Poplar Bluff, MO
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Poplar Bluff, MO Nannies

Pat K. - Seeking Work in Poplar Bluff

14.28 / hour
Full-time hours

I come from a large family so I started babysitting my brothers and my nieces at 11 yrs old and was married and had 3 children and still continued to care for nieces and nephews and friends children throughout my life now my children are grown and I am a young grandmother I love caring for and teaching children I find it very rewarding.
Rosanna G. - Seeking Work in Poplar Bluff

8.79 / hour

I've been a Caregiver for the past 16 years... To the elderly...
Lindsey C. - Seeking Work in Poplar Bluff

7.92 / hour

I was a nanny for 3 years to 3 young boys
Davis H. - Seeking Work in Poplar Bluff

8.00 / hour
Full-time hours
< 1 yr of experience

I’m great with get along with kids I used to baby sit when I was younger now I have an child of my own and it’s very awesome. I’m great at fixing things cleaning and taking care of baby’s you homes
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Poplar Bluff, MO?

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 Poplar Bluff’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 Poplar Bluff 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 Missouri?
  • Do you own a car? Do you have work experience in Poplar Bluff?
  • 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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