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Lisa M. - Seeking Work in Skokie

15.00 / hour
Full-time hours
8 yrs of experience

Greetings! I have been caring for children for the past 14 years, both as a nanny and running my own daycare. I am seeking a long term nanny position with a warm, wonderful family.

My commitment is to the safety, nutrition and well being of the children in my care. It is one of the most important jobs, and I DO NOT take that lightly. Music and the arts are my passion. We sing, dance and play in a loving environment. No TV watching here! You can rest assured your child is in a secure, safe space. If you like, I also will share daily photo updates of your baby with you.

I provide a safe and stimulating environment which, through discovery and exploration, allows children to develop lifetime social, physical, emotional, and spiritual attitudes that lay a solid foundation for a socially responsible adulthood. The end result of such an education is an independent, self-confident, child with a love of learning. My reward is in knowing that I've made a difference in the lives of children.

Here are some recent client testimonials:

“I met Lisa few weeks before I had to go back to work. At that time my son was not even 3 months old. As a new mom, I was naturally very apprehensive about leaving my baby with a "stranger." Prior to meeting Lisa, we interviewed several nannies and while everyone was enthusiastic and willing to take care of our baby, deep inside we did not feel that the match was right. When I met with Lisa, however, she really put me at ease. Her gentle and caring demeanor were very convincing. Her many years of childcare experience made me at certain that my baby will be safe.

Lisa's philosophy of childcare agrees with my idea of raising a baby. My son follows a predictable schedule and seems to be thriving. She creates a stimulating environment for little ones, filled with creative activities such as puppet shows and story times.

Lisa is also very patient and understanding of the stresses and demands of a professionally busy young parent. I also love receiving text messages with little updates throughout the day and pictures of his lovely smiling face, which makes being apart from him a little easier. And, last but not least, shortly after starting to spend time with Lisa, my baby started sleeping through the night! That's priceless:) Thank you Lisa for taking wonderful care of my child!”
Seljan M. - Seeking Work in Skokie

18.00 / hour
Full-time hours
3 yrs of experience

First of all, I would say that I love to work with children.Also I look after 16 month a baby.He was my cousin.But my aunt was died.Thats why we adopt him.He was my brother.I work at preschool.I manage a lot of children.I was not as a teacher to the children.I played with them, helped to dress, to eat and to teach songs poets.I think that I have good energy and ability over the children.Sometimes I beahve like them.Thats why I have many friends😊 Also I have many babies.I feel that.I love to care the children, to motivate them.
Beyonace R. - Seeking Work in Skokie

15.00 / hour
6 yrs of experience

I am very experienced with kids. I love working with them especially newborn babies, because newborn kids are absolutely adorable to me! And I have very high pacients and cannot get angry at all🙂❤️
Alpha Amadu  B. - Seeking Work in Skokie

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

I have worked as a social worker providing rehabilitation and reintegration for former street children. I am a friendly personality and always try to meet the positive needs of children.
Dorina R. - Seeking Work in Skokie

20.00 / hour

I have been a babysitter for 12 years for varying ages of children(newborn-13 years old),for the same family for many years and love every minute of it.I have a lot of experience,I can provide verifiable references ,I want to mention that I have strong positive relationship with children and parents.
Aletha  A. - Seeking Work in Skokie

11.42 / hour

I have two children of my own that are now grown and I enjoy working with children
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Skokie, 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 Skokie’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 Skokie 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 Skokie?
  • 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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