Lindenhurst, IL
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Adi L. - Seeking Work in Lindenhurst

11.42 / hour

my own kid; 2&4 y old girls
Megan F. - Seeking Work in Lindenhurst

9.40 / hour

I was a teacher at a daycare for two years and worked with children ages 2 through 7. The primary room that I taught was the two year old room. At the daycare I taught the children colors, shapes, numbers, letters, planed projects, and potty trained. I have always loved being around children and started babystitting when I was 13. I watched two girls ages of 6 and 3. I babysat them for four years and still remain in contanct with them today. I also babysat a family of three girls ages 5,7,&12. I currently nanny twins(boy/girl) I nannied the twins for the past three years, and have loved every minute of it! I also currently watch a family of two (boy3) and (infant girl). I have numerous references from past employers and am always being refered.
Laura R. - Seeking Work in Lindenhurst

14.28 / hour
Full-time hours

I have taken care of my own children and have baby sat for family, friends and acquaintances for 15+ years.
Alexis Z. - Seeking Work in Lindenhurst

8.25 / hour
Full-time hours
< 1 yr of experience

I love the outdoors and I love kids. I have been "motherly" since I was 6 years old. I am 25 years old and don't mind the balance of school and play. I also don't mind helping with school work or even cleaning up. I am fluent in English. I used to be a special education bus driver and bus aid.
 
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Lindenhurst, NY?

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 Lindenhurst’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 Lindenhurst 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 New York?
  • Do you own a car? Do you have work experience in Lindenhurst?
  • 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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