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Leslie M. - Seeking Work in Maui

17.14 / hour
Full-time hours

Whitefish, MT 59937 8/2008-9/2012 Nanny Was the nanny of 2 children for the last 4 years. Kellie was one and Christian was three when I started and they are now five and eight years old. It has been one of the greatest blessings of my life to get to raise these children and watch them grow! We loved to be outdoors, whether it was at the beach, or the lake, sledding or skiing, going on walks, going on bike rides, playing at the park or simply playing in the yard. we found much joy in outdoor activities. We often would built forts, play princess, pirates, and/or aliens, anything their imaginations would come up with! We also enjoyed story time most nights before bed. Duties were as followed: -Prepared bottles for baby and care for feeding equipment -Changed diapers for baby -Bathed baby -Supervised baths for older children -Dressed children appropriate to the child's activities -Washed and ironing children's clothes -Planned meals for children -Prepared meals and snacks for the children -Supervised children's meals -Cleaned and washing up after children's meals -Shopped for children's requirements -Scheduled and coordinated children's activities -Transported children to school and other activities -Undertook appropriate creative activities with the children -Undertook appropriate educational activities with the children -Undertook appropriate outdoor activities with the children -Planned and supervised rest, bed and nap times -Read to and with the children -Helped with homework -Tidied children's bedrooms and play areas -Reinforced appropriate discipline for the children -Implemented daily routines -Light housework -Ran errands
 
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Maui, HI?

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 Maui’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 Maui 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 Hawaii?
  • Do you own a car? Do you have work experience in Maui?
  • 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?