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Shita M. - Seeking Work in Bowie

17.14 / hour
Full-time hours

Hi my name is Shita and I have been babysitting for about 4 years and a full time nanny for about 4yrs. I have had experience with children that have had disabilities such as Autism. I also do light housekeeping. I work with children all ages. When I was younger I watched children on a daily basis when they came home from school until 8:00pm. I am also willing to cook for the children if needed. Also willing to bathe the children, and put them in bed.I also have experience watching my younger brother(autistic) and younger cousins.I am currently not working a nanny job because of my other job at a restaurant. Although I still have time here and there to babysit on the weekends.I am looking for something in the Maryland area, preferably around Silver Spring,but anywhere is fine also. I am available year round and ready to start at any given time.
Teresa B. - Seeking Work in Bowie

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I have worked in the child care field since 2002. I have worked with infants - preschoolers. I have worked as a nanny, in a nanny share, and in a variety of child care centers. I was the director of Child Care and taught in the preschool class in a center in Hyattsville, MD. My experience is with infants - school age children.
Rebecca A. - Seeking Work in Bowie

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I have over 9 years of childcare experience. I have been babysitting for 9 years. For the past 5 years I have been a nanny for 2 different families. With children ranging in age from newborn to 13 years old. I spent the spring semester of 2011 as an intern for the WALT DISNEY COMPANY in Walt Disney World as part of there Children Activities team.
Brittany  T. - Seeking Work in Bowie

22.85 / hour

Growing up, I knew I wanted to work with children. I have been a child care provider for over 5years. I have experience caring for newborns to children up to age 12. I love working with children. I enjoy working with children in the outdoors, creating arts and crafts projects, while making sure your children have a fun time in a safe environment. I am an enthusiastic, fun and responsible person and look forward to meeting you and your children.
Shanelle M. - Seeking Work in Bowie

14.28 / hour

I have two younger brothers whom I care for all the time and I think this is what sparked my passion for child care. I am naturally nurturing and loving and understand children. I always provide an environment where the child can feel safe and comfortable and be happy while their parents are away. I am trustworthy and reliable and always make sure parents can be at ease while their children are under my care.
Sarvia B. - Seeking Work in Bowie

17.14 / hour
Full-time hours

I have beeen taking care of kid's since i can remember. I have three of my own which are all too grown up now. I have been in the childcare year for 7 years. In the past i have been a nannie and worked ind aycare centers.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Bowie, KY?

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 Bowie’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 Bowie 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 Kentucky?
  • Do you own a car? Do you have work experience in Bowie?
  • 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?