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Ashley A. - Seeking Work in Ridgefield

12.76 / hour
Full-time hours

I have babysat here and there for family friends for years. Most were in the age range on infant to about 8, boys and girls both. I had a full time nannying job this last summer for two little girls, 3 and 5, while their mother was in school. I would watch the girls from about 6am to about 7pm give or take a half hour or so depending on the day or other appointments. Other then that a lot my childcare has been babysitting family friend or friend of those family friends giving my number out.
Katie V. - Seeking Work in Ridgefield

14.28 / hour
Full-time hours

I was a traveling nanny with a family from November 2013 to March 2014. I watched twp girls 18 months & 3 years old. I took them to many different activities, cooked, cleaned, laundry, played outside. I also have experience babysitting, I started babysitting when I was a 13, I mainly babysat for two families.
Abbigail  B. - Seeking Work in Ridgefield

14.28 / hour
Full-time hours

I am the oldest of 5 children in my family, therefore I have helped raise my siblings. I also baby-sat for several families, and was a nanny for a 2 year old boy. I can change dippers, cook and clean.
Christy G. - Seeking Work in Ridgefield

17.14 / hour
Full-time hours

I have been taking care of children for over 20 years, and I have been providing childcare in my home for more than 8 years. I currently run a daycare from my home.
Claire J. - Seeking Work in Ridgefield

11.84 / hour

I have a Bachelor's degree in Child Development and have many years of babysitting/nanny experience. I am a former Infant/Toddler Teacher, and also have a child of my own. I am CPR/First Aid certified
Jordan C. - Seeking Work in Ridgefield

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I've been caring for children for the last 9 years. I'm currently a student at Western Washington University, majoring in human services and interning at an Center. I will be home in the Ridgefield/Vancouver area for the summer months and nannying would be the ideal job. I have experience with children as a nanny, tutor, camp counselor and in a daycare setting.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Ridgefield, CT?

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 Ridgefield’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 Ridgefield 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 Connecticut?
  • Do you own a car? Do you have work experience in Ridgefield?
  • 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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