Leslie McKibben – Leslie is the founder, owner, and primary sitter for Kids Night In. Before moving to St. John in 2013 she owned a private physical therapy practice, devoted to pediatrics, and including patients with special needs.
She has been, and remains active in support of many community causes, and is the mother of two adult sons. She lives with her husband and their adopted rescue dog, Patches.
Chelsea is originally from Texas where she taught kindergarten before moving to St. John. She has been teaching for 6 years and is currently teaching at a school on island. Her undergraduate degree is from Texas A&M University and she has a Masters of Education degree from The University of Texas at Tyler with a specialization in Reading Instruction and Intervention. Before teaching she worked as both a part time babysitter and nanny in high school and college. Chelsea fell in love with the people and culture of St. John when she came to the islands as a volunteer with All Hands and Hearts after hurricanes Irma and Maria. In her free time, she enjoys snorkeling, scuba diving, reading, traveling, and watching sports.
Colleen McCready has been living on St. John since 2015. She started babysitting when she was 12 years old, where she found her passion for working with kids. While on summer vacation from college, she worked with troubled youth at a summer camp setting and also in a residential setting. After graduating college, she worked as a family support worker to assist families with parent child interaction and child development. She has experience working with children with special needs as well. In her 15 years of experience she has worked with all age ranges, from newborns to 18 year olds. She is up to date with her CPR and First Aid certifications.
Nicole loves kids- “ big, small and all in between!” This is evident with her passion to provide childcare through Caneel’s Kids Club for 19 years followed by 3 years at the Kids’ Club at the Westin – both resorts here on St. John. She has also provides care for several local families. She is CPR certified. She loves taking kids on strolls, crafts playground fun, and story telling.
As a past midwife Ann adores kids – and the smaller the better! She just loves that new baby smell😂! Her background is in woman’s health where she was a nurse practitioner for 20 years. She still maintains her nursing license in the state of MN. After leaving island due to the hurricanes, Ann had been a nanny for a little guy, but now she is back and ready to help with your kids!
Steve McKibben is Leslie’s husband, and “sometimes” auxiliary babysitter. Before their move to St. John he had long been active as a coach and league administrator in youth sports, as well as in programs for mentoring young people. He continued that while serving as soccer coach for one of the local primary schools here on St. John. He also guides kayak and snorkel trips on island, and participates in a number of community related organizations and activities.