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Tammy T. - Seeking Work in West Palm Beach

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

My name is Tammy and I m a fun and loving nanny. I have been a nanny for twenty-three years. I have worked as a live-in and a live-out nanny for families. I taken care of children from newborns to adolescence. I Provided all the children's needs at all times of the day and night, engaging in age appropriate activities, promoted good behavior by using the positive reinforcement methods, oversaw all day-to-day household chores, organized play dates, homework help, diapering, feeding, cooking for the children, supervised children when parents travel, travel with parents and providing a safe, loving environment for the children. I have a college degree at Lesley University in early childhood education and a certification as a CNA. My CPR and First aid are up to date.
Melba R. - Seeking Work in West Palm Beach

17.14 / hour

I took care of two lovely kids 7 (boy) and 9 years old (girl) in Georgia, I miss them a lot, but I moved to Florida, I worked 4 hour daily from 2pm to 6pm: I prepared lunch for them, I did laundry twice a week, and because they were very discipline and sometimes I had free time for myself, I helped their mom some times in the kitchen like cutting some veggies, I played with the kids inside and outside, everyday at 5pm I was told by mom to give them a glass of chocolate and cookies, also I took them to Karate class on Tuesdays and Thursday , with their parents permission I took them to the pizzeria restaurant , ice cream store, toy's r us, Michaels for art and craft items I bought for them, I made a beautiful red dress for the girl's American girls' doll for Christmas ,for the boy I made a very nice green king jacket for his favorite lion (stuff animal), I supervised them when they were biking outside. I was lucky I was for the boy's birthday, and I could give him a lego toy as his birthday present on January 5th, because I had only one month working for them I didn't do decoration on that day, but for the kids' mothers' birthday on May 26, I did beautiful decorations from Party City and also I wrote down with flowers her name on the back window by the kitchen dining, also I bake a delicious flan and rice pudding that day which was completed with three presents I bought for her, and a delicious cake her husband gave her which I enjoy eating with them.
Dianne M. - Seeking Work in West Palm Beach

22.85 / hour

-Member and Credentialed nanny with the International Nanny association -Have been a nanny for 6 different families with care of children from infant to school age.CPR/First Aid SIDS certified. Duties have ranged from establishing feeding and sleep habits for infant, potty training up to teaching swimming .Engage children in preschool activities preparing children for school along with doing homework with children. Have been responsible for drop off and pick up of children and finding, organizing after school activities for different age children. I am not only a experienced swimming teacher but former preschool teacher and certified TESOL teacher. Also have started a playgroup for Moms and caregivers in one city I lived.
Erika F. - Seeking Work in West Palm Beach

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I love working with children and have been the local babysitter in my community. I am great at multi tasking. I've always had a passion for the little people in my life. I love to do arts and crafts with the children and make things with house hold objects. I am very creative. I also love being outside especially in the warmer months
Allison O. - Seeking Work in West Palm Beach

11.42 / hour
Full-time hours

Hi! My name is Allison! I have three younger sisters of my own. I also have played soccer all of my life and have worked various camps in that department. Additionally I have been a group leader several times for vacation bible school in Elementary and Preschool age. I have experience with kids ages 5 months all the way to 12 years old. Taking care of children comes naturally to me and I have been said to have a natural instinct when it comes to looking after children. Also, I have been a lifeguard and am certified in all areas of that department. I am great with kid, have a lot of experience and am able to relate and get a long with them very well because I grew up being the oldest in my household. I am great with babies as well and have cared and watched after my baby cousin since he was born. Looking for a full time nanny position.
Sandra R. - Seeking Work in West Palm Beach

11.42 / hour

Having my son on my 20's was agreat experience, I got to enjoy being active with him, playing around and guiding him thru life. As I got older I descovered my passion to work with special needs population. I worked as a Teacher's assistant for two and a half years in chicago on a special needs classroom with children ages 5 to 7. Last year in West Palm Beach I baby sat with two families and It was great. One of the babies I took care of learn to use de potty with me. I believe you have to be very stimulating with children since is the phase of the life where they are opne to learn anything, taking advantage of this is important to introduce them to reading, singing and hands on activitites. I am not a big fan of TV, so outdoors and crafts are my signature.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in West Palm Beach, 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 West Palm Beach’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 West Palm Beach 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 West Palm Beach?
  • 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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