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Judy L. - Seeking Work in Hopkins

17.14 / hour
Full-time hours

Nanny for few couples. The children were when started infant, toddler, preschool school age. include full and part time. For 1 family was there at 6:30 a. Morning, duties were get the 2 older boys off to school. Taking care younger one feeding (1 was a baby when start),took the baby out a walk,older slept in as Dad came home at 5am.(did this for 3 years during school years.) Childcare for as dad work late, Mom travel for her job . They had 3 kids start at 3 weeks and took care until reach 14.Stay with the family up to 3 weeks when both parents out town for work/vacation. For 3 years while a couple play volley ball Friday night watch 4 girls ,ages 3months -8 years. I am a childcare teacher went to college Work for many years in same company. Work in childcare center as Early childhood teacher Infants -5 years. Done babysat for many couples over the years. Working with children to me is rewarding and like to see how they have learn through the years. take care children is my passion for me. I have many couples says that caring for their children never worry about care,be safe while they were not with them. Love all activities,gone above and beyond what they were expect to do Nanny for 1 child full time started as infant and now a toddler. Basic care feeding,dressing,education activities,story hour at library, went to library also,play grounds,outside walks/play times. simple art,read books a lot, Brought my things that have to play,learn and have fun. Another was busy family with 2 children. Duties: Dropped off and pick up from school& activities. Supervised education activities. Plan summer outings, play dates, activities. Performed laundry chores& house hold duties, errands and anything else the family needed. Let the dog out during the day, water plants, organized as needed. took care 2 boys started at 5am for 10 weeks Mom go out town do intern ship. Brought 2 boys with me at center work at. (One family took care their children for 2 years found me on this web site and was very happy. Another family: care for infant until was 16 months when he enter childcare. Help him with motor skills,eating,feeding,basic infant/toddler care. Did plan education fun activities,story hour at library,walks,parks,fun playing music toys,daily reading,fun play with all kinds toys together and more. Mon was sad when I left,but need to be with more children.
Amanda M. - Seeking Work in Hopkins

22.85 / hour

I'm a passionate, dedicated, hardworking, highly organized professional nurse, doula, and nanny seeking a new occupational venture. My background includes over 14 years of nanny experience in a variety of settings, certified postpartum doula, lactation specialist, licensed labor and delivery, postpartum, and pediatric nurse. My goal is to create a safe, nurturing place for the children, and a stress free environment for the entire family. Memberships and Affiliations: -Certified Postpartum Doula -Current LPN nursing license -BLS Healthcare Provider certified (through the American Heart Association) -Babysitter certification -First aid and CPR certified (infant, child, and adult) -Completion of Nursing Assistant/Home Health Aide program -Hospital volunteer - Family Birth Center -YMCA (Youth Counselor) Activities & Awards: -2012 Nursing Excellence and Nurse of the Year award winner. Applicable Skills: -Specialize in infants and multiples -Wealth of knowledge about child developmental stages and milestones -Responsible -Dedicated -Anticipates needs -Strong work ethic -Passionate -Extremely organized -Safe and reliable car and a good driving a good driving record. Honest, trustworthy, professional, and reliable. I have experience traveling with families. I have extensive knowledge with organizing daily schedules, sleep-training, cooking healthy meals, running errands, scheduling, helping children meet and go beyond developmental milestones, and most importantly, being a loving and responsible role model.
Rebecca N. - Seeking Work in Hopkins

22.85 / hour

I am a passionate, caring, and responsible person that hopes to share my child development enthusiasm. I have my K-6 teaching license with a pre-primary endorsement along with my Master’s of Teaching from Concordia University- St Paul. I have many years of experience working as a lead teacher in a classroom, working one on one with children, and volunteering with children around the world.
Bryana C. - Seeking Work in Hopkins

9.93 / hour

I have been a babysitter/nanny for about ten years. I am a stay at home mom of two girls, ages 5 and 1. I have worked for many families over the years, and have also worked at a day camp for 4 years as a counselor, worked in an infant/toddler daycare for two years and I have taken multiple parenting classes.
Erin A. - Seeking Work in Hopkins

22.85 / hour

I have been a nanny for 3 families. I have lots of experience with children ages birth through 7. Before moving to Minneapolis to be a nanny I worked in a daycare center for just over a year in the toddler and infant rooms. I have lots of experience with twins and multiple children families. I am also part of a nanny group that meets weekly for play dates and outings.
Chelsea H. - Seeking Work in Hopkins

20.00 / hour
Full-time hours

I have babysat since I was about 10 years old and enjoy being around children. Ages I have babysat was 2 months to about 9 years old. Mostly I have watched around 4 kids at a time, usually under the ages of 6 years old.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Hopkins, 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 Hopkins’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 Hopkins 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 Hopkins?
  • 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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