Find babysitters in Lakeland, FL that you’ll love

386 babysitters are listed in Lakeland, FL

The average rate is $15/hr as of April 2024

The average experience for nearby babysitters is 4 years

Babysitters in Lakeland, FL

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Linda H.


Lakeland, FL

$17/hr10 yrs exp

Experienced Nanny Babysitter

Hired by 9 families in your neighborhood

As a nanny I have over 12 years experience. I have worked as many as 10 hours to 40 hours per week caring for infants to preteens. Duties consisted of child care, meal preparation, homework assistance and having fun. I enjoy story time, arts and crafts, and walks to the park. Although my main duty would be childcare I do not...
Linda can also help with: Craft assistance, light cleaning
Skills:

CPR

Recent review:

5.0
Linda is an amazing nanny. She came right on time for our family. We loved how she came to our home with lots of crafts and activities to engage our two year old. She helped him learn his ABCs and count to 100. Honest, dependable, flexible, thoughtful, and kind are...

Stephanie C.

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Clara T.


Lakeland, FL

$15-20/hr6 yrs exp

Date Night - Evening Babysitter

Hired by 14 families in your neighborhood

I am looking for a part-time weekend opportunities as a caregiver to earn extra income and be of great help. I am a firm believer that it really does take a village to raise a child. It is my goal to provide superior care in the environment that the children are most comfortable and give the parents a peace of mind knowing that...
Clara can also help with: Grocery shopping
Skills:

CPR

First Aid

Recent review:

3.0
Clara was be my first sitter outside of family and friends, so I don't know if my experience is the norm in these circumstances. She does respond right away when messaged so I liked that about her. She is reliable and punctual. I hired her to sit for my son while I...

Maria R.

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Hannah T.


Lakeland, FL

$10-25/hr8 yrs exp

Fun, Caring And Hardworking Babysitter

My name is Hannah and I am 26 years old. As the second eldest of five children taking care of all aged children is innate for me. I have babysat for families from 1 child to 5 children, aging from 1-16 years old. Over the course of my high school life, I was a "regular" sitter for 8 different families. One of the little boys I...
Hannah can also help with: Travel, craft assistance, swimming supervision, carpooling
Skills:

Special Needs Care

Recent review:

5.0
We used Hannah in July while visiting Orange Beach. Our kids loved her and she seemed to enjoy them as well. We would happily hire her again.

Jennifer G.

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Haley C.


Lakeland, FL

$18-21/hr6 yrs exp

Part-time/ Fulltime Babysitter

Hired by 2 families in your neighborhood

PLEASE READ! Hi, thank you for considering me as a potential caregiver for your child. While I appreciate this consideration, I am not taking any babysitting/ nannying positions :)
Skills:

First Aid

CPR

Recent review:

5.0
Haley is a remarkable person. She watched our 12 kids with 2 special needs, very comfortably. She went the extra mile. I would recommend her highly. She is a gem to work with.

Kendra B.

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Tess K.


Lakeland, FL

$20-30/hr10 yrs exp

Experienced Babysitter Looking For Full Time Nanny Position.

Hello! My name is Tess and I am 27 years old. I'm a newlywed living in the Lakeland area. I love hanging out with little's and watching them learn, grow, and discover new things. I have 15+ years of childcare experience including overnight care, full time nanny (including housekeeping, light meal prep, taking to/from...
Tess can also help with: Meal prep, light cleaning, craft assistance, carpooling, swimming supervision
Skills:

Special Needs Care

Recent review:

5.0
Tess is an absolutely amazing caregiver. She not only provides top-notch care for our four children but also went above and beyond to help with homeschooling keeping our kids engaged and excited to learn. Her patience, kindness, and dedication to our children's...

Becky Z.

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Shayna V.


