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Kaitlyn  S. - Seeking Work in Foley

14.28 / hour
Full-time hours

I started baby sitting when I was 15 years old. I would watch my dads best friends kids on the weekends. One of them was 6 and the other was 8. I did that for a year or so then I started baby sitting over night for my brothers kids on the week day nights until I was about 19 then I got a job at a day care center and I was a teacher for the infant class and then I was a teacher for the toddlers that range from 2-4 years old.
Kristie K. - Seeking Work in Foley

14.28 / hour
Full-time hours

I have work in many daycares and babysitting I love kids I have no kids of my own I'm very dependable & reliable I'm great with kids....
Taylor K. - Seeking Work in Foley

10.00 / hour
Full-time hours
2 yrs of experience

Hi my name is Taylor I am a current elementary education major at Coastal Alabama Community College. I love children and I love to travel. I just currently returned from working for the Walt Disney World Company and making magic for the children was one of my all time favorite things to do while there.
Kimberly F. - Seeking Work in Foley

14.28 / hour

Most recently I was working for a family with 2 young boys for 3 years, which included 2 young dogs, geckos, cats & bearded dragons and chickens. While working for them my schedule was very flexible and my hours ranged from part to full. I also worked as a date night nanny for another family with 1 young son. As well as these 2 families I had begun working as on an as-needed basis for their infant daughter & 2 school-aged boys. I have excellent references, and strong work ethic. I find joy working with children, their fresh faced look at life is so inspiring. I have worked in classrooms K-6th grade as an Instructional assistant. I have 72 college credits & took child development courses and more. My philosophy is that children are people who deserve respect. I attempt gentle redirection, then explain why we don't behave in this way, then, after warning, a time out. I remind them that it was their behavior that was the problem, not them. I can follow your family's philosophy, but this gives you an idea of where my heart is for children. Infants, are exempt! They get hugs and snuggles,etc. I have extensive experience & have worked with a variety of special needs children. I would love to meet and further discuss your needs.
Helen H. - Seeking Work in Foley

12.00 / hour
Full-time hours
3 yrs of experience

Hello! I am looking for a new family starting the end of June! I would prefer a long term position.
I have my own vehicle with up to date tags, insurance, and license. I've been trained in CPR and first aid. I love animals so I'm completely okay with pets. I don't mind doing light housekeeping or running errands here and there. Pretty much anything your family needs, we can manage to work out!
I've been working with younger children for two years now! I have been a nanny for two families so far and a sitter for many. I started while I was in school for phlebotomy and I ended up enjoying childcare more!
My first family was for two teenagers. I mostly helped them with homework and keeping them on task throughout the day. One of them had a few emotional delays so they needed extra help getting her to and from appointments. She also went to school online while her brother was in high school so I helped her before we went to pick him up and do our after school clubs.
My most recent family is a three child family, 6, 4, & 3. One of the children is on the autism spectrum, he's verbal but his mind doesn't stay here. We're currently learning how to swim and read so I'm very sad to see them go. ):
I don't sit at home with the TV all day. We go out to the park, a pool, a picnic trip. I've done beach trips, the zoo, arts festivals. I love doing arts and crafts and swimming.
We don't just eat junk!! As much as I love sweets and pizza, it's meant in moderation. I understand how picky some children can be but we at least try our fruit and veggies! I hate bringing tears or tantrums to mealtime over frozen nuggets but healthy habits start early.
I am pretty strict, in my opinion. The rules you set for your children are meant to be followed! If they go too far, they're put into a timeout. When they're ready to apologize, we sit and talk about why they acted out to help them learn and understand their emotions.
If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to ask. (:
Jessica D. - Seeking Work in Foley

17.14 / hour
Full-time hours

I worked at a daycare and afterschool care.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Foley, MN?

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 Foley’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 Foley 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 Minnesota?
  • Do you own a car? Do you have work experience in Foley?
  • 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?