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Marguerite C. - Seeking Work in Allen

17.14 / hour

I've been a nanny for nine years taking care of children from 6 weeks to 15 years old. I stress early age appropriate education, motor skills, manners and learn that coloring on walls may not be the best of choices! I help with baby proofing your home, provide basic meals and snacks.
Eterigho M. - Seeking Work in Allen

22.85 / hour

In the past years I have worked with families of all different sizes and loved every second of it! I have worked with newborn babies as well as kids in high school. I love to do fun outdoor activities with the kids whether it is taking them to the neighborhood park/pool or accompanying them to the zoo or aquarium and other places! I am CPR certified and have taken training for Emergency Medical Technician, so I am well versed in any health concerns that may arise under my care and the proper emergency actions needed to take care of the situation. I have also worked with mentally and physically disabled kids of all ages and that also brings me so much joy!
Sherry S. - Seeking Work in Allen

20.00 / hour
Full-time hours

Raised my two children who are now 15 & 17 as a stay at home mom. Substitute teacher and Sunday school teacher in the past.
Lorraine M. - Seeking Work in Allen

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I have been babysitting since I was 16 years old. Starting with my younger sibling, cousins, and neighbors. I have only been a nanny for one family of four. Ages 6, 4, 2, and 9 months. When I started with this family they only had two.
Eterigho M. - Seeking Work in Allen

22.85 / hour

I have worked with children of all ages ranging from infants to those entering high school. I have also worked closely with children with physical and mental disabilities and have loved every second of that. I am CPR certified and have done 2 years of training for EMT assistant.
Ashley J. - Seeking Work in Allen

11.42 / hour

I have babysat ever since I was around 12 years old for several families in my church, community, friends of a friend. I have worked with several kids on mission trips with my church and really have a passion with working with younger kids!
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Allen, KY?

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 Allen’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 Allen 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 Kentucky?
  • Do you own a car? Do you have work experience in Allen?
  • 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?