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Nallely O. - Seeking Work in Merrick

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I've babysat in México for my neighbors children, my parent's coworkers babies, and also for my younger family members, since I was 16 years old. And I have worked as a live in nanny for the past 4 years in the states. In June 2012 I came to USA as an au pair, I've worked for two families taking care of a 6 and a 7 year old boy and 10 and 12 girls.
Jacqueline C. - Seeking Work in Merrick

22.85 / hour

I have been a nanny/babysitter since the age of 15. I have worked with families of up to 3 children. Most of them I started when the mom was pregnant all the way to about a year or 2. I absolutely love working with kids. I am patient loving organized creative and outgoing. Everyday is a new adventure with kids and I love it! I have a degree in Interior Design and I am bilingual (spanish) I have a clean driving record, my own car and I do not smoke.
Katarzyna B. - Seeking Work in Merrick

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

My past childcare experience was coming to the house earlier before kids come home from school doing their laundry, preparing snack / dinner for them. picking them up from school bus.. giving them snack and doing homework ( teaching them how to do multiplication subtraction, etc) with them... then driving them to many activties ..coming back home serving them dinner... playing games...shower time and preparing them for bed.
Eileen V. - Seeking Work in Merrick

10.40 / hour

it was great, they love to color, paint, play with playdoh, and all the kind of activities.,
Christine D. - Seeking Work in Merrick

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

20yrs exp. Newborn-14rs old, family values, reliable, respectful, nurturing, organized, flexible, fun, friendly. Love to cook, run errands, tidying up after child. Educational activities, outdoorsy, likes reading, movies, doing puzzles, beach, swimming, dogs, willing to travel and be included as part of family
Christine D. - Seeking Work in Merrick

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

Bringing up two daughters who recently graduated Boston College and Buff. State. I have 20 yrs infant care+ experience. I am a dedicated, responsible, respectful adult towards the family I work for. Im balanced with instilling manners, being somewhat flexible, yet keeping routine while having fun. I have great references.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Merrick, 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 Merrick’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 Merrick 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 Merrick?
  • 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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