Live Oak, FL
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Sarah R. - Seeking Work in Live Oak

22.85 / hour

I've babysat and helped nanny for a total of 3 years, mostly working with kids around the age of 5. I have also worked with older developmentally and intellectually disabled children.
Carolyn  F. - Seeking Work in Live Oak

12.00 / hour
Full-time hours
20 yrs of experience

My name is Carolyn Fridley I am a 53 year old wife and mother of 2 grown daughter. I was an owner and operator of a Home daycare center for about 20 years. My husband was in the Navy and when we first got married we only had on car and he used it to get back and forth to work so I decided to do daycare to bring in money until we could afford another car, well in the mean time I was t asking in more children and also got pregnant along came our daughters and I decided I didnt want to leave them to go out of the house and work and my husband was deploying for 6 months so I just continued to do daycare it became my 24/7 job. I cared for mostly military children and some I would have for weeks or months at a time because some of the parents were either single or both parents were military and would deploy at th ed same time. Most of the children became part of my family. I eventually hired several girls to help with the large amount of children I cared for. My daughter literally grew up helping with the children I cared for. Over the 20 years I figured I cared for about 300 children.
Telencia  M. - Seeking Work in Live Oak

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

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