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Kelsi L. - Seeking Work in Spicewood

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I am currently a live-in nanny, and have been for the past 5 years. The family that I work for has two school age children. I have lived with and worked this family for 4 years. Previously, I was a full time live-in for a family with 6 children. I worked for them for around one year. Before that I was a part time live out nanny for a busy family with three children, one with severe medical and mental disabilities. I have experience with children of all ages, but enjoy working with preschool age children the most. I have always woked with children with special needs (RAD,ADD,ADHD,Autism,Developmental Delays, Asperger's syndrome). Although, I am always open to work with children without special needs. I am a career Registered Professional Nanny and I am a member of the International Nanny Association. I have been placed by top notch nanny placement services and have good references. I have been through and passed an FBI background and fingerprint check. I am medically trained, CPR and First Aid certified. I attend conferences and seminars and stay current with all things child related. I teach nursery and preschool age bible school on Sundays. I have a clean driving record as well.
Mindy P. - Seeking Work in Spicewood

22.85 / hour

I've been babysitting ever since I can remember. I grew up in a family of eight that meant my parents worked a lot so i would always watch after the younger ones and most of the time the older ones too lol since then I've got babysitting jobs, nanny jobs, and working in the daycare.
Samantha B. - Seeking Work in Spicewood

15.00 / hour
27 yrs of experience

I am a Proud Mother of two; 12 & 10. They’re awesome kids who have enjoyed playing & helping out with the many children I’ve cared for over the years.
I started nannying & working as a coordinator for the YMCA while in college in 1997; eventually moving up to Nanny Manager. I opened my own In home daycare, which was registered through the state of Texas. Peace of Mind Playschool opened in 2006 until closing my doors in 2017 when I relocated. All of my clients were referrals. I am CPR, first aid certified, life-saving skills, swim instructor, background & fingerprinted through TXDCPS.
Extremely reliable and self-sufficient. I’m confident & love what I do; treating each child with the love & attention that each deserves.
I’ve cared for all ages; ranging from birth-14.
I have experience with children who are autistic, deaf, dyslexic, ADD, & who have discipline problems.
I’m fun loving & kids have fun; knowing they’re loved & cared for always! I love my family, God, nature hiking, fossil/rock hunting, swimming, movie/relaxing days, fishing, gardening, cooking, crafts, reading & photography.
 
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Spicewood, TX?

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 Spicewood’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 Spicewood 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 Texas?
  • Do you own a car? Do you have work experience in Spicewood?
  • 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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