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Lara M. - Seeking Work in Severn

17.14 / hour
Full-time hours

I started babysitting at age 12, had my own babysitting service at age 15, began working in a Christian childcare as a group leader at 19, was a private nanny twice in my twenties, completed a dual degree in Elementary Education/Liberal Studies (group teaching, student teaching), worked in an educational resource store for 4 years and now have 3 children of my own as well as 6 nieces and nephews. I was also a CCD teacher for the Catholic church and am currently a sometimes-substitute teacher.
Christie P. - Seeking Work in Severn

11.42 / hour

I was a nanny for a family with two children, ages were 7 months and 3 years when I started. I took them places and had some fun activities put together to do with the 3 yr. old. They became very close to my heart. I am now working with a family with two children ages 1 1/2 and 3 year old. I had to move. This family is a part of me and will continue to stay as such for the rest of time.
Corinne N. - Seeking Work in Severn

9.52 / hour

i am a kindergardenteacher and daycareworker from switzerland and worked for 8 years with children different age groups, backgrounds and settings. also as a nanny and babysitter since 5 years.
Ginna H. - Seeking Work in Severn

10.08 / hour

I have cared for children as young as infants to about 11 years old. I have been babysitting since I was 14 years old. I have personal experience raising my son (9 months old). I also worked with high school age special needs teens when I was about 18 years old.
Jennifer H. - Seeking Work in Severn

20.00 / hour
Full-time hours

I have worked as a nanny, raised four of my own children, and currently work with special needs children in middle school.
Tessa G. - Seeking Work in Severn

9.99 / hour
Full-time hours

I am a fulltime single Mother of a 3 year old boy. I also have an 11 year old brother I have helped watched since he was born and I watch friends and familys children when needed
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Severn, 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 Severn’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 Severn 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 Severn?
  • 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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