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Bernice M. - Seeking Work in Sandy Springs

17.14 / hour

I have been a nanny for a few families and have loved it. I have always loved children and known that I wanted to be a mother. My daughter was an unplanned surprise but has brought me the most joy of anything in the world.I was a nanny for the Turner family's son which I was with from the time he was 2 weeks until he was 9 months. I ended up leaving that family because of financial issues on my part, and I was needing more work. The next family I became a nanny for was the Peter family. I watched their daughter Leah for almost 2 years, from the time she was 6 months until recently when the family moved to Ohio. Both families and children remain close friends. I have also provided long term child care for many families. The family; I watched their son from the time he was almost a year until he was over 3 years old. While I was working with them they adopted a newborn little girl whom I watched for a few months. I have and still work with the family whenever they need extra childcare for their 3 year old son Davis. I have also provided childcare at my old church in the nursery on Sundays, I taught Sunday school for the 3-5 year old group, and provided childcare for the 'mommy mornings' they had. I know how difficult it can be to find quality childcare for your child. My philosophy when I become a nanny for a family is I want to become a part of that family. I want to come into your home and uphold the rules and expectations of that home. I try to make it as seamless of a transition as possible. I am looking to be a nanny again because it would be a great fit for my family right now. I would love to have a job that I love and that I could also bring my daughter along.
Jamie R. - Seeking Work in Sandy Springs

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I have a bachelors degree from Auburn University in Marine Biology and I have just returned from serving 2 years in the United States Peace Corps in Fiji. Before going abroad I nannied for a family in Gadsden, Alabama helping to raise their newborn and 13-year-old. I have been babysitting since I was 12 and have worked with families with one child and up to 4 children. I also spent 6 years working in a church nursery, worked at SeaWorld as a camp counselor, started a kindergarten in my village while serving in Fiji, and made a substantial income through babysittiing while in college. I am experienced, responsible, dependable, trustworthy, enthusiastic, fun, flexible, clean, an organizer, and loyal. I am looking to work random days/nights or full time. I am also more than willing to run errands, be a personal assistant, clean, cook, run errands, take care of the pets, and other misc. tasks.
Nehy H. - Seeking Work in Sandy Springs

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I have worked for many different families in the metro Atlanta area, babysitting as well as nannying. I've worked primarily for 1 family with a single child, for a span of 6 years. Aside from that, I occasionally took care of several other families children depending on their needs and scheduling. I have a cumulative experience of 8 years and I love working with children of all ages, doing art projects, going swimming, and playing outside! :D
Risa  K. - Seeking Work in Sandy Springs

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I have been a babysitter for over ten years, starting in high school as many people do for a little extra cash. However, over the years as I have grown into an adult I have learned how much I love kids and have not only committed my life to taking care of children (as an inspiring pediatric nurse) but I very much love being a small part of families and helping them better navigate through the hectic days many of us have while trying to balance family and work life.
Sarah G. - Seeking Work in Sandy Springs

7.83 / hour

I have been babysitting since I was practically a baby myself! I have been babysitting for the same family since I was 9 but now that I have moved to college and the youngest can watch himself I am no longer needed. I have babysat for families with up to four children and everywhere in between. I tutored children in high school and also was very involved in caring for mentally and physically handicapped students.
Jennifer G. - Seeking Work in Sandy Springs

11.42 / hour
Full-time hours

I have babysat for my family and family friends for 8 years plus. My brother and three cousins from infant to 14 years old. I am in the process of getting my cpr/first aid certification and will provide documentation.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Sandy Springs, GA?

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 Sandy Springs’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 Sandy Springs 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 Georgia?
  • Do you own a car? Do you have work experience in Sandy Springs?
  • 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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