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Elaine J. - Seeking Work in Elyria

8.79 / hour
Full-time hours

Raised three of my own children, worked as a pre-school teacher, mentor, school lunch room aide, Sunday school teacher, and ran an after school program for junior high school students.
Danielle E. - Seeking Work in Elyria

11.42 / hour

I have experience babysitting multiple infants at a time with twin 3 years all at the same time! I manage my time effectively in order to provide a fun, warm, and loving experience for all the children.
Jennifer B. - Seeking Work in Elyria

17.14 / hour
Full-time hours

Babysitting my sister from the time I was 10 til the time I was 21, and also sitting for my friends 4 kids, and my church groups kids.
Rachel S. - Seeking Work in Elyria

17.14 / hour
Full-time hours

I have a bachelors degree in pyschology and worked with children with behavioral and emotional problems at a day treatment center for 3 years. I worked with ages 5-18. I also have a masters degree in early childhood education and have been a second grade teacher for 4 years. I also have many neices and nephews and have helped to care for them. Their ages ranged from infant to teenager.
Melissa S. - Seeking Work in Elyria

9.04 / hour
Full-time hours

I've volunteered in children's ministries for over 12 years now, working primarily with children from birth to 6 years old. I completed my college internship in youth ministry at our home church where I can provide a number of references, and I have over 5 years of paid babysitting experience. I am now a mother of two so I know the ins and outs of caring for kids and their daily needs very intimately.
Alex R. - Seeking Work in Elyria

8.88 / hour

I have been around children my whole life because I am the oldest. I have babysat/ and looked over siblings, cousins, and family friends children for almost 15 years now. I am very child friendly and I love to get them moving. I create activities for them to participate in; both outdoors and indoors.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Elyria, 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 Elyria’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 Elyria 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 Elyria?
  • 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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