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Ashley R. - Seeking Work in Northbridge

20.00 / hour

For the past four years I have been a live-in nanny and personal assistant to a single mother of twin girls. From the very beginning I have been part of their day from the time they get up to the time they go to sleep. In the morning I help them get up and dressed (when they still need it) then I head downstairs to make them breakfast and lunch for the day. After breakfast we head off to school. While the girls in school I run errands and take care of anything else that needs doing outside of the home (grocery shopping, target, the bank, ect.) Once I return home I clean up from breakfast then begin working around the house. I do it all from laundry to managing household accounts, registering the kids for activities, and overseeing anything that is going on at the house. More often than not I will prep as much of dinner as I can before I pick up the girls. Depending on the day they may have an afternoon activity or we may have the afternoon to ourselves. On the afternoons we have we love the park, the library, play dates with friends, arts and crafts, baking, and plenty of playing in the snow. Dinner is a calmer time when I always sit down with the kids and we talk about their day and what is going on with them and what fun things they have coming up. After dinner it is bath time (transitioning to showers, which is fun but wet). From there it is everybody’s favorite time, story time. Once they have their pajamas on we all cuddle up and I read to them. After a story or two or three it’s finally bedtime, so I tuck them and send them off with a kiss. With the kiddoes off and asleep I can go back and clean up from dinner. While this is typical of most night it doesn’t represent all nights. There are a few nights during the week where their mother is home to finish dinner with them, give them a bath, read those stories, and put them to bed while I clean up. I am also the nighttime, overnight and occasional weekend babysitter. Before I had the chance to fall in the love with these girls I was a live-in nanny for a family with three children. Before that I spent a summer working as a mother’s helper to triplets.
Donna F. - Seeking Work in Northbridge

14.28 / hour
Full-time hours

I have been a nanny for years and would like to continue being a nanny for another family
Tessa M. - Seeking Work in Northbridge

17.14 / hour
Full-time hours

5 plus years working woth children ranging in age from 2.5months-12yrs
Erika  L. - Seeking Work in Northbridge

15.00 / hour
Full-time hours
3 yrs of experience

I’m a stay at home mom of 3 kids ages 16,9 and 3 yrs old. I am a fun,safe,reliable, and flexible lady. I’ve been a CNA since 2004. I am cpr certified
Martha N. - Seeking Work in Northbridge

11.00 / hour
< 1 yr of experience

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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Northbridge, 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 Northbridge’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 Northbridge 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 Northbridge?
  • 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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