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The Kf Family
& Christian K
Alexandria$7.25/hr  |  1 kid
Hello I’d like to offer my home for a Nanny share with another family. I have identified a few potential nannies to start on November 4th. I have a 6 month old boy. I have asked the nanny to be available from 8 AM to 6 PM, M-F. Please message me if you are interested in sharing the cost at a very affordable rate in a more private environment than a daycare with another baby to socialize with.

I am located in Kingstowne, Alexandria VA off of Beulah street.
The Deal Family
& Soheyla Panahinia
Alexandria$14.38/hr  |  1 kid
We are a married couple in our thirties expecting our first child in late November. We are having a boy. We both work full time Monday-Friday, 9-5. We do not have any pets. We prefer a family with no pets. We have an experienced nanny with excellent references specializing in care for newborns to toddlers. We are organized, clean and friendly people looking for a similar family. Our nanny will be working full-time Monday thru Friday 8:30 AM to 5:30 PM.
The Eneche Family
& Courtney Gibson
Alexandria$6.67/hr  |  3 kids
I am a working mom of 3 lovely princesses. I am hoping to share my nanny who from the first day we met has been a joy to my family. She is honest, caring and definitely follows instructions. My girls adore her; there's nothing as good as knowing tour kids are in safe hands when you are away. I am looking to share my nanny to reduce my monthly bills.
The Portillo Family
& Yancy Portillo
Landmark, Alexandria$15/hr  |  1 kid
hi , my name is yancy and i am looking for a job as a nanny i love kids and love taking care of them i will be wiling to do anything. I would love to find a job that fits with my schedule i would like monday through friday because i am christian and go to church on some week days like tuesday and friday.
The Tito Family
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Alexandria$20/hr  |  1 kid
Hi, I am Maria , mother of an adorable one-year old girl. I am looking for an experienced and loving full-time nanny, available to work Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 5/6 p.m., possibly in a nanny share agreement. Ideally, the nanny share would include only one other child. The nanny would be taking care of my daughter, prepare her food, take her out for walks and nearby activities, and provide a language-rich environment that encourage her development. Knowledge of Italian would be preferred but not required.
The Tidd Family
& Michelle McDonald
Alexandria$22/hr  |  1 kid
Hello! We have the space, we have the nanny, and we are looking for another adorable kiddo to be part of our share! The family we currently share our nanny with no longer requires care thanks to a really great flexible job so we are hoping to find another family to join our Del Ray share with availability to start in mid-November.

Our nanny has many years of experience and has downright glowing reviews from her previous employers (and us!). Both children in our share get so excited to see her in the morning and show her genuine affection. She baby wears around the house, teaches baby sign language, is CPR certified, is extremely receptive to parent requests and feedback, and is always up for taking the kids out into the neighborhood for walks and playtime. No matter how stressful caring for two infants must be, she is never anything other than composed and pleasant.

A little bit about us – we currently live in Del Ray with our first child, an eight month old boy. Although we are first-time parents, we aim to be as chill, low drama, and go-with-the-flow as one can be while taking care of a small human who tends to not sleep very much. We have loved hosting the share at our home and are happy to continue to do so for the future share partnership. We have felt so lucky having our son cared for by our nanny and hope to find another child soon who will benefit from her care and experience.

Please let me know what questions you have or if you would like more information. We hope to meet you soon!
The Rose Family
& Yackeline B
Alexandria$18/hr  |  2 kids
Would love another family to share our wonderful nanny.
The Biskoup Family
& Rebeca Rios
Alexandria$8.50/hr  |  1 kid
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How to Find a Nanny Share in Alexandria, VA

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

Understand the Cost of a Nanny Share in Alexandria, VA

The costs of a nanny share depends on your nanny share set up. How you share the cost a nanny can depend on the number of hours, children, and even who is hosting the nanny share. Additional expenses for nanny shares can include over-time, vacation time, and holiday bonuses.

Nanny Share Family Interviews in Alexandria, VA

Once you start connecting with prospective families, the next step is to interview. To make things a bit easier, here’s a list of some questions to ask the other family in a nanny share:

  • What is your discipline style (or what do you plan for it to be?)
  • If our nanny is late regularly, how would you want to handle it?
  • How would you describe your child(ren)?
  • How would you describe your parenting style?

Beyond these questions, try to create a job posting together by creating rules for your nanny share. In doing this, specific areas to focus on include discipline, over-time, and vacation time.

How to Set Up a Nanny Share in Alexandria, VA

In setting up a nanny share, there are lots of different ways to do it: finding a family with a nanny, hire a nanny and then find a family, or start by finding a family then hiring a nanny together.

When finding a family for a nanny share, you want to assess compatibility in terms of logistics, personalities, and parenting philosophies. It’s also important to be mindful that nanny shares can work with the kids of different ages whether it’s two infants or an older child with an infant, there are lots of different ways to set up a nanny share.

Understand Nanny Share Responsibilities in Alexandria, VA

Before beginning the search for a nanny share, 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. You can do this with the other family or alone. The boundaries for nannies duties vary from family to family. However, in general, a nanny is responsible for making sure your kids’ 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 Share Nanny Interviews in Alexandria, VA

Once you start connecting with prospective nannies, the next step is a nanny interview. There are questions for hiring a nanny in a nanny share and testing different scenarios. 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 in Alexandria? 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? If yes, here are some questions to ask the nanny’s references.
  • Are you trained in First Aid or CPR in Alexandria, VA?
  • Do you have a driver’s license in Alexandria, VA? 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, 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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