My name is Andrea. I'm a mature, experienced and responsible child care provider.
I love being outside and in nature. I love reading children's books. I very patient with helping kids learning to read. I love doing imaginary play. I love doing art projects and making crafts.
I'm very interested in learning about conscious and compassionate parenting techniques and styles. I have studied and practiced some of Carrie Conte's techniques and find them very effective.
My personal interests are gardening, cooking, writing, arts and crafts, spending time in Nature, reading, writing and listening to music.
I have a lot of experience in elementary and preschool classrooms volunteering and spending time in my Mom's ECE classroom for many years, doing practicum hours for several Elementary Ed classes in high school and college. I also worked full time in a rural town in Mexico assisting and teaching English in a preschool classroom and tutoring grades 1-5 in English for a Sociology program through my college.
I also have many years babysitting starting with babysitting for my neighbors children when I was 12.
I love spending time with kids and I feel privileged to be able to help them learn and grow.