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Shannon S. - Seeking Work in Flushing

11.33 / hour

I have been watching my siblings, neighbors, cousins and professor's children for as long as I can remember. I have changed diapers, helped potty train, helped with homework, sat in on recitals, went to baseballs games, made meals and generally cared for every child I have encountered. I have experience teaching everyday subjects through theater games and can teach Spanish. I don't quite understand but children are attracted to me, when out I am always getting smiles from even the shyest kids or causing a baby to stop crying. I hope to help you be able to live your life to the fullest, going on dates or having a few hours off.
Cintya T. - Seeking Work in Flushing

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

Babysitter for a family with adorable twins. Responsibilities included playing games, dancing, and singing, cooking, bathe, putting the babies to sleep, and reading bedtime stories with all of the character voices.
Lucena C. - Seeking Work in Flushing

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

Currently working on Upper East Side for same family for 13 years.Boys were almost 1 year old and 5 years old when I started .Both are now grown ups 14 yo & 19 yo.The youngest was born with Rye neck,tilted only on one side,spent his time in Special surgery for therapist and then he did not start to walk and talk at age of almost 2 years old so he was kind of a kid with special needs.I was the one who let him walk with follow up from therapist same as well help him to talk.Drop both kids to school and pick them up,set up play dates ,play soccer,base ball in Central Park ,that's why they became very sporty in school,play basket ball,libraries,museums, Central Park zoo.I do light housekeeping,organize,laundry,cook healthy meals like home made meatballs,chicken fingers,roast chicken,bake salmon,steam broccoli ,string beans,sweet potatoes.pasta and spaghetti ..Give them bath,read books for naps and bed time,play blocks,shapes,Legos ,and pretend play like a princess..
Jasmeetha C. - Seeking Work in Flushing

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

Regularly traveled with the family to help with vacation activities and childcare. Promoted language development skills through reading and storytelling. Worked with parents to develop and implement discipline programs to promote positive behavior. Helped develop the family's schedule to maintain household order. Engaged in after-school activities including sport practice and homework. Managed household staff while parents were away. Organized activities that enhanced children's physical, emotional and social well-being. Made healthy snacks and meals for the children. Closely monitored children's play activities to verify safety. Communicated with parents about daily activities and behaviors. Stayed current on toy and child-related recalls and safety warnings. Coordinated field trips to local parks Engaged with children on an individual basis to build positive relationships with them.
Concepcion S. - Seeking Work in Flushing

20.00 / hour
Full-time hours

In the past, I worked with two separate families for over 5 years. I worked with the first family for 6 years, absolutely enjoying taking care of their child and watching him grow from a little toddler to an energetic 10 year old boy. Afterwards, I began to work with the second family, which I stayed for over 7 years. I cared for their younger son, whom was 6 at the time, up until he became 18 years old and began going to college. I absolutely enjoyed caring for the two boys and their siblings, as well as learning about the family.
Janira M. - Seeking Work in Flushing

11.42 / hour
Full-time hours

First I Would Like To Say That I Raised My Daughter Alone & It's Been Very Tough As A Single Mom. I Have Been A Stay At Home Mom Since The Day She Was Born Until Recently That I Have Been Watching Children In Their Homes Either When My 11 Year Old Daughter Is In School Or With Grandma Or Sometimes I Take Her With Me. The Children I've Cared For Absolutely Adore Her! When She Was Younger I Cared For Her While Caring For Other Kids From My Own Home. There Were Times I Had 3-4 Kids In My Home. I Have Cared For Children As Young As 3 Months & I Can With Pride Say That I've Treated Them As Family & Guarded Them With My Life!
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Flushing, NY?

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 Flushing’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 Flushing 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 York?
  • Do you own a car? Do you have work experience in Flushing?
  • 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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