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Buffalo, MN Nannies

Brooke M. - Seeking Work in Buffalo

Hourly rate22.85 / hour

In the summer of 2011 I nannied for a family with 5 children total: ages 11, 11, 9, 8, and 3 months. There were three girls and two boys. Before that, I nannied for a family with one boy (age 9) and one girl (age 7) for a couple summers. I have helped my mom care for children in our house for about 10 years now, on and off. I have two nephews, ages 3 years and 2 years old, that I absolutely love to play with and frequently take care of.
Rebecca N. - Seeking Work in Buffalo

Hourly rate22.85 / hour

Nanny for a family of 2 kids, ages 6 and 8 throughout school year. Also worked at a daycare prior to being a nanny for over a year.
Brooke M. - Seeking Work in Buffalo

Hourly rate11.42 / hour

I was a full-time nanny for a family for one summer with one boy aged 10 and one girl aged 7. I kept them very active and engaged in various outdoor activities. I also helped with my mom as she took care of a couple children at at time in our house. I have two nephews, ages 2 and 6 months, which I absolutely love to play with and care for!
Elise W. - Seeking Work in Buffalo

Hourly rate9.00 / hour

Starting from when they were newborn I have baby sat for two boys who are now 8 and 3 years old. I've had to get them ready for school, prepare dinner, make formula, change diapers, go to the park and put them to bed. The earliest I have baby sat was 5:30 am and the latest was well past midnight.
Krissa F. - Seeking Work in Buffalo

Hourly rate9.00 / hour

I have 12 years of child care center experiance. Being the lead teacher in all age classrooms. Then i have about 5 years of babysitting experiance.
Erica H. - Seeking Work in Buffalo

Hourly rate17.14 / hour

I am a Certified Professional Nanny (graduate of NW Nannies Int) with a current First Aid certification. (I am willing to renew my CPR certification) I have cared for children ranging in age from 4 months to 8 years old, and I have experience with twins.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Buffalo, 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 Buffalo’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 Buffalo 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 Buffalo?
  • 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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