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Dinah K. - Seeking Work in Buffalo Grove

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I have extensive experience with children and have always loved taking care of them. Now that I am a mother of my own 5 month old, I have a new found patience for caring for the little ones. I enjoy spending time with the kids reading, writing, singing, playing and even dancing. I take the little ones to play outside and know the importance of fresh air. I do not opt to let kids sit in front of a TV for entertainment and believe human and face to face interaction is the most important. I also will take care of light housework as needed and will do laundry.
Bozena D. - Seeking Work in Buffalo Grove

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I'm a very professional nanny /teacher with many years of experience working with children different ages/infants and older/ as a nanny and a preschool teacher. I have a degree in Education, CPR, First aid Certification. Children in my care are safe, they learn and have fun!!!
Alix R. - Seeking Work in Buffalo Grove

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I was a nanny for a family with three children which became four while I was working for them. I have many years of babysitting for children of various ages. I have also been a camp counselor for large groups of children. While in college I taught enrichment classes in cheerleading and basic computer skills at day care centers and after school programs.
Jonida M. - Seeking Work in Buffalo Grove

11.42 / hour

I worked at a daycare my junior and senior year of high school, where I helped out in all the different age classrooms. Since this time up until now I have also babysat for numerous families. I also have been a summer nanny for seven consecutive summers now. I have an abundance of experience with all types of children and ages.
Cherisse P. - Seeking Work in Buffalo Grove

22.85 / hour

In the 10 years I have been in child care I have had 5 families. The largest family had 6 kids the youngest being infant and oldest being 11. I have mainly cared for infants and toddlers. My services have never been terminated only no longer required due to the children growing up/attending school. I have grown such great bonds with the children I care for.
Marina S. - Seeking Work in Buffalo Grove

17.14 / hour
Full-time hours

Looking twins from 8 month to almost 5 year old,but 3 week ago family moving to Florida.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Buffalo Grove, 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 Buffalo Grove’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 Buffalo Grove 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 Buffalo Grove?
  • 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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