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Rachael D. - Seeking Work in Waltham

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

Before returning to the Boston area, I was a nanny to a 1 year old girl and 4 year old boy. In addition, I have experience caring for children with my own daughter and my friends children. Through my coursework, I have attained a great amount of knowledge in child development and have worked with children with and without disabilities. I have experience caring for children from infant to school aged.
Rose S. - Seeking Work in Waltham

22.85 / hour

I am a very nurturing, energetic and fun babysitter. I have a great experience with newborn babies, toddlers and kids. I have a college degree and knowledge in child development/ nutrition, i am willing to cook healthy meal for your kids, do fun play dates and respect their bed time and keep them happy and safe.
Stefania S. - Seeking Work in Waltham

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I've been babysitting since I was a teenager for friends and family as well as families that I met through different childcare websites. I have strong infant/toddler experience as well as caring for children elementary school age.
Samantha R. - Seeking Work in Waltham

17.14 / hour

I have been working with children since I can remember. I was a camp counselor starting at the age of 13, this age is also when I started babysitting. I have been a nanny for a number of families ranging from infants to early elementary aged. I obtained my degree from the University of New Hampshire in Early Childhood Education and am obtaining my Masters in Special Education from Regis College.
Jennifer W. - Seeking Work in Waltham

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I recently worked as a nanny for 2 1/2 years. I started when the oldest child was 7 months old. When I left the children were 3.3 and 14months. Before that I worked at a center for over 5 years, in all age groups. I have also babysat on and off for 18 years.
Alachua H. - Seeking Work in Waltham

11.66 / hour

I have many years of babysitting experience for families with multiple children, as well as experience helping to raise my twin younger brother and sister. I spent years working at a summer day-camp as a counselor, and currently work as an aide for children with special needs at a synagogue.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Waltham, 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 Waltham’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 Waltham 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 Waltham?
  • 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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