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Terry M. - Seeking Work in Golden Valley

20.00 / hour

Currently I've been a nanny in the homes of three families each with twins. One set is 5 1/2yrs and the other is 7 1/2yrs. I started with each family when the children were 3mo. Both will be happy to give references. Loving children, I had a licenced day care in my home for over 7 years. Then for an extended time span I worked in retail management, during that time I was still doing occasional child care for friends, family and former day care families. And now a nanny :) With having a licensed day care I've had many hours of continuing education and in college courses in family dynamics. With that and many hours of "on the job training".
Emilie B. - Seeking Work in Golden Valley

10.71 / hour

I have been a babysitter for many years, I love kids and I especially love doing crafts and activities with them. I am a lifeguard so I have lots of first aid training and cpr training, I also teach swimming lessons so if you would like me to do that for your children also I could do so- I have an in ground pool at my house that I am open to allowing the kids to use with my
Lisa H. - Seeking Work in Golden Valley

10.03 / hour

As the eldest child of nine children, I have been raising children most of my life from infancy to their teenage years. In addition to this, I have babysat for a number of families. During my first year of college, I took a number of Early Childhood Education courses focused on child development and teaching.
Tasha Q. - Seeking Work in Golden Valley

20.00 / hour
Full-time hours

I work at a in home daycare for three years. The daycare closed i babysat after that with a few of the old family and now i work at the Goddard school where i have worked for 5 years.
Mary S. - Seeking Work in Golden Valley

22.85 / hour

Since I was the age of eleven, I have been babysitting my younger cousins. When I was thirteen, my neighbors had a child and I began babysitting her when she was four months old. Since then, they have had two more children and I have babysat since those kids were weeks old. There family currently consists of a five, three, and one year old who I continue to occasionally babysit for. I have also been babysitting for a six year old since he was a baby. For three summers I have been working at a daycare program through an elementary school. The program consists of arts and crafts, games, trips to the pool, field trips, and much more. I also spent a few years working at an after school program at the same elementary school. During all of this time I have also occasionally babysat for various kids who are friends of the family and students at the after school program.
Lauren B. - Seeking Work in Golden Valley

14.28 / hour

I have 3 years experience being a nanny. I was a nanny for a family with 6 daughters ranging from ages 4-12. The youngest with Down syndrome so I have experience with special needs as well.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Golden Valley, 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 Golden Valley’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 Golden Valley 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 Golden Valley?
  • 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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