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Rebecca S. - Seeking Work in Lincoln

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I have over eighteen years of experience as a professional Nanny. By this point in my Nanny career I have worked with 3 day old newborn babies, on up to 12 year old pre-teens. I adore working with infants and toddlers, as it's so fun to get to help them learn, and watch the milestones in development, as they occur so quickly those first few years. I like to be very active with the children in my care, doing daily outings, going to the park, or swimming, to children's classes or museums and storytime. There are so many avenues to learning, and establishing comfortable schedules and routines, that I believe are integral to those first few years.
Christina H. - Seeking Work in Lincoln

22.85 / hour

My experience in childcare began when I first reached an age my parents deemed old enough to stay home and care for my younger siblings. I am the second oldest in a family of seven so I have been babysitting and caring for my siblings for years. Around that same time I also began to babysit for families in my church. I cared for all ages from infants to 13 and up. Sometimes I was only caring for one child and other times I would be in charge of five children. A few summers back I was a live-out nanny for two children ages 9 and 11 just for the duration of the summer. I also helped nanny a family of five last summer. Besides just childcare I was in charge of transportation, laundry, cooking meals, feeding animals and pets, cleaning the house, and everything in between. I would be at the house before the children woke up in the morning and stay there until the parents arrived home later in the evening. Currently I am employed at a childcare center. The ages range from infants to kindergarten age and I have experience working with all ages there. Typically I am with one year olds but I have cared for all the other ages there as well.
Victoria T. - Seeking Work in Lincoln

9.36 / hour
Full-time hours

I have always had a natural ability to take care of young kids even when I was young. My mom is from a big family and I started babysitting my cousins at 11. Since then I have babysat for five families. I have cared for infants-10 year olds. I have also taught swim lessons for three years and was a toddler teacher for one year.
Kelly G. - Seeking Work in Lincoln

11.42 / hour
Full-time hours

I have babysat for various families since I was 16. I also nannied for a family of 5 for 2 years. And another family of 3 for a year. I also have 2 and a half years expeience working with behavioral health challanged kids. I currently work with high school aged special needs and disability studets. These past key experiences have taught me to learn to care for any age up to 18 year olds. I currently work with very autistic students and other special needs. My experience with the behavioral health kids have taught me to work with everything from ADHD to mild mental retardation. I have been trained in problem solving, positve reenforecement, postive coping skills, how to cope with anger and other feelings, and learning how to teach these skills to kids.
Morgan W. - Seeking Work in Lincoln

22.85 / hour

My last child care experience was watching two children, a 7 year old and a 9 year old, every week day for the last two summers.I would go to their house around 7 am, the kids are usually still sleeping while I am there. When the kids wake up, I make them breakfast. After breakfast, I would help them pick out their outfits for the day or if they have swimming lessons/gymanstics help pack their bags for which ever sport. After taking them to their sport event, we would come back and do math and reading work. Every other day we would go to the library and get new books. They then would get a break and either play outside on their swingset or play downstairs in their basement. They had tons of toys, books, card games, etc. so every day was different. Then it would be lunch, so I would prepare lunch for them. After lunch depending on the weather we would go to the pool or park. Every Friday we would go do a special activity such as the zoo, movies, museums, etc. I would also watch them on the weekends from time to time when their parents wanted to go out. I really enjoyed working with the kids and sharing their summer with me.
Alison W. - Seeking Work in Lincoln

20.00 / hour

I have worked with children my whole life. I started babysitting when I was twelve years old and I still continue to babysit. I also worked at an after school care program for middle schooler's and I am currently working as a part time day care teacher for children, age infant to Pre-school age.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Lincoln, 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 Lincoln’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 Lincoln 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 Lincoln?
  • 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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