Shorewood, IL
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Sierra S. - Seeking Work in Shorewood

14.28 / hour
Full-time hours

I have a younger sister, 5 years younger than I. I have watched and cared for her for a majority of my life since she was 5 years old and I was 10; I have prepared meals for her and taken her to her scheduled events whenever she needed. Aside from her, I have taken care of my 3 baby cousins from their ages of 4 to now, which the oldest is 11 and the youngest is 4. I interact with them all day to ensure they are growing and learning, we complete homework first thing and play games outside if weather permits. I allow limited TV time just because I want them to be the best they can be and get the most out of their day!
Hayley  K. - Seeking Work in Shorewood

14.28 / hour
Full-time hours

I live with my aunt and uncle is south plainfield i watch my baby cousin which is 6 months old ocassinally and my other cousin which is 5. I am a manager at RQ barbecue but my hours won't conflict with babysitting. I also watched 3 kids at a time which would be from ages 3,4,6. Activities are what I like doing. I have my own car and transportation is not an issue. My times are very flexible and I am very reliable. I clean bedrooms and the mess that is made while being watched. Laundry can be done if needed as well as baths and or showers.
Tami H. - Seeking Work in Shorewood

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I have been a nanny for 24 years
Mary W. - Seeking Work in Shorewood

14.28 / hour
Full-time hours

I have raised two boys. Their ages are 19 and 22. I have been working as a teacher's aide at the Minooka School district in the preschool program for the last 11years.
Courtney  F. - Seeking Work in Shorewood

17.14 / hour
Full-time hours

I have past childcare experiences watching my 7 year old brother, from when he was an infant to now, I have taken good care of him when my mom and dad were working or just needed a night out. From picking him up from school/ babysitter to taking him to karate or soccer, whenever I am free I am taking care of him. I was also a nanny for before and after school for 2 kids, I made sure they had a snack, did their homework and made sure they were on and off the bus at the right times. I also drove them to CCD on Monday nights. I have also watched many families friends children and I am experienced in watching babies also.
Annie K. - Seeking Work in Shorewood

11.42 / hour
Full-time hours

I have helped raise my 12 year old niece, since she was born. Also nannied a 5 year old little boy for a year and a half before he moved to Michigan
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Shorewood, 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 Shorewood’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 Shorewood 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 Shorewood?
  • 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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