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Laura S. - Seeking Work in Brookfield

Hourly rate22.85 / hour

Nanny- 1boy 2 months-7 months old. Nanny- 7 and 11 girl and boy, driving cooking and cleaning, absolutely loved them Babysat- 10 month old as needed - 2 boys 7&9 as needed - 2 boys 4&5 as needed - 3 girls 3&5&7 as needed - 1 boy 4yr - 1 girl 9 yr/ tutor - afterschool tutor for 2 years - 8 Month Old since birth - 7 year old, babysat for 5 days without parent straight
Leslie S. - Seeking Work in Brookfield

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

I ran a daycare in my home for several years. I had five children 3 years and younger.
Molly L. - Seeking Work in Brookfield

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

I have been a nanny for 16 yrs. I starting babysitting at the age of 11, worked in a child care center for a little over a year and I taught a year of kindergarten Sunday school.
Aline S. - Seeking Work in Brookfield

Hourly rate17.14 / hour

I worked as a babysitter of 4 kids (boys) for 2 years and 6 months and my second job was nanny of 2 girls. I worked there for 2 years. Now I'm working as a babysitter/housekeeper.
Jessica A. - Seeking Work in Brookfield

Hourly rate11.41 / hour

I have done many babysitting jobs, I also used to work at a daycare. I am going to school for elementary education. I have also worked at summer camps.
Lydia - Seeking Work in Brookfield

Hourly rate11.42 / hour

I have a very long history of babysitting, since the fifth grade when I recieved my red cross certification. I ABSOLUTELY adore children, and have all the patience in the world. I have both nanny'd and babysat children ranging in age from 3 months old to 14 years old. I am a very hands on person and have had nothing but wonderful experiences with all of the children I have worked with. I have worked with twins before, and a mild case of autism. I am able to juggle busy and hectic situations. I never once had any complaint from any children or parents regarding my childcare.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Brookfield, CT?

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 Brookfield’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 Brookfield 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 Connecticut?
  • Do you own a car? Do you have work experience in Brookfield?
  • 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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