Bay St Louis, MS
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Rebecca H. - Seeking Work in Bay St Louis

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I have 20+ years of experience. Provided professional child care, laundry, some cooking, field trips. My passion is providing superior private care for infants and children because I feel that is what America needs for the next generations to come. I have been a State Licensed Child Care provider with more than 20 years experience. I owned and operated a Private Infant Care Facility in Atlanta, Georgia 1990-1995. I'm very energetic, spunky, fun loving and patient. I take pride in my work and good care of myself and most people guess I am 10-15 years younger than my actual age. I am very responsible, prompt and professional. I like to adhere to a schedule with considerations for flexibility. English is my first and native language, but I also speak German and a little Spanish and French. I also know American Sign Language. It is important to keep the lines of communication open between the family and Nanny. I have raised my own 2 children and they are fabulous. I am also a Licensed Managing Cosmetologist and Nationally Certified Surgical Technician. I can provide minor medical care for children and the elderly. I have Infant, Child and Adult Training in CPR and First Aid. I believe in safety first. I enjoy cooking and baking cookies. A healthy well balanced diet is essential for proper growth and development. I'm an amateur songwriter and believe that music is a wonderful tool for educational learning. I'm also a champion horse rider. I am a lap swimmer and enjoy taking children swimming. I will be happy to share child care philosophies to see if we are a match. I was born and raised in Natchez, MS, but have lived in several places in the US and Europe and will always consider the deep South my home and think it is important to instill southern manners, etiquette and heritage for the next generations. My profession allows me to love and be loved. The greatest gift of all. I am seeking employment from Pensacola, FL to New Orleans, LA with a family that I will be a part of and grow with long term. God Bless.
Samantha P. - Seeking Work in Bay St Louis

8.19 / hour
Full-time hours

I baby sat three children, ages 3, 5, and 9 for 8 years regularly. I would stay over night and keep them til early morning. Also I have a two year old daughter and a seven year old step son who I have gotten plenty of experience from.
Cynthia L. - Seeking Work in Bay St Louis

7.90 / hour

I have raised 3 children. And i have watched my 5 nefhews and friends children many times.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Bay St Louis, MS?

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 Bay St Louis’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 Bay St Louis 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 Mississippi?
  • Do you own a car? Do you have work experience in Bay St Louis?
  • 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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