Merrill, WI
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Erika D. - Seeking Work in Merrill

11.42 / hour
Full-time hours

I have a lot of experience with children under my belt. I have a huge family myself consisting of 7 children including myself ranging from ages 3-20 years old. I have been a nanny for multiple families and I really enjoy playing with the children and guiding them on adventures and with homework. I am a very positive role model and promote good manners and a lot of laughter! I have worked within the healthcare setting with people of all ages as well from children to the elderly. I do whatever I can to keep others safe and to help out.
Whitney H. - Seeking Work in Merrill

8.57 / hour

Hi! My name is Whitney and I'm a freshman at UW-Eau Claire. I've been babysitting ever since I was 11 years old. I have watched all ages starting from 7 months old. My main jobs included babysitting part time over 3 summers for three children (ages 5-11) in my neighborhood. I love caring for children and doing fun activities with them! I consider myself to be very responsible and have a positive and friendly personality!
Jenna M. - Seeking Work in Merrill

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I have been a nanny for 31 years! That is hard for me to believe but I have enjoyed caring for children as they "bloom" into wonderful,caring people. Many of the families that I have worked with are now adults, my first baby just had her 1st baby!!!
Lynn E. - Seeking Work in Merrill

8.57 / hour

I have raised 4 children and have 6 grandchildren. I have work in the Merrill school district for 13 yrs.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Merrill, 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 Merrill’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 Merrill 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 Merrill?
  • 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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