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Sammantha S. - Seeking Work in Park Ridge

11.42 / hour

I have been nannying and babysitting since I was 12. I have a little brother who is 14 years younger than me so taking care of him has been part of my daily life. I have a very large family consisting of mostly kids who are younger than me and I absolutely love to be able to interact and take care of them. I worked part time with two boys ages 1 and 4 until January and then until now have been working full time with a two year old girl.
Elizabeth S. - Seeking Work in Park Ridge

20.00 / hour
Full-time hours

I have been working with children since I was 10 years old & I have had continuous experience since then. I was a "mother's helper" for a couple years & since then i have babysat for every age including early teen. Most recently I have been a nanny and tutor for a family that has a child with special needs.
Kathy N. - Seeking Work in Park Ridge

14.28 / hour

I have 3 kids that I raised, I worked in a hospital for the past 10 years, getting kids ready for surgery.
Bridjette A. - Seeking Work in Park Ridge

12.00 / hour
Full-time hours
1 yrs of experience

I've been around kids my whole life, my parents we're divorced so I helped my dad raise my two year old brother when I was six. I was with my mom when she gave birth to both my younger brothers and helped her with them when I was 13 and until they were three and five. I am now 19 and will be turning 20 in January and am 15 weeks pregnant with my first child. I currently work at bark university where we train and take care of rescue dogs. I've always loved to take care of animals and children since I was young.
Marianne D. - Seeking Work in Park Ridge

12.00 / hour
Full-time hours
22 yrs of experience

I'm a good person who loves children. I'm trust worthy and reliable. I would never over step my boundaries, but would always put you and your family first.
Tanya B. - Seeking Work in Park Ridge

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

I am new to the nanny experience I love working with children. Helping them with anything they need.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Park Ridge, 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 Park Ridge’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 Park Ridge 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 Park Ridge?
  • 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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