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Kristal L. - Seeking Work in Blue Island

18.00 / hour
Full-time hours
6 yrs of experience

I am very energetic, responsible and motherly. I love teaching all ages groups in a way where everyone has fun. I am reliable and I love taking children on outdoor excursions.
Danielle J. - Seeking Work in Blue Island

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I am the second out of 10 children and was caring for them while parents weremail at work everyday as well as I have my own 3 children I care for. I also have had babysitting jobs every once in a while since I was in highschool.
Marie L. - Seeking Work in Blue Island

14.28 / hour

I AM A MOTHER OF 4 AND GRANDMOTHER OF 4, AND HAVE BEEN A PAID NANNY FOR 6 YEARS.
Patricia T. - Seeking Work in Blue Island

20.00 / hour
Full-time hours

I WAS with infants and teen agers with two differen families for many years
Celia S. - Seeking Work in Blue Island

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

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Destiny  W. - Seeking Work in Blue Island

15.00 / hour
Full-time hours
1 yrs of experience

My name is destiny wilson im18 years old I have a 1 year old daughter and I’ve worked in the daycare for about a year in Rochester, Minnesota but now I’m currently in Chicago Illinois so that’s why I’m seeking a babysitting job in Chicago now but I love working with children toddlers and infants and I’m very good with kids and knowing there needs as well as my own child
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Blue Island, 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 Blue Island’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 Blue Island 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 Blue Island?
  • 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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