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Doris Perez
Palo Alto$26/hr  |  7 yrs experience
Great Nanny looking for a wonderful family to work with.
I truly love what I do, I enjoy all ages and can't wait to get to know you and your family!
Amy Arrellin
Palo Alto$15/hr  |  1 yrs experience
My name is Amy Arrellin. I am currently a college student at UC Merced but back home in the Bay Area for the summer. I am a psychology major and hope to be a teacher once I graduate! In the past I have worked as a nanny as well as as a preschool teacher at a school in Los Altos. I enjoy working with kids and have also earned early childhood education credits.
Leah Johnson
Palo Alto$13/hr  |  4 yrs experience
I'm a responsible college student who loves the bright company of kids. I have previous experience and know how to handle the responsibility!
Leslie Martinez
Palo Alto$20/hr  |  3 yrs experience
Hi I’m Leslie! I’ve been working with kids for a little over two years for an after school program and I do occasional babysitting! I’m responsible and reliable.
Frida Velazquez
Palo Alto$13/hr  |  1 yrs experience
hello my name is Frida!, I love kids! A little bit about me Is that I love the water I play waterpolo! and absolutely love it I also paint! I am a very kind and caring person and would love the opportunity to get to know and take care of your kids!
Blanca Jaime
Palo Alto$22/hr  |  1 yrs experience
My name is Blanca. I am a 20 years old female and live in Palo Alto, Ca. I am currently a fourth year student at UC Merced. I have a younger brother who I have taken care of since he was a baby. I would help my mom with him while she was at work. I love being with children. I hope to become a pediatric nurse in the future.
Ashley Williams
Palo Alto$25/hr  |  15 yrs experience
I’m a single mother and have been a caregiver to my father since 2008. He passed away may of last year. I’m a very caring mom. I believe in giving the best care and attention to those in need. I’m passionate about work. And all ways want to treat others how I want to be treated. I think I would be a great candidate for the job.
Suliana Mataele
Palo Alto$20/hr  |  2 yrs experience
Hello my name is Suliana, I am currently taking classes at my local community college. I love kids and enjoy helping them learn and grow. I have cared for many children from a variety of ages and believe that I am a very responsible, reliable and caring nanny.
Alanna Gomez
Palo Alto$30/hr  |  6 yrs experience
Hello! My name is Alayna and I would love to be your family's nanny. I am 21 years old and worked as a nanny for 6 years, until I gave birth to my baby girl in April 2018. I have my First Aid, CPR certification as well. I am super kind, patient, and will treat your child like my own. I am pet friendly flexible and willing to do chores and cleaning around the house such as wash the dishes and fold laundry and light meal prep. On a personal note, I enjoy spending time outdoors, taking my dog Nyla to the park, spending time with my daughter. Please don't hesitate to message me, I look forward to talking with you! I hope I can be the fit that your family is looking for. I do have References feel free to ask for them.
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Benjamin B.

He cares. He loves hard. He's fun, intelligent, and creative. Our daughter adores him and so does our entire family. The only reason he's not still with us is because I had another baby and decided to stay home! - Jenni

Abby J.

Abby is a wonderful, caring, trustworthy, understanding, patient, fun individual. She has created such a unique bond with my daughter that can never be replaced. She was always very flexible with our schedule and willing to adapt as needed. - Amanda Hartman

Debbie M.

She is very loving and kind as a person and towards children. She is safe and attentive towards children as well. - Julie

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How to Hire a Nanny in Palo Alto, CA

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Understand Nanny Responsibilities in Palo Alto, CA

Before beginning the search for a nanny, it’s important to understand what you’re looking for and if a nanny is the right choice for your child care needs. In hiring a nanny, first, you should think through what responsibilities you expect your nanny to handle. With that information, you can create a profile so that nannies can reach out to you. The boundaries for nannies duties vary from family to family. In general, a nanny is responsible for making sure your children’s needs are met, including things like ensuring they have opportunities to play and be active. When tasks go beyond child care, for example, housekeeping or meal preparation, it’s good practice to communicate these expectations with your nanny before hiring them. Along with the different duties that you ask for, experience and location can impact how much you should pay your nanny.

Palo Alto Nanny Interviews

Once you start connecting with prospective nannies, the next step is a nanny interview. To make things a bit easier, here’s a list of some nanny interview questions to consider asking:

  • Do you have experience being a nanny?
  • 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 in Palo Alto? Do you have experience being a live in nanny?
  • Are you open to being a nanny in a nanny share?
  • Do you have any references?
  • Are you trained in First Aid or CPR in Palo Alto?
  • Do you have a driver’s license in CA? Do you own a car?
  • What salary are you seeking? Are you open to being paid through direct-deposit, pay stubs?
  • What are your expectations around over-time pay and vacation time?

During the hiring process, it’s essential to ask for references, and by asking their references questions you gain a better understanding of they will fit in your family. As you get closer to hiring a nanny, be sure to run a background check to ensure your kids are in good hands. When evaluating a prospective nanny, it’s essential to make sure you’re setting the foundation for a good relationship with your nanny. You can do this by being clear about your expectations around nanny responsibilities and compensation, and of course, by being friendly and welcoming! And of course, as you learn how to hire a nanny, Nanny Lane's nanny services are here to help you along the way.

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