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Justina D. - Seeking Work in Shakopee

10.90 / hour
Full-time hours

I grew up with 3 younger siblings (youngest being special needs) and I babysat them more times than I can remember...and back then...more times than I wish I had to (the plight of being a teenager :).) Now I am a mother of my own 19 month old son. I worked in various childcare centers based in Delano, MN throughout high school. I was a summer nanny at age 12 for a 1 1/2 yr old potty training girl (so I am familiar with the challenge.) In college I was a nanny for a boy beginning at age 3 months until he was nearly 1 1/2 yrs; his mother mainstreamed him for social growth. I have babysat for many families since the age of 12; some neighbors, some friends and family, as well as for unfamiliar families by word of mouth.
Madeline A. - Seeking Work in Shakopee

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

The neighborhood I grew up in began to have a lot of younger children around the time I was 12, which was when I started babysitting. I started off with just watching the children during family and friendly gatherings, then during weekends I would watch the kids as the parents went out to dinner. I kept with the weekend babysitting and would help others with their kids after school and during the summer.
Jessica P. - Seeking Work in Shakopee

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

My outlook on life will enable me to make a positive impact for your little one as they grow. With over 14 years previous childcare experience I am confident I will help them develop as they achieve goals in life. I have helped families in the past achieve goals with their children such as sleeping schedules, feeding schedules, teaching children American Sign Language and even doing fun arts and crafts and varies fun filled activities through out the day. If this seems like something your looking for in a nanny please contact me. Thank you!
Breana R. - Seeking Work in Shakopee

11.42 / hour

I was a nanny for one summer for two young boys. I also worked for a summer school program and I was a teacher para for students in 4th and 3rd graders with special needs.In the summer of 2010 I volunteered at Royal Family Kids Camp, were I was a camp counselor for two girls the age of 11 and 12 for a week.
Melissa F. - Seeking Work in Shakopee

11.42 / hour

I have been babysitting/nannying for the past 6 years. I love to be around children and interacting with them. If I could be around any age it would be infant to 10 years. Im majoring in Physical Therapy and I hoping to work with children.
Josephine L. - Seeking Work in Shakopee

9.65 / hour

I worked at a daycare for 2 summers and I also was employed at a kids fin zone called Pump It Up! I also have a little one of my own.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Shakopee, 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 Shakopee’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 Shakopee 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 Shakopee?
  • 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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