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Melinda N. - Seeking Work in Decatur

22.85 / hour

Hi, I believe that children are to be nurtured and treasured. I became a nanny because my own children were the center of my life and I found that I interacted well with them and their friends. As they got older, I began a career that allows me to continue using the care skills I developed as a mom. The youngest of my four is now a teen so I derive a great deal of satisfaction from continuing to care for babies and young children through my work. I am college educated, a non-smoker and I'm CPR and First Aid certified. I am punctual, professional, and thoroughly dependable. I believe in doing more than what the job requires and being flexible and extra helpful whenever possible. I am down to earth and fun-loving, creative, enthusiastic, and devoted to those in my care. I believe in the golden rule and approaching everything with a glass half-full mentality. My background includes classroom teaching as well as volunteering with educational organizations. I'm now in my eighth year as a nanny. Please call or email me for more complete information, great references, and/or to schedule an interview. Best wishes on finding great care for your precious one.
Jacquelyn P. - Seeking Work in Decatur

20.00 / hour
Full-time hours

I have 28 years continuous Nanny experience with several professional. local families, and have a book full of superior recommendations. I am healthy, reliable, competent,respectful,educated in social skills,have a good vocabulary, love children and get along very well with the extended families. I love to nurture the whole family and be of assistance in keeping order so the parents can be free to be parents when they get home.I hope to leave my charges with a love and respect for nature and life..and a security of being loved and provided for during their day.
Christina M. - Seeking Work in Decatur

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

Nanny assistant, Child care facility, and individual family child care.. in over 6 years, I've never had a problem with the children I cared for. They were and still are all my babies. Loved them to pieces. Currently, I am not servicing a family and wish to get back to it as soon as possible.
Amanda M. - Seeking Work in Decatur

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I worked with the family in UT. The mother was pregnant with her second set of twins and was put on bedrest. I took care of her 3 sons, Cody 4, Steven 2, and Luke 2. Daily, I would prepare breakfast, lunch, and snacks. My days would consist of taking the boys to play somewhere, running errands for the family, light cleaning, light dinner preparation, and sometimes afterwork babysitting. I really enjoyed the high energy these wonderful boys had, and would still be working with this family if I had not moved back to Georgia.
Shinyl H. - Seeking Work in Decatur

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I have baby sat for 2 years straight with a family in southern california. 2 girls who were 2 & 4 and a boy who was 7. I would stay there from 10am to 7pm. I moved to NYC where I nannied boy/girl twins daily from 10am-3pm. I loved to Georgia about a year and a half ago, the first family I nannied for had a 1 year older girl. I was with them daily for about 5 months, next was for a family with a 4 month old daily from 10am-2:30pm, they let me go due to him needing more specialized care for a condition called Tortocollis. I currently am a full in nanny for a family in Decatur, their daughter is 4 1/2 months old. I am here daily from 8:30am-4:30pm, I travelled with them north to NYC to resume my same hours for 2 weeks before I came back home to Atlanta.
Stacie C. - Seeking Work in Decatur

8.57 / hour
Full-time hours

Experience. With children over 10yrs. Enjoy working with children of all ages.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Decatur, IL?

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 Decatur’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 Decatur 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 Illinois?
  • Do you own a car? Do you have work experience in Decatur?
  • 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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