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Kendra C. - Seeking Work in Shelbyville

22.85 / hour

I just recently moved back to Indiana. I spent the last 6 years living in Maryland. Many of my friends in Maryland are military families. During times of deployments and other military assigned duties, I would help several of my friends by providing childcare, transportation, pet care, house work, etc. I do not have children of my own; however, I have always been the fun "Aunt Kendra" to many of my friends' children. I do not like to just sit kids in front of a television and let it entertain them. I like to interact with them and have fun with them. Exercise their minds! Besides, who doesn't like to color in coloring books or hurry to get "home" in a game of "Trouble?" :) Even though I'm the "Fun" Nanny, I also am very responsible, punctual, and dependable.
Rylie B. - Seeking Work in Shelbyville

8.57 / hour
Full-time hours

Since middle school, I have helped my parents take care of my younger sister. I have helped a few families through middle school babysit while they had date nights. In high school, I was a nanny for a family with three children during the day while their parents worked. I did lunch preparation, pick up from school, homework, playing, and got them ready for their evening. I also worked with an autistic child during the summer. I did tutoring, activities, meal preparation, cleaning, cooking.
Alyssa S. - Seeking Work in Shelbyville

7.54 / hour

When I was younger I used to help my mom babysit and I also have worked in the toddler room at my old church.
 
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Shelbyville, 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 Shelbyville’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 Shelbyville 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 Shelbyville?
  • 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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