One of our children will be undergoing a serious surgery and will be inpatient for month. Mom will stay during the week at the hospital while dad works from home. After our son is able to come home he will need extensive care still. He is 5 years old. We are looking for a nanny to look after our other two children on Thursdays and Fridays while their brother is in the hospital and to continue this schedule for another month or two after he comes home. Our youngest is three and is so fun. He has mild autism. He loves to play and ride his bike. He needs some patience sometimes. He will also miss his brother terrible while he is away. They are best buds. Our oldest is eight and she has all day school on Thursdays and and has homework on Fridays. She loves to use her imagination. She is great at science and art. She is a great helper. . Our ideal caregiver: Plays with my kids. Positive and happy to be around kids. Not a pushover. Enforces expectations. Great at communicating with us. Takes charge with a plan for the day. Assertive. Understanding with autism. . Additional needs include light housekeeping, having a reliable car, a non-smoker. We could use help with structuring activities and homework or curriculum assistance. Flexible start date.