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Sarah J. - Seeking Work in Wausau

11.42 / hour
Full-time hours

Hello! Here is my story in a nutshell: I would describe myself as being a happy-go-lucky person with a huge caring heart that enjoys the simple things in life. Funny, caring, compassionate, dependable, trustworthy and patient are all words that my family and friends would use to describe me. I pride myself on my honesty and integrity, as well as my great sense of humor. I have raised 4 children of my own, but I am now an "empty-nester". I began babysitting at age 14, at which time I cared for newborn twins on a regular basis I had numerous babysitting jobs all throughout high school. After graduating, I attended Mid-State Technical College and completed a degree in Early Childhood. I have worked in many day cares, as well as implementing the preschool program in the church I attended. I have also worked in public schools for a total of 15 yrs. as a teacher's assistant. I miss spending time with and caring for children and I would love to secure a position as a nanny.
Isabelle M. - Seeking Work in Wausau

11.42 / hour

I was a live-in nanny for four months for a family with one seven year old girl. It was my job to wake her, prepare breakfast and feed her, give her meds, get her dressed and ready, take her to school, pick her up from school, sometimes take care of her in the evenings. I also kept the house tidy and took care of the dogs. I finished there when the family situation changed, and they didn't need a nanny anymore. This last summer, I was a nanny for a different family with a four year old boy and a ten year old girl. I worked weekdays from 8am to 5pm. I had one or both kids interchangeably throught the day, playing with them, preparing meals and feeding, transporting to various activities and play dates, and just hanging out. In August, we went on a two week vacation where I worked for them, taking care of the kids. I finished there because I moved to a new community for college.
Emily R. - Seeking Work in Wausau

11.42 / hour

I have watched children since I was 10; over the past 2 years I have nannied 2 families one of which has a child with behavioral problems. I am very active with the children!
Shanea K. - Seeking Work in Wausau

9.00 / hour
Full-time hours
12 yrs of experience

I love being a nanny because every day is different. While I do do have routines, I love the flexibility to be able to go out on a new adventure every day. Learning and exploring the world through the eyes of a child are truly the best, and no two days of growing are the same. I have children of my own&I have so much love to give.I am 3 credits away from being a Registered Nurse. I have worked in the Medical Field for 10 years and I love it. I love what I do because I am truly making a difference in the lives of every family I work with weither it be in a nursing home,hospice,or being a nanny, I’m not just a clock-watcher, a time card-puncher, a faceless name at some big company. I matter. I am my charge’s everything while Mom and Dad are gone or while the family cant be around or if someone may not have family. And in ten years, after I’m no longer on their payroll, they’re still going to remember me and look back with fondness on our bond and how I impacted their lives. My availability if flexiable,although weekends I would need off for time with my family.
Alicia J. - Seeking Work in Wausau

10.00 / hour
Full-time hours
4 yrs of experience

Hi, my name is Alicia, I am currently a student at UW Eau Claire going to school for nursing. I am looking for a full time nanny position for this upcoming summer! I currently am a CNA at the local hospital and have been providing child care since I was 15. I am comfortable with pets and helping tidy up around the house, plus cooking meals. I also have my own transportation.
EmilyAnn  D. - Seeking Work in Wausau

9.00 / hour
Full-time hours
< 1 yr of experience

I come from a large family and spend a lot of time working with children. I am working towards a teaching degree. I work well with children of all ages. I am observant and hardworking. Experience with ADHD and blind children.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Wausau, 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 Wausau’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 Wausau 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 Wausau?
  • 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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