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Alayna C.

Alayna was great with our children as a nanny for two summers. She was punctual, trustworthy and had good communication skills with us. She also has her drivers license and took the kids to different activities and planned fun outings. Our kids really enjoyed their time with her. She had a high energy level and was always in a great mood. We would recommend using Alayna as a nanny. - Kathy

Gabrielle W.

She made time for my kids to play with them. Took them to the local parks (which they loved). She was very kind and if I forgot something she didn't mind helping me out by providing it for me. - Victoria stumbo

Charmain W.

I used Charmain on a regular basis when I needed child care for my twin girls. She always put them first and made sure they were safe and had fun. They loved it when she was watching them, they would get so excited. That gave me so much comfort. - Lisa Weiss Wolkerstorfer

How to Hire a Nanny in Minnesota

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Understand Nanny Responsibilities in Minnesota

Before beginning the search for a nanny, it’s important to understand what you’re looking for and if a nanny is the right choice for your child care needs. In hiring a nanny, first, you should think through what responsibilities you expect your nanny to handle. With that information, you can create a profile so that nannies can reach out to you. The boundaries for nannies duties vary from family to family. In general, a nanny is responsible for making sure your children’s needs are met, including things like ensuring they have opportunities to play and be active. When tasks go beyond child care, for example, housekeeping or meal preparation, it’s good practice to communicate these expectations with your nanny before hiring them. Along with the different duties that you ask for, experience and location can impact how much you should pay your nanny.

Minnesota Nanny Interviews

Once you start connecting with prospective nannies, the next step is a nanny interview. To make things a bit easier, here’s a list of some nanny interview questions to consider asking:

  • Do you have experience being a nanny?
  • 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 in Minnesota? Do you have experience being a live in nanny?
  • Are you open to being a nanny in a nanny share?
  • Do you have any references?
  • Are you trained in First Aid or CPR in Minnesota?
  • Do you have a Minnesota driver’s license? Do you own a car?
  • What salary are you seeking? Are you open to being paid through direct-deposit, pay stubs?
  • What are your expectations around over-time pay and vacation time?

During the hiring process, it’s essential to ask for references, and by asking their references questions you gain a better understanding of they will fit in your family. As you get closer to hiring a nanny, be sure to run a background check to ensure your kids are in good hands. When evaluating a prospective nanny, it’s essential to make sure you’re setting the foundation for a good relationship with your nanny. You can do this by being clear about your expectations around nanny responsibilities and compensation, and of course, by being friendly and welcoming! And of course, as you learn how to hire a nanny, Nanny Lane's nanny services are here to help you along the way.

How to find a nanny on Nanny Lane
Create a Profile
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