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Becca M. - Seeking Work in Minnetonka

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I started nannying over eight years ago. My favorite part of nannying is watching the kids grow and learn. I have nannied for single families. I have also participated in nanny shares (caring for the children of two families at once). I have cared for up to six children at a time. I am skilled at multitasking and time management. I believe that that it is very important for children to have time to be silly, active, loved and explore the world. I enjoy exploring new libraries, parks, museums, zoos and walking paths. It is important for children to see the world. I consider myself a silly, loving, creative and busy person. Previously I worked in a day care setting for two years. I have experience working in the infant room. With nine babies and three teachers it is a very busy and fun room to be in. I have learned many important things from being challenged in that environment. I am very familiar with baby sign (signs babies may use to communicate before they are able to talk). I will teach your children colors, animals, and numbers. I also can teach some helpful words such as milk, sleep, potty, more, please and thank you. These are helpful to break the communication barrier for children who are just learning to communicate. I have also potty trained five children.
Lyndsey P. - Seeking Work in Minnetonka

22.85 / hour

Childcare has been one of the most exciting, rewarding, and insightful experiences that I have engaged in during my 25 years. It has been exciting teaching the children new games and activities which bring laughter and learning together. Rewarding, in providing help for both the children and their parents, which creates trusting relationships and friendships. It has also been insightful in the sense that childcare has taught me more about myself and the beauty that surrounds this precious world.
Kari N. - Seeking Work in Minnetonka

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

My childcare experience comprises of babysitting the neighborhood children from the age of 12. My childcare experience continued when I was in high school working for a preschool that the principal owned/ran for high school credit while helping to teach the children. My childcare experience than continued with taking care of young family members, friends children and most currently my niece. She is now about 1-1/2 years old. I also have experience with being a mediator/childcare advocate as during a friends divorce I brought her 5 year old daughter to visit her father and supervised the visitation. My first concern is always for the child they they are healthy, happy and in a good learning environment. Although I may not have official nanny experience I can assure you that my experience with children is very thorough and engaging.
Victoria R. - Seeking Work in Minnetonka

11.42 / hour

I was a nanny before I married and started a family of my own for several different families in the Twin cities. I worked for a sitting service and worked various hours,some weekends and vacations.I enjoy children,my favorite being babies and toddlers and find them to be a joy to care for.Over the past year I cared for a 8year old girl before and after school and some weekends.I found it fun to help her with homework and take her to different activities after school.I have my own children and that has been the highlight of my life and my best accomplishment. I adore all children and believe every child should be well cared for.
Angela S. - Seeking Work in Minnetonka

14.28 / hour

I grew up in a family of six children, I assisted a lot with schooling, and taking care of them. I did three or so years of babysitting. I have been a Sunday school teacher for ten years and attended camp as a counselor. I have worked at a children's store for four years doing parties from six to 20 children. I have been a full time nanny for three years for a family from India. I love Children and have so much hands on experience. I am currently in college to become a speech therapist so I can work with children in a healthcare setting.
Maddie  J. - Seeking Work in Minnetonka

17.14 / hour
Full-time hours

I've worked with all ages, from newborns to 8th grade. I worked at an after school daycare for a little over a year, I have nannied for a few families, and babysat for countless more.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Minnetonka, 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 Minnetonka’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 Minnetonka 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 Minnetonka?
  • 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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