Lake Grove, NY
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Katie K. - Seeking Work in Lake Grove

20.00 / hour

Having a lot of older cousins growing up, I gained a lot of experience at a young age by watching infants and kids. I started babysitting when I was twelve or thirteen years old. I've watched over 15 different family's kids and have had nothing but great times while keeping things under control. Right now, I'm occasionally watching a family with 5 kids, 2 of the 5 being 1 1/2-year-old twin boys. I really do love children and love being a nanny/little's friend/sitter to look up to.
McKayla G. - Seeking Work in Lake Grove

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I have 4 years of live out nannying experience. I have 2 months of live in nanny experience, that family lived in New York. I helped with all things around the house, laundry, light cleaning, meal prep, etc.
Vida  C. - Seeking Work in Lake Grove

14.28 / hour

I was very disciplined well behaved and was taught how to become a good person.
Annemarie  K. - Seeking Work in Lake Grove

17.14 / hour
Full-time hours

I have been a nanny for 3 diffferent families, and I have 3 nieces that I helped raise.
 
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Lake Grove, 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 Lake Grove’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 Lake Grove 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 Lake Grove?
  • 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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