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Rayeisha M. - Seeking Work in Herndon

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

Ive been in this field unofficially for my whole life! I began babysitting when I was 16. A year after that I would sporadically work temporary gigs while going to school and working other part time retail positions. I got my first introduction to a daycare environment at age 20. Most recently I am a nanny for two boys but I am looking for something much more beneficial.
Veronica  W. - Seeking Work in Herndon

22.85 / hour

Hi my name is Veronica! I have bee babysitting for friends and family for about 8 years. I have experience working with children from newborns to 13 years old. I have also been caring for a child who is special needs for the past three years and watching her grow and helping her learn has been an amazing experience.Many of the families I have babysit for have been consistent over the 8 years that I have been babysitting. I love doing crafts and playing outside with the kids, and try my best to provide a fun but structured environment!
Alejandra R. - Seeking Work in Herndon

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

make the breakfast for the kids then take the little one to his school by car,.. sometimes take them to another activities like tae kwon do, tutories, tennis, etc.. Playing outdoors and indoor. Swimming class just mon and wedn... :) somedays dinner when mom wasnt at home.
Eliza L. - Seeking Work in Herndon

17.14 / hour

I ran a daycare at my house for 3-5 year old's during the summer when i was 12. They would stay at my house from 9- noon. It taught me a lot about kids. I learned patience and bein flexible.
Sutthiphorn U. - Seeking Work in Herndon

17.14 / hour
Full-time hours

My first experience with children was in Thailand and I have been full-time nanny for two years with 2 girls ages 3 years and 5 years old ( at the time of starting). I loved to take them to do outdoor activities. I'm a responsible, reliable, kind, loving, caring and flexible person.
Krystina D. - Seeking Work in Herndon

8.57 / hour
Full-time hours

Worked as a nanny my whole life. Watched newborns upto 14 year olds.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Herndon, 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 Herndon’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 Herndon 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 Herndon?
  • 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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