Escanaba, MI
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Heather W. - Seeking Work in Escanaba

20.00 / hour

Throughout high school (2004-2007) I was a nanny for 3 very active boys ages (6.8.10). In the year 2009 I was a nanny to 3 children ages (8,8,10) in Texas, when I live in the home for the year.
Heather W. - Seeking Work in Escanaba

17.14 / hour

Drove kids to daily activities. Cooked full course meals . Cleaned. Laundry. Entertained. (cards, music, games, outside adventures, art) Kept children busy. Made sure they did all there chores for the day. Made sure they practiced there insturments and did there homework. Helped with homework Insured they were to all there practices on time. Made sure they spent enough time outside for the day. Also, a large rule of mine was that they respected their siblings like they respected me. I have been working with different types of families thoughout my life and I tend to get along with just about everyone. I try to keep my personal life, to myself unless asked and I like to keep order, but not intrude on the family as a whole. I try to make the transition as smooth as possible.
Danielle W. - Seeking Work in Escanaba

11.42 / hour
Full-time hours

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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Escanaba, 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 Escanaba’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 Escanaba 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 Escanaba?
  • 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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