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Abby D. - Seeking Work in Lexington

Hourly rate11.42 / hour
Hours (full-time or not)Full-time hours

I began caring for children at age 11. Throughout middle school I served two families on a regular basis, each with three children ranging in ages from two to nine years. Throughout high school I worked mainly with two families. I began working with one family when their children were 6 months and three years and continued working with them for five years. I also began work with a family with one daughter of three years old, and continued serving them after the birth of their second daughter from her infancy. In college I have served one family on at least a weekly basis. I keep two children, ages six and eight. On regular nights, I am responsible for bathtime, dinner, playtime, and bedtime. I have also stayed overnight several times. I have, since high school, been trusted regularly to carpool children in my own car and supervise children while swimming. I am experienced in administering basic medications to children, as well as emergency measures such as rescue inhalers and epi-pens. I am comfortable with completing light housework for the family, aiding in children's homework and school projects, and keeping children otherwise entertained with a variety of activities including crafts, games, outdoor activities and child-appropriate movies.
Valerie T. - Seeking Work in Lexington

Hourly rate22.85 / hour
Hours (full-time or not)Full-time hours

In the position of a nanny I was in for the last year, I was responsible for picking up, and dropping off the child. Taking the child to any recreational activities. The mother did not mind if we were at my house or hers. And when I was at hers I would do some light cleaning. Scheduling activities for the week. Teaching Shapes, Numbers, ABC's, and so on.
Jill J. - Seeking Work in Lexington

Hourly rate22.85 / hour
Hours (full-time or not)Full-time hours

I have babysat for infants 7-10 months old and I also previously nannied for with 3 children ages 3, 8, and 12. I am currently the nanny for a very active/energetic 2 and a half year old girl. I am a very active caretaker/nanny and always like to come up with fun activities to do with the children. Some activities I've done with the children I previously babysat include, going to the part, going swimming at the lake, going to amusement parks, and going to the library.
Brittany O. - Seeking Work in Lexington

Hourly rate22.85 / hour

While completing my Masters in Education, I have been babysitting for a family of four, ages 3, 7, 9, and 12. I am always actively involved with the children playing outside, crafting, and reading. I am a neat person, so I so make sure the house is swept, dishes are put away, and everything is tidy and safe.
Olivia A. - Seeking Work in Lexington

Hourly rate7.25 / hour

I absolutely adore children and always have ever since I was a child. I love to care for others. I've always looked after my cousins at family gatherings and can't ever seem to get away from them. I have a special bond with children that made me want to pursue a career as a pediatric nurse practitioner. I love working with children of all ages and even special needs children. I've worked with special needs children at school for about a year and fell in love with the students instantly.
Kelly L. - Seeking Work in Lexington

Hourly rate8.57 / hour
Hours (full-time or not)Full-time hours

I have worked with children for about 10 years now. In my church I volunteered at the nursery. I led a Sunday school class for our preschool. I was a nanny for a family of 3 girls for one summer and throughout the year. I was also a babysitter for 2 boys under the age of 5. I've worked at a daycare for over a year, working with all ages up to 3 years old, and am currently still there teaching 1.5-2-year-olds.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Lexington, OK?

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 Lexington’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 Lexington 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 Oklahoma?
  • Do you own a car? Do you have work experience in Lexington?
  • 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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