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Diamond L. - Seeking Work in Natchitoches

7.61 / hour

I have been getting paid for baby sitting since I was 13 years old. I love the out doors and educational activities. I am open to try different things with the children. Every child has different needs that I can adapt to. I am very optimistic. I currently take online classes at NSU and my major is child psychology and double minor in technical engineering and accounting. I need the cash for school and I am willing to do call ins and last minute appointments.
De'Ja J. - Seeking Work in Natchitoches

8.04 / hour

For the past 10 years I have been babysitting kids from the ages of newborn to 15 years of age. I've been a live-in babysitter but mostly I've been a live-out babysitter. I helped with homework for the older kids and also prepared meals. Allow the kids play time and also outside time. Also I follow the rules that are given to me by there parents.
Alecia J. - Seeking Work in Natchitoches

8.12 / hour
Full-time hours

All my 18 years I have had to watch my family members and take care of them its the one thing that im best at.
Shelby  . - Seeking Work in Natchitoches

8.57 / hour

I have been a Aunt since I was 6 years old. My sister has 3 daughters and one boy. I have helped raise them and watch them grow up way to quickly. They are my world and I can't wait to have my own!!
 
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Natchitoches, 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 Natchitoches’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 Natchitoches 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 Natchitoches?
  • 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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