About Our Nannies
Joanna’s Nannies provides exceptional nannies and babysitters for date nights, back-up childcare, vacation nanny services, weddings and corporate events. Our responsible childcare providers care for your children at your residence, vacation home, hotel or event venue. Our nannies have experience with children of all ages and many have also taken our infant workshop to become an infant specialist.
We employ our nannies so you can have the peace of mind of having a legal and professional caregiver without the hassles of being an employer yourself. We handle all the insurance, workers comp and taxes for you. In addition, we have a vigorous screening process that includes an FBI background check, finger printing, references checks and a personal interview.
Meet the Team
Joanna has cared for children for almost 15 years and still works with them on a daily basis. She has worked as a professional nanny in many capacities and now focuses on newborns in her work as a postpartum doula and newborn care specialist. She also works with many families on an occasional basis to help with transitions, sleep training, and travel nanny services. Joanna loves working with children and families and especially enjoys helping during the early stages as well as traveling with many of her previous clients.
Marlena | Booking Specialist
Marlena is a mother of two and has over 10 years experience in childcare. She has worked as a nanny with Joanna’s Nannies since the start of the company in 2011. In 2016, Marlena took over the role as Booking Manager. She currently resides in Sonoma County she is very familiar with the beautiful wine country and the many venues we work with there. Marlena is happy to assist our clients in booking services and providing experienced, professional nannies.
Ruthie | Human Resources
Ruthie draws from her many years experience in the hospitality, birth/baby, medical, and social media industries. She has been a birth doula for over 20 years, a midwife assistant, lactation educator, and newborn care educator. She served on the board of Better Beginnings for Babies, is the mother of 4 children and understands the importance of having excellent childcare. Ruthie resides in the beautiful Wine Country of California.
Jessica | Director of Newborn Care
Jessica has been in the industry for over fifteen years. She started as a sitter, then became a professional nanny, and now works as a postpartum doula and sleep trainer in addition to being our Director of Newborn Care. She received her BS in Human Development and Family Studies at Colorado State University after serving in the US Navy. Jessica has completed her postpartum doula training through DONA International. Her mission is to provide support for families and make a positive influence on children’s outcomes.
Serving: Sonoma, Napa, St. Helena, Calistoga, Healdsburg, Windsor, Santa Rosa, Glen Ellen, Kenwood, Guerneville, Rohnert Park, Cotati, Petaluma, Novato, Marin, San Rafael, Mill Valley
Serving: Downtown, La Jolla, Del Mar, Carlsbad, Coronado, Encinitas, Mission Valley, Mission Beach, Pacific Beach, Mission Beach, Rancho Bernardo, Rancho Sante Fe, Poway
Serving: Presidio, Pacific Heights, Marina, Richmond, Sunset, Noe Valley, Russian Hill, Nob Hill, Downtown, Fisherman’s Wharf, Twin Peaks, Potrero Hill
Serving: Tahoe Donner, Squaw, Truckee, Northstar, Tahoe City, Homewood, Tahoe Vista, Carnelian Bay, Kings Beach, Incline Village, Olympic Valley