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Nora C. - Seeking Work in Valley Center

16.00 / hour
2 yrs of experience

Hello there, it's Nora (Nonni) Cunningham.
A little bit about myself: I'm a very cheerful and loving individual. I have been nannying, babysitting and taking care of children since I was 15. I'm 22 now and still absolutely love caring for, playing with and helping little ones grow up to be independent, confident and truly happy. Although I have worked in customer service and retail U still prefer taking care of children. Among my usual duties at my previous nanny jobs, other than being a best friend, were playing with and teaching little ones how to be good workers/helpers, sometimes schooling and helping with homework when needed, light housework such as laundry, kitchen, picking up and engaging little ones so they can learn as well. Also feeding, bathing.....getting dirty and enjoying every minute :)
I am experienced with infants and babies as well as kids up to the age of 12. Somehow I have an endless amount of energy so keeping up with busy children isn't a problem.

I've been frequently commended for my ability for learning quickly and staying calm in stressful situations and emergencies, my patient and creative nature which makes it easy for me to come up with adventurous and exiting things to do all day long and my gentle and loving but very firm guidelines for tiny people. I am not opposed to adapting to parental discipline and family rules as every family is different but a few things I do NOT allow at ANY time is foul language, potty talk or excessive access to any electronic device such as unnecessary use of iphones, vidio games and tv. Maybe an hour a day on good behavior but little ones need to be exploring and developing their brilliant minds especially at a young age.

Anyways, if u have any other questions or concerns please don't hesitate to contact me by phone or email! As for working availability my schedule is open any time between 7:30-5:30 Monday through Friday and Saturday mornings
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Courtney L. - Seeking Work in Valley Center

17.14 / hour
Full-time hours

I have looked after many children. From infants to 13 years of age. I got married 3 years ago and moved to the United states from Canada. I have a Permanent Residency Card. I love children, love to help them learn. I'm caring, kind, creative and am willing to help with light housekeeping. I have nannied for 3 children at once, 3, 6, and 9. As well as a 2 and 1-year-old. And I have taken care of my twin nieces from birth, they are now 5 years old. I love to bake, cook, do arts and crafts, and play outside. I enjoy building forts, teaching and having a fun yet educational time with children. They ability to learn and grasp things so quickly is baffling to watch in child development.I am more than open to light housekeeping, laundry, running errands and meal prep. I am here to help you where you need and want it.
 
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Valley Center, 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 Valley Center’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 Valley Center 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 Valley Center?
  • 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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