Dexter, MI
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Lyla W. - Seeking Work in Dexter

10.00 / hour
< 1 yr of experience

Hello, my name is Lyla! I have always had a passion for children due to having a big family. In my free time I enjoy playing with my little sisters and running. I would love to get to know you and your family!
Cassandra T. - Seeking Work in Dexter

9.34 / hour
Full-time hours

I have 2 children of my own, my daughter is almost 10 and my son is 2 1/2. I also babysat my nephew from the time he was 3 months until he was 17 months
Marissa B. - Seeking Work in Dexter

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

Hello! My name is Marissa. I have been caring for children for a long time. I have cared for children aging from infants to 12 years old. I also have experience caring for twins. When I was 10 years old my little sister was born. I have been her life long nanny and have been through all of the childhood phases with her thus far. In January of 2018 I graduated from Dexter High School and plan on going to Washtenaw Community College in the fall. I have a driver's licence and a clean record as well as my own vehicle. I am available throughout the week and am open to weekends for date nights and such. I am attentive and like art and crafts or outside games. I love to read and am helpful when it comes to homework or extra-curricular activities.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Dexter, 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 Dexter’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 Dexter 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 Dexter?
  • 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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