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Catherine K. - Seeking Work in Hinsdale

18.00 / hour
Full-time hours
10 yrs of experience

My name is Catherine . I am 47 years old and very interested in becoming your nanny , I have been a professional nanny for many years , I have worked in Hinsdale and Burr ridge for the past 9 years. I have watched children from newborn too high school age , I love to read stories , go for walks, play board games , do crafts and also go on outings too the zoo , museum and just too have lots of fun!! I’d be happy to provide references as well as meet or chat on the phone.
Bianca B. - Seeking Work in Hinsdale

15.00 / hour
3 yrs of experience

Hi guys!
I have experience babysitting my Godson since he was 5 to now, (3 years), my sister in law for just about 7 months until her mom stopped working and now I have my nephew, born Jan, this year that I take care of 3-4 days out of the week. Not a whole lot of experience I know but I just love kids and would love to help out families balance their lives. Feel free to ask me anything that comes to mind!
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Hinsdale, 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 Hinsdale’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 Hinsdale 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 Hinsdale?
  • 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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