About

Sweetwater Sitters and Nannies is built on Family, Fun, and Community.  Based in St Petersburg, FL we provide safe, quality, and accessible services.  Whether you are looking for a date night sitter or a full-time nanny, we’ve got you covered!  We understand that every family is unique and will work closely with you to meet your specific requirements.  

We are a member of the INA (International Nanny Association) and are committed to upholding the best business practices and highest level of professionalism in the industry.  We believe in building a family and relationships in the community, not just a business and are proud to support local organizations.  

We offer you the option of calling us directly to book a sitter or use our user-friendly app.  We offer no membership fee, no booking fee, and straightforward pricing.  Hop on board today and be a Sweetwater Family!

Founder & President

Drawing on her experience in Human Resources and Change Management consulting for Fortune 500 companies, Debbie Opheim, owns and operates Sweetwater Sitters and Nannies.  Her involvement in recruiting and staffing lends itself to hiring the best, most qualified sitters and nannies.  

Her expertise in building relationships across cultures helps ensure you find the right fit for your family and encourages you to be a part of the Sweetwater Family.  

She has a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration & Entrepreneurship. As a previous in-home childcare provider and working mother she has a first-hand understanding of her clients’ challenges in finding quality in-home childcare.

As a previous in-home childcare provider and working mother she has a first-hand understanding of her clients’ challenges in finding quality in-home childcare. Her past community involvements include child mentoring, community kitchen, Meals on Wheels and the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. Debbie currently serves as a Child Advocate.

Debbie Opheim
Founder & President

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