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Carolyn L. - Seeking Work in Stratford

17.14 / hour
Full-time hours

Nanny - Provided care for newborn child, taking care of the house, supervise contractors and other household staff, running errands for family members. Nanny for M. family 2008-2010 - emergency pick-ups, weekend and evening child care. Nanny for H. family 2004-2007 - provided care for nevborn child. Babysitter forfamily 2003-2004 - provided care for two children ages 6 and 10 years old, picking up children from school and driving them to after school activities, preaparing meals for kids... .
Monica D. - Seeking Work in Stratford

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I've been a professional nanny for over 10 years with 3 years working in an infant program. I worked for one family with twins and and older sibling for 5 years, until the youngest were enrolled in school, I am currently with a family with 5 and 7 year old girls and a baby on the way. Family circumstances have changed and sadly they can no longer keep me. I have amazing relationships with all my past families! I work full time as needed, I love to do alot of crafts, play outside and go on adventures! I am also experienced in working with developmental skills and behavioural issues. I truly devote my time to ensuring the children are happy and healthy with wonderful spirits!
Caroline L. - Seeking Work in Stratford

20.00 / hour
Full-time hours

Thank you for looking at my bio and preferences. My name is Caroline and I'm 33 years old. I'm working as a nanny / babysitter over 10 years with families in CT. I'm bright, reliable, affectionate and patient. I'm 100% trustworthy . I'm well- versed in child development and I have natural affinity toward children having 8 years old daughter by my own. I know how to structure time and I'm also flexible. I'm comfortable helping children with school projects and homework. I'm very reliable - I always make an effort to accommodate changes in people's schedule and help out when I can. I consistently engaged children in both indoor and outdoor activities that were both fun and developmentally enhancing.
Katelyn B. - Seeking Work in Stratford

10.30 / hour

I worked in a daycare for 9 years and I enjoyed it very much, I Love teaching children and playing with them..I know what it takes to make sure things get done and also that the children learn in a fun manner but also teach them and discipline them the correct way.
Anna H. - Seeking Work in Stratford

14.28 / hour

Structured but fun and silly & created lifetime bonds. I am a very experienced & caring, nurturing mom who's looking to watch children during the week. I'm fun & find it fulfilling taking care of little ones now that mine are somewhat grown. I have references available & I am flexible. I have well over 10+ yrs of experience & no situation is to much for me. I keep children happy & safe while in my care
Alexandra A. - Seeking Work in Stratford

11.42 / hour

I have done childcare since I was a little girl, I started as a babysitter and worked myself up to being a nanny, I can run a whole house and do what is required like cooking,cleaning , and running errands for both children and parents
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Stratford, 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 Stratford’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 Stratford 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 Stratford?
  • 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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