I have mostly done nanny work. However I started baby sitting 16 yrs ago. Then it was all for family members. I have 13 nephews and four nieces. So I have had my fare share of paying my dues and learning through family. My first nanny job was for two children both from the time they were infants. When I left the family the eldest was 8 and the youngest was just shy of 7. The second nanny position I had is actually still at the present time. Currently the little one is 4 1/2 yrs young. She's wonderful to work with. The family is very much into education so we usually do learning time throughout the entire day.
With both position I did the childrens laundry, cooked for them, changed diapers, cleaned up behind them until they were capable of helping me with clean up time, taught mild stone steps in all aspects of education, read to them taught them lots nursery rythmes. Helped out with all childrens dishes, nap times, and organize their rooms when needed or asked of.