Lakeland, FL

$24/hr5 yrs exp

Shayna For Nanny Or Babysitter

Hired by 4 families in your neighborhood

Hiya! My name is Shayna and kids have always been my focus since I was a kid myself. I am a Christian youth with experience in child care as well as pet care and people with physical special needs. I am CPR certified, PCA certified (on my way to becoming a CNA), fully vaccinated, drivers licensed and have my child care...
Shayna can also help with: Meal prep, swimming supervision, light cleaning, craft assistance
Skills:

CPR

First Aid

Recent review:

5.0
Although we were not able to align the times we needed with Shayna's availability, I did have quite a bit of communication with her and she had a play date with my daughter. She was on time, engaged, thoughtful, playful, and great with her communication! I also...

Leslie S.

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Isis D.


Lakeland, FL

$20/hr4 yrs exp

Babysitter

Hired by 2 families in your neighborhood

My name is Isis, I am an experienced babysitter and also have two children of my own. I have a 4-year-old and a 1-year-old. I like to try to do fun activities and make sure kids get their daily exercise. Please keep in mind that due to me being a stay at home mom, I will be bringing my children along. I have worked in a daycare...
Isis can also help with: Meal prep, grocery shopping, carpooling, swimming supervision, light cleaning

Recent review:

5.0
Isis is great with kids ! She helped me when I needed someone urgently to to take care of my kids because I go to school and work ! I will be using her services more often

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Cierra A.


Lakeland, FL

$11-16/hr4 yrs exp

Babysitter

Hired by 1 family in your neighborhood

Smiles, giggles, laughs and toys, being around children and making their day makes mine so much better. I've always enjoyed watching children since I've found out that my aunts were having baby's. Ever since, I've loved being around children and helping out. During 8th and 9th grade summer I volunteered a summer camp programs...
Cierra can also help with: Swimming supervision, meal prep, craft assistance, light cleaning
Skills:

CPR

First Aid

Recent review:

5.0
Cierra currently watches my 2 girls and my niece. They absolutely love her. She always comes with a great attitude, plays with them, makes there food and she's been helping my 4 yr old learn for preschool coming up. I'm very pleased with her thus far and she is...

Misha C.

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Sarah P.


Lakeland, FL

$12-20/hr5 yrs exp

Nanny/Babysitter

Hired by 3 families in your neighborhood

My name is Sarah. I've worked with all age ranges from 6 weeks up to fifth graders. Even after almost 6 years of working with kids, I still love coming in and seeing the kids. They all have their own personalities that I love to watch grow. I love doing art work with kids, even the little ones that can only do footprints and...
Sarah can also help with: Travel, craft assistance, carpooling
Skills:

CPR

First Aid

Recent review:

5.0
Sarah has been watching my 3 month old for a few weeks and she has been wonderful! She has a daily log where she tracks all his feedings, nap, and diaper changes which keeps the wondering about how his days was to a minimum. She has made going back to work less...

Tara S.

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Elizabeth G.


Lakeland, FL

$20-50/hr10 yrs exp

Nanny/Caregiver

Hired by 2 families in your neighborhood

Hi! I'm Elizabeth. Growing up in a large family and getting my first experiences with babies and children with my younger siblings is where my love for children started. I enjoy watching babies and children grow and learn new things. Seeing life through a child's eyes and the way they get excited about what seems so simple...
Elizabeth can also help with: Carpooling, light cleaning, swimming supervision, meal prep, craft assistance, grocery shopping & more
Skills:

Special Needs Care

CPR

First Aid

Recent review:

5.0
Cannot recommend highly enough! Elizabeth was our full time nanny for over 3 years! She is infinitely patient, very reliable (wasn't sick even once), loving and kind. My children adore her and we consider her one of the family now. She is capable and competent with...

Alicia W.

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Katelyn T.


Lakeland, FL

$20-22/hr6 yrs exp

Fun, Creative, Experienced Full-time Nanny

Hired by 12 families in your neighborhood

I live on a farm and love the outdoors. I am proud of my strong American values. I have experience nannying newborns through school-age kids. I also have experience watching multiple children at once. I have formal training in parenting 101, 102, and child development. I am pediatric CPR and first aid trained. I know baby ASL...
Katelyn can also help with: Carpooling, meal prep, light cleaning, travel, craft assistance
Skills:

First Aid

CPR

Recent review:

5.0
We hired Katelyn to babysit our toddlers. The kids had a great time and we felt at ease. She did drawings with our daughter. She kept us updated on how the kids were doing. We highly recommend her and will be booking again.

