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Qamar R. - Seeking Work in Kensington

22.85 / hour

In my not so distant past I've been Night Nursing. It's been a great experience taking care of New Born and preemies.
Sarah  K. - Seeking Work in Kensington

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

Zouliatou N. - Seeking Work in Kensington

20.00 / hour
Full-time hours

my experience was with a family of 4 people so the little girl is 5 years old, we became very close friend in fact i am now a family member to this family. first, to have a good relationship with kids you need to become a child too as if you are also a child like them and also be open with them to feel secure with you, so i was, i helped her with her home work, going to her school program, teaching her how to do good and respect others, playing together with her, doing her hair, encouraging her in her weakness. and because they were believers, we always pray in eating, sleeping, in joy, sadness or trouble times we had to pray.
Avril G. - Seeking Work in Kensington

14.28 / hour

At the moment I am currently working as an Au Pair and before I moved here I was a swimming and Playbal coach I working with kids from the age 1years and up to Adults I was a Sunday school teacher for 4years back home and I helped my mother with my brother from birth and he is 5years old now I also did babysitting for friends and family
Martha V. - Seeking Work in Kensington

17.14 / hour
Full-time hours

In all my years of experience,as nanny, it was so great because I was delighted with the children and then becamning as part of my family.(same times they-came to over sleep on my home).
Monique T. - Seeking Work in Kensington

20.00 / hour
Full-time hours

I love children and i am fun to be around. I love playing, cooking, and have a good personality. I took care of my own two boys age 24 and 20. also, i took care of my brothers and sister.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Kensington, 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 Kensington’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 Kensington 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 Kensington?
  • 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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