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Natosha C. - Seeking Work in Whitmore Lake

10.45 / hour

Ive always been around children came from a family of 6 have 3 other siblings was always responsible for them, and babysat often,and thats an understatement(: I am the go-to for family babysitting,non-profit. I've watched infants up to teenagers
Bobbie D. - Seeking Work in Whitmore Lake

14.28 / hour

I have been babysitting since I was 13, My brother is 10 years older than me and gave me 5 nieces and nephews that I had the pleasure of looking after as they grew up. From there I took on various Nanny jobs not only here in Michigan but in Florida and California as well. I have been taking care of children for at least 8 years.
Ayllisia B. - Seeking Work in Whitmore Lake

11.42 / hour

I have worked in childcare since I was 14 years old. I have worked at the same daycare for the past almost 8 years and I enjoy it very much. Working with children is what I have always enjoyed doing. I am the oldest of 6 so it has come naturally for me.
Jordain  H. - Seeking Work in Whitmore Lake

11.42 / hour
Full-time hours

Taking care of a nine month old with a G-tube and feeding tube
Krysta P. - Seeking Work in Whitmore Lake

10.08 / hour

I worked in a daycare that my neighbor owns in Ann Arbor for two years.
 
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Whitmore Lake, 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 Whitmore Lake’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 Whitmore Lake 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 Whitmore Lake?
  • 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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