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Lindsey K. - Seeking Work in Stony Brook

22.85 / hour

I was a full-time, live-in nanny for boy/girl twins from infancy to two years of age. I got them up in the morning, took care of them during the day through the early evening, prepared their meals, played with them and interacted on an educational level. I have done babysitting jobs for more than fifteen years. I am also a certified Water Safety Instructor, a former professional lifeguard and swimmer. I taught dance for more than six years to students from age three to age seventeen.
Marley M. - Seeking Work in Stony Brook

15.00 / hour
Full-time hours
2 yrs of experience

My name is Marley and I am a 24 year old female currently residing in Suffolk County. I have a Bachelor's Degree in Athletic Training and am currently receiving my second Bachelor's Degree in Nursing at SBU. I am CPR and first aid certified. I have worked as a nanny in upstate NY for a year and I absolutely loved it. I simultaneously worked as a pet sitter - 6 dogs, chickens, a turtle and a chinchilla. I am comfortable with pets and love having them around. I have my summer off and would love to help you and your family! Please feel free to contact me with any questions or concerns :)
Yvette  D. - Seeking Work in Stony Brook

15.00 / hour
8 yrs of experience

I have Akon of patience kids just need you to show them love and akpt of attention we can keep busy all day reading coloring doing crafts going to the library reading. I have a huge heart raised three of my own I work with kids with special needs I work in the veterans home taking care of disabled people you can reach me at
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Ashley G. - Seeking Work in Stony Brook

12.00 / hour
< 1 yr of experience

 
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Stony Brook, 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 Stony Brook’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 Stony Brook 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 Stony Brook?
  • 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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