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Drop-In or Scheduled Childcare

15


15 simbi per hour

I will watch your children in my home or trade fresh organic produce for your services! We just built a large greenhouse and will have produce year round.

Training & Qualifications


12+ years of nannying full time in other peoples homes (including 18m of au-pairing in the French Alps and also one year as a special needs assistant at a middle school) before I had two kids of my own.

Availability & Preferences


Often available last minute but scheduling in advance guarantees a spot for your kid to come and play with us. Also, we try and eat mostly organic, no television while friends are over and are breastmilk/cloth diaper friendly! Even if it's rainy we try and get out for little bit every day, for everyones sanity :)

Trading Preference: I’m flexible, just hit me up!

Recommendations


Kyndall Nelson wrote a recommendation for Trista Schmerber
Apr 26, 2016

Trista is an active and fun childcare provider! My kids love her like family! She is always ready to run, chase, build, or read with them! She is amazing!

Nicole Schiffer wrote a recommendation for Trista Schmerber
Apr 26, 2016

I've given Trista my babies and the keys to my house and left her alone with them for hours at a time-- I trust her with everything I have in the world. Trista is a true professional who can handle my kids at their best and at their worst. Our community is lucky to have her!

Jessica Hafner wrote a recommendation for Trista Schmerber
Apr 26, 2016

Trista is amazing! I would never hesitate to leave my daughter in her care. She doesn't just watch kids, either... She provides a caring, enriching environment!

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Massage for my exhausted husband.
My husband has been remodeling our bathroom and putting down the tile has kicked his hardworking ass. I work at home with my two small girls providing drop in daycare for local families. We have a ...

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About Trista Schmerber

Hi! My jack of all trades husband and I thought it wise to buy an old house and have kids right away when we got married in 2012. Warp speed to current time where you'll find Zach working on our 1919 ...fixer upper in St Johns while I wrangle our two small girls and tirelessly keep them away from the hack saws. After providing childcare for families outside of the house for 14+ years, I have started a casual drop-in day care out of ours. We have a giant play structure, large garden, 9 chickens, a badass greenhouse, loads of organic goodies growing in the yard and plenty of toys to keep kids of all ages happy. (We are also smitten for sushi, brewing beer, bicycles, live music, hiking, surfing and binge watching Netflix when the stars align.) We are constantly purchasing items from home improvement/gardening stores and will soon be remodeling our entire upstairs. Ideally we'd locate an architect/engineer/electrician that could trade us their services for my childcare offerings. We would also be interested in organic or free range meats, any bohemian type furnishings, yard furniture or decorations, house cleaning or even massage or haircuts. I babysit for several families in the neighborhood and have solid references. Cheers!show more

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Trista Schmerber is looking for:
  • Architectural Design
  • Photography
  • Art: Other
  • Wellness
  • Massage
  • Counseling & Therapy
  • Wellness: Other
  • Experiences
  • Adventure
  • Travel
  • Tours & Excursions
  • Transport & Rideshares
  • Home
  • Housesitting
  • Housekeeping
  • Home: Other
  • Gardening
  • Food
  • Food: Other
  • Digital
  • Graphic Design
  • Video & AV
  • Web/Software Development
  • Website Consulting
  • Digital Marketing
  • Digital: Other
  • Beauty
  • Skincare
  • Hair styling
  • Nailcare
  • Maintenance
  • Bike Maintenance
  • Electrical
  • Handyman services
  • Maintenance: Other
  • IT/Support
  • Children
  • Children's Lessons
  • Children's Activities
  • Children: Other