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Houma, LA Nannies

Christina V. - Seeking Work in Houma

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I have been a live-in Nanny, a live-out nanny, a public school teacher, and I have a child of my own. So you could say I have some experience. I love working with preschoolers but I have experience with children of all ages. Currently, I am a middle school English teacher and I teach students with special needs and behavioral problems. My most recent nanny position was live-out with a family with 4 children in Washington DC!
Ruby V. - Seeking Work in Houma

10.00 / hour
Full-time hours
< 1 yr of experience

My name is Ruby, I’m a 24 year old mother of a beautiful little girl. My mother had seven of us and being that she couldn’t be around much I took the role, as anyone would. Taking care of children came so natural to me. Along the way I’ve babysat for families but nothing too serious as I always had a full time job. It’s something I absolutely adore and I would love to do for the rest of my days.
Brandie H. - Seeking Work in Houma

10.00 / hour
Full-time hours
8 yrs of experience

I have plenty of experience taking care of children of all ages. I love kids. I think I was born to be a mom,. I can also clean house, cook, run errands. , help with homework. I am a mama bear and I will take care of your kids as if they were my own!
I do have cpr training although I am not certified.
Alexis  L. - Seeking Work in Houma

7.25 / hour
< 1 yr of experience

Im down to earth. I love children & I will try my best to keep them happy & I will always be there for them . I'm always available.
Amy R. - Seeking Work in Houma

7.54 / hour

I been a reliable babysitter for 5 years now. the kids I babysit love me and I give them my full attention and treat them as if they were mine! I still babysit for them on occasion. I started babysitting for that family when the youngest was 3 months and the oldest was 1 12. The oldest has down sydrome and now he is 6 years old. I also have a neice that is 1 month old I help watch.
Loren - Seeking Work in Houma

8.57 / hour

I've cared for a variety of familys, large and small. I have experience with infants and toddlers as well as experience with older more independent children. I've cared for familys as large as five children ranging from 3 years of age to 9 years. I've also cared for familys with only one child. I have every confidence i can do the job for you and take pride in caring for your children.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Houma, LA?

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 Houma’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 Houma 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 Louisiana?
  • Do you own a car? Do you have work experience in Houma?
  • 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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