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Roxana D. - Seeking Work in New Milford

20.00 / hour
Full-time hours

I have been in the child care field for over four years. I have worked as a Toddler Teacher since August 2006 and I am an Early Childhood Education major. Working with children is my passion and I believe it is a very rewarding profession. I enjoy working with children and I love them dearly.
Alicia L. - Seeking Work in New Milford

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I've been babysitting kids since I was twelve years old. When i got my babysitting license, I accomplished something and i'm proud of it. When I turned 18, I applied to the YMCA Children's Center in Bethel, CT and I worked there for three years until I left over the summer to become a nanny and continue my education. I am certified in CPR, First Aid, and Epi-pen.
Heather S. - Seeking Work in New Milford

14.28 / hour

Throughout college I worked as a nanny for the same family, two boys 7 and 9. I am currently a student at Western Connecticut State University, working towards my masters in education. I am also a ski instructor for children and I am a substitute teacher. I am laid back, responsible and easy to get along with. I am CPR certified and was a lifeguard for two years.
Nicole R. - Seeking Work in New Milford

14.28 / hour

A few years ago I use to watch my two younger cousins, at the ages of seven and eight. I use to work at a daycare for four years, mostly caring for infants or toddlers but have worked with three year olds and up.
Kayla S. - Seeking Work in New Milford

10.10 / hour

I come from a large family with 4 of my siblings being older than I am. They all have children and I have been baby sitting them since I was 12. I am 22 yrs old now and have had experience baby sitting from infants to pre-teens.
Amanda S. - Seeking Work in New Milford

11.42 / hour

I am experienced in all age group's.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in New Milford, 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 New Milford’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 New Milford 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 New Milford?
  • 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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