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Megan L. - Seeking Work in Forest Hill

22.85 / hour

My name is Megan and I am 25-year-old with at least 10 years of experience working in the childcare field. I started out as a mother's helper in my neighborhood in my early teenage years. As I got older and gained more experience, I started working more regular babysitting jobs with all different kinds of children. When I graduated from High School in 2006, I went away to college at Frostburg University focusing on Early Childhood and Elementary Education. I, unfortunately, only attended Frostburg University for 2 years before returning home to a more local college. This mostly had to do with the distance from home and at the time my uncertainty of what I wanted to do with my life. Since then, I have been taking a class here and there through Harford Community College and working, trying to find a good balance. I have been working continuously since the summer of 2007 as a senior camp counselor. I am also a daycare director for a before and after-school program. I have been doing this for going on 5 years. Because I am still currently working, I am only looking for evening and weekend jobs as of right now. I will admit that the majority of my most recent experience is with school age children, but I have still had ample experience with infants and toddlers. I was just recently re-certified in CPR and First Aid due to requirements for my job, and have taken about 40 hours of childcare training each summer for my job. I also have my 90-hour childcare certification as well as multiple childcare classes I was required to take as a director. I like to think of myself as a big kid in some ways, which is probably why I love working with children so much. At the same time, I also think that I am very level headed and I take my jobs very seriously. I like to work really hard to do the best I can and I'm very committed with my jobs. I've worked for almost 7 years and I like to think that it proves that I am definitely not a quitter and take my job very seriously. I absolutely love what I do. Thank you so much for taking the time to look at my profile! I hope you have a great day!
Kelly H. - Seeking Work in Forest Hill

9.34 / hour

In my past I have babysat a two year old and a five year old together and I have also babysat a ten year old.
Maisie L. - Seeking Work in Forest Hill

14.00 / hour
1 yrs of experience

Hey I’m Maisie! I love kids. I’ve had experience with most kids. But mostly babies! I am very responsible and I have flexible hours.
Alexandra R. - Seeking Work in Forest Hill

14.28 / hour
Full-time hours

I have been sitting for 6 years for date night, after school care on a weekly basis, weekends for business trips, as well as gone on a week long vacation. I have experience with babies to teens as well as families up to 4 kids at one time. I love comitting to families and watching children learn and grow. The families I help I have been loyal for 2 or more years and they are constantly referring me to friends for my natural motherly instinct and how helpful I am around the house. I enjoy helping out as much as I can with dishes, laundry, picking up, vacuuming so that it is less the parents have to worry about and more time they have to spend with their children.
Amy B. - Seeking Work in Forest Hill

9.62 / hour
Full-time hours

I have owned my own home daycare for 12 years, caring for all ages between 8 to 10 kids at one time
Christine S. - Seeking Work in Forest Hill

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

1 have 3 children 14, 19 and 26
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Forest Hill, TX?

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 Forest Hill’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 Forest Hill 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 Texas?
  • Do you own a car? Do you have work experience in Forest Hill?
  • 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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