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Violet R
Birmingham Parent

Have you had any experience in hiring Samford University babysitters?

Please provide a detailed description of your experience with employing caregivers in the vicinity of Samford, based on your perspective as a parent. Share insights on aspects such as dependability, communication, credibility, and any particular memorable incidents or difficulties encountered.

151 Responses by Birmingham Moms & Dads

Maggie M
Birmingham Parent

Morgan was wonderful and went above and beyond. She engaged with the kids, was thorough with bedtimes and little details I️ mentioned in passing when giving the rundown of our home. She also cleaned and folded laundry which was unexpected and incredibly helpful. 10/10 I️ recommend Morgan!

Kerri W
Birmingham Parent

What a great person! Very impressed with her ability to jump in a take on tasks in the house with the kids after just our first time having her. Super sweet, energetic, and all around amazing. Would definitely use her again and recommend her to other Mamas!

Marijane H
Birmingham Parent

She cleaned my house took care of my kids and fed them dinner when I was super stressed out about work during the “snow” day. I got to go somewhere to take three conference calls while she worked her magic! Thank you Morgan!!

Amy B
Birmingham Parent

So sweet and we were so glad to have her especially posting the job last minute. We also had some app issues with payment and she was so patient and understanding.

Cindi B
Birmingham Parent

Morgan was great! Enthusiastic, sweet, great with the kids and even organized our pantry! She was great! I’d highly recommend her.

Stacey T
Birmingham Parent

Hannah is awesome! Out of all the Wyndys my son has had over the years he enjoyed her the most.

Clare L
Birmingham Parent

She did a great job. She came early and the kids loved her. Would recommend her to anyone.

Tiarra H
Birmingham Parent

Hannah was amazing, the kiddos loved her and we would love to have her sit for us again.

Ladd D
Birmingham Parent

Very professional, prompt and the kids loved Hannah. Highly recommend.

Valerie S
Birmingham Parent

Amazing, so sweet! Would love for her to watch my kids again anytime.

Mark D
Birmingham Parent

Very friendly! Our boy was immediately entertained by Molly. She was super professional and we would trust our kid with her again in a heart beat.

Claire C
Birmingham Parent

Molly did a great job with my girls! Both kids were asleep when I came home, so she gets an A+ in my book. I’ll definitely hire her again.

Rachel K
Birmingham Parent

A delight to meet! Immediately felt comfortable with leaving our 15mth with her. Will def recommend and use her in the future!

Daniel C
Birmingham Parent

Was wonderful with our 2-year-old daughter and even helped with some tidying in the kitchen!

Elizabeth B
Birmingham Parent

Molly was so great! Very prompt and kind. We hope she wants to sit for us again!

Allison H
Birmingham Parent

Caroline was wonderful, as always! My kids love her & she does an excellent job every time!

Grace S
Birmingham Parent

She was easy to work with and the kids loved her!

Sarah H
Birmingham Parent

So nice and my 3YO absolutely loved her!

Shelley P
Birmingham Parent

My little boy loves Caroline!

Steven R
Birmingham Parent

Great work with our kiddos!

Angie S
Birmingham Parent

Abigail was great! She jumped right in and my little guy even said, “I’m gonna miss you” as she was leaving. No better review!

Rachel P
Birmingham Parent

Super flexible when we had to adjust our plans! She was great to work with and very responsive! Thanks for the help driving!

Amy H
Birmingham Parent

Abigail was an absolute Rockstar! I would definitely recommend her to anyone with little ones.

Christopher D
Birmingham Parent

Absolute class act and took initiative to take kids to numerous out of the house activities.

Katie R
Birmingham Parent

Abigail was so sweet and so wonderful with our boys! We highly recommend her!

Jessica A
Birmingham Parent

Adreanna was so sweet and active with our busy toddler! When my daughter woke up she wanted to know where she had gone so she could play with her some more🥰

Rachel P
Birmingham Parent

Adreanna was amazing. She picked up on the routine easily and was flexible when we ran a little late. Hope to have her back!

Betsy B
Birmingham Parent

Adreanna was great! She is all about cleaning up after her self too. I highly recommend!

Tiffany L
Birmingham Parent

Adreanna was wonderful, and we’d love to have her back anytime! Thank you Adreanna!!!

