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Ellen J. - Seeking Work in North Mankato

14.28 / hour
Full-time hours

I was very involved from age nine on with the care and rehabilitation of my brother who had Cerebral Palsy along with babysitting for family, friends and neighbors through the years. I have three wonderful grown children and three very smart and active grandsons under the age of eight who keep me laughing and young at heart. Most people think they are my kids because I look so young-bless their hearts! That brings me up to forty years(!) plus of experience with children of all ages and stages of development. I have great references from three+ families in the twin cities area from the near past.
Emma C. - Seeking Work in North Mankato

20.00 / hour
Full-time hours

I have been caring for children since I was 11 years old and have nannying experience since I was 16.I have experience working with children ages infant to 14. I have a bachelors degree in Elementary Education as well as a Minnesota Teaching license. I currently work for a company performing therapy to children on and autism spectrum. I love to read books with children, do outdoor activities as well as go on educational trips and
Karissa D. - Seeking Work in North Mankato

11.42 / hour
Full-time hours

I babysat three children for around three years until I moved. They were three boys at the ages of 6 months, 4 years old, and 8 years old. We walked to different parks, went on scooter rides, played outside in the yard, went on the trampoline, etc. Also, I babysat a 3-year-old boy and 7-year-old girl on different occasions. We played outside when it was nice, played dress up, played dolls/action figures, watched movies, etc. I also help my sister at times with watching her 6-month-old and 18-month-old daughters. I was either feeding the 6-month-old or playing outside or downstairs with the 18-month-old.
April K. - Seeking Work in North Mankato

11.42 / hour

I cared for 2 children, a 5 year old and a 1 year old, plus my 2 children. I live to see the kids play together and work together to solve problems, they are so smart. I live doing activities with kids and I believe keeping there brains thinking about activities is very important.
Shaye  B. - Seeking Work in North Mankato

10.71 / hour

I babysat and nannied for my nephews. I looked after a 5 month old and a 2 year old for the whole summer. I watched them Monday through Fridays from 7am till 5 pm. It turned out good, I learned techniques that would work and what didn't work with eating and sleeping schedules. It taught me how to be a better nanny.
Susan J. - Seeking Work in North Mankato

22.85 / hour

I have done everything from babysitter to live-in nanny. I aquired a degree in earlychildhood education. (ABA). I'm certified in CPR, infant CPR, First Aid, infant First Aid, SIDS, shaken baby, car seat safety, playground supervision and water safety. I am understanding, honest, caring, patient, outgoing, energetic and organized. I have worked with a Spanish speaking family for 5 years. I spent 9 months with a family of 5 all under 7, 4 in diapers and 1 child was autistic and required 60 sec a min care. Volenteered at many childcare facilities through out college and even worked in an elderly group home for a year.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in North Mankato, 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 North Mankato’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 North Mankato 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 North Mankato?
  • 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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