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Taylor W. - Seeking Work in Clarkston

10.26 / hour

Most recently I was a full-time nanny for a young boy and girl. I spent at least 40 hours a week at the families home. We spent time outdoors at the pool or pond, we went to the movies and the mall, or just hung out on the swing set in the back. I also drove them to their weekly church camp and track practice. In addition to holding a full-time nanny position I was also able to maintain a part-time position for two young girls. Most of my time was spent with the youngest 3 year old while the 12 year old spent time at her friends. Olivia loved playing barbies and baseball. In high school I maintained a variety of regular babysitting jobs. I babysat for my English teacher's newborn infant. Two years later another child was born and I was able to babysit both an infant as well as a young toddler. I also spent the night babysitting a family of 6. There were twin infants and then four other children with ages ranging up to 12. I have had several other experiences that I would love to share if interested! I have enjoyed several years of experience with a variety of unique families and I'm very excited to continue.
Yajaira G. - Seeking Work in Clarkston

10.08 / hour
Full-time hours

I've been babysitting since I was 14. the first family I worked for was a family friend. I began babysitting her daughter when she was 2 years old, then her son when he was basically a newborn. I worked for her for about 4 years. Then unfortunately they moved away and so I began working at a warehouse for about 7 months. During that time, I was also babysitting a friend's baby boy. He was 4 months at the time and I cared for him until he was 1. I also have been caring for another friend's children. She had three kids, two girls (6 and 8 months) and a son (4 years old). I still see them now although I do not work for her anymore. My last two jobs i cared for 2 boys (2 and 4) and then 2 girls (1 and 4).
Jeannette W. - Seeking Work in Clarkston

11.42 / hour
Full-time hours

For 8 years I operated my own Licensed Home Daycare. I started babysitting at a very young age. I was married and had my own 1st child at 18 years old and my 3rd child by age 29. During those years I also babysat several other children.
Britni R. - Seeking Work in Clarkston

22.85 / hour

I have 13+ years in child-care with both babysitting and nannying. During this time I have had experience in both single child and multiple children family settings. Starting in 2006 I took on a full time nanny position for a family of three children; I continued in that position for over three years.
Renae A. - Seeking Work in Clarkston

22.85 / hour

have over 12 years of experience ranging from newborn to late childhood/early adolescence with families ranging from one to six children. I enjoy indoor and outdoor activities, trips to the park and zoo, as well as play dates with other children. I have references upon request.
Danielle F. - Seeking Work in Clarkston

14.28 / hour

I have worked in two daycares full time and worked with three families as a nanny.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Clarkston, MI?

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 Clarkston’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 Clarkston 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 Michigan?
  • Do you own a car? Do you have work experience in Clarkston?
  • 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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