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Cheryl H. - Seeking Work in Petersburg

14.00 / hour
Full-time hours
14 yrs of experience

I'm currently a homemaker. Though I have four children of my own im always taking in other children in my care. I have experience in the nurturing of children and their needs. I have been taking care of children even when I was a child myself. I babysat as a child, teenager and young adult.
Freda W. - Seeking Work in Petersburg

15.00 / hour
Full-time hours
10 yrs of experience

Friendly. Babysitting fun activities.
Sharon T. - Seeking Work in Petersburg

8.57 / hour
Full-time hours

I was a nanny for 10 yrs for 2 doctors and their 3 kids.
Jennifer  K. - Seeking Work in Petersburg

11.42 / hour

The family I cared for consisted of twins (1boy & 1 girl) and a 7 year old son. The parents both worked and I began caring for the twins from their 3rd month. I prepared formula, washed bottles, diaper changes, etc. I prepared lunches and checked homework for the older children after school.
Lauren L. - Seeking Work in Petersburg

11.42 / hour
Full-time hours

I did before and after school care for a 3rd grader and a 5th grader, I watched them on the school days they had off, also babysat my cousin, and watched 3 kids after school care.
 
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Petersburg, TN?

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 Petersburg’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 Petersburg 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 Tennessee?
  • Do you own a car? Do you have work experience in Petersburg?
  • 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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