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Ashley P. - Seeking Work in Granby

12.43 / hour
Full-time hours

I regularly babysit an infant and her 7 year old sister. I have also been watching my 8 year old niece since she was an infant.
Angelina D. - Seeking Work in Granby

11.22 / hour

I have baby sat for a few children since i was younger. I have experience with all ages. Currently take care of my niece everyday. She is 15 months.
Emily G. - Seeking Work in Granby

12.00 / hour
6 yrs of experience

Hello! My name is Emily G., 19 years of age in pursuit of an engineering degree. I've worked with children and animals as young as I can remember. My babysitting started out at home with three younger siblings and expanded to a mom that needed me last fall. Which leads to my availability- this summer I'm looking for a Monday to Friday job, weekends are typically busy for me but can be accommodated based on pre-planning. During the week I'm very available for last minute calls. I'm fluent in English and have a little sister with hearing loss so I have lightly self taught ASL over the years. If you have any questions or would like more information I'd be happy to help. On a side note, I've also assisted parents children's birthday and holiday parties, planning, and set up. I'd be happy to help the parents and have fun with the kids. I'm very equipped for playtime, very positive reinforcer of good behavior, a huge fan of cooking, and happy to follow thourough instructions!
 
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Granby, 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 Granby’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 Granby 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 Granby?
  • 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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