"I highly recommend Christine as a newborn care
specialist. Christine did several night
shifts a weeks for my family from October 2015-March 2016. My twin girls were about two months old when
she started. She is knowledgeable,
trustworthy, and skilled, and would be an asset to any family as a child
Christine was always exceedingly professional. She took copious notes about the babies’ sleeping patterns and other behaviors. She would always communicate with us in a timely fashion when scheduling issues arose. We appreciated how seriously she took her responsibilities with our family.
Christine is also well-versed in childcare issues. She was strategic and organized in her
approach to helping the babies learn how to sleep through the night, including
helping us figure out how much to feed the babies during the day. She even provided us with a sample
nap/feeding schedule. She would often
trouble-shoot with us and came up with creative ideas when problems
arose. If I ever asked Christine a
question, even casually, she would always research the answer if she didn’t
already know it. As a result, we had a
great degree of confidence in her.
Most importantly, Christine was helpful in ways that we
hadn’t necessarily anticipated. When
our babies were sick, she helped administer Tylenol and take their
temperature. She even helped us
reorganize our nursery, making it much more user friendly. She was always patient and gentle with the
babies, even through the crying fits.
We felt much more secure with the babies in Christine’s hands when we went to sleep. She is extremely knowledgeable about the care of babies and is highly detail—oriented. We whole-heartedly recommend her as a child caretaker."
- Kathryn Cotter
"Christine worked for our family as a newborn care specialist (NCS) and was with our family for about 2.5 months. During her time with us she cared for our newborn twins 3 nights a week from when they were about a month old. Christine has been a tremendous help to us as we adjust to life with 2 newborns. We also have a 2 year old son, so the night time help has allowed us to have the energy to keep up with our toddler during the day.
Christine is very reliable. She is always on time and is energetic about being at our home and watching our babies. Christine's role has primarily included feeding both babies bottles, diaper changes and soothing the babies. She also keeps very thorough notes about the times the babies eat, how long they are awake during the night and diaper changes so that we can keep up with a schedule during the day. Christine has also implemented sleep training techniques. Both twins have now successfully transitioned to sleeping in their cribs at night. One baby sleeps through the night while the other will only wake once for a short period of soothing.
We completely trust Christine with the care of our twins and would highly recommend her for other newborn care specialist opportunities.
Please feel free to contact me with any questions . "
- Kelsey Greene
was my live-in nanny for a year. We initially hired her when my
daughter was one month old and I knew I had to be back at work by the
time she turned 3 months. From the moment Christine entered our home, we
knew our little girl and my nerves would be okay. Christine was
knowledgeable, professional, courteous, clean and most of all respectful
of us and our family time.
When I went back to work, my daughter wouldn't take a bottle. She was used to the breast. My 3 month old went on a hunger strike but Christine was calm. She asked me to bring home syringes from work (I'm an ER nurse). I did and Christine fed her breast milk with a syringe until she swapped for a traditional bottle. In a matter of days there was no problem switching back and forth between breast and bottle. Amazing.
My daughter is now 10 years old. She and Christine still have a close relationship. Anyone who hires her will not be disappointed.
If any potential employer of Christine's would like to talk to me further, please contact me."
I've watched Christine not only assist with other people’s children, but she was instrumental in helping raise her nieces and nephews, as if they were her own.
I was also the Sunday school coordinator at my church for 9 years, and Christine was frequently, (as in almost every week), assisting. She has always been someone I have trusted fully and completely.
with the little ones!"
- Sue Barbour
- Heidi Cooley
- Curtis Bunheirao