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Loretta B. - Seeking Work in Bedford

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

My past childcare experience: I use to work in the Medical field for 15 years as a Medical Records Tech and a little bit on the Clinical side of Medical Assistant. I decided ten years ago to do what I love, Nanny! I've been working as a full-time Nanny in Virginia for ten years, total of three families. I love all of my children. Love is the best way for me to describe all of my experiences. I'm the same mom and protector that I was with my son. Thats why Full-time, live-in or out is so important to me. Kids get attached as I've learned, detachment can sometimes affect both sides. Routine is important...It's healthy and it balances! Today, I make sure I keep in contact. Kids never forget!
Samantha  E. - Seeking Work in Bedford

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I was raised being 7 years older and 5 years older than both of my brothers. My mom at times was incapable of taking care of them, and with my dad's work schedule I took care of them 75% of the time. Growing up I've always had a love for children, and worked in my church's nursery on a regular basis. Also helping out with Bible School every summer with infant-5yrs. I babysat for several families with in my church. After my senior year in highschool, i moved in with a previous teacher and helped her and her husband raise her two children. I lived with them, and was also able to keep a side job do to the flexible schedule. Which is not needed now.
Heather P. - Seeking Work in Bedford

17.14 / hour

I currently work as a second grade teacher. I assist children with a wide variety of needs and behaviors.
Wendy M. - Seeking Work in Bedford

11.42 / hour

I have over 20 years experience providing childcare to all age children, from newborns to high school age.
Jessica R. - Seeking Work in Bedford

8.57 / hour

Bedford xx for 3 years
Timothy H. - Seeking Work in Bedford

8.57 / hour

I have worked at the xxfor 7 years in the childcare dept, preschool, nursery, and summer camp
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Bedford, IN?

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 Bedford’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 Bedford 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 Indiana?
  • Do you own a car? Do you have work experience in Bedford?
  • 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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