Russellville, AL
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Stefanie W. - Seeking Work in Russellville

22.85 / hour

I have been caring for children since the age of 14. During my High School years I stayed with teachers children, children in my family. Also, I have three children whom are 22, 20 and 13. My Oldest is a Senior at the University of AL, our 20 year old is a Pharmacy tech at Vanderbilt Hospital, and lastly our 13 year old is a successful middle schooler. In the past 22 years, I have molded and cared for other children besides my own; in our community. In addition, I have cared for newborn twins. Lastly, not only have I cared for children, I have volunteered for my local community.
Brenda O. - Seeking Work in Russellville

11.42 / hour
Full-time hours

I had a daycare in Alabama for 20 years. I was a nanny in Massachusetts for seven years.
 
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Russellville, KY?

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 Russellville’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 Russellville 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 Kentucky?
  • Do you own a car? Do you have work experience in Russellville?
  • 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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