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Ashley A. - Seeking Work in Kenosha

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I have worked as a temporary nanny for a friend. I was living with her while she went to home births and her husband worked. I took care of her three children, two boys ages 4 & 6, and one girl age 2. I was watching them all hours, due to birthing being something you cannot time and her husband being a police officer. I also lived with this couple prior. The boys were 18 months and 3. I was there whenever they needed a babysitter. I have worked the nursery at my church on several occasions. I also have babysat for family and friends. I am currently working with two families, four nights a week, doing in home therapy with their autistic sons. I love this job so much, as it is challenging, but so rewarding. I love learning, and I get to learn while they do too!! UPDATE: First family I mentioned, I lived with them again and helped out with their 4 kids over the past two summers. We went on a ton of adventures in Northern Wisconsin and had a lot of fun! Their family grew from 3 kids to 4. I now longer work with the autistic boys, I moved away and had to find a job elsewhere.
Rebecca M. - Seeking Work in Kenosha

14.28 / hour
Full-time hours

I am 23 years old raised in a home where my mother ran a licensed Christian family daycare for 22 years. My love for children came naturally. When I was to old to be in my mother's daycare, I worked for her. My hearts desire is to be a teacher for young children. Until that time I seek to secure a full time position for a family in kenosha. In my free time I like to cook so when I work with children I do lots of cooking and arts and craft projects as well. I enjoy working out and eating heathly. I love children of all ages. I have had experience from raising my sister, from several babysitting assignments, and various jobs working with different ages of children in group day cares. I have taken several college classes in Child Care, Psychology, etc. since 2010 until 2013 I worked with a newborn until.she was 2 years old and old enough to be in daycare. In between the time I completed that job until my present job I ran my mom's daycare and did a few nanny jobs on the side. Most recently I been working with a family nannying, twin 1 year olds and going to school. I look forward to the opportunity to working with YOUR family.
Mariah G. - Seeking Work in Kenosha

17.14 / hour

Hi! My name is Mariah, I am 24 years old, with 7 years of nanny experience. I've nannied for ages 1 month to 10 years and love my job. I'm honestly just a kid at heart and look forward to one day becoming a school teacher. I originally had planned to continue in nursing but ultimately decided to stick with my passion of working with children. I speak fluent Spanish and am willing to teach it to the children I care for. I'm also very athletic, i play soccer and have been for the last 17 years of my life. I love reading, writing and art (not the best artist though, but i definitely try). I'm very open minded and love to get creative. All in all, I'm really looking forward to working with children and making a positive impact on their life.
Amber S. - Seeking Work in Kenosha

8.57 / hour

I have a large family and have cared for siblings, nephews, and neices since birth who are now the ages of 5 mo., 6, 8, 8, 10, 11, 13, and 14. I was also a nanny for a family last summer from about 7am to late afternoon when the parents came home. There was an infant boy and a 6 year old girl when she was not in school. I was a babysitter afterwards when needed. I have also been watching my neighbors 2 wild boys since the time they were 2 and 4. They are now 6 and 8. For this job, I did stay overnight at their house.
Emmanuelle  C. - Seeking Work in Kenosha

8.57 / hour
Full-time hours

I've watched kids ages infant to 12 year olds. Including infants, twins, toddlers, and preteens.
Julie T. - Seeking Work in Kenosha

14.28 / hour
Full-time hours

My first job as a nanny was a live-in position for two years, for a five year old girl. I was next employed by two doctors with four boys who when I began working for them were ages 2, 3, 5, and 7. Two of the boys are now in college and two are in high school and driving. So unfortunately, my services were no longer needed. I thoroughly enjoyed being a part of their family for 13 years and still keep in touch with them. I truly enjoy being a nanny, I find it a very rewarding job.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Kenosha, WI?

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 Kenosha’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 Kenosha 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 Wisconsin?
  • Do you own a car? Do you have work experience in Kenosha?
  • 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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