Wallingford, CT
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Lauren M. - Seeking Work in Wallingford

22.85 / hour

I am a licensed school teacher in the state of CT and taught for two years in an urban environment before starting my own business. Prior to that, I nannied for three different families in CT from 2001-2009. I am a mother of an nine year old boy, and I am a state-licensed Foster parent.
Carrie T. - Seeking Work in Wallingford

11.42 / hour

I started babysitting when I was 15. In 2007 I worked at a center running the "Mommy and Me" music program with children from 1-5 years old. This led to my first nanny position with one of the families who attended the Children's Center. Currently I work in the school system as an Autism Interventionist with children who range in age from pre-school to 5th grade. I'm also CPR and first aid certified, as well as certified by the state of CT to distribute medication.
Melissa S. - Seeking Work in Wallingford

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I have been around children all my life, my mother had a home daycare from when I was a baby up until I was 19 years old. I babysat many of those kids on the weekends as well as my own cousins and nephews (who are now 6 and 3). When I was 16 I had an after school job caring for a 10 year old, 2 year old and 3 month old. I also have a 13 month old daughter.
Evelyn Z. - Seeking Work in Wallingford

10.60 / hour

i drop off the kids at school, pick up them, made they meal when they are at home, help with the homework, do activites when they are at home. bring they to the park, or activites after school
Alicia S. - Seeking Work in Wallingford

11.42 / hour

I have a lot of experience. I was a nanny/babysitter since I was 16.I have 10 years of experience.I have experience with children ages infant-12 years old.
Monica C. - Seeking Work in Wallingford

11.42 / hour
Full-time hours

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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Wallingford, 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 Wallingford’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 Wallingford 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 Wallingford?
  • 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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