Lake Forest Park, WA
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Lake Forest Park, WA Nannies

Lizbeth K. - Seeking Work in Lake Forest Park

14.28 / hour

I have taught children for the past 20 years. I have taught kindergarten, first grade, and preschool special education in public and private school settings. I currently teach preschool special education students.
Buesra C. - Seeking Work in Lake Forest Park

12.07 / hour
Full-time hours

I worked a lot of with kids in Germany in all ages. I can always proof it with references. And I worked 1 year as an aupair and now I want to work as an Aupair another year.
Aischa K. - Seeking Work in Lake Forest Park

17.14 / hour

I have an autistic brother that I've watched grow up & taken care of. I have 2 other younger brothers that I have also babysat and taken care of since birth.
Elizabeth G. - Seeking Work in Lake Forest Park

14.28 / hour
Full-time hours

I have been a live in nanny for about 3 months now. I've had experience when I was younger being a full time nanny over the summers.
Rashida J. - Seeking Work in Lake Forest Park

12.19 / hour

I mother of 3 and I love the children.
 
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Lake Forest Park, WA?

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 Lake Forest Park’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 Lake Forest Park 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 Washington?
  • Do you own a car? Do you have work experience in Lake Forest Park?
  • 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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