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Alexandra P. - Seeking Work in Omaha

20.00 / hour
Full-time hours

I am the youngest of three girls. I used to tag along with my older sisters when they babysat until I could babysit on my own at age 13. My grandmother ran her own daycare and still does today after 35+ years, and she was our daycare provider too. As I got older, I helped her out with her daycare children. Today, I still help my grandmother with her daycare when I can. I also have 21 cousins and babysat some of them as I was growing up. I have babysat 6 week old infants up to 10 and 11 year olds, and I don't have a preference of age. I am very down to earth, level headed, patient, and don't get rattled easy. I can handle emergency situations very calmly. But, again, I simply love children of all ages.
Holly B. - Seeking Work in Omaha

22.85 / hour

I started babysitting in my neighborhood at 12 years old. When I started babysitting I typically worked with toddlers and elementary aged children. As I grew older I started working more with infants and middle school children. When I was 18 I moved to NJ where I was a full-time live-in nanny for almost a year. It was an interesting and fantastic experience. I was in charge of transportation, some light education, cleaning and maintaining the household, scheduling, groceries, some light cooking, but most importantly caring and spending time with the kids. I love getting on the floor and playing with the kids. I am a firm believer that kids should be outside as much as possible. I love to play all kinds of sports and games. I love to put arts and crafts activities together and some sort of activity planned everyday. I also have experience with twins/multiples, children with disabilities (ranging from fetal alcohol syndrome to autism and partial deafness) and behavioral issues. I also have 10 years experience with volunteering at a organization who supports children and young teens who are impacted (either infected or affected) by HIV/AIDS. One of the greatest experiences I have ever had and I volunteer year round!
Rachelle R. - Seeking Work in Omaha

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I have a degree in child development and currently am a Daycare Director. In May I will have been in this position for 2 years. I love my job, however there are times I wish that my sole responsibility was to work directly with the children and their family. I have a passion for working with children and helping them master new developmental milestones. I love that being a nanny allows for me to work one on one with each child on a daily basis. Before I became a Daycare Director I was a Special Education Paraprofessional in a Preschool Classroom. I liked how this position allowed for me to work more one on one with a few select children in the classroom. I truly found pride in helping these children progress in their development/behavior. I also have experience nannying for a family with four children. I truly enjoyed working with the younger of the two in different developmental milestones - teaching the four year old her letters, phonics, and beginning to learn how to read. I also worked with their two year old in the beginning stages of becoming potty trained.
Sarah C. - Seeking Work in Omaha

22.85 / hour

I worked at the Child Care Center for three years in Onawa,IA. I have experience with children infant through schoolage. I am certified in CPR, First Aid, and many more. My last year of working at the daycare I became lead teacher of the one year old room. My responsabilities as lead teacher were, planning a weekly(educational)curriculum for the kids,interact/play with the kids, read books,prepared meals,laying the kids down for naps,diaper changing every two hours, and cleaning our room through out the day and at the end of the day. I have been a nanny in Chicago and Kansas City, Mo and loved every minute of developing close relationships with each family. Thank you for taking the time to look at my profile, I hope you will take me into consideration to care for your little one's. I look forward to hearing from you!:)
Mandy L. - Seeking Work in Omaha

17.14 / hour

I worked in a daycare for 2 & 1/2 years, lived with my aunt for a summer & helped take care of her 5 children. I have baby-sat for many other families in my hometown before I moved to Omaha, NE. I was a daycare assistant for an after school program for a couple months at a Lutheran church/school in Omaha, NE. I have also been a transportation aide for OPS, which required me to make sure the children behaved on the bus and did not distract the driver. I am currently taking care of two children with special needs of ADHD & bi-polar.
Kailee E. - Seeking Work in Omaha

20.00 / hour
Full-time hours

I recognized my love for children at a very young age. From age 12-18, I was the main babysitter to call in our small little town. I worked through college in daycares and nannied during the summers. I am currently nannying a three year old boy and a one year old girl, but must move when my lease is up here in Lincoln! I babysit 6 children on a regular basis and have grown such strong bonds to those little humans. I enjoy all aspects of nannying. Teaching, influencing curiosity, watching their personalities develop and helping answer the 'why?' questions as they grow into their teenage years. Some things I enjoy: -Anything creative. -Reading books. -Nature walks. -Walks in general. -Baking and teaching cooking skills. -Playing sports. -Watching movies and eating popcorn before bedtime. -Having miniature dance parties. -Making our own stories and memories. Incorporating fun, humor, creativity, and curiosity for life into every day is important to me, and I hope you will consider be for your position! Have a fantastic day!
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Omaha, NE?

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 Omaha’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 Omaha 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 Nebraska?
  • Do you own a car? Do you have work experience in Omaha?
  • 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?