Houma, LA
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Houma, LA Nannies

Christina V. - Seeking Work in Houma

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I have been a live-in Nanny, a live-out nanny, a public school teacher, and I have a child of my own. So you could say I have some experience. I love working with preschoolers but I have experience with children of all ages. Currently, I am a middle school English teacher and I teach students with special needs and behavioral problems. My most recent nanny position was live-out with a family with 4 children in Washington DC!
Angelica B. - Seeking Work in Houma

8.57 / hour

I have babysat 2 children everyday for 4 years after school. I also babysat for a family on the weekends.
Ruby V. - Seeking Work in Houma

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

My name is Ruby, I’m a 24 year old mother of a beautiful little girl. My mother had seven of us and being that she couldn’t be around much I took the role, as anyone would. Taking care of children came so natural to me. Along the way I’ve babysat for families but nothing too serious as I always had a full time job. It’s something I absolutely adore and I would love to do for the rest of my days.
Jerrica B. - Seeking Work in Houma

7.25 / hour
1 yrs of experience

I am 18 years old. I'm currently in school and i get out at 2:30. I have experience with kids, i've been babysitting for a while now. I really love it because babysitting kids has always been something i loved. All the kids i've babysat love me. i love kids and i'd make a great nanny !
Kaitlyn P. - Seeking Work in Houma

10.00 / hour
13 yrs of experience

My name is Kaitlyn Parfait. I am a 24 year old college student. I have 18 nieces & nephews whom I have babysat for since the age of 12. I am available to babysit in the afternoon (3-11) until the summer. For the summer, I’m available all day. For any further questions, message me!
Nikia C. - Seeking Work in Houma

8.50 / hour
Full-time hours
5 yrs of experience

Since I was younger I’ve loved worked with kids . I’ve always helped with my younger siblings. I have been taking care of my friend kids for almost 5 years now . She just recently had another bundle and I’ve taken on the care of her also,
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Houma, LA?

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 Houma’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 Houma 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 Louisiana?
  • Do you own a car? Do you have work experience in Houma?
  • 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?