Joshua M.

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Shelby M.


Lakeland, FL

$20/hr9 yrs exp

Hired by 1 family in your neighborhood

I can babysit children in different age groups. I always make sure that the child/children feel comfortable and well, I am good at coming up with ideas and activities. I love to teach the children new things, do crafts, explore outside with them and most of all create amazing bonds. I want to be able to provide parents with...
Shelby can also help with: Light cleaning, meal prep, swimming supervision, craft assistance

Recent review:

5.0
Shelby was a godsend. She did an amazing job with our newborn, and I trusted her to navigate our daughters difficultly sleeping and taking bottles. She is extremely clean, organized, and trustworthy. Shelby worked for us for about 6 months.

Katelyn M.

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Rachel P.


Lakeland, FL

$15-20/hr10 yrs exp

After School Nanny And/or Weekend Sitter

Hired by 1 family in your neighborhood

Hi, family. My name is Rachel P, I am a soon-to-be Elementary Teacher studying at Southeastern University. I am looking to support a family while on Summer Break (May until August). For my experience, I have been babysitting since I was 11, grew up with younger siblings, worked in two separate daycares, nannied several times,...
Rachel can also help with: Grocery shopping, carpooling, meal prep, craft assistance, light cleaning, swimming supervision & more
Skills:

First Aid

Recent review:

5.0
Rachel is fantastic. She is kind, patient, communicative, imaginative, full of fun, and basically a modern day Mary Poppins. We love her! She sat for us (Boy, 5mo/Girl 3.5 yrs) several times, even once while the kids were sick, and we plan on continuing to use her...

Melissa M.

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Jaqueline E.


Lakeland, FL

$12-18/hr5 yrs exp

I Enjoy Working With Kids And Animals.

Hired by 1 family in your neighborhood

I have been babysitting children since I was 12 years old and love working with kids. The youngest children I have taken care of is a 2-month-old. I have worked for this school year in the public school setting as a substitute teacher and have had a great time doing so. I volunteer weekly at my church as a kids bible school...
Jaqueline can also help with: Swimming supervision, travel, meal prep, grocery shopping, craft assistance

Recent review:

5.0
Jacqueline is absolutely phenomenal!!! I highly recommend her!!! My kids love love love her!

Jen P.

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Gianna B.


Lakeland, FL

$20-30/hr3 yrs exp

Hired by 2 families in your neighborhood

Hi my name is Gianna and I am a college student going into my third year of school. I'd describe my personality as calm, energetic, and organized. I started working with kids when I volunteered at multiple summer camps during middle school to be a camp counselor! I want you as the parent to feel comfortable with me watching your...
Gianna can also help with: Carpooling, light cleaning, swimming supervision, craft assistance
Skills:

CPR

Recent review:

5.0
We hired Gianna in July of 2022 and she was outstanding! Gianna was professional, reliable, and our two kids (age 7 & 4) absolutely loved her! We look forward to hiring Gianna again in the future. I would strongly recommend her to anyone.

Paul T.

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Ryan T.


Lakeland, FL

$10-20/hr6 yrs exp

Infant And Toddler Nanny

Hired by 6 families in your neighborhood

I've been a date-night babysitter for about 6 years, but a few years ago I began tutoring for a 4th grader and 2nd grader after school. I'm now looking for something more permanent during the day, since I am newly engaged. I am interested in being a day-time nanny for any young families who need someone to watch their kids...
Ryan can also help with: Swimming supervision, craft assistance, meal prep, grocery shopping
Skills:

CPR

First Aid

Recent review:

5.0
Ryan has watched my two children several times. Ryan is a very mature young lady and handles children very well. She is on time and has never cancelled on me. I have one child that excels at avoiding bed time and Ryan handled it like a pro. I highly recommend...

