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Debbie M. - Seeking Work in Torrington

20.00 / hour

I used to have a daycare in my home. I have watched up to six children at a time, along with children with emotional issues, multiples and autism. I truly love watching children and helping them learn and being a part of a child's life.
Jaime P. - Seeking Work in Torrington

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I have over 10 years experience with working with kids. I love doing arts and crafts and being outdoors. I worked at a daycare for 4 years as the infant and toddler teacher. I have babysat and nannied for many wonderful families. I have experience with twins and multiple children.
Cindy O. - Seeking Work in Torrington

20.00 / hour
1 yrs of experience

I come from a large family I'm one of 8. And I'm now a grandmother with #2on the way. I'm organized. Love to cook. And enjoy animals. When I'm with a child nothing else matters they amaze me. Nothing like all of there firsts..I've been caring for an elderly woman for 5 yrs. For me it doesn't matter the age we all need to be cared for properly..
Marilyn S. - Seeking Work in Torrington

13.00 / hour
9 yrs of experience

I love children, I have grandchildren I am a retired nurse, so I know CPR I am finger printed & have been back ground checked by the state° I have a happy personality, I dont smoke, drink or curse!! I believe children are a gift from God and should be treated as such!!
Starr B. - Seeking Work in Torrington

10.10 / hour
< 1 yr of experience

Hey my name is * I am very loving two kids I got along with them very well I love to make them feel special and let them draw whatever they like and just to make them feel happy that's what I love to do with kids and I love coloring but I am very stern if I have to be
Caitlin  K. - Seeking Work in Torrington

13.00 / hour
Full-time hours
< 1 yr of experience

Hi I am Caitlin Kilbourn and I live in Morris, Ct. I have a bachelors degree in child studies from Post University I have thirteen years experience working with children. I have nannied for about ten years and really enjoy taking care of children.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Torrington, 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 Torrington’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 Torrington 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 Torrington?
  • 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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