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Rachel P. - Seeking Work in Eden Prairie

17.14 / hour

I am a bilingual 3rd grade teacher, and have therefore had extensive experience working with children. Needless to say, I love kids and have always had a passion for caring for children! I love kids of all ages and take great pride and joy in the time I have the opportunity to spend with them! When I was younger, I wanted to start babysitting as soon as possible so at age 12, I enrolled in the American Red Cross Babysitting Class, became CPR certified, and began my babysitting career sitting for a family with one, 1 1/2 year old, Alexandria. I babysat for them as their family grew to include two children and cared for both Alexandria and their newborn son. I nannied for them 4 summers ago, after which a nanny was no longer necessary. I'm still in touch with the family and continue to remain a presence in the children's lives. I have babysat for countless families over the years, and feel comfortable caring for a broad range of children in terms of age. I have experience taking care of newborn infants all the way up to 12-year-old children with family sizes of anywhere from 1-4 children. In terms of nanny experience, I have nannied for a wonderful family for the past 4 summers whose children ranged in ages from 4 to 12. Their youngest son was also diagnosed with Down's Syndrome. As a nanny, my past responsibilities have included: waking the children up and getting them ready for the day, preparing meals, cleaning up (loading/unloading the dishwasher, doing laundry, picking up toys), doing indoor and outdoor activities with the children, driving them to various recreational activities, and providing one-on-one tutoring in math, reading, and writing. I loved the kids I cared for and had so much fun! I would really love to nanny for a family again!
Erin W. - Seeking Work in Eden Prairie

17.14 / hour

I began babysitting at age 12 for families in my neighborhood and for my younger cousins. I spent two summers as a nanny for my two younger cousins who were 6 and 9 at the time. My responsibilities included making meals, doing light household chores, driving the kids to playdates, setting up playdates, and more. After that, I worked at the Childcare Center for 2 years working mostly with the two to four year olds. My responsibilities included helping to maintain the safety of the children as well as helping to implement the curriculum written by the classroom teacher. After that, I spent nearly three years as a nanny for a family with two girls, ages 7 and 13 when I began. My responsibilities included bringing the girls to activities, helping them with homework, setting up play dates for the younger girl, as well as some light household work. I was a part time nanny working about 25 hours during the school year and 40-50 hours in the summer. Additionally, I have also worked in a high school for the past three years, working with students with the special education label of emotional/behavioral disorders. I work with students ages 14-21.
Emily L. - Seeking Work in Eden Prairie

10.61 / hour

I took a babysitting class so I am a certified babysitter through the American Red Cross. I have been babysitting for around 8 years and I have been a nanny for the past year and a half for the same family. I also nannied over the summers while I was in high school. I have babysat for all ages from infants to 12 years old and I am willing to work with any age. I also have experience babysitting twins from infants to age 4 and families with up to 6 children. I love working with kids and when I'm babysitting or nannying I like to do lots of different activites with the kids so they aren't watching tv or a movie the whole time.
Aiyana D. - Seeking Work in Eden Prairie

17.14 / hour

Hello, my name is Aiyana. I began babysitting as an early teen. I have experience babysitting children of all ages ranging from infancy to 13 years old. I have worked as a full-time nanny for two siblings these past two summers. I am more than willing to work on weekends as well as weekdays! I have a passion for Irish Dancing and spent quite a bit of time as a teacher's assistant helping the younger dancers! I love working with children and was a counselor at an Irish Dance camp for three summers, responsible for groups of children ages 6-17 years old. As a peer counselor in high school, I have experience mentoring and tutoring students. I was also a tutor for a psychology professor during college! I am happy to tutor students in any subject starting in elementary school and up! I plan to continue my education to become a Nurse Practitioner! I look forward to meeting your family!
Darcy  M. - Seeking Work in Eden Prairie

9.93 / hour

My past childcare expeirience includes caring for a disabled child for 6 years and also working at a resort childcare center. I also have expierience with a family of 3 children ranging from ages infant to 4. I also have lots of expierience from babysitting all ages and have 4 nieces and nephews who are 5 and under who I frequently am around and care for often . I love spending time with children and love their unique personalities and great energy and I am a caring and compassionate person.
Aaron M. - Seeking Work in Eden Prairie

22.85 / hour

I first started babysitting in my neighborhood when I was 11. Since then, I've worked as a camp counselor for 2 years through a parks and recreation department where I worked with large groups of children aged 3 to 12. I've volunteered 100+ hours at the Children's Hospital where I entertained kids dealing with various medical issues. I was also a nanny for 2 kids (6&8).
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Eden Prairie, MN?

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 Eden Prairie’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 Eden Prairie 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 Minnesota?
  • Do you own a car? Do you have work experience in Eden Prairie?
  • 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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