Holly K.

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Callahan G.


Lakeland, FL

$10-15/hr10 yrs exp

Summer Camp Counselor Who Misses Hanging Out With Kiddos!

Hired by 2 families in your neighborhood

I have been babysitting families in my hometown since I was 11 years-old and I have been a camp counselor at Covenant Harbor Bible Camp for the past four summers. I have also worked with children with special needs as a volunteer at Easterseals in Chicago, Illinois. I hope to create long-term relationships with families. My...
Callahan can also help with: Meal prep, craft assistance, swimming supervision, light cleaning

Recent review:

5.0
Callie is the best! So sweet with our little man. Genuinely caring and kindhearted. Very helpful around the house. An absolute joy to work with. We feel incredibly blessed to have met her.

Maria S.

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Katherine J.


Lakeland, FL

$17/hr7 yrs exp

Hi! My name is Katherine, I am a fun loving, kind, patient, gentle caring person who loves being with kids! I love learning a child's personality, while also helping them grow and learn, while exploring the world around them. I am an active person and love to bring the kids outside! I started working with kids when I was 11...
Katherine can also help with: Carpooling, meal prep, light cleaning, swimming supervision, craft assistance
Skills:

CPR

First Aid

Recent review:

5.0
Katherine is a 10/10!! I couldn’t say enough good things about her. She’s everything you’re looking for a more. My three year old and 16 month old just love and adore her. As we do too! I would recommend her to my family and friends any day!

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Gianna B.


Lakeland, FL

$14-21/hr1 yrs exp

Hired by 2 families in your neighborhood

Hi! I am a college student who loves animals! I have done a bunch of pet sitting before; some overnight boarding as well as just daily feedings! I want you to feel comfortable leaving your pet in my care. I have 5 pets at home: 2 cats, a dog, 2 rabbits! I raised one of my rabbits from a baby as well as one of my cats!
Gianna can also help with: Pet transportation, pet sitting, pet walking
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Isabelle A.


Lakeland, FL

$12-26/hr3 yrs exp

Hello! My name is Isabelle and I am an experienced nanny with 3 years of experience working with children of all ages. I am passionate about providing nurturing, loving care for children in order to help them grow and learn. I'm also very organized and I strive to create a clean, safe environment for your child. I'm eager to...

Recent review:

5.0
She is very patient and kind . I have a son that’s autism and love when she comes to take care of him .always on time and flexible

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Recent babysitter reviews from local parents in Lakeland, FL

Linda H.

5.0

Linda is an amazing nanny. She came right on time for our family. We loved how she came to our home with lots of crafts and activities to engage our two year old. She helped him learn his ABCs and count to 100. Honest, dependable, flexible, thoughtful, and kind are all words I’d use to describe her....

- Stephanie C.

Clara T.

3.0

Clara was be my first sitter outside of family and friends, so I don't know if my experience is the norm in these circumstances. She does respond right away when messaged so I liked that about her. She is reliable and punctual. I hired her to sit for my son while I was at a work related conference...

- Maria R.

Hannah T.

5.0

We used Hannah in July while visiting Orange Beach. Our kids loved her and she seemed to enjoy them as well. We would happily hire her again.

- Jennifer G.

Haley C.

5.0

Haley is a remarkable person. She watched our 12 kids with 2 special needs, very comfortably. She went the extra mile. I would recommend her highly. She is a gem to work with.

- Kendra B.

Tess K.

5.0

Tess is an absolutely amazing caregiver. She not only provides top-notch care for our four children but also went above and beyond to help with homeschooling keeping our kids engaged and excited to learn. Her patience, kindness, and dedication to our children's well-being made her an invaluable...

- Becky Z.

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Average Rating4.9 / 5

Babysitters in Lakeland, FL are rated 4.9 out of 5 stars based on 163 reviews of the 386 listed babysitters.