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Safa  S. - Seeking Work in Ellicott City

22.85 / hour

I moved back to Georgia and 2014. My sister at the time needed some help with her special needs son. He was a true blessing and miracle! He passed away May 29, 2015. Three months later my father passed away from pancreatic cancer. Then God blessed me with my own little miracle, my son will be one-year-old at the end of this month. Charles' personality is really developing, he just started walking and he's been a very enjoyable baby. I'm adding my services again, not just to be a nanny/babysitter, because I'm also looking for my son to be engaged with another child/children. I feel this will help him develop social skills, without me having to compromise his health, by enlisting him in a daycare center. I would be happy caring for an additional child or children, in my home or in yours. I have extensive knowledge with the babies, toddlers, special needs children, preteens and teens. Please contact me if you feel like this arrangement works with you & your family needs. * Depending on location and arrangements, I would consider relocating for the right family.
Maryssa T. - Seeking Work in Ellicott City

17.14 / hour
Full-time hours

I have worked with many children, mostly young children and infants. I have also done overnight care from newborn to eight years old; once you've spent the night caring for a newborn, you can handle anything! Most recently ,I cared for twin toddlers, so I gained experience with multiples; i.e. I can run fast enough to stop one child from running in to the street and catch the other before they trip on the sidewalk.
Kelsey W. - Seeking Work in Ellicott City

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I babysat all through high school and have had three years of internship experience. The children's age ranges I have worked with is 4 months to 8 or 9 years old. After graduating from West Virginia University with my Bachelors of Science in Child Development and Family Studies I worked for the University in their child learning center facility with infants ranging in age from 3-13 months. After I moved home I began working in a private day care with older infants who are 12-18 months old.
Aseye B. - Seeking Work in Ellicott City

20.00 / hour

Trained and put baby on schedule. Kept a detailed log sheet of baby's activity during the day Feeding, bathing, diapering, laundry, reading, out door activity, educational indoor games.
Margaret S. - Seeking Work in Ellicott City

22.85 / hour

I currently work for a family for 3 children ages 6,10,12. I am in school during the fall and spring so I nanny for them in the mornings from 6-8:30am. I take care of the kids, make them breakfast, pack lunches, do laundry, clean kitchen and other small tasks. Help them put clothes away. Play games with them. Help the girls with hair. And then I put the kids on the bus.
Vanessa P. - Seeking Work in Ellicott City

14.28 / hour

I worked for a family for the last 4 years as their caregiver for their teenage son. I managed household contractors as well. I drove for the family and prepared meals, and made sure their son did his homework.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Ellicott City, MD?

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 Ellicott City’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 Ellicott City 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 Maryland?
  • Do you own a car? Do you have work experience in Ellicott City?
  • 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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