I have been a babysitter and nanny for over 8 years. During that time, I have taken care of kids ranging from infants to teenagers. I am an avid reader, and I love to share that passion with others. Whether your child has an interest in Jedi knights, princesses, or ancient Greek history, I will gladly engage with them through reading and discussion. Additionally, I have a background in theater which has provided me the ability to take on characters as I read. I strongly believe in encouraging imagination and exploration. I have a B. A. in Anthropology, and will soon be working towards a Masters in Education. Education is important to me, and I will encourage your child to complete his/her school work, and help him/her when necessary. I am an animal lover. My particular favorites are cats and dogs, but I also have experience in caring for fish, hamsters and chameleons. I am CPR and First Aid trained. I have additionally worked with special needs children. References available upon request.