Destin, FL
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Lisa G. - Seeking Work in Destin

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I have a natural love and desire to be around children. I started working in Child Care 16 yrs ago. I have worked, as a Nanny, Aide, Teacher, Lead Teacher and Director of my own Day Care. I went to ISO College in NC. I have attended mutiple Child related workshops on a multiple subjects. I really enjoy watching and helping children grow. I think the reason I have continued to enjoy this field is that Children have kept me young and inspired, I have learned so many things from them and the reward of seeing a child succeed is one of my greatest joys!.
Danielle - Seeking Work in Destin

11.42 / hour
Full-time hours

I have a lot of babysitting experience. Starting at the age of 15. I took care of 3 children, one being disabled. I'm also a mother to 2 toddlers and a step mother to a 5 year old.
Ashley - Seeking Work in Destin

22.85 / hour

Growing up, I always had various babysitting jobs for friends and family. As an adult and mother myself, I understand the daily responsibilities, nurturing and care a child needs.
Christine  S. - Seeking Work in Destin

11.42 / hour
Full-time hours

I help a family with a 7 year old a 3 year old and a 1 year old when they come in town. I cared for a child that is now of school age for little over 4 years. I also have one family I help a couple of times a year
Erin - Seeking Work in Destin

11.42 / hour

I have been babysitting since I was 12 years old and have been working with children in both a school and out of school atmosphere since then. I am a certified teacher in Elementary and special education. I am also the oldest of 4 children and also a large extended family.
Miranda - Seeking Work in Destin

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I have provided care for children since I was a teenager. I currently work in a daycare with 18mo- 2 year olds.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Destin, FL?

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 Destin’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 Destin 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 Florida?
  • Do you own a car? Do you have work experience in Destin?
  • 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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