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Diann B. - Seeking Work in Little Rock

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I have been a Professional Nanny for 15+ years. Not a family/friend/daycare babysitter. (Nothing wrong with any of those and I have done all three. But I do NOT count them in my years of experience as a professional Nanny.). I understand the role that a Nanny plays in family dynamics. It's a daily challange.. Keeping the children safe, happy, fed, nurtured. and secure. Keeping mom and dad confident and peaceful the children are thriving and well cared for when I am there. About me: I am a Newborn Specialist. Experienced with: All ages, twins; feeding issues, including severe to mild reflux and oral aversion. Providing in home therapies for sensory issues. And speech, physical, occupational, sight and play therapy. I have experience in the use of and care of alternate feeding methods including ng and g-tube. I am trained to use and chart daily multiple medication administration and schedule. I have cared for children with compromised immune systems and the medically necessary isolation and precautions associated with their health, safety and daily routine. Children with heart damage and lung damage associated with prematurity and multiple surgeries and re-hospitalizations. Along with associated long term daily medication and oxygen administration and monitoring. I have worked as a nanny in the NICU for many months caring for an infant whose parents had to return to work. In this environment, meeting the challenges of advocating for the parents' wishes while keeping a working relationship with the doctors and nurses. And, of course, learning all I could about the challenges we would face when we brought the child home. Researching what I could do on a daily basis to help the child catch up in every area. I have worked for doctors for many years now. They are a very strong, strong willed, intelligent group. I like that. It is challenging. But I have never backed down from a challange. And no matter how difficult, sad or frustrating things get I do not ever give up. And I do not let my families give up on any challenge we face. I am strong, opinionated, intelligent and intuitive. I can be stubborn. And so can children. They need a person who is stronger than they are. Willing to love them and guide them within the boundaries that every child needs. I love children. There is literally nothing more amazing than a child. Period.
Stacey  S. - Seeking Work in Little Rock

14.28 / hour

I nanny the whole time I was in college for two different families simultaneously.they had one child each I started caring for them when they were about six months old until they started preschool.I have also babysat for children who are school-age for a period of four years I cared for them after school Monday through Friday. My favorite thing to do with children and I'm caring for is arts and crafts but I also really enjoy baking as I am a culinary trained baker and take decorator.I like going outside and writing bicycles as well as going to the zoo and playing games. For the past three years my childcare has been limited to caring for my own two children they are three-year-old twin boys who will be for at the end of April.
Amy H. - Seeking Work in Little Rock

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I am 29 years old and have been babysitting since I was 13. I am still very close to many of these families. I have been a teacher the past 5 years and have loved my experience, but I am looking for a change. The past 2 years I have been a seasonal summer nanny for a family of 3. When I first graduated from my masters program I was a nanny from March-August for a newborn. I have cherished all of my nanny experiences and am looking to do it again full time.
Ashley P. - Seeking Work in Little Rock

14.28 / hour

I am a retired Elementary school teacher with 17 years of experience. I have also raised 3 children who are adults and on their own. I have worked for a family with 2 children ages 2 & 5 for the past year.
Sarah  C. - Seeking Work in Little Rock

14.28 / hour
Full-time hours

I have babysat many families as well as nannied a few. I have also worked in multiple daycares. I loved every second of all of it.
Melissa B. - Seeking Work in Little Rock

9.26 / hour
Full-time hours

I've had babysitting jobs. I've worked in daycares and taught Sunday School.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Little Rock, AR?

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 Little Rock’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 Little Rock 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 Arkansas?
  • Do you own a car? Do you have work experience in Little Rock?
  • 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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