West Springfield, MA
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Veronika L. - Seeking Work in West Springfield

15.00 / hour
< 1 yr of experience

I have so much experience not only with taking care of others children but my own little brothers and sisters. I grew up in a house of 7 children and learned over time how to care for each ones needs. Children love a person who can understand them and treat them as equals and that’s what I do best.
Hannah G. - Seeking Work in West Springfield

12.00 / hour
Full-time hours
4 yrs of experience

My name is Hannah and I am a 24 year old who went to school for childcare! Ive always been around children as i worked at daggett gymnastics for 5 years teaching gymnastics. I love to explore, bake and ne creative! Anything to keep the kids off the electronics. I look forward to hearing from you!
Alyah H. - Seeking Work in West Springfield

11.66 / hour
Full-time hours

I am CPR certified and I also took early childhood education classes in high school. I have two godchildren who I watch very frequently. I change diapers, read, cook, clean, etc. I also was a nanny for two little boys in Westfield ages one and three, and I am currently nannying for a 2 year old.
Michelle C. - Seeking Work in West Springfield

22.85 / hour

Registered Nurse with multiple years' experience working with children ranging in age from 1-15.
Rachel C. - Seeking Work in West Springfield

11.66 / hour
Full-time hours

I take care of my best friends daughter
Jasmine C. - Seeking Work in West Springfield

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

I am a married mother of one 3 year old. I adore children of all ages but especially toddlers. I have a flexible schedule, and would love to see if we could make something work!
 
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in West Springfield, VA?

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 West Springfield’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 West Springfield 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 Virgínia?
  • Do you own a car? Do you have work experience in West Springfield?
  • 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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