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Rachel M. - Seeking Work in Guilford

14.28 / hour

I worked with a wonderful family who had 2 boys. I started by caring for the oldest when he was about 18 months old, just prior to the youngest boy being born. When the newborn was about 8 weeks old I took on the care of both children. Prior to this I worked approximately 4 years in a day care center. I worked primarily with children aged 6 weeks through school aged children. I currently am the mother of a 10 month old.
Philomena O. - Seeking Work in Guilford

14.28 / hour
Full-time hours

I have had many years of informal childcare experience. I have cared for the children of friends and neighbors as well as assisting my mother who was a governess. I have a valid passport and enjoy travel.
Heather W. - Seeking Work in Guilford

17.14 / hour

I've been babysitting for about 10 years now, I've also worked with kids for 3-4 years running a class for middle school girls. i taught up to 10 girls two times a week for an hour. I was also a camp counselor for unprivileged kids for Guilford youth and family services.
Michelle K. - Seeking Work in Guilford

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I have been a nanny for over 15 years. I have cared for infants, toddlers, and teens. I am CPR certified. I have experience potty training, and helping children with their milestones. I have several families that I have worked for over the years and they become like family.I have wonderful references.i have references upon request.
Michelle K. - Seeking Work in Guilford

20.00 / hour
10 yrs of experience

Hi, my name is Michelle I live in Guilford, Connecticut Have been a nannyfor over 10 years. I have worked with newborns, toddlers, and teens. My certification in CPR and First Aid training is recently renewed. I enjoy Arts & crafts, playing outdoors, golf, hicking, reading. I am responsible, loving and fun. Housekeeping, running errands, laundry not problem. I would take care if it all. Please feel free to contact me at your convienience I look forwarding to meeting you.
Kylie C. - Seeking Work in Guilford

12.00 / hour
Full-time hours
1 yrs of experience

Hi! I am a student at the University of Maine and am home for the summer looking to nanny. I have plenty of experience with children- I've worked at a summer camp for 3 years, a daycare for a year, and babysit young children often. My availability is any day of the week at any time. I would prefer to work 5 day weeks rather than 7.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Guilford, 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 Guilford’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 Guilford 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 Guilford?
  • 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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