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Maria C. - Seeking Work in Miramar
Maria C.

Having Maria help me with my kids is like leaving them with my mom, probably even better than that! I was always very picky with sitters until I found her! First she’s absolutely punctual and responsible, she has a great background in education witch was a huge plus. My kids adore her! - Valeria

Niki S. - Seeking Work in La Grange
Niki S.

She was very warm hearted and treated my children as if they where her on and she was always on time so I never had to worry - Shannan

Alicia A. - Seeking Work in Cocoa
Alicia A.

Alicia was extremely helpful she helped out around the house so much ( laundry, meal prep , dishes , kids homework) and with the kids. She always made her self available! she’s very hands on person and I loved that I can say she genuinely has a passion working with kids. - Kenna Holmes

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What’s the average cost of a nanny?

The average cost of a nanny is $14.22 per hour. The cost of a nanny is dependent on the nanny’s experience, qualifications and location.
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How to Hire a Nanny

Nanny Lane is a nanny website to help you find a nanny in your area. Our nanny services include background checks, nanny contracts, and nanny payroll.

Understand Nanny Responsibilities in the United States

Before beginning the search for a nanny, it’s important to understand what you’re looking for and if a nanny is the right choice for your child care needs. In hiring a nanny, first, you should think through what responsibilities you expect your nanny to handle. With that information, you can create a profile so that nannies can reach out to you. The boundaries for nannies duties vary from family to family. In general, a nanny is responsible for making sure your children’s needs are met, including things like ensuring they have opportunities to play and be active. When tasks go beyond child care, for example, housekeeping or meal preparation, it’s good practice to communicate these expectations with your nanny before hiring them. Along with the different duties that you ask for, experience and location can impact how much you should pay your nanny.

Nanny Interviews

Once you start connecting with prospective nannies, the next step is a nanny interview. To make things a bit easier, here’s a list of some nanny interview questions to consider asking:

  • Do you have experience being a nanny?
  • How do you handle tantrums? Can you share an experience disciplining children?
  • What sort of household tasks are you open to doing?
  • Are you open to a live in arrangement? Do you have experience being a live in nanny?
  • Are you open to being a nanny in a nanny share?
  • Do you have any references?
  • Are you trained in First Aid or CPR?
  • Do you have a driver’s license? Do you own a car?
  • What salary are you seeking? Are you open to being paid through direct-deposit, pay stubs?
  • What are your expectations around over-time pay and vacation time?

During the hiring process, it’s essential to ask for references, and by asking their references questions you gain a better understanding of they will fit in your family. As you get closer to hiring a nanny, be sure to run a background check to ensure your kids are in good hands. When evaluating a prospective nanny, it’s essential to make sure you’re setting the foundation for a good relationship with your nanny. You can do this by being clear about your expectations around nanny responsibilities and compensation, and of course, by being friendly and welcoming! And of course, as you learn how to hire a nanny, Nanny Lane's nanny services are here to help you along the way.

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