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Jennifer G. - Seeking Work in Brookline

20.00 / hour
Full-time hours
5 yrs of experience

I have my MBA.

I live with my boyfriend & my 2yr old pup/dog in Brighton/Brookline, MA.

I love writing, logic problem solving, fantasy, art, crafts, theater/drama, singing/music, and I LOVE KIDS!

I have a niece (5yrs) & nephew (8yrs). I have nannied for both children solo and together, also was a nanny to the 8yr old boy when he was 3mos to 6mos after my sister went back to work after maternity leave, so fresh newborns are no sweat! I have had similar experience working with children that are not part of my family.

I have a ton of experience with infants & toddlers. I started babysitting at 13 years old, so plenty of time and practice in real life scenarios.

I am a certified lifeguard/swim instructor of 15+ years.

Certifications include:
- first aid
- Water safety instructor
- Lifeguard (waterfront & pool)
Lyra J. - Seeking Work in Brookline

15.00 / hour
< 1 yr of experience

I have experience babysitting children of ages ranging from newborn to 12 years old, and I absolutely love children! I am graduating from high school in June from a school right outside of Boston, and I am looking for some summer work before I go off to college in the fall. I can cook, clean, help with homework, and teach them basic piano or singing! I can give references if needed, or interview in person. Thank you! I look forward to hearing from you.
Ruqayya W. - Seeking Work in Brookline

13.00 / hour
5 yrs of experience

I have plenty of experience working with kids and I have really enjoyed it. I feel that kids are bundles of joy and having them around can really lift your mood. I have always been good with children and I enjoy entertaining them. I have a big personality and I am very energetic and responsible. I will engage your children into many different activities that will educate yet entertain them.
Lia P. - Seeking Work in Brookline

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

My name is Lia. I am an artist. I also am in insurance with my health and life licenses but inbetween jobs atm since my contract ended. I would love to help. I am used to baby sitting for my friends kids since all my friends have kids. I would love to help I am from Foxboro and have transportation.
Ebony L. - Seeking Work in Brookline

15.00 / hour
Full-time hours
10 yrs of experience

I have worked with kids for awhile I am CPR certified and I love kids. I am willing to cook, help with homework, do activities with them, and put them to bed.
Karol R. - Seeking Work in Brookline

14.28 / hour
Full-time hours

I took care of four children, ages 3, 5, 8 and 10 years old, for a Chinese family. I used to getting them for school, prepared breakfast, and drop and pick them up from school. I also help with light house keeping and errands. I drove them to different activities and set up playdates. I have resume and references. looking forward to hearing from you.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Brookline, MA?

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 Brookline’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 Brookline 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 Massachusetts?
  • Do you own a car? Do you have work experience in Brookline?
  • 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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