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
Ramie was excellent with my kids. Extremely loving, punctual and loyal. Always on time and tons of energy. The most dependable nanny we’ve ever had. My kids adore her and we still keep in touch and talk regularly. - Stephanie
Madelyn is really great and easy going with kids, my youngest daughter loved her, they got along super well. She is responsible and knows how to hold onto a conversation with a really chatty kid! Along with the great relationship created with my daughter and I, she showed great compassion amongst many children of all ages! - Solana
Carla is compassionate and has a good way with children. She made me feel secure to leave my toddler and have a good time without fear or worry. My son enjoys her company. She is flexible and timely. Please call if additional references needed. - Ally
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.