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Boston, MA Nannies

Elise Morgan
    - Seeking Work in Boston

20.00 / hour
Full-time hours
6 yrs of experience

My name is Elise and I am a 23-year-old professional nanny. I have years and years of experience taking care of children (and animals) of all ages. I used to be a theater camp counselor during the summer and I coach volleyball as well.

I am originally from Boston, but have spent the last few years travelling around. I am now headed back to Boston and will be there for years to come.

I am fun, caring, and watchful. I know how important development and learning is for younger children and am a very creative nanny. I love the outdoors, reading, art, and music. I am also an athlete, and I graduated at the top of my class and was a great student. I also have twins experience!

Some of my favorite activities to do with the children I take care of are going to parks, trips to museums, reading, sensory play, dancing, singing, listening to and playing music, and many more. I make it a point to get the children in my care out of the house for age appropriate activities, every single day (except for newborns of course)

I have attended National Nanny Training day, have received my Credentialed Nanny certification from the International Nanny Association, and will be undergoing training to become a CPST (Child Passenger Safety Technician). I also have college coursework in early childhood education.

I am first aid and CPR certified for infants/toddlers/children/adults. I also have my own safe vehicle (2014 Nissan Rogue) and have experience driving children.

Tiffany Perez
    - Seeking Work in Boston

15.00 / hour
Full-time hours
4 yrs of experience

I come from a very large family so I was raised with knowing how to care for children my entire life. One of my cousins has spina bifida and is wheel chair bound and I have taken care of her many, many times. I also have lived with a family of 4, single Mom who's husband passed away in Iraq to assist her with her 3 children as well as had numerous babysitting positions with different families throughout the years when needed. I previously worked at 2 different after school programs, one in Brooklyn and another in Manhattan with children ranging from five years of age to 12 years of age. Being a part of those programs I also have experience in homework help with grades K-6th. I also have worked for summer programs, one being a stay away camp and another that was a daily program in which included educational activities as well as trips to local parks, museums where we'd take the subway as a program, and extra-curricular like sports and art & crafts. This past November I graduated from college abroad in Sydney, Australia, previous to college I worked for the NYPD and have most recently moved to Boston. I have had classes in CPR as well as had background checks done in which I have been cleared to work children, if necessary I am willing to retake CPR and first aid classes. I do not drive, but am willing to transport via public transportation.
Shanetta  Holder
    - Seeking Work in Boston

17.00 / hour
Full-time hours
4 yrs of experience

Hello, My name is Shanetta Holder. I’m 26 years old , finishing up my senior year so I’ll be a Suffolk University College graduate which is exciting. I study broadcast journalism hoping to one day travel the world and venture the different exotic Caribbean islands. I want to be able to share my experiences with my loved ones and the world. Right now, I live in Roslindale with my two loving grandparents who are very special to me. They always expected me to be great and that’s what I intend to be. I’m very punctual, reliable, caring, a protector and friendly. Oh & I can’t forget I LOVE KIDS. I grew up taking care of all of my 4 siblings being the only girl & granddaughter. My aunts knew who to ask when they needed a sitter and I was there of course. I watched all of my baby cousins and of course being a SITTER came to my liking. I loved the company and made sure fun was always in the picture. But most of all knowing the I was a younger child’s Role model and inspiration was why I decided to take on a NANNY ROLE. I’ll soon be expecting my own and think this is a great way to experience what its like being a Full time Mom, Caretaker and Provider.
Hanna Cash
    - Seeking Work in Boston

16.00 / hour
< 1 yr of experience

Hi! My name is Hanna. I’m 24 years old and will be living in Cambridge, MA beginning in May 2018. I received my undergraduate degree from the University of Dayton in 2016, and then went on to get my Master’s in Nursing at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland.
This summer, I will be looking for a part time nannying position. I have nannied children for the past ten years, working with children of all ages. For the last two years I have been a part time nanny for a family with a 3 year old and 8 month old. Unfortunately I have to leave them because I am moving back to Cambridge from Cleveland.
In addition to my nannying experience, I have also worked at Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital in Cleveland as a nursing assistant for the past year, working with all age ranges with many different diagnoses. I am also CPR/BLS certified.
I will have a car (2006 Mazda 6), which is insured. I am comfortable taking the children to different places (parks, zoo, etc), cooking meals, doing laundry, and light housekeeping.
Michelle  McColgan 
    - Seeking Work in Boston

20.00 / hour
Full-time hours
33 yrs of experience

I work for the Boston Public Schools System and not been a nanny in the past. I do however work with 3, 4, and 5 year old children many with disabilities. I have been doing this since 2001 and am still currently working for BPS in a Kindergarten classroom. I have raised twin girls who are now 21 years of age and in their 3rd year of college. I teach, guide, and care for all of our students on my levels. Many of our students have different needs and I try to consider what each needs individually. I would like to leave the classroom climate and do something more personal such as providing care to another families little ones. I am eager to start a new chapter in life now that my daughters have only 1 yearleft in college. I am not ready to retire and not of retirement age, just looking for a change, a new opportunity in life.
Charlotte Peddy
    - Seeking Work in Boston

17.00 / hour
Full-time hours
7 yrs of experience

Hello, my name is Charlotte and I am 38 years old. I have been working as a nanny for over 8 years. Being a parent at a young age has taught me patience; how to listen and care for someone other then myself. What I enjoy doing the most with kids for activities are reading books that are age appropriate, arts & crafts, going to the playground and exploring in and around the Boston area, whether it's by walking, driving or taking public transportation. I enjoyed taking kids to the local library for story time, museums and walking trails around the city. My prior and present experience with children has taught me to be responsible, dependable, kindhearted and I'm very flexible. Some of the duties that apply to my job are cooking, errands laundry, light cleaning and organizing.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Boston, MA?

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 Boston’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 Boston 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 Massachusetts?
  • Do you own a car? Do you have work experience in Boston?
  • 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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