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Coriander
Currently living in: Summerside, PE
Available to Start: Start Date Is Flexible

For starters, most of our family friends have young children, and generally when we have get togethers I tend to spend my time with the kids: entertaining and playing with them. I enjoy it a lot. With regard to more professional experience, I took a babysitting course in the past, and I've done ..
Danika
Currently living in: Summerside, PE
Available to Start: 2015-07-01

I have babysat for a friend of the family a couple of times. She has four children under the age of three. It was never for longer than two or three hours and she was in the home just too preoccupied doing renovations to keep an eye on them.
Emily
Currently living in: Charlottetown, PE
Available to Start: Start Date Is Flexible

I have provided childcare through many mediums. I am a one on one worker for a child who is high needs and special needs. I provided childcare for a local family during past summers. I have also worked as a fill in position in a daycare.
Edith
Currently living in: Christiansted, PE
Available to Start: 2016-01-06

Hadca good child hood I come from good stock my parents were married for54 years both are. Deseased I was living in st Croix us vi for over 23 years now living in my parents house in Louisiana

Fun facts about Prince Edward Island

PEI's topography and climate change quickly, depending on your island location.

In the south, where the waters are warmed by the Gulf Stream, the weather is temperate and pleasant, with beach going a popular summer activity.

But your PEI nanny's time on the island won't be complete without a trip to the North Cape, where the Gulf of St. Lawrence and the Northumberland Strait meet over the longest natural rock reef in North America.

Your Prince Edward Island nanny will experience panoramic views of another sort, with white-sand beaches replaced by rocky coast. There are strong winds, whitecaps and seals in their natural habitat.

There also is a lot to do in the North Cape, worth at least a weekend visit during your nanny's time on the island, maybe more if she and the children enjoy their time there.

Adjustment time for a Prince Edward Island nanny from outside the country can be easy, compared to more far-flung spots in Canada. Prince Edward Island is a bucolic place of rolling hills and quaint buildings. There's not likely to be much culture shock.

Unlike, say, the Yukon or Northwest Territories, the weather on PEI is temperate and mild. While the days get long in the summer and short in the winter, it's not like the extremes of the sub-Arctic regions.

So you can bring in a PEI nanny from out of the country, or from a warmer, even tropical climate, and not worry too much about how she will handle the cold, dark winters.

Still, the happiest PEI nanny will be one who enjoys spending time outdoors with the children and embraces seasonal changes. Also, if you're bringing in a PEI nanny from a warmer climate, make sure she is properly outfitted for the winter months, with a down parka, a breathable rain parka, boots, hats, mittens and plenty of sweaters.

Remember, it's an experience for her as much as a job, and everyone will be happier if your PEI nanny's experience is a good one.

Where can you see a 20-foot section of the Berlin Wall and a Jurassic Park-sized dinosaur skeleton? PEI might not have been your first guess. But the island is home to a number of quirky museums and exhibits.

Your Prince Edward Island nanny and children can see both these exhibits at the Ripley's Believe It or Not Museum in Cavendish. There's even a 23-foot rock climbing wall and adjacent mini-golf course.

Want even quirkier? How about a museum devoted to the potato? Try the PEI Potato Museum in O'Leary. There's even a museum devoted to Irish Moss in Miminegash.

Check the PEI Visitor's Guide web site for a complete listing of the museums across the island. No PEI museum visit is complete without a trip to the Anne of Green Gables House or the restored village of Avonlea, just a 20-minute drive from downtown Charlottetown.

By Canadian rule, your PEI nanny is required to provide a minimum of 24 hours of child card and/or light housecleaning per week. Your agreement with her may be for up to 40 hours per week.

Either way, your Prince Edward Island nanny will have plenty of time on her own. Unless you and your nanny live in Charlottetown, PEI is relatively rural. So finding off-time activities for your PEI nanny to enjoy can be challenging, depending on her personal interests and needs.

During the interview process, find out what your PEI nanny likes to do and help arrange access to those activities once she arrives.

If she likes outdoor sports -- hiking, camping, canoing, kayaking, biking, etc. -- you're in luck. PEI is an outdoor sports paradise for all four seasons.

If she wants to further her education, there are colleges and universities in and around Charlottetown. However, if your PEI nanny is from outside of Canada and here on a work visa, she will not be allowed to take credit courses or study toward a degree.

