Baker, LA
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Kayla F. - Seeking Work in Baker

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I have had experience babysitting children since the age of 14. I took care of multiple children,up to four a at a time. When I was 18, I began to seek full time employment. I have been a nanny for three families. From 2010 to 2012, I was a nanny to a little boy, from the age of two until four. From 2012 to 2014 I was the nanny to a family with two boys, they were one and four when I first started. From 2014 to just recently a nanny to two little girls, ages five and six. My responsibilities within my various families included changing diapers, fixing bottles,preparing meals, helping with potty training, homework help, cleaning, laundry, and running errands. Some of my favorite things to do with the kids included reading, doing arts and crafts, puzzles, baking, going to the park, and playing outside.
Donna K. - Seeking Work in Baker

10.00 / hour
Full-time hours
11 yrs of experience

I was a nanny for over 20 years I enjoyed taking them for picnics.the library. museums. field trips of any type. I taught them cooking and everything they needed to encourage their education at a young age. When they were of age to start preschool/ or school they were ready. I also taught to be responsible, show compassion for others, and good manners. We grew gardens and made crafts.
 
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Baker, FL?

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 Baker’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 Baker 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 Florida?
  • Do you own a car? Do you have work experience in Baker?
  • 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?