Laura P
Birmingham Parent

Adreanna was absolutely great! We will definitely use her in the future.

Emily W
Birmingham Parent

Caitlin babysat 6 boys ages 7-11 for 6 hours on a Saturday afternoon while their parents were at a wedding. The kids all had a great time, and Caitlin handled the large group like a pro, including taking them to the park and out for pizza. We would definitely hire her again and recommend her wholeheartedly to anyone!

Anna F
Birmingham Parent

She took time to facetime us before the job so that kids could interact with her a little, she was on top of getting details before hand, and handling late changes as needed. The kids enjoyed her and were playing in the yard after doing homework when I got home!

Shelby R
Birmingham Parent

She was the first babysitter we’ve ever hired for our 2 year old! She put our minds at ease and was a great communicator throughout the night! Our little man asked if she could come back the next day! Needless to say, we would gladly use her again!

Susan G
Birmingham Parent

We love Caitlin! She was a great mix of warm/kind but also firm! Plus she helped us set up our Elf, and it was wayyyy better than we could have done! We will be asking her back again!

Amanda L
Birmingham Parent

Caitlin was so sweet and went above and beyond to make sure a big group of girls had a wonderful time! Can’t recommend her enough!

Rachel T
Birmingham Parent

I can't eat enough great things about Carolyn grace! Right when she got to our house my kids jumped in her lap and she started playing with them. She unloaded my dishwasher and cleaned up the kitchen as well. We would love to have her come babysit for us again!

Rachel T
Birmingham Parent

She was great with my kids and they loved her!! She built forts with them and played games. She even straightened up the house a bit. Will definitely use her again!

Alexis D
Birmingham Parent

Carolyn Grace is our favorite. She’s so professional but fun. The kids love her and we feel so comfortable leaving them with her.

Alexis D
Birmingham Parent

Always sweet, professional, prompt and great with the kids!

Cristin D
Birmingham Parent

She was so kind and fun! My kids has a blast!

Samantha P
Birmingham Parent

Michal was great!! She played with my kids. Kept them both fed. She's kind, has great manners and very respectful. She asked questions about our preferences on food, tv, and more were met.

Rachel L
Birmingham Parent

So sweet with my baby and very communicative! Michal was our first babysitter ever and I feel like my daughter was in completely capable and trustworthy hands.

Forsyth W
Birmingham Parent

Cleaned up my toddles throw up and did laundry. Went above and beyond for my sick baby girl

Melissa M
Birmingham Parent

She was wonderful. Took charge and even though I was home she needed little direction.

Clay R
Birmingham Parent

Michal was awesome- my kiddos were immediately at ease with her! Great experience!

Sarah L
Birmingham Parent

Annie is wonderful! Was very sweet with the baby and toddler and was also assertive in helping around the house and with the children. One of the very best Wyndys we’ve had!

Brianna C
Birmingham Parent

Annie was so kind with our son. On time and very communicative. We would definitely book her again!

Mary Caroline W
Birmingham Parent

Annie was delightful and was so great with our baby, who was immediately taken with her!

Brittany H
Birmingham Parent

Great communication and so sweet to our son! Will definitely use again.

Emily W
Birmingham Parent

Annie was such a joy!! Made me feel so comfortable in my own home. 😊

Brit L
Birmingham Parent

Grace is always super attentive with all three of my kiddos and I feel they are all safe and well taken care of when I am not there!

Carrie C
Birmingham Parent

Wonderful and great with our boys! Grace leaves the house cleaner than when she arrived. It’s magical for me!

Carrie C
Birmingham Parent

I get to come home to a clean house when Grace comes! And the boys love her. 😊

Laura H
Birmingham Parent

Grace was great! On time and even straightened up our messy playroom !

Jenny C
Birmingham Parent

Kiddos loved her!

Lorrena H
Birmingham Parent

The kids loved Fernanda. She played games with them, and she sent us texts and kept us informed while we were out.

Sarah K
Birmingham Parent

Fernanda was great. My boys loved being with her and my oldest actually asked when she could come back. :)

Sherrell W
Birmingham Parent

Fernanda was on time and friendly. Thankful she was able to help us out on short notice😊.

Sam M
Birmingham Parent

My daughter said to rate 1000 stars and Fernanda was first favorite!!! Thanks again!

