Lynden, WA
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Megan D. - Seeking Work in Lynden

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

My first jobs were babysitting jobs, worked at church nursery, during a moms bible study. Currently my brother lives with me and so my niece and nephew are here 4 days a week, I help watch them while their here and I absolutely love them and love being in their lives.
Nancy A. - Seeking Work in Lynden

12.76 / hour
Full-time hours

I have 20 years of working with children, as a nanny, babysitrer, daycares, churches.
Mary D. - Seeking Work in Lynden

12.07 / hour
Full-time hours

I love children and have been doing Nanny work for 5 years. I have also worked in day care centers, and at local churches. I have four grown children of my own and three grandchildren. I have taken care of multiples and families with up to six children. I ahve also taken care of children with special needs.
Sarah J. - Seeking Work in Lynden

14.28 / hour
Full-time hours

I was a nanny for two boys over the summer. I have a lot of babysitting experience, both during the day and at night with children from newborn to 14 years old. I also have young nieces and nephews that I watch on occasion.
Marissa M. - Seeking Work in Lynden

12.00 / hour
4 yrs of experience

Hi! My name is Marissa. I love babysitting; children are my passion. I have a family with 6 children so I have spent my whole life helping with younger siblings. I have babysat for kids from ages 2 months to 10 years and have helped out a ton in the nursery and preschool at our church. I am extremely reliable and dependable with a fairly open schedule. I am 16 years old, turning 17 this summer. I am looking for a summer job and could also do weekends and some evenings during the school year. I have done regular babysitting throughout the year and have references available upon request. I would love to meet your kids!
Nabaggala M. - Seeking Work in Lynden

11.50 / hour
Full-time hours
1 yrs of experience

Am 21 year-old Ugandan lady hard working disciplined and God fear ing am more experience d with kids and house chores
 
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Lynden, 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 Lynden’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 Lynden 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 Lynden?
  • 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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