Theodore, AL
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Theodore, AL Nannies

Kimberly C. - Seeking Work in Theodore

7.54 / hour

My name is Kimberly, I am 20 years old and I love kids! I currently live in Mobile. I am attending college and majoring in elementary education. I have 5 younger siblings, ranging in ages from 4 to 14 and I have taken care of them on numerous occasions from the time they were babies up until now. I have also worked in a day care at 2 different churches, caring for children ranging in ages from 12 weeks to 12 years. I am a not a smoker and I have my own reliable car, as well as, a clean driving record. I am also a dog owner so I would definitely not mind being around pets if you have them. I am a clean and organized person so I am willing to do some housekeeping also. I am available everyday except for Friday because of school, but I am available some Friday nights. I’d be happy to provide references as well as meet or chat on the phone.
Jessica M. - Seeking Work in Theodore

8.04 / hour

I have been babysitting for children of many different families since I was 15 years old. I have watched up to 3 children at a time and I have watched children ranging in ages 6 months to 10 years old. I am a Nursing Major currently at South Alabama and I am specializing in neonatal. I absolutely love children of any age!
Libby - Seeking Work in Theodore

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I have two nephews, 6 and 5, who I kept on a full-time basis for two summers when they were babies, and on an occassional basis until I moved away two years ago. I kept Sunday morning nursery at church and was the two-year-old's Sunday school teacher for a while. I also worked full-time at a daycare for a while in 2004. I have a 9-month-old daughter.
Misty L. - Seeking Work in Theodore

8.57 / hour

I have several much younger cousins that I babysit, and a 3 year old nephew and 9 month old niece that I care for often. I have 2 siblings that are 12 and 10 years younger than me. I love being around children and caring for them.
Karen S. - Seeking Work in Theodore

14.28 / hour

I have raised 2 children of my own. I have 2 grandchildren. I am currently employed part-time with another nanny service for 13+ years
Kennitha T. - Seeking Work in Theodore

8.19 / hour

I have worked in childcare over 10 years and have 5 boys ages 13 11 9 7 6m
 
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Theodore, AL?

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 Theodore’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 Theodore 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 Alabama?
  • Do you own a car? Do you have work experience in Theodore?
  • 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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