A nanny share is when one nanny cares for children from two different families. Each family saves significantly on child care expenses, while the nanny enjoys higher pay than the typical full-time position.Learn more about nanny share
Auggie is such a fun person to be around and is very good at reading kids and adjusting to their needs. She not only watched my kids, but also taught them to ski with the patience of a saint! My kids loved her and miss her now that she is gone! They always had some fun craft that they were proud to have accomplished with “Miss Auggie” and she makes the worlds best sugar cookies! - Michelle
Auggie was my daughter’s private ski instructor and was truly amazing. My daughter had so much fun with her and learned so much. She was great with all of the kids around the ski area and was everyone’s favorite! Any family would be so lucky to have her working with them and caring for their kids. - Sarah
Laurie is an exceptionally warm, competent and capable caregiver who is extremely reliable and professional. My son adores her and we felt tremendously confident in her abilities. - Gamble
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.
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:
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.