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Aldyth K. - Seeking Work in Darien

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

My past child care experience has been with children from birth to 16 yr old. I do everything form taking care of the laundry, cooking, baking, taking to doctors appointments, to therapy appointments, being responsible for all and every care that involves the child. I am CPR certified. I enjoy keeping kids busy,and exercising there minds. Helping with home work, and any and everything that would minimize the everyday worries of parents who know they can leave their love ones and home in responsible hands.
Lupe M. - Seeking Work in Darien

17.14 / hour
Full-time hours

I, was a nanny for 2 twin girls for 12 yrs.
Beth S. - Seeking Work in Darien

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I worked for a family that had one child when I started with them. Their daughter was 4 months old and then within the next year they had their second daughter. While caring for their children I planned age appropriate activities to engage them, as well as to work on their individual skills.
Jackie S. - Seeking Work in Darien

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

-Babysitting for 15 years -Montessori work for 2 -Elementary Education major with a minor in Special Education and Middle School Language Arts
Ieva B. - Seeking Work in Darien

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

Lina G. - Seeking Work in Darien

20.00 / hour

I have two children of my own (6 y.o, 14 y.o),I have been working with two families for the past 5 years.I watched 4 kids at the time. I've babyset babies too.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Darien, 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 Darien’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 Darien 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 Darien?
  • 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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