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Westland, MI Nannies

Jessica B. - Seeking Work in Westland

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I am a hardworking, trustworthy nanny who loves to have fun with kids! I have three years experience with all ages, up to three children at one time. I also have infant experience. I enjoy helping out families by being a meaningful contributor to the household to ensure everything continues to run smoothly. In my previous positions I have done grocery shopping, run errands, dropped off/picked up children from school and activities, washed laundry, organizing, party planning, prepared meals, light housework and cooking. In addition, I also really enjoy taking the kids out to fun places such as museums, the zoo, the park, movies, cider mill, and anything else your kids like to do! I think it's important for kids to have structure and learn responsibility but still have fun at the same time! I have an easy going positive personality, I am a hard worker and I just like to have fun and be happy! At the end of the day I want you to come home to a clean house so that you can be stress free and enjoy being with your children.
Danielle M. - Seeking Work in Westland

14.28 / hour
Full-time hours

My past childcare experience consists of 8 years total. From a very younge age I have always and still remain excellent when it comes to caring for children. I started babysitting when I was 10 years old, and I have continued to do so for many familys over the years! I have become a wonderful help, and brought such a positive experience to many familys thoughout my professional experience. I became a nanny at the age of 14 for a family during weeknight evenings and weekends, I have been blessed to work with this amazing family for quite some time now, and regrettably they are moving away so I am now looking for a new full time nannying position! My job responsibilities included but were not limited to; Scheduling activities for the children, Manageing play dates, Bringing the children to and home from school, Taking the children to playdates and extra-circular activities, attending any appointements and events the children are required to attend, light housekeeping duties, cooking, caring for household pets, arts and crafts with children, reading storys, playing, etc.
Brianna B. - Seeking Work in Westland

14.28 / hour

I was a nanny to a family of 4 children for about 10 children and loved them dearly!!! I even traveled with the family out of country! I also have babysat for countlrss families and worked at childtime daycare in the infant and toddler rooms. After i had my own kids i have been watching a sweet baby boy in my home sense he was 4 weeks old. His mother has lost her job.
Alexandra G. - Seeking Work in Westland

10.54 / hour
Full-time hours

I cared for three children all year Monday through Friday. I have cared for these children since they were born. The middle child was a boy with autistic tendencies, which I have helped with since he was 2. I have experience with all age groups and also have experience caring for children with special needs. I clean the house, wash dishes, vacuum, put away toys and mop. I have my own car so driving to local pools, parks, beaches, and stores is not an issue. My main focus is on giving the children i care for a positive and stimulating environment.
Chelsea S. - Seeking Work in Westland

10.36 / hour

Interend at a preschool, and babysit 4 kids for the past year. currently nanny of 3 girls, that start school and dont need me no more.
Courtney T. - Seeking Work in Westland

14.28 / hour

I started babysitting when I was 16 and have been nannying/babysitting ever since. I adore children and love to see them grow. I find it to be so rewarding helping families with the most precious additions. I have nannied for infants in diapers that still require bottle feeding and I have cared for older children, as well as, multiples. I have been with families for as long as almost two years and loved becoming a part of the family.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Westland, MI?

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 Westland’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 Westland 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 Michigan?
  • Do you own a car? Do you have work experience in Westland?
  • 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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