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Palmer, AK Nannies

Kaitlyn D. - Seeking Work in Palmer

14.28 / hour
Full-time hours

I love children and have 7+ years experience caring for children ages newborn-11 years old. I have rarely kept just one child, most often caring for 4-5 children at time.
Kari D. - Seeking Work in Palmer

11.02 / hour

I have a daughter, age three. I´ve worked with many children of friends, including 5 years living with children age 0 to 13.
Tessa L. - Seeking Work in Palmer

17.14 / hour
Full-time hours

8 years providing excellent child care giver experience. Possess a Nanny certification from xx. love working with children and have excellent references.
Beverly S. - Seeking Work in Palmer

11.42 / hour
Full-time hours

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Nina K. - Seeking Work in Palmer

10.00 / hour
< 1 yr of experience

I am a high school student who loves taking care of kids. I’m kind, reliable, responsible, athletic and artistic, and welcome the chance to spend time with your kids - playing a game, reading to them, helping them get homework done, or doing something active outdoors. I am available all day during the summer.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Palmer, MA?

As a parent, it’s natural for you to ask your nanny for a little extra help around the house. However, the boundaries for a nannies duties vary from person to person. In general, a nanny is responsible for making sure your children’s needs are met. This includes things like ensuring they have opportunities to play and be active, that they have a healthy diet and a sanitary home. When tasks go beyond child care, for example scrubbing kitchen counters, folding laundry, gathering groceries, or teaching a language, you will likely need to provide additional compensation.

How can I ensure I have a great relationship with my nanny?

To start, it’s important you set expectations and are aligned on compensation from day one. This includes outlining vacation days, a protocol for sick days, and everything else you would want your own employer to cover. From here, spend time getting to know them. Take your nanny out one of Palmer’s great restaurants, learn about their childhood, and discuss your parenting philosophy. Finally, be sure to resolve conflicts as they arise. Open communication is crucial to ensuring a healthy long-term relationship.

Questions to ask prospective Palmer Nannies:
  • Have you been a nanny previously? How long did your employment last?
  • Are you trained in First Aid or CPR?
  • How would you handle a situation where our child began choking?
  • 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 plan to work for our family over multiple years?
  • Do you have a driver's license in Massachusetts?
  • Do you own a car? Do you have work experience in Palmer?
  • How flexible are you on weekends and evenings?
  • What salary are you seeking? Are you comfortable being paid by direct deposit?
  • Are you able to help with food preparation?
  • What could you cook for a child aged 2-5? Do you know how to make baby food?
  • Are you comfortable facilitating play dates?
  • Have you ever potty trained a child before?
  • Have you worked with newborns? Do you know how to change a diaper and prepare formula?
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