About us

Providing you with our services for all your child care and household needs & we come to you!

Scroll down to read a little bit about each member of our team.


Shannon M || 22 || In Home Carer || Owner/Founder

Shannon started independent child care in 2009 and has been doing it ever since. She has had experience with all ages, including newborn and is experienced in caring for young children with disabilities.

Shannon originally created Smile Time Sitters to help parents who have children with disabilities find a nanny in their area and to help parents have someone they are comfortable with and can rely on. . Smile Time Sitters then grew to provide further child care services.  It now helps many families in need of child care and caters to almost all parents requirements.

Shannon takes a lot of pride in this business and has carefully chosen a team of carers who have been interviewed, trained and have all the relevant qualifications needed for the job. Shannon works closely with her team to provide a great service for you and your children.

Shannon has formed some amazing bonds with the families and with the children that she has looked after over the years. She loves watching them grow and has been there for some of the childrens milestones that have been with Smile Time Sitters since we opened.

Shannon holds a working with childrens check, police check to show if required, basic first aid, a full drivers license & has over 8+ years experience.

Shannon's Services Include:

All Home Services, Own car, Car Seats (Supplied by Smile Time Sitters), Short Hours, Long Hours, Weekends, Occasional Weekdays, Occasional Weeknights, Late evenings, Occasional Care, School Holiday Program

Shannon has been a carer for over 30 families.

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Laura D || 21 || In Home Carer || University Student

Laura has had previous experience working with children from newborn to teenagers due to being the eldest of 6 siblings as well as independently working as an in-home carer for friends and family.

Laura also has experience working with children with disabilities as she was a young carer for two of her younger siblings who have disabilities.

Laura forms a great bond with children and is very patient. She is currently studying nursing and wishes to become a pediatric nurse.

Laura holds an amazing passion with caring for children and creating fun memories with them.

Laura holds a working with childrens check, police check to show if required, first aid and CPR certificate as well as up to date with all immunizations. Probationary 2 driver's license and has a good driving record.

Lauras services include:

House Keeping, All Home Services, Own car, Car Seats (Supplied by Smile Time Sitters), Short Hours, Long Hours, Weekends, Weekdays, Weeknights, Overnights, Early Mornings, Late evenings, Permanent/Set Days or Nights, Occasional Care, School Holiday Program

Aspen P || 21 || In Home Carer || University Student

Aspen has had a passion for babysitting since she was 15 years of age. Aspen is currently studying nursing and midwifery at university. She has been working as an in-home carer for Smile Time Sitters since March 2018 and absolutely loves it.
Aspen is always happy to meet new families and children and alleviate some of the stresses of everyday life from parents who need sitting services due to work or other commitments.

Aspen puts a huge focus upon childhood development and looks to think of fun and exciting ways to integrate reading, writing and development with games and activities. She is experienced in caring for children aged toddler and up.

Aspen holds a working with childrens check, first aid, police check to show if required, probationary 2 driver's license and a good driving record.

Aspen's services include:

​All Home Services, Own car, Car Seats (Supplied by Smile Time Sitters), Short Hours, Long Hours, Weekends, Weekdays, Weeknights, Overnights, Early Mornings, Late evenings, Permanent/Set Days or Nights, Occasional Care, School Holiday Program

Stephanie M || 21 || In Home Carer

Stephanie started her experience as a nanny working for 'Melbournes leading Nanny Agency'

She has had experience with all ages, including newborn.Stephanie has formed some amazing bonds with the families and with the children that she has looked after over the years.

Stephanie is a makeup artist and does nannying during the week and spare time on weekends.

Stephanie's hobbies and likes include:
​Makeup Artistry and teaching, Spending time with family and friends, Going to the beach in the summer, Celebrating special events such as Christmas with her big family.

Stephanie holds a working with childrens check, police check to show if required, lifeguard qualification, a probationary 2 drivers license and good driving record.

Stephanie's Services Include:
​All Home Services, Own car, Car Seats (Supplied by Smile Time Sitters), Short Hours,  Long Hours, Weekends, Weekdays, Weeknights, Overnights, Early Mornings, Late evenings, Permanent/Set Days or Nights, Occasional Care, School Holiday Program

Stephanie has been a career for more than 20 families and loves meeting new families and gaining bonds with new children. 

Alysa O || 20 || In Home Carer 

Alysa has had experience with children ever since she was 5 years old, due to her mothers family day care at home, which developed her passion for child care.

Alysa has been working for Smile Time Sitters since March 2018 and has met lovely families and formed amazing bonds with the children and parents. She has had experience with all ages from specifically pre-school ages.

Alysa is currently studying a bachelor degree of Paramedicine and is in her second year.

She has held a passion for helping people ever since she was young and always knew it was her aspiration to become a paramedic.

Helping people and taking care of them is what has stemmed from taking care of children and their needs. It's what she loves to do.

Alysa is very family orientated and spends a lot of time alongside her siblings and parents, so the meaning of family and children are very special to her.

Alysa also loves sport and the outdoors!

She has played basketball ever since she was 13 and has travelled around Australia and to America to play. She is now starting to play football, as her brother has played all their lives and women's sport is starting to develop.

Alysa's hobbies and likes are:                                                                          Basketball, Football, Playing music (guitar/piano), Paramedicine, Spending time with friends and family, Reading, The outdoors, Swimming

Alysa holds a working with childrens check, police check to show if required, a probationary 2 drivers license and good driving record. 

Alysa's services include:                                                                                                   All Home Services, Own car, Car Seats (Supplied by Smile Time Sitters), Short Hours, Long Hours, Weekends, Occasional weeknights, Late evenings, Occasional Care, School Holiday Program


Kiara T || 19 || In Home Carer



Amy A || 34 || In-Home Carer || Mother of 2 children (Aged 15 and 14)

Amy started babysitting children over 20 years ago and became a mother over 15 years ago.

She has had experience with all ages, including newborns and is experienced in caring for children with special needs/disabilities.

Amy enjoys spending time with her family, swimming, surfing, horse riding, camping, drawing, painting, working, studying and watching movies.

Amy knows first-hand how important having a reliable babysitter is and makes sure that the parent's requirements are met while still making sure that the kids have fun while in her care.

Amy joined the team at Smile Time Sitters in 2018 to help parents in need of occasional/ongoing child care.

Amy holds a current working with children's check, police check to show if required, has basic first aid knowledge, Full driver's license and has a good driving record.

Amy also has specific experience dealing with challenging behaviours associated with ASD and ADD/ADHD.

Amy has been a carer for 6 families since commencing with Smile Time Sitters and over 30 families throughout her childcare experience.

Amys services include:                                                                                                                                  All Home Services, Own car, Car Seats (Supplied by Smile Time Sitters), Short Hours, Long Hours, Weekends, Occasional Friday nights, Overnights, Sat & Sun Early Mornings, Late evenings - Fri & Sat, Permanent/Set Days or Nights, Occasional Care


Hayley O || 23 || In-Home Carer

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Hayley's services include:

Own Car, Occasional care, Weekends, School Holiday Program, Short Hours, Long Hours