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Yelm, WA Nannies

Kylee W. - Seeking Work in Yelm

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I have worked at a childcare center for 2 and a half years. I have babysat for many families since i was 12 years old.
Heather K. - Seeking Work in Yelm

13.11 / hour
Full-time hours

I started babysitting my brothers when I was 12. From there I moved up to babysitting for friends and neighbors. I've worked as a nanny watching a set of 2-year-old twins, a 3-year-old, and a 4-year-old. I have also worked in the daycare industry with ages 0-5. I have worked with children with disabilities as well. I'm great with potty training, and speak toddler well =)
Carrie H. - Seeking Work in Yelm

17.14 / hour
Full-time hours

As a young child I was the neighborhood babysitter and in my early twenties I started being a nanny with many families. My last position was with a family for 4 years. The family I worked with before that I was with for 4 years too. I also have worked at the local YMCA in the youth and teen department for 2 years.
Meagan L. - Seeking Work in Yelm

14.28 / hour

Nanny ton a little boy with sever colic from 6weeks-1 year Nanny to a family with two young boys from the ages of 6 and 1 to the ages of 5 and 10. This job included pick ups and drop offs, homework help, cleaning, preparing meals and involvement in sports. Preschool teacher for kids 3-5 Gymnastics teacher for kids 6 months to 13 years
Heather M. - Seeking Work in Yelm

11.73 / hour
Full-time hours

I was a nanny for 3 children ages 2 months-13 years for 4 years. During this time I took care of the home and any needs of the children. Since that family, I nannied for two other families with children 2, 5, 9, and 15. It truly is my passion and am aspiring to be an elementary school teacher as well.
DeeAnna N. - Seeking Work in Yelm

22.85 / hour

Extensive child care experience as a daycare owner/provider, former foster mother, and mother to 3 children, and one grandson. 20 + years of experience
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Yelm, 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 Yelm’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 Yelm 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 Yelm?
  • 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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