South Lyon, MI
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Kelli E. - Seeking Work in South Lyon

20.00 / hour
Full-time hours

Watched 3 girls ages 2 months, 3 and 5 years full time M-F for 2 years as well as a 2 year old boy and newborn baby girl for 2 years, M-F, 40-45 hrs/week. Making and following a daily routine. Arts and crafts, traveling to the park,library,play dates &took them to extra curricular activities. Light housekeeping, preparing/serving healthy meals,snacks & bottles. Limited television. School time-letters, numbers, colors, shapes, words. etc. Cleaning up the play room &other areas after each use. As a babysitter I cared for children ages 2 months-12 years. Took them to and from school, played with them, changed diapers, fed, went to parks with them, did arts and crafts, etc.
Melissa S. - Seeking Work in South Lyon

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I have lots of experience with children, including six and a half years of daycare experience along with 4 Nanny positions, one in which I cared for twin girls from infancy until almost 2 years of age. I also have eight years of babysitting under my belt. I care for children as if they are my own. I keep them on the schedule they are used to and do not believe in letting them sit in front of the tv all day long. Interaction is the key! Playing outside, taking walks, park time, doing age appropriate art projects, reading books, singing songs and having play time are important keys to happy children. My CPR and First Aid cards have expired, but I do not mind renewing them in the near future. I am available ASAP for part time or full time positions and even offer being a night nanny for newborns so parents can get some sleep. My goal is to keep the children I care for as happy as can be! I hope you consider me as a caregiver for your child(ren)..you will be very happy! :-)
Cindy M. - Seeking Work in South Lyon

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I ran a home daycare for over 3 years, working with children from birth to 5 years of age. I also have a 12 year old son and a 10 year old daughter. I've volunteered at an Elementary School and hold a Education degree. I have been around children my entire life and enjoy providing a safe and loving enviroment for them to play and grow in.
Michael K. - Seeking Work in South Lyon

14.28 / hour

One of the youngest single Foster Dads in the world at age 23. Been volunteering for youth programs since I was 14. Live-in position when I was 21. Have fostered close to 25 youth at one time or another. Currently in a live-in primary caregiver position for a man with ALS
Ali C. - Seeking Work in South Lyon

12.00 / hour
Full-time hours
3 yrs of experience

I’ve always loved watching and caring for kids. I enjoy activities with them, and just bonding with them is the best. I am very friendly and easy to get along with also; and have a flexible schedule!
Andrea B. - Seeking Work in South Lyon

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

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