Alice L
Birmingham Parent

GREAT! She sent pictures during the day and checked in! Such a great experience.

Trisha P
Birmingham Parent

Catherine is just amazing and is so great with babies. She has a very loving personality and we are so happy with her!

Emily E
Birmingham Parent

So sweet and made it an easy experience for me as this is the third time I’ve let someone watch my newborn.

Courtney S
Birmingham Parent

Catherine was fantastic with my son. And she worked with me to find out best ways to handle challenges.

Laurin W
Birmingham Parent

Catherine was so warm and friendly! My kids loved her. We appreciated her professionalism and kindness!

Ashley S
Birmingham Parent

Catherine is wonderful! The kids really enjoyed her!

Rosalind F
Birmingham Parent

You must hire Taijah! Even with me working at home, she kept my daughter so occupied I hardly knew they were there. So fun and easygoing.

Bryan P
Birmingham Parent

Taijah has sitted for us multiple times and is always very prompt, friendly, and professional. Highly recommended! Thanks!

Elizabeth C
Birmingham Parent

Taijah is one of our favorite babysitters! Always engages with my kids and they ask for her by name.

Bryan P
Birmingham Parent

Very friendly and respectful. My 6 year old had a great time with Taijah. Thanks so much!

Allison H
Birmingham Parent

She was great! On time & my little one had a great time playing with her!

Hannah C
Birmingham Parent

Kids loved Skylar! She was sweet- would touch base and let us know kids are doing great. She also helped clean up the playroom which is an amazing feat. She is awesome!

Amy F
Birmingham Parent

Super happy to have Skylar watch our kids so we could go out for dinner. She also left our house nice and tidy after the kids went to bed!

Ashley N
Birmingham Parent

Skylar was wonderful. So sweet and thoughtful. Great with the kids!

Jessica W
Birmingham Parent

Fantastic! Came home to a clean house!

Destinee S
Birmingham Parent

Awesome job!!!! The kids loved her!!!

Amy G
Birmingham Parent

Maria was so kind! She texted a few days beforehand to see if there was anything special she needed to do. She arrived early & asked thoughtful questions. My girls loved her right away & were not upset at all when we left. She did crafts with the girls, did bathtime & bedtime activities, and got the girls to bed easily. She did dishes and cleaned the kitchen on her own. She seemed very responsible & is a terrific babysitter. I would highly recommend Maria!

Elizabeth D
Birmingham Parent

Maria was awesome. My little guy had an upset tummy and she cleaned him up and was super calm through the whole thing.

Allyce M
Birmingham Parent

Maria was wonderful with ours kids! She kept them entertained and engaged throughout the day.

Amy G
Birmingham Parent

Maria is extremely kind & is wonderful with kids. We really love her!

Allyce M
Birmingham Parent

Maria was a wonderful sitter for my two children!

Sarah M
Birmingham Parent

Abby did a great job with my son! She needed to pick him up from school and stayed in contact throughout the process. Then they came home and played board games the rest of the day, which is his favorite! We will definitely book her again.

John L. W
Birmingham Parent

Abby was fun with the kids. She attempted to learn minecraft (more than i have done) and was very flexible about our end time. Would be very glad to hire her again.

Kathryn T
Birmingham Parent

Fabulous! She went with the flow of our crazy night and jumped in to help exactly where she was needed. We loved her!

Ashley W
Birmingham Parent

Really great with my kids. They all enjoyed her so much. I appreciate the way she communicated as well.

Elizabeth C
Birmingham Parent

Abby is great! Very engaged with my kids the whole time and played lots of fun games.

Genevieve S
Birmingham Parent

Emma was awesome! Reliable, friendly, very well qualified, and such a sweet person! Thank you so much, Emma, for making our evening special!

Elizabeth R
Birmingham Parent

Emma was delightful - very friendly and interactive with my children. They very much enjoyed their time with her.

Susan D
Birmingham Parent

Connected with my 10-year-old artist AND my 13-year-old sports guy. Unbelievable. She is wonderful!!

Susan D
Birmingham Parent

Engaging with kids and they loved her!! And they are tough cookies!

Jacob K
Birmingham Parent

Emma was great. She even helped clean up the house!

