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Katie  F. - Seeking Work in Maple Grove

17.14 / hour

The first family I nannied for the kids were 2 and 5 when I started. I watched them for 3 summers and enjoyed every minute of it. I did some minor cleaning of the house and made the kids breakfast, lunch and snacks. I watched them Monday through Friday from 7-4. Usually we would go to the beach, park or try to be outside as much as possible. They would also do some school work books and when they finished a section for the week we would go to a movie or get ice cream as a treat. I stopped nanny for this family because the oldest girl moved up a grade in school and needed a teacher/nanny to help her with the new curriculum. I still babysit for this family on a regular basis. The second family I nannied for was a family of two girls 4 and 8. I watched them throughout the summer 3 days a we'll for about 8 hours each day. We would do day trips to the museums, lake Harriet, or even the zoo. Like before I did minor house cleaning and made breakfast, lunch and snacks for the girls.
Tricia P. - Seeking Work in Maple Grove

17.14 / hour
Full-time hours

I have extensive experience caring for children from birth to age five. I offer a structured child based environment, that is both fun and educational. I enjoy watching children challenge themselves and be successful. Tuning into a child's needs or abilities has always been a great gift of mine. I have an extremely high level of patience, which allows me to calmly address many "hiccups" that come and go with watching young children. I honestly feel that I was put on this earth with a gift to help children learn, play, and grow.
Cindy M. - Seeking Work in Maple Grove

17.14 / hour

Although I've never gotten paid to be a professional 'nanny', I'm a very fit gramma of 5 (2-13), the oldest of 7 siblings (also had foster care children in our home), and 5 children (2 of my own), my childcare experience of all ages is vast.
Kaylin G. - Seeking Work in Maple Grove

9.84 / hour

I have been babysitting children since I was 13 years old. I love taking care of children of all ages. I have been nannying for the past three summers. I nannied for 3 kids (4, 7, 10) 3 days a weeks, but last summer was when I really decided to tackle a full-time nanny job. I cared for 2 boys (7, 11) 5 days a week. I drove them to practice, made them lunch, went grocery shopping, and took care of other household responsibilities. All in all, the most important job was entertaining them--which is my favorite part.
Jenessa P. - Seeking Work in Maple Grove

9.65 / hour

I have been helping my mom with her in home daycare since I was about thirteen years old, their ages range from 6 months-14 years old. I was a camp counselor at a camp for 7 years with girls ages 6-14.I also occasionally babysit my brothers three kids and their out of town family's children as well those ages range from 2-11. I baby sit occasionally two little girls ages 7 and 10. I was a nanny for a family with two little energetic boys ages 5 and 7 along with their 2 year old Yorkie, but unfortunately their mom quit her job so they no longer needed me. Lastly I interned in preschool for 3 months and a kindergarten for 5 months.
Martina M. - Seeking Work in Maple Grove

14.28 / hour
Full-time hours

I have worked in two daycare centers, worked as a nanny and worked as an inhome daycare provider. I love working with children, it is my passion. I've been responsible for lesson planning, cleaning, meal prep and cookies as well as following a daily schedule. I love finding age appropriate activities that include gross motor activities, fine motor activities , arts and crafts, math, science experiments and more! I really hope to find a family I can become close with again!
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Maple Grove, 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 Maple Grove’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 Maple Grove 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 Maple Grove?
  • 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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