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Dumisile S. - Seeking Work in East Haven

10.70 / hour

I was an Aupair 2008 to 2009, i have worked for two familes. one is Philadelphia where i looked after two childern a 6 year old boy and a 13 month year old girl. I toke care of them for about 9months and then i moved to longIsland and were i cared of two childern and they are two boys ages 7months and 3yrs. I like to be in the out doors,play with the children and talking walks. Afre the Aupiar program i worked with a another family,i took care of three boys ages 12months to 5years and i loved them, we had so fun together and we always reading,playing out-side,hicking,going to the park,beach and the Zoo,take walks etc. I always prepear healthy meals for them and snacks. Currently i am working as a nurse assitance at companions and home makers part-time.
Eileen S. - Seeking Work in East Haven

20.00 / hour
Full-time hours

Have taken care of Infants to teens. for over 30 years have grandchildren. take kids to beach,activities,parks ,help with homework,babys for walks everday,made meals cleaned afterwards.Im very neat and watch over the children as I would my own. Also with 2 familys at one time. do playdates as kids get older.
Melisa A. - Seeking Work in East Haven

17.14 / hour
Full-time hours

I am 25 years old and have been working with children in and out of a school setting since I was 17. I have worked with children from about 6months to age 15. I was a nanny on and off to a child from 9months until she was about 3, and have taken care many different children many ages ranges. I am currently working at an enrichment program where I teach kindergarten part time and am looking for a new opportunity. I am bilingual and also CPR and first aid certified.
Cindy R. - Seeking Work in East Haven

20.00 / hour
Full-time hours

I have been a live-in nanny for two families. I have a bachelors degree in Elementary Education and Psychology. I have taught preschool, second and third grade.I'm CPR and First Aid Certified.
Anny T. - Seeking Work in East Haven

14.28 / hour
Full-time hours

1 years of experience as a babysitter, and 1 year as nanny. duties included, getting kids ready for school,taking and picking them from school, feeding, playing with them, teaching them english or spanish depending on the kids first language.
Wioleta - Seeking Work in East Haven

22.85 / hour

Caring for children while their parents are away can be a hard transition for some children. My approach to childcare is definitely a patient and caring one. I strongly believe that forming a bond with both parents and children is the most important approach to any childcare situation. I believe that the manners in which the children are disciplined are the parent’s choice, different things work for different families. I think that it is very important that the childcare provider not only be consistent with the parent’s manner of discipline but their limit setting as well. Understanding and sticking with the parenting style is crucial to an easy and seamless transition for the children.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in East Haven, 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 East Haven’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 East Haven 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 East Haven?
  • 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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