Atherton, CA
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Andrea  P. - Seeking Work in Atherton

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I have been a live in nanny for the same family for the last 6 years. I started when the oldest was 1 year and half and his sister was 6 months. The family adopted a 18 month old little over 2 years ago. I have done everything from take care of the children to running the household. I do all the daily errands like grocery shopping, dry cleaning and target runs. Before this nanny job i worked at a special ed preschool for 4 years. Since middle school i have been babysitting and taking care of children. Although i babysit for a lot of families, i have 2 families that I babysit for during high school, college and after. I was able to come along side two amazing mom and watch them love and care for their children.
Yesenia Z. - Seeking Work in Atherton

25.00 / hour
Full-time hours
15 yrs of experience

Genuinely loves, a reserved of patience
Maria T. - Seeking Work in Atherton

25.00 / hour
Full-time hours
16 yrs of experience

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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Atherton, CA?

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 Atherton’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 Atherton 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 California?
  • Do you own a car? Do you have work experience in Atherton?
  • 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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