Jovie of Chicago

connecting families with the right nannies and babysitters

meet Jovie of Chicago

We provide reliable nanny and babysitter services to families in Chicago. We know how important it is to find the right help for your family, that's why our nannies and babysitters are experienced, carefully screened, and vetted to help your family thrive.

We offer full and part-time nannies and on-demand babysitters so you can balance your family, personal, and professional life. Jovie of Chicago can also provide childcare services for conferences, events, parties, and business meetings. We're locally owned and operated and part of your community - here to provide exceptional support to your family when you need it most.

Jovie has been Building Stronger Families™ in Chicago and surrounding communities since 2007. Locally owned and operated, we are part of your community, here to serve your family.



We need you. Smart, capable, ready for anything.

Become a part of an amazing childcare team that is passionate about kids and loves building lasting relationships with families.

Meet the Team

Laura H.

Laura H.

Franchise Owner

Laura Horwitz is mom to 3 boys and owns the offices of Jovie in Glenview and Lincoln Park. She and her husband grew up on the north shore. She has a MA in Mathematics Education and has been a teacher, tutor, and babysitter. Laura uses her knowledge and experience to match role models in the form of nannies, sitters, and tutors with local families. Her Glenview office has been open since 2007 and has achieved Rockstar status 6 years in a row for building stronger families. She can find long term PT or FT nannies for families. short term back up sitters for the occasional need, or a tutor for help with homework or test prep. She has also helped roll out a brand new app that allows families to reserve a sitter on their phone in minutes. This mighty mom also is an avid volunteer and has helped with the PTA, GMPS Parent Board, Local School Council, and GBS Parent Association Executive Council, as well as participates in the local chamber of commerce and the Children's Business Network.

Jackie S.

Jackie S.

Sr. Family Services Manager

Hi, my name is Jackie. I am currently the Sr. Family Services Manager with the Glenview and Chicago offices. I am a graduate of Columbia College Chicago, with a degree in Marketing Communications. Prior to this role, I was a full time nanny for almost 10 years. I am looking forward to connecting with potential candidates and forming relationships to help build stronger families.

Molly Potter

Molly Potter

Role Model and Office Manager

Meghan Proskey

Meghan Proskey

Hiring Supervisor


Local Events & More

Customer Referral Program
Holiday party with our nannies and sitters

Celebrating our nannies and sitters with a holiday party - complete with food and drink and an ugly holiday sweater contest.

Customer Referral Program
Our new brand Jovie

In July of 2022, our nannies and sitters were introduced to Jovie Childcare Reimagined and embraced the changes.