Woodridge, IL
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Woodridge, IL Nannies

Ashley W. - Seeking Work in Woodridge

10.00 / hour
8 yrs of experience

I love working with kids because it brings me so much happiness, kids always love me! very reponable and a fun loving nanny!
Selina P. - Seeking Work in Woodridge

12.00 / hour
< 1 yr of experience

I have five sisters and I take care of them a lot and I always babysit my friends little girl
Debra R. - Seeking Work in Woodridge

15.00 / hour
12 yrs of experience

Very organized multi Tasker well rounded good heart
Nikki W. - Seeking Work in Woodridge

17.14 / hour
Full-time hours

10 yrs of childcare experience. I currently nanny for 2 families. One family I've been with for 8yrs... They have 3 boys at the ages of 13 and 10. My 2nd family I've been with for 3yrs....one girl age 6 and one boy age 3. I've cared for ages newborn-teens
Candice C. - Seeking Work in Woodridge

11.42 / hour

I have grown up watching children. In high school I took work release classes and worked at a day care for years then was a nanny for couple years.
Bonnie C. - Seeking Work in Woodridge

22.85 / hour

Been a professional nanny for 25 years.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Woodridge, 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 Woodridge’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 Woodridge 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 Woodridge?
  • 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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