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Lori L. - Seeking Work in Sanford

11.42 / hour

I am a mature woman with over 25 years experience as a nanny as well as raising my two children. I have cared for children of all ages. Most recently I have cared for infants and toddlers.
Kali B. - Seeking Work in Sanford

17.14 / hour
Full-time hours

I am a mom and sports coach of 25 prek through 5th graders. I have 15 plus years of child care and elder care experience, including special needs.
Wendy S. - Seeking Work in Sanford

17.14 / hour
Full-time hours

I have been a live in Nanny, as well as a babysitter for a resort and other families. I am also a Grandmother to a precious 8 year old grandson. He calls me YAYA!
Brittney  T. - Seeking Work in Sanford

15.00 / hour
2 yrs of experience

My name is Brittney Turnage, I am 20 years old. My current jobs right now consist of housekeeping at UNE full time for the summer and being Head Server at Smitty's cinema. I attended USM for Elementary education but had to unfortunately cut my schooling short for the time being, but am looking to go back in the future! I have five years of experience working with kids of all ages from various babysitting jobs I've had and am CPR and first aid certified. I am looking to hopefully be a part-time or full time nanny depending on what you need. I am very punctual, patient, kind, and creative. In my free time I love to be outside with my dog, spend time with friends and family, take pictures, and go on adventures.
 
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Sanford, FL?

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 Sanford’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 Sanford 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 Florida?
  • Do you own a car? Do you have work experience in Sanford?
  • 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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