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Taysha B. - Seeking Work in Lockport

11.42 / hour
Full-time hours

Growing up in a large family, I have gained plenty of experience watching my numerous family members. As I grew older, I came to discover the absolute passion I have for children and have been expanding it ever since. I now have a daughter of my own who is 18 months. Over the past 9 months I have been caring for two toddler boys, plus my own daughter, in my home. Before that I was a nanny to two beautiful girls, 8 and 10. As they grew older I was no longer needed. I was also a nanny for a family with two little ones, 4 months and 2. I was with this family until the youngest was two and I decided to go to school for cosmetology. I have also watched multiples. One family I would sit for on occasion had five kids, with two sets of twins! Our family is now relocating to the Charlotte area as my boyfriend has receive a job with an airline there. We are looking at residents in Rock Hill, SC but I'm willing to travel to the Charlotte area. I am now searching for a new family to create new bonds, memories, and adventures with. I am very experienced with all age groups and am more than capable of being responsible for multiple children at once. I absolutely adore arts and crafts, physical activities, and pets! My duties have included meal preparation, pick up/drop off to school/activities, homework help, light housework, laundry, etc.. The children I watch now are learning ABCs, numbers, shapes, colors, etc.. We are also learning sign language and are potty training. We do arts and crafts, sensory play, group story time, and work on our motor skills. I feel that I am capable of giving the correct amount of compassion, love, sternness, and fun which are essential to all children. I have grown to learn that the purest most honest connections are formed with children. This is the force that pushes me to give my all. I have a clean background, driving record and my own safe and reliable car. I also do not smoke nor do drugs. I have references available upon request. Thank you for taking the time to view my profile.
Michaela E. - Seeking Work in Lockport

17.14 / hour
Full-time hours

Since I was 15. I have been babysitting for families that live in my neighborhood, family friends, and relatives. Since November of 2012, I began working at a daycare in Amherst, NY. I mainly work with children 18 months-3 years but have experience working with children from 6 weeks-10 years. I am CPR certified and have completed 30+ hours of additional training mandated by the daycare center. These trainings include, Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, Shaking Baby Syndrome, and Mandated Child Abuse Reporter. I have completed the training "Celebrating Each Child" through the Child Care Resource Network.
Halie D. - Seeking Work in Lockport

11.02 / hour

I have babysat for friends and family since I was 14 years old. I have also worked for a home health care company where I worked with a mentally handicapped young man who was confined to a wheel chair. I am able to change diapers, give baths, make meals, assist with homework, maintain the home, pet care, run errands and any other duties/responsibilities that would be assigned. I have never been arrested, I do not do drugs or smoke cigarettes. I keep a very tidy home myself as that is very important to me. I enjoy being outside even when it is cold my son and I will go outside for a bit. Unless it is too cold and then we do exercises in the house. Education and learning is also important to me as I loved school and will go back to school to get my bachelors or a second associates degree when the time is right but at this moment in my life I put all my time and energy into being a stay at home mother and homemaker.
Tiffany J. - Seeking Work in Lockport

17.14 / hour

My mom is a licensed home daycare provider. I have helped her for about 15 years. I currently have my own job but I am always substituting for my mom when she needs assistance. I have been around children all my life.
Alena Z. - Seeking Work in Lockport

11.00 / hour
< 1 yr of experience

i am very reliable. always on time. i clean. cook, im outgoing and responsible. i am a new mother myself to a 3 month old boy! just looking for some work to provide for my son. i graduated high school in 2014 got my diploma. i have a ton of baby cousins i have experience with as well as the previous nanny job. im always available.
Briana S. - Seeking Work in Lockport

10.50 / hour
< 1 yr of experience

I love children, when I am more established I would like 2 of my own. I was going to school to become an special education elementary school teacher. My availability is flexible. I was raised in an in-home daycare, once I was old enough I loved helping out with the younger kids.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Lockport, 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 Lockport’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 Lockport 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 Lockport?
  • 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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