Duxbury, MA
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Catherine D. - Seeking Work in Duxbury

17.00 / hour
Full-time hours
1 yrs of experience

Hi there! My name is Catherine, but everyone calls me Cat! I’ve worked in the childcare sector since 2015, working as a summer came counselor and at an afterschool program, and have nannied since 2016! I have experience mainly with elementary-age kids, and am most comfortable around that age. I love helping children with their homework, leading the charge at the arts & crafts table, and taking strolls in the park, but I’m always open to try new activities! Please feel free to contact me with questions, comments or concerns! I look forward to working with you!
Jodi T. - Seeking Work in Duxbury

15.00 / hour
Full-time hours
35 yrs of experience

I have a ton of experience as I raised my kids and have had a daycare here at my home and enjoy getting outside and spending time with kids
Suzanne M. - Seeking Work in Duxbury

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I have two college age sons. I was a stay at home mother for 15 years. I babysat all through high school and college, as well as babysat my friends children along with caring for my own sons.
 
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Duxbury, 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 Duxbury’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 Duxbury 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 Duxbury?
  • 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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