Howard Lake, MN
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Abby R. - Seeking Work in Howard Lake

22.85 / hour

My past childcare experience was with two kids ages five and ten. The five year old had autism and the ten year old had adhd and other attitude problems. Whenever I would babysit I would also clean their house. I would also make sure that the kids were fed and went to bed on time.
Rees M. - Seeking Work in Howard Lake

10.00 / hour
Full-time hours
2 yrs of experience

Hello!y name is Rees Malone and I love watching kids, animals, house keeping etc. I am very felixable during summer and when school starts. I am a junior in high school but have 3+ years experience. Any questions please email/call me. Thank you! Also I know some Spanish ;)
 
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Howard Lake, 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 Howard 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 Howard 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 Minnesota?
  • Do you own a car? Do you have work experience in Howard 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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