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Valparaiso, IN Nannies

Jennifer S. - Seeking Work in Valparaiso

8.57 / hour

Hi! My experience with all ages I have worked with peopby my previous childcare positions has been, "she's excellent." (Susan and Eric), "she was very involved with our girl," (Cheryl and Kraig), and several more. I also worked at an overnight summer camp for 16 weeks with 8 and 9 year old girls and all of them would line up their shoes, brush their teeth, comb their hair, and put their clothes away neatly without any prompting for the small incentive they wanted to learn American Sign Language by me so they could talk without getting in trouble for making noise. I have several more stories such as that one.
Kirstie R. - Seeking Work in Valparaiso

14.28 / hour
Full-time hours

I have a son who is 3 years old of age. I also take care of my nephew who is 8 months old and have babysat for churches, neighbors and varies friends. I also have some experience in take care of handicap adults.
Tina M. - Seeking Work in Valparaiso

7.90 / hour
Full-time hours

From babysitting as a child to taking care of my younger sibling and cousins, I have had childcare experience my whole life. I recently started helping my friends part-time by being a nanny for their kids. One friend has two kids, 6 & 10 who I watched most of the summer and the other woman is a foster mom. She had me watch the child in her custody during the day while she want to school. I have watched children from as young as one week old to two years old for her, on numerous occasions. Being a foster mom, she can't trust just anyone, but she trusts me to watch her kids.
Kathleen M. - Seeking Work in Valparaiso

22.85 / hour

I have had experience with small children to older children in my neighborhood along with my cousins when they have come to stay for the week and have planned activities. I also have a cousin who is autistic so I have had experience caring for a person with autism.
Wendy M. - Seeking Work in Valparaiso

8.57 / hour
Full-time hours

I've been watching children since the age of 13,I've dealt with kids who have adhd,my 18 yr old has it he has had it from the age of 3 so I know how hard it can be. I believe in time out,I don't believe in spanking a child it does not work I feel it makes it worse. I have learned if you speak to the child you get more accomplished.
Stephanie  G. - Seeking Work in Valparaiso

11.42 / hour
Full-time hours

I've cared for many children in the past 6 years. I'm always gentle and caring. I do get fussy children sometimes, but I control it very delicately. The children love me! I at and interact with them all the time and never leave them unattended.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Valparaiso, FL?

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 Valparaiso’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 Valparaiso 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 Florida?
  • Do you own a car? Do you have work experience in Valparaiso?
  • 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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