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Emma B. - Seeking Work in Towson

11.42 / hour

Current nanny since 5/2014 - after school care, 1 girl (6) date night babysitter - 2 girls (4,6) date night babysitter - 3 girls (3,3,9) 1 boy (12) once every few months babysitter - 5 boys (2, 4, 6, 8, 12)
Kara H. - Seeking Work in Towson

10.17 / hour

I have about 6 years of childcare experience. I started as a Girl Scout, and worked at camps over the summer, supervising groups of younger girls. Then I babysat for many families in my neighborhood. I have taken care of children from age 1 to 12, and enjoy engaging in indoor and outdoor activities with them.
Rachel D. - Seeking Work in Towson

9.89 / hour

I've had experience in childcare ever since I was 12. I used to babysit for neighbors after school and weekends. Some of their children were in diapers and others were young teens. I took the Red Cross babysitting certification program and just recently got re-certified in CPR and AED
Carissa V. - Seeking Work in Towson

9.99 / hour

I have babysat for people my whole life. I really enjoy working with kids and have never had any problems
Kristen S. - Seeking Work in Towson

9.52 / hour

I have a little boy that is 17 months old, and have been babysitting since I was 12(and am now 31) I absolutely love babies and small children.
Heather C. - Seeking Work in Towson

9.52 / hour

Babysat for 3 years for family and neighbors.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Towson, 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 Towson’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 Towson 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 Towson?
  • 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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