Eureka, MO
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Karen K. - Seeking Work in Eureka

14.28 / hour

I have very successfully raised 4 wonderful children. I also have over 25 years of experience as a teacher. Approximately the last 15 years of teaching have been in the Early Childhood/Early Childhood Special Education classroom. I come from a family of 5 children (one of whom had special needs) where we were often responsible for the younger kids. My father spent much of my childhood overseas in the Marine Corps and my mother was a nurse so we older kids were needed to take care of the younger ones. Additionally, I have been a licensed Emergency Medical Technician and have worked in the EMS field for 21 years.
Brenda K. - Seeking Work in Eureka

20.00 / hour
Full-time hours

mother of 4 grown children nanny experience twins experience NICU experience
Justine D. - Seeking Work in Eureka

17.14 / hour
Full-time hours

Only experience I have is having 8 younger siblings which in my opinion is alot of experience.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Eureka, CA?

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 Eureka’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 Eureka 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 California?
  • Do you own a car? Do you have work experience in Eureka?
  • 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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