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Emily R. - Seeking Work in Wauwatosa

14.28 / hour

Since a young age I always enjoyed helping my mom take care of my younger cousins. As soon as I was able to I took and was certified to babysit. It started with assisting my mother watch infants and toddlers in my own home and eventually I graduated to babysitting for neighbors and friends at their own homes. Five families come to mind as my major experiences; 2 families with 2 girls each, another family with 3 girls under the age of 6, a new born boy, and a 5 year old girl. I cannot pick any gender or age as my favorite, but love the experiences each brings. Babies are tough because they cannot explain their needs the same why a 5 year old would, but that 5 year old requires much more entertainment. I have found that each children will bring it's own laughter, exhaustion, and fun.
Denise R. - Seeking Work in Wauwatosa

14.28 / hour

Professionally I have 6 years of daycare experience working with infants and toddlers. 3 years as a nanny which includes working with a special needs child. Personally I have helped my sister with her 3 kids and a friend who has 4 children.
Emily K. - Seeking Work in Wauwatosa

17.14 / hour

I have been babysitting since I was 11 years old. I love children and have so much fun watching them grow and learn.
Kristina L. - Seeking Work in Wauwatosa

8.57 / hour

I babysat for several years when I was in my teens. I also cared for my nieces and nephews from the time they were born.
Laura H. - Seeking Work in Wauwatosa

20.00 / hour

I was a nany for two families, ages ranging from 2-13 years old.
Gigi D. - Seeking Work in Wauwatosa

11.42 / hour
Full-time hours

I am a wife and mother of four children, ages 26, 23, 20 and 14. In addition to raising my own children I most recently nannied for a little girl (now 11months old) who's parents employment status recently changed. Prior to that (for three years) I nannied for a family with three children, current ages are 5, 6, and 8. Prior to nannying I was a substitute teacher for six years working in the xx School District priimarily in grades kindergarten through fifth.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Wauwatosa, 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 Wauwatosa’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 Wauwatosa 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 Wauwatosa?
  • 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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