Cortland, OH
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Lorraine T. - Seeking Work in Cortland

9.04 / hour

Hi! My name is Lorraine. I am a stay at home mom and I care for a couple of children here in my Cortland home. I have been providing in-home child care for over ten years and I have two daughters of my own- they are 12 and 18 years old. I have had many happy families go through my childcare. I take pride in how satisfied I have been able to keep the families that have chosen me as their childcare provider. I have had families who have stayed for numerous years until their children enter school- and sometimes even longer, if before and after school care is needed. I really do love the children that we welcome into our home and would be honored to care for your child also. Thank you for considering my home for your child's enjoyment and development! I hope to hear from you soon!
Megan P. - Seeking Work in Cortland

8.79 / hour

I have babysat for 6 years. My longest run with a family was watching their twins and older sister. The twins were premature so they had some developmental issues that I had to be mindful of and reinforce learning. I started watching them when they were 1.5 years old until they were 5, which is when I went away to college. There old sister at the time was 4 and I watched her until she was 8. Other jobs include smaller children through the ages of 14 and 15. Every family brings a new challenge, but I am very good at adapting. I have experience with behavioral issues, potty training, older kids who don not require as much supervision, and smaller children who demand attention. I am an adaptable person and I am willing to take care of your family in any way that you will like, as I know it can be hard to welcome someone into your family when trusting them with your child. I am first aid, CPR, and lifeguard certified and very comfortable with my skills in all three.
Erica M. - Seeking Work in Cortland

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I have seven years of experience in the childcare profession. As a nanny I have cared for children from the age of 6 weeks to 13 years old. I am certified in CPR and First Aid. Some of my skills include Educational Games and Activities, Reading and Baby Sign Language Exercises, Medication Management, Potty Training and Diaper Changing, and Arts and Crafts. Also I am the Nursery Coordinator for Maranatha Church where I attend regularly. I also direct the youth group along with my husband. I also have experience working at a daycare as a teacher for infants and toddlers.
 
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Cortland, OH?

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 Cortland’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 Cortland 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 Ohio?
  • Do you own a car? Do you have work experience in Cortland?
  • 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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