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Tracie B. - Seeking Work in Deerfield

22.85 / hour

My name is Tracie. I am a current college student at Lake Forest College. I am very interested in this position. I have not had any formal training in taking care of children, however, I have had a great deal of experience babysitting children of all ages through the past 10 years. I have helped significantly in raising my three younger brothers (ages 10, 11, and 15) as well as caring for my twin cousins, now 2, since they were first brought home from the hospital. I have also had experience babysitting for two families of two on a regular basis over the summers and during the school year while in high school. I also regularly babysat for two families of four. I love children and finding new and fun exciting ways to interact and with them. I believe that it is very important to do activities that promote healthy behavior (is outdoor activities like going to parks and beaches or playing in the yard) as well as reading and listening to music and many others that do not include television and computer time. I am also able to do light housekeeping tasks such as laundry, cleaning, and meal prep and clean up.
Lana C. - Seeking Work in Deerfield

22.85 / hour

Starting when I was about 12 years old, I started babysitting for all of my family friend's children. The following couple of summers I was a counselor in training at a few day camps. The past three summers, I have worked for the Northern Suburban Special Recreation Association. I would work one on one with children who have special needs at a typical day camp. Currently, while I'm at school, I supervise an xx program that is provided by xx at the various public housing neighborhoods in Galesburg, Illinois.
Bibiana I. - Seeking Work in Deerfield

22.85 / hour

I am 33 years old and I live in Deerfield. I have over 10 years of experience in child care, ranging from newborn through grade school ages. My main priority is the safety and well-being of the children under my care, but also like having fun with them while creating a learning experience. I enjoy playing games, having story time, creating crafts and projects, and taking children places (museums, zoos, parks). I am very friendly, energetic, fun, and caring with the kids, while also being hard working, dependable, and responsible. I have been with my last family for almost 7 years. I enjoy this job because I have always had a passion for children and I love to watch them grow and learn.
Nathalia T. - Seeking Work in Deerfield

22.85 / hour

2 Year Au Pair Experience
Lori R. - Seeking Work in Deerfield

18.00 / hour
22 yrs of experience

Deerfield Rent-a-Mom ready to lend an experienced hand!

What could be better than having a veteran mom care for your kids? Add a few pets to the mix and I'm all about the opportunity!

From feeding and diaper changes to homework help, I'll care for your family members as if they were my own. I've pretty much seen it all and handled it, so you get to relax and focus on your time away while I manage things on the home front.

Count on me for:

~ Creative activities/play
~ Sports
~ Driving as needed
~ Reading
~ Enrichment
~ Sick care
~ Lots of love

Let's see if we're a good fit for each other!

Lori
Marcy H. - Seeking Work in Deerfield

15.00 / hour
< 1 yr of experience

I am dependable and on time for a job. Love children. Experience working with infants from 3 months old up to children 6 years old. These are the ages that I have worked with in a day care center but, the day care center closed a long time ago and I have been working at Walgreens for 25 years. Would love to get back into working with children a little because I love children. My availability is 1-2 Saturday evenings a month from
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Deerfield, OH?

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 Deerfield’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 Deerfield 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 Ohio?
  • Do you own a car? Do you have work experience in Deerfield?
  • 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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