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Kalindi  H. - Seeking Work in Lake Forest

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I am looking for a family who is looking for someone long term and who is looking for someone to be part of the family. I am an experienced nanny looking for a part time position. I love working with all ages of children, and have been a nanny for the past five years (including being with one family for three years). I have great references, am trustlined and have CPR/First Aid certification. I am looking for a long-term position, but would also be interested in the right short-term position and/or occasional babysitting as well. I am more than willing to do light housekeeping and errands as well. I am 32 and have a lot of energy, and enjoy taking the children to the park, zoo, etc. My rates are negotiable depending on the hours, location, and number of children.Please contact me if you would like to set up an interview or if you have any questions for me! I look forward to hearing from you.
Jennalee M. - Seeking Work in Lake Forest

17.14 / hour
Full-time hours

I come from a large family with many children. My mom is 1 of 10 (lots of aunts/uncle and tons of cousins), and my brother has 4 children of his own. I have always helped with babysitting the kids & driving them around.
Carlee K. - Seeking Work in Lake Forest

20.00 / hour
Full-time hours

I've been babysitting since the age of 12. I've nanny for two families and as of now I am currently nannying for a family of one.
Taylor  D. - Seeking Work in Lake Forest

11.00 / hour
Full-time hours
1 yrs of experience

Hi, I am a freshman in college majoring in communications and hope to go into public relations. I have 3 amazing nieces who are honestly my best friends, getting to watch them grow into amazing, strong, confident little ladies, has honestly been such a blessing. I also got the opportunity to nanny two amazing girls this year, being their nanny has taught me so much about myself and responsibility. I loved being able to be apart of their life and was sad when I moved away but hope o find another family that I could grow and thrive with. I have open availability and would love to talk with you about a schedule that works for you.
Shiree B. - Seeking Work in Lake Forest

11.00 / hour
4 yrs of experience

Well, I may have been out of the nanny business for a few years but I actually miss working with kids. What makes me such a great nanny is that I am a giant child myself and don't see it as work. It's a fun job and it's so fascinating to watch kinds change and evolve. Such amazing creatures.
Adriana  G. - Seeking Work in Lake Forest

15.00 / hour
< 1 yr of experience

My name is a Adriana am a mother of 2 toddler's. Ive babysit children at my home in there own home and pick up at school i have a really good experience with kids baby's and toddlers!
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Lake Forest, IL?

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 Lake Forest’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 Lake Forest 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 Illinois?
  • Do you own a car? Do you have work experience in Lake Forest?
  • 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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