Rachel P
Birmingham Parent

Katie was awesome! My daughter loved her! She was also very flexible with our crazy schedule. I really appreciated it. She did a great job communicating and I felt very comfortable leaving my child with her. She’s a top wyndy!

Mandy B
Birmingham Parent

Our plans changed because our youngest needed ear tubes surgery, and she can at 5AM and was super positive and flexible!

Kate H
Birmingham Parent

Second time she's booked with us! Absolutely love! Definitely recommend!

Shannon B
Birmingham Parent

Katie was fantastic and went above and beyond! Thank you!

Jessica B
Birmingham Parent

Katie did a great job, and the kids love her!

Sarah B
Birmingham Parent

Kat has sat for us a couple times now and we think she’s great! She’s on time, communicates if needed, and keeps our baby happy!

amanda m
Birmingham Parent

Our youngest got sick and Kat handled it well. She was kind and my kids really like her.

Russell C
Birmingham Parent

My 2 year old didn’t cry when I left and all 3 children were asleep when we got home!

Noel A
Birmingham Parent

Very helpful and was on time would definitely hire a again in a heart beat

amanda m
Birmingham Parent

Sweet, outgoing, my kids loved her

Becca B
Birmingham Parent

Wonderful! She engaged with my children and cleaned up everything too. The kitchen was spotless when I got home. She is so sweet and easy to talk to…would definitely use again!

Elizabeth H
Birmingham Parent

Maddie was wonderful! We were running late unexpectedly and she was so kind to care for our children and help so graciously!

Jesalyn M
Birmingham Parent

My children loved Maddie. She played games with them. She was friendly, on time and cleaned up the kitchen.

Kate B
Birmingham Parent

Maddie was professional, on time, sweet and great with the kids. Would recommend!

Michelle W
Birmingham Parent

Amazing! On time, great communication and she clearly has a lot of experience!

Mary H
Birmingham Parent

Courtney was watching my 2 year old grandson who does not take well to sitters/nurseries at church etc...but he didn’t even look up when we left, was happy all evening and woke up the next morning saying, “I want to play with the babysitter!” Truly magical

Whitney M
Birmingham Parent

Courtney was amazing. She came prepared with coloring books and stickers for the kids. She picked up after they were in bed and even left sweet pictures they had created for us to find. We cant wait for her next visit!

Ashlyn E
Birmingham Parent

Courtney was so kind, responsible, and able to deal with issues easily as they came up! Would absolutely recommend and so thankful to have found her 

Christi J
Birmingham Parent

She was fantastic, our daughter had a great time with her. She brought a frozen coloring book with her which I thought was extremely thoughtful!!

Sara M
Birmingham Parent

Great! My infant daughter liked her immediately and she was so attentive to her all day. Will definitely contact her again to babysit for us.

Heather D
Birmingham Parent

She was great. So attentive and followed all directions

Sara G
Birmingham Parent

Makayla was precious! My girls adored her!

Katelyn C
Birmingham Parent

She did a great job and very personable!

Anna B
Birmingham Parent

MaKayla was great and so helpful!

Stefanie S
Birmingham Parent

Best Wyndy we have ever had!!!!

Cierra N
Birmingham Parent

Lauren was great. I needed a sitter late notice and Lauren let me know she was available. My daughter loved her. She was extremely thoughtful and caring. Highly recommend

Melody O
Birmingham Parent

She took such good care of my little boy. She didn't want her to go when she left. She is very sweet and bubbly.

Elizabeth M
Birmingham Parent

So sweet and on top of things! Very responsive and easy to work with.

Megan L
Birmingham Parent

Lauren was amazing!!!! So much fun and the kids loved her!

Audrey M
Birmingham Parent

Amazing. Even did our dishes.

Joseph K
Birmingham Parent

The boys had an amazing day with Julia! She is the best - punctual, dependable and follows directions very well! She has my highest and best recommendation and we’ll definitely hire her again!

Jacob K
Birmingham Parent

She was personable and very understanding when I locked my keys in the car. She didn't mind staying longer. Would book again.

Martha E
Birmingham Parent

Loved her! Very attentive to details and trustworthy. Will use again.

Michelle D
Birmingham Parent

Super personable and really connected with my 3 year old!

Rachel P
Birmingham Parent

Excellent babysitter! Our kids had a blast!

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