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Nancy G. - Seeking Work in Fredericksburg

17.14 / hour
Full-time hours

I have been employed with 3 families in my town.I still stay in contact with some of them. One that lives in N.C.I visit and his parents bring him to Fredericksburg to drop off for a few days to visit. I have never missed a birthday party. he is 9 years old and still calls me nanny.I started keeping him at 5 months old and kept him for 3 years. The next family was for 4 years and I was responsible for the care of two little boys. One of which was born while I was there.I have been enployed full time with a family for 3 and one half years caring for a little boy. Because he is entering pre-school, my job will soon end. He was 5 weeks old when I started. I am part of the family. I am known in Fredericksburg as the best nanny in the world. Dashel told me that. He is 3. I am qualified in CPR for infants and adults.
Taylor B. - Seeking Work in Fredericksburg

20.00 / hour
Full-time hours

In all honesty, my past childcare experience is limited. I have not been around families in need of regular babysitting. However, I do enjoy working in the nursery at my church. And I have babysat many times for several different families. I have also spent many hours looking after my younger brothers.
Nijjia J. - Seeking Work in Fredericksburg

17.14 / hour

I started taking care of children at the age of 16 and though I have held other types of employment I have always remained in the child care business. My first two families I worked for, I worked for 2 years and then I helped babysit here and there when they needed a night out or some other reasons. I took care of a family of four children ages 4,8,10,14. I was a live in and was responsible for all of their care and also kept the house clean and was responsible for the preparation and the cooking of breakfast and dinner
Laney P. - Seeking Work in Fredericksburg

22.85 / hour

I've spent three summers working as a nanny. Two summers for the same family of three boys ages 5,7, and 10. I spent last summer nannying for a 9 month old every day. Before I started nannying, I was babysitting regularly and had many families that called on me when they needed a sitter. I have worked in a church nursery and after school care program with children from newborns to 5th grade. Currently, I am a third grade teacher and spend a lot of time taking care of 27 eight and nine year olds! But, I couldn't imagine anything better!
Tonita O. - Seeking Work in Fredericksburg

17.14 / hour
Full-time hours

Mother of 3 and have worked with children for over 10 years. Currently working at a pediatric dental office.
Andrea G. - Seeking Work in Fredericksburg

11.42 / hour
Full-time hours

I have prepared meals, taken children to and from activities, partake in arts and crafts, cared for sick children and helped with homework. I have been a nanny for over 4 years and have been babysitting for over 10 years.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Fredericksburg, VA?

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 Fredericksburg’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 Fredericksburg 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 Virgínia?
  • Do you own a car? Do you have work experience in Fredericksburg?
  • 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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