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Ashley  C. - Seeking Work in La Mirada

Hourly rate11.22 / hour

I come from a small town in which I babysat for numerous families within our area. I first started babysitting in eighth grade, because my math teacher saw my level of responsibility and compassion and knew that I would be a good fit for her children. I have babysat for this same family for over eight years now and would consider them to be very close friends of mine. From this, I have babysat for numerous other teachers, for other employers I have had in the past, and for many people within my church. In all, I have probably babysat for around fifteen families throughout my time in high school.
Andrea E. - Seeking Work in La Mirada

Hourly rate22.85 / hour
Hours (full-time or not)Full-time hours

I am a young, energetic, insanely patient, organized individual with a passion for child care. I pretty much raised myself and I'm sure that's the reason for the devotion I have towards children. I always want to make sure that I am the positive influence in their lives and that they know they are appreciated and respected. I have a way of making children feel at ease but still keeping a certain level of respect because I know I am the adult and need to stay responsible no matter what. I am very attentive and love every detail of this job, from rolling around in dirt for fun to reading them a bedtime story. I will very much appreciate an employer who can give me a chance to live out what I am so very passionate about.
Justine C. - Seeking Work in La Mirada

Hourly rate17.14 / hour
Hours (full-time or not)Full-time hours

In the past I have worked with multiple families long term. The first family I worked for I worked about 15 hours a week watching two children ages 2 and 3. I worked for that family for 2 yrs. I would make meals for the children, put them down for nap time, play games, take them to the park, etc. Another family I worked for I was with for a year and watching their three children ages, 4,6,and 8. I picked them up from school, made meals, assisted with bath time, played games,took them to the park, worked on reading, helped with homework, etc. about 20-25 hours a week
Jessie M. - Seeking Work in La Mirada

Hourly rate12.21 / hour
Hours (full-time or not)Full-time hours

I started taking care of children when I was 15 years old. My first job consisted of watching over three children ages 0-4. I am very experienced with all ages. I have volunteered and worked with children for 9 years. I have a big heart for children and find it crucial to have a positive and good impression on them.
Sara S. - Seeking Work in La Mirada

Hourly rate14.28 / hour
Hours (full-time or not)Full-time hours

I have been babysitting children (from newborn to 13 year olds) for over 10 years. I have worked as a teacher's assistant at a Child Development Center with children ages 18 months to just under 3 years old. I have also been a nanny for a family that had a 17 month old and a newborn at the time I began working with them.
Toni C. - Seeking Work in La Mirada

Hourly rate11.99 / hour

Provided consistent and quality care, nurturing and training to infants through school ages.Provided indoor/outdoor daily activities that stimulate and develop creativity and life skills, using "play" as a tool to teach about the world around us and strive to make life time memories.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in La Mirada, 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 La Mirada’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 La Mirada 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 La Mirada?
  • 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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