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Alyssa W. - Seeking Work in Lakewood

22.85 / hour

I have been babysitting for various families with children of many different ages since I was 12 years old. I have worked in preschools and elementary schools for three years. I have also had much experience with disabled children, both physically and mentally. I have two little brothers, and also twin nieces and another niece and a nephew that I have cared for several times.
Georgia B. - Seeking Work in Lakewood

12.10 / hour
Full-time hours

Hi, my name is Georgia and I'm 19 years old. I was most recently a full time baby sitter for a 7 year old girl and now I'm looking for new babysitting jobs as well as preparing myself to be a part time student in the Fall. I'm most experienced with children 2-12 but I do have limited experience with pre-teens/teenagers.
Helena H. - Seeking Work in Lakewood

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I was raised by wonderful parents who tried their best. They immigrated to the US, and had tough times, but they always took good care of me, and loved me.
Emily S. - Seeking Work in Lakewood

14.28 / hour
Full-time hours

I worked with an 11 month old until they put her in preschool at the age of 2. I taught her alphabet, how to count to thirty. We would books and spend our days at the park or library. I did light house work for them like dishes, swept the floors, dusted, and only did the childs laundry. I have also nannied for another family they had twins that were 3 and a one year old. I taught the twins how to write their names and we started learning how to read. I was teaching the one year old how to talk.
Victoria G. - Seeking Work in Lakewood

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I started taking care of children when I was around 13. I've taken care of all aged children! My first full time job was taking care of a 4 month old, and I took care of her for over a year! I've also had after school jobs for elementary aged children. I've babysat for a lot of families, all ages from infant up to the age of 13.
Alexis L. - Seeking Work in Lakewood

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I have been dealing with newborns to teenagers for the past 10 years. I took a babysitting course in high school and was certified through the Red Cross. I was a nanny for a 3 year old girl for a year, and I had a blast! I left the "nanny-life" for a desk job, and realize now, how much I miss it!!
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Lakewood, 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 Lakewood’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 Lakewood 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 Lakewood?
  • 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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