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Cheyenne K. - Seeking Work in Bloomington

Hourly rate17.14 / hour
Hours (full-time or not)Full-time hours

I had the opportunity to be a nanny/caregiver for a wonderful 2 1/2 year old little girl. Throughout my experience I had the chance to go to story time, the beach, indoor playgrounds, play dates with other children, the zoo , etc. I loved going to work each day and coming up with new activities for her as well as crafts. We created a nice bond and this was very rewarding. I also worked as a team member in the child center at Lifetime Athletic. I loved the work I did. Always being involved with a variety of different children was wonderful. Being able to engage with the children in a group setting was a fun experience. Forming relationships with their parents made work something I looked forward to each day. I recently was a household manager for a family that consists of a 13 yr. old, 10 yr. old twins and a 4 yr. old. I drop off and pick up for activities and school and I make things at home run smoothly. This consists of laundry, tidying up rooms, dishes and preparing dinner, grocery shopping, playing games and just hanging out with the children. I enjoyed this work because I was always busy and running around. I work for a family of three boys as well. I truly adore them! They are 5, 3 and 14 months. I met this family through Lifetime Fitness and I feel I have become a great influence and role model in the boys’ lives. I really enjoy my time spent with these boys. To add to my list, I have 3 wonderful nieces, 3 yrs, 15 months and 3 months.
Keshia T. - Seeking Work in Bloomington

Hourly rate22.85 / hour

My name is Keshia, I am 22 years old and am currently a college student pursuing a nursing degree. I have many years of experience with children from all ages, infant to school age. I am reliable, energetic, responsible, fun, and a trustworthy person. I am also very easy to get along with. I do my best to supply the children with age appropriate crafts and games, along with doing daily activities with them depending on the day and the weather. I love doing new things daily, there's never a dull moment with me! I love looking after children and getting the opportunity to be apart of their lives and see them grow! My past experience with children would be through the daycares I have worked for in the past 5 years being a lead teacher with all ages along with occasional babysitting for families I'm close with. I also have First Aid and CPR training and I am also a CNA. If this fits you and your families needs, I look forward to hearing from you!
Aleeah T. - Seeking Work in Bloomington

Hourly rate22.85 / hour
Hours (full-time or not)Full-time hours

I started working with 3 children (4,2,9 mos) at the mature age of 10. By age 13, I was doing overnights with multiples. While in highschool I sat for up to 13 children at one time, and had up to 5 regular sitting clients which kept me busy after school, at least 1 weekend day, and full time in summer. I have always taken care of kids, elderly, pets, households, and also do cleaning, organizing, event planning, benefits, fund raising, household management, personal assistant, PCA for special needs, elderly & terminal.
Amy F. - Seeking Work in Bloomington

Hourly rate22.85 / hour
Hours (full-time or not)Full-time hours

I have been babysitting since I was 12! I was a PCA (Personal Care Attendant) for 10 kids for a year. Their ages ranged from 4 months to 12 years old. Two of the children had disabilities. I am currently a nanny for an amazing family with 4 children, aging from 2-8. I have been their nanny for almost 4 years. My duties consist of: watching & playing with the kids, cooking & cleaning, laundry;washing, folding, putting away, baths & bed. Also have done overnights. Life has allowed new doors to open for me & this is the reason I have chosen to end my working relationship with my current family.
Angela S. - Seeking Work in Bloomington

Hourly rate14.28 / hour
Hours (full-time or not)Full-time hours

My last childcare experience was actually taking care of my cousins baby boy Henry. Even though I am the youngest in the family she said she could only trust me with her 3 month old son. I would go to her house at 7 am before she went to work and would take care of Henry from 7 till around 5. I would change him, feed him and bathe him. We couldn't do much playing but I loved to do tummy time, helping him stand up and other activities to help him advance. I loved watching him grow and learn new things so fast! Being able to be apart of that experience was unforgettable!
Katie A. - Seeking Work in Bloomington

Hourly rate14.28 / hour

I have been doing babysitting jobs on and off since I was 15 years of age.(ages 2 and up) I've also worked in an after school daycare program for two school years and one summer. I worked with a groups of kids ranging in size from 5 to 15 kids. My job was to plan activities such as art projects or gym games, answer phone calls, check children in and out, etc. (ages k-5th grade) I've also done nanny work for summer break. We went on pool trips, museum tours, picnics, played outdoor games, drove the kids to their ice skating activities, etc. (ages 7 and 9) Nanny for another family for a year picking up the girls from school providing snack and organizing various activities. (ages 5 and 7)
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Bloomington, MN?

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 Bloomington’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 Bloomington 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 Minnesota?
  • Do you own a car? Do you have work experience in Bloomington?
  • 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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