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Pocatello, ID Nannies

Heidi K. - Seeking Work in Pocatello

14.28 / hour
Full-time hours

I did in home day care for several years while I was raising my own children.I have four children of my own, three of which are adopted. I also have been a foster parent in both Cowlitz County WA. and Bannock County ID.
Elizabeth H. - Seeking Work in Pocatello

17.14 / hour
Full-time hours

I helped raise my 2 younger siblings, and I have been babysitting other families since the age of 12. Families in my area know and trust me, and the kids love when I babysit them.
Brianna S. - Seeking Work in Pocatello

8.57 / hour
Full-time hours

I took the SafeSitter course when I turned 12. I babysat all summer long for about 4 years and then the occasional night during the school year. My little brother is 5 years younger than me so I've also babysat him a lot as well. I know quite a lot about children whether learning from experience or observing others.
Kelsey H. - Seeking Work in Pocatello

11.42 / hour

I have cared for children for the most of my life including my siblings to my younger cousins. I have babysat for newborns to teenagers. I have taken kids to the zoo, parks, free lunches, movies and on adventures throughout their town. I currently work at a child care and have worked their for two years. I love being with kids and love to do crafts with them.
Abbi G. - Seeking Work in Pocatello

8.12 / hour

I have worked with children my whole life and I absolutely love it! I have babysat for my parents (informally) since the age of 8. I began caring for children outside of my family at the age of 10 and continue to do so today. My experience ranges from infants to teenagers and I feel that I know how to interact well with all age groups. I have cared for upwards of 5 children at a time.
Sierra C. - Seeking Work in Pocatello

14.28 / hour

Growing up in a large family I've been watching children since I was one myself. As an auntie to nineteen nieces and nephews I've become very accustomed to caring for children. In high school I was always the go to babysitter in my neighborhood. I babysat for many families and was the main babysitter for a particular family of three children for five years. I began watching them when they were ages three and five, and later, newborn infant.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Pocatello, ID?

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 Pocatello’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 Pocatello 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 Idaho?
  • Do you own a car? Do you have work experience in Pocatello?
  • 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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