland College in Bath, UK. (elite nanny training centre).I recently attended the Australian Nanny Convention, Gold Coast. Workshops in cyber safety, music, biomicrobes in gardens, red flags in development, silent reflux and more.I hold a current Blue Card, Senior First Aid certificate, CPR.Asthma and Anaphylaxis certificates. I plan on studying Midwifery externally over the coming years.I also have intensive training in Child Protection. I have a clear criminal history background and am a non smoker. I am of a …
I am a 19 year old female, with a passion for caring for others. I have worked for 2 years as a child safety and disability carer for Ablecare, I now work for Healthcare Australia, and have a very flexible timetable. In these positions I have dealt with children from all walks of life and all types of behaviours and physical/mental disabilities. As an Au pair I also worked with children, looking after a 3 year old, a 5 year old and a 7 year old. I have a written reference from the family I was with, which can be provided if asked for. I am studying a bachelor of nursing and a bachelor of paramedicine with the hopes to continue on after completing these degrees to study Psychology.
I am a highly energetic, friendly and outgoing person who is interested in the care and development of children. I am very active and in my spare time compete on a state and national level in Ice Hockey.
I am currently studying a Bachelor of Nursing/ Paramedical science degree and wish to specialise in paediatric. . I have several years experience with great parental references. I don't just wish to nanny, but become a part of a family where the child is our main focus.
I am a highly enthusiastic, friendly and ambitions young lady who is keen to pursue a career in Nannying. I have completed my certificate III in Early childhood Education and care with 120 + hours of practical experience and am looking to become a part of a family. I consider myself very disciplined and well carried as I was in Military Cadets for 4 years and am able to follow direction which I would transfer to carry out your wishes when it comes to the care of your child.
I love children of all ages, and seek to encourage and interact with them and their personal interests as they learn and develop. I have had 6+years experience working with children on a daily basis. This being in before and after school care, vacation care and as a sole care Nanny.
I have completed a Bachelor of Social Science, majoring in Youth Studies and Human behavior. Which has gained me a wide understanding of developmental stages and the needs and functions within them.I have just sold my small business in the hospitality arena, and am looking to now follow my passion for working with children. I am currently a Nanny to two primary aged girls, for two afternoons a week (which are flexible) and am looking for a second family to work along side of. I believe myself to be an enthusiastic, caring, kind hearted and trust worthy person. I obtain a clean licence and a reliable car, a current first aid certificate and blue card. Please contact me for a further resume and …
Looking for: Full-time, Part-time, Casual Babysitting, Live-in
Hello, my name is Hannah, I am 20 years of age and am currently studying a bachelor nursing/paramedicine at ACU. I am a well organised, enthusiastic and fun person who absolutely loves spending time and caring for children. My nannying age experience rangers from newborns to 7+ years, as I am currently working for a family of 4 children, all under the age of 7. Youngest 2 1/2 years, twins both 5yrs and eldest 7yrs. Making breakfast, doing hair, packing school bags, clothing, cleaning and school and day care runs make up the morning routine. School and day care pick ups, making school lunches, organising arvo activities, making dinners, showering helping with homework and doing bedtime is all part of the arvo routine. Weekends involve either a home day or taking them out for the day. I am also from a quite large extended family, so have taken care of my baby cousins and other family friends children on a regular basis. I have a working with children blue card and successful police …
I have nannied for the past 2 years, and have experience working with a range of ages. At the moment I am currently studying secondary education at university with a major of HPE and geography. I hold a current blue card and am relatively flexible with hours over the holiday period, however hours may change during uni study. I'm looking for several part time jobs or occasional babysitting job. I am flexible with duties and rates and own my own car and drivers licence. I am passionate about teaching and helping children learn and create new fun and exciting things and enjoy creating close relationships with children and watching them grow and develop.
Looking for: Full-time, Casual Babysitting
I am a very confident and reliable individual. I have loved children from day one, hence why I am currently studying Speech Pathology (Hons). I hope to work and major in children's speech, language, play and cognitive development. I will be graduating with honours in 2017. I am additionally SPASA's (Speech Pathology and Audiology Students Association) President for 2016. So therefore, my availability is continuously changing with semesters. (every 6 months) I have been able to handle children in all situations at all various ages. This comes from my role as being the eldest of 4 children. I understand the stress placed on parents with children, I aim to eliminate this as much as possible while ensuring the children are continuously happy. I am currently working with a family of three children, ages 4, 6, 9 on a once a week basis until University concludes and also various families that are wanting date nights with their partners with children ranging in ages from 3 months to 12 years.