Diamondhead, MS
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Joyce K. - Seeking Work in Diamondhead

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I raised my son and daughter and recently they graduated from college. I have worked with hyper active children who were diagnosed with a ADHD and similar disorders. I worked as a Family Childcare Provider while living in Germany under the supervision of the U.S.Army childcare program offered on the Baumholder military base. I have certifications in infant and adult CPR, First Aid, Fire Safety, home safety classes,
Kayla  C. - Seeking Work in Diamondhead

10.00 / hour
1 yrs of experience

I am a student at MGCCC for radiology! I’m certified in CPR. I come from a military family so I used to move around a lot. I have one little sister that I’m very close with. I have had a couple of nanny jobs in high school! I think it’s one of the best jobs you can do! My availability is Thursday-Sunday!
Rebecca P. - Seeking Work in Diamondhead

8.57 / hour

Raising my own two children and babysitting constantly most of my life; even so while permanently employed as a legal assistant/paralegal. Also, took care of my ill mother for two years and am working in home healthcare at this time.
Melissa G. - Seeking Work in Diamondhead

14.28 / hour

I used to babysit when I was a teenager. Since then I have had 2 children of my own.
 
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Diamondhead, 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 Diamondhead’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 Diamondhead 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 Diamondhead?
  • 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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