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Ashlee P. - Seeking Work in Las Cruces

11.42 / hour
Full-time hours

Practically my whole life, i took care of my cousins. I would babysit them all summer, and after school. I'm very good with kids, and i have allot of patience. I'm also young, so we seem to get along quite well, but also i am responsible and follow rules.
Jackie M. - Seeking Work in Las Cruces

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

I grew up in a very loving home. With 5 sisters, 4 cousins, friends all over the neighborhood. I am the oldest and have been through many obstacles with my little sisters, always caring for them, feeding, picking up and dropping off places. i am very self motivated and time management.
Connie  M. - Seeking Work in Las Cruces

12.00 / hour
Full-time hours
4 yrs of experience

I have over 35 years experience with children. I have worked With children of all ages and with the special needs and disabilities. I recently moved to Las Cruces New Mexico 2 1/2 years ago. I have worked for four families here is a nanny so I have excellent references.
Christine E. - Seeking Work in Las Cruces

8.50 / hour
Full-time hours
5 yrs of experience

Yovelah E. - Seeking Work in Las Cruces

8.57 / hour
Full-time hours

When I was 12 yrs old I became a volunteer at Jardin De Los Ninos, a daycare for homeless and at need children. Ever since then I have lived working with children. I have cared for children for as long as I can remember. As of right now, I have two references that I have been a nanny for. One job was a 4 yr old boy and 10 yr old girl. The other family is a 10 yr old boy and a 1 yr old. I was also home schooled as a child and I love implementing my past experience. I enjoy reading with children and slowly combining learning with fun. I also love taking field trips to museums and the library.
Rachael G. - Seeking Work in Las Cruces

11.42 / hour

I come from a family of 9 siblings, as the second oldest I was responsible for babysitting the younger children. I have worked for family members babysitting for the last 10+ years during the summer as needed. I have been a nanny for several years for a family with twin boys. I was a nanny from when they were 2 years until they were 5, and started school. I worked in their home with the children, picking up and dropping off to school or other tasks. I did some light house cleaning and ran errands.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Las Cruces, NM?

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 Las Cruces’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 Las Cruces 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 New Mexico?
  • Do you own a car? Do you have work experience in Las Cruces?
  • 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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