We have a dog who, at first, is not trusting, so we would have to slowly introduce you to her. But once she realizes you're part of her pack, she's as loving as ever. We like to take our daughter outside in the nearby woods to experience nature and to keep her cognitively stimulate during playtime. I am a registered nurse and my wife is a teacher, so while she works Mon-Fri from 8-4, my shifts are flexible and on weekends, so the amount of days we need varies (but will be know at least a month in advance). Our ideal caregiver: Reliable is most important. And we want someone who can't stimulate our child so she can continue to grow and explore the world around her Additional needs include being comfortable with pets and a non-smoker. Looking for a caregiver for my 1-year-old daughter. My schedule may vary.