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Paige B. - Seeking Work in Mechanicsville

11.42 / hour

I have been around kids my whole life, babysitting since I was in sixth grade and working where kids of all ages would hold birthday parties for my junior and senior years of high school. I have a younger cousin who is now 4 years old, but when she was around 3 months old, I spent the summer helping care for her.
Patricia W. - Seeking Work in Mechanicsville

7.97 / hour

As well as years of babysitting experience and raising three children of my own I also work in an in-home daycare facility for the past 2 years.
Regina F. - Seeking Work in Mechanicsville

20.00 / hour

I have raised twins. I have worked with two sets of twins in last 6 years I prefer infants. I have kept various ages of toddlers to infants for past 20 years. All aspects of infant care.
Pamela S. - Seeking Work in Mechanicsville

14.28 / hour
Full-time hours

I currently watch a friends 1 year old child. I have also worked at a Daycare & I teach preschool music
Rebecca B. - Seeking Work in Mechanicsville

11.00 / hour
Full-time hours
5 yrs of experience

I am a caring and loving person who loves children, And will treat them as if they were my own.
Savannah S. - Seeking Work in Mechanicsville

14.28 / hour

Hi! I am loving, fun, caring, honest, patient, responsible and good at multitasking. I have been working with and caring for children for over six years now. I first started by working in the nursery at my church, then teaching kindergartners on Sunday mornings. I have experience teaching 4th graders life lessons in the classroom, an internship in a 3rd grade class, as well as being an after school teacher at a daycare. All throughout high school and into college, I have been babysitting. I have experience caring for children newborn to preteen. My mother is a mother infant nurse; therefore, I have been taught how to care for children properly when they are babies.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Mechanicsville, 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 Mechanicsville’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 Mechanicsville 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 Mechanicsville?
  • 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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