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Brooke B. - Seeking Work in Prior Lake

14.28 / hour
Full-time hours

Hi there! My name is Brooke & I am 19 years old. I am the eldest out of four children in my family. I have all younger brothers, ages 17, 14 & 9. A little background on myself...I was babysitter certified at the age of 10. I was CPR & First Aid certified through health education at my school. As soon as I completed these courses, I started babysitting for families in my neighborhood. Including a hearing impaired child with Cerebral Palsy. I've cared for children from as young newborns to teens. I love all ages! I took Child Development 1 & 2 during my high school career where I was taught how the brain develops in a child from infancy through their teenage years, as well as how to properly care for them during each stage. Taking these classes gave me 4 Early Childhood Education credits. I have been nannying for my 5-year-old student from the Child Development class & his 7 & 10-year-old siblings for about 4 years now. I have also been employed for over a year with a wonderful family with one 2 year old who I love like crazy. I have nannied for several other families as well. (references available upon request). I graduated high school in June of 2015. I attended the Aveda Institute Minneapolis to study cosmetology, but took leave to explore my options. I am currently looking to get out of the city I've lived in for the past 19 years & emerge myself into a new family/community/etc. I love traveling & new experiences & its time that I expand my horizons.
Sherry H. - Seeking Work in Prior Lake

20.00 / hour
Full-time hours

I’ve been babysitting children, Ages infant-10 yrs, since I was 11 yrs old. Along with watching the children I also cook, clean, and do household chores. My Mom has also had a home day-care, most of my life, which helped me to learn about taking care of children. I currently help my mom take care of 8-10 kids (infant-8yrs) once a week. In the Summer months of College I was a full time Nanny for an infant and a 18 month old . I also worked in a Childcare Center while attending College. Out of College I have babysat on the weekends for families and have taken care of my 6 nieces & nephews for 7 years. I am CPR and First Aid certified. I have also taken a SUID Class. At my current job I assist in Children’s birthday parties helping them make their own pizzas, giving them tours of the kitchen and making sure they have a wonderful experience. I also have been a teacher in kids church for 1.5 yrs. My experience taking care of children is invaluable. I look forward to meeting you and your family!
Alicia R. - Seeking Work in Prior Lake

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I have been a nanny off and on for many years. I nannied for premature newborn twins up to school age!
Mackenzie Y. - Seeking Work in Prior Lake

11.42 / hour

I currently work at Kid's Count Daycare and nanny 1-2 days a week. I also have thought dance for 3 years and have siblings ages 2-15.
Haley A. - Seeking Work in Prior Lake

12.00 / hour
13 yrs of experience

Hi!!
I am a freshman in college at Bethel University in St.Paul. I am majoring in Organizational Communications with an emphasis in Event Management with a minor in Interpersonal Communications. I live off campus and have a car and would be willing to drive anywhere! I am great with kids. I love them and I have over 6 years of experience!
I love babysitting because I love children and I would love to be a mom one day and being around kids is one of my favorite things.
I am going to be a planner after college so I love being able to plan fun things to do with the kids!
I have watched babies who were just recently born all the way up to pre-teens. I am comfortable with cooking, cleaning, helping with homework, driving the children around, and putting them to bed if needed.
Bolade J. - Seeking Work in Prior Lake

20.00 / hour

Hi! My name is Bolade, I live in Prior Lake and am currently a freshman at the University of Minnesota, I finish my semester of college towards the middle of May, and am looking for a nanny position for over the summer (middle of May to end of August). I absolutely love working with kids, and am going to school to become a pediatrician. I have never nannied before, but I have a lot of experience working with young children. Every year for the past five years I have volunteered at my church's Vacation Bible School program, leading classes for kids ranging from pre-k to first grade. I also taught a religious education class for first graders for two years. I also have a lot of experience with infants. My sister had her daughter a little over two years ago and I very frequently look after her. I am a student athlete at the U of M so I am good with time management and staying organized. I really look forward to hearing back from you, I would absolutely love to tell you more about myself and hear about your family! Thank you for your time! Bolade Jinadu
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Prior 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 Prior 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 Prior 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 Prior 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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