Finally, make sure your nanny has a valid driver's license -- or gets one while she's here. It will make a huge difference in her ability to help with the children, as well as give her some freedom to travel in her spare time.

If your Prince Edward Island nanny is looking for something to do with the kids when it's too rainy or foggy for the beach -- and, remember, PEI is the single foggiest place in Canada -- send them to Elmira Railway Museum.

It is part of the PEI Museum group of island-wide exhibits. But the Elmira Railway Museum is more than a simple museum. First, there's Atlantic Canada's largest model railroad collection. There's also hiking and biking on trails converted from old railroad beds.

Best of all, your PEI nanny and kids can board a ride on a miniature train outside the museum.

Remember, the Elmira Railway Museum is part of a scenic museum network that stretches across the island: the Eptek Art & Culture Centre, the Green Park Shipbuilding Museum, the Acadian Museum, the Beaconsfield Historic House, the Orwell Corner Historic Village, and the Basin Head Fisheries Museum.

For $29 per family, you have access to any three of the museums.

2.) Adjustment time for a Prince Edward Island nanny from outside the country can be much easier than many other places in Canada, especially in terms of culture shock. Unlike, say, the Yukon or Northwest Territories, the weather is temperate and basically mild. And while the days get long in the summer and shorter in the winter, it's nothing like the extremes of the sub-Arctic regions. So you can bring in a PEI nanny from out of the country, or a warmer, even tropical climate, and not worry too much about how the nanny is going to handle the cold, dark winters. Still, the happiest PEI nanny will be one who enjoys spending time outdoors with the children and embraces the seasonal changes. Also, if you're bringing in a PEI nanny from a warmer climate, make sure she is properly outfitted for the winter months, with a down parka, a breathable rain parka, boots, hats, mittens and plenty of sweaters. Remember, it's an experience for her as much as a job, and everyone will be happier if your PEI nanny's experience is a good one.


3.) Your PEI nanny is required to provide a minimum of 24 hours of child card and/or light housecleaning per week. Your agreement with her may be for up to 40 hours per week. Either way, this means she's going to have plenty of time on her own in PEI. Unless you and your nanny live in Charlottetown, PEI is relatively rural. So finding off-time activities for your PEI nanny to enjoy can be challenging, depending, of course, on her personal interests and needs. So it's probably worth it during the interview process to find out what your PEI nanny likes to do on her time off and help arrange access to those activities once she arrives. If she likes outdoor sports -- hiking, camping, canoing, kayaking, biking, etc. -- you're in luck. PEI is an outdoor sports paradise for all four seasons. If she wants to further her education, there are colleges and universities in and around Charlottetown. However, if your PEI nanny is from outside of Canada and here on a work visa, she will not be allowed to take credit courses or study toward a degree. Finally, make sure your nanny has a valid driver's license -- or gets one while she's here. It will make a huge difference in her ability to help you with the children, as well as giving her some freedom to travel in her spare time.


4.) Where can you see a 20-foot section of the Berlin Wall and a Jurassic Park-sized dinosaur skeleton? PEI might not have been your first guess. But PEI is actually home to a number of quirky museums and exhibits. Your PEI nanny and the children can see the above-mentioned exhibits, as part of more than 200 exhibits in 12 galleries at the Ripley's Believe It or Not Museum in Cavendish. There's even a 23-foot rock climbing wall and adjacent mini-golf course. Want even quirkier? How about a Museum devoted to the potato? Try the PEI Potato Museum in O'Leary. There's even a museum devoted to Irish Moss in Miminegash. Check the PEI Visitor's Guide web site for a complete listing of the museums across the island. And no PEI museum visit is complete without a trip to the Anne of Green Gables House or the restored village of Avonlea, just a 20-minute drive from downtown Charlottetown.


5.) PEI's topography and climate change quickly, depending on where you are on the island. In the south, where the waters are warmed by the Gulf Stream, the weather is temperate and pleasant, with beach going a very popular summer activity. But your PEI nanny's time on the island won't be complete without a trip to the North Cape, where the Gulf of St. Lawrence and the Northumberland Strait meet over the longest natural rock reef in North America. Your PEI nanny will experience panoramic open views of another sort, with white-sand beaches replaced with rocky coast, strong winds, whitecaps and seals in their natural habitat. There's lots to do in the North Cape, worth at least a weekend visit during our nanny's time on the island, maybe more if she and the children enjoy their time there.