Very experienced, Christian, college educated, musical; safety-oriented caregiver who does not smoke, drink alcohol, or take drugs. I am loving, nurturing, reliable. I am happy to prepare food, wash dishes, fold laundry, tidy up. I enjoy reading aloud, doing puzzles, board or card games, toy trains, backyard play with balls, beanbags, chalk; park trips. I encourage dancing - two of my daughters teach dance. I drive a 2013 Prius C. I like pets. I sing, play guitar and piano. I am flexible with hours. I charge $15 per hour, plus $. 54 a mile if I drive the children or run errands. I have 5 young grand kids of my own; I moved to Charlotte in May of 2015 to be closer to 3 of them. I have been a Mom for 42 years; I have been taking care of kids of all ages for the last 16 years in Durham, mainly from my church or neighborhood. I took 4 courses in Early Childhood Development. I have a BA in International Studies from Meredith College. I can give more information, and references upon request.