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Iddie B. - Seeking Work in Houston

17.14 / hour

I worked with the same family for a period of 3 years until their nanny needs changed. The family will give me great reference. I am presently with a family of 4, the family is downsizing their need for a nanny. I have been with this family for approximately 8 months. This job is more of a Mother's helper, since the Mom is a stay at home Mother, and hands-on Mother. I regretably will be leaving as her full time nanny by the end of this month (April 30, 2008). With the last two families in which I have worked, are very loving and highly respectable families. I adore them and their children. I believe children must be lifted up and treated well, since they are our future; they are most important. I enjoy taking children to the park, movies, children museum, etc. We enjoy reading time, play time, story telling times, physical times (such as walking, running with exercise plans). All activities are age appropriate. I am also available for date nights and over night stays upon request. I also cared for a 12 month old toddler picking him up from daycare, including activities of feeding, bathing and bed time stories until parents return from medical center.
Heather J. - Seeking Work in Houston

17.14 / hour
Full-time hours

I'm a 27 year old mother of two, ages 4 and 2. I have a passion for teaching and molding young children! From 2010 to 2012, I worked as a stay at home mom which taught me great time management skills when it comes to tidying up the house, running errands and giving the children the attention they need. I had several friends who had a hard time finding a committed and reliable caregiver for their children, so I decided to join the business. Since 2012, I worked and managed curriculum driven childcare facilities. My daily routine was that of an elementary school teacher. I taught core subjects as well as art, spanish, gardening, music/movement and gym. I spent 6 months in a pre-k classroom where I implimented a kindergarten readiness program. During this time, I also had the opportunity to work with several special needs children. With the help of their parents, I was able to follow through with what the kids were learning in therapy to further their development. As a parent, I understand the stress that comes along with finding a trustworthy and accountable caregiver this day and age. I am active and I live a pretty healthy life style. I enjoy adventures to the library and crafting to pass the time. I don't have a problem getting on a child's level to make them and their time with me more comfortable. When it all boils down with me, you'll get a fun, dedicated and driven person to protect and teach your child. If given the opportunity, I would love to help and make difference with your family!
Vanesa F. - Seeking Work in Houston

22.85 / hour

Took care for a child of 2 years temporarily during the time the rodeo in my own home. he used to came at 7 am to 5 pm. I was responsible for feeding, took a bath and waiting for his mom arrives. then took care of two children 3 to 6 years, from 5pm to 10pm, I was responsible for feeding them, doing homework and then bathing them, leaving them ready until her mother comes i had been taking care of a girl 11 and a boy 7 only date nights. On july to september 2012 i was a nanny for 3 girls, 18 months, 3 years old and a 8 years old! I was responsible for cleaning all the house, laundry, bath the girls, taking them to diferent places, doctors appointments, take care of the cat and organizing their clothes. It was temporary. On october 2012 i was a babysitter for two wonderful 18 months twins, i was responsible to feed them, just be with them, playing, going to the park, laundry and interacting them. It was a wonderful experience for me because they took part of my life and get to know their parents it was the best experience, we still contact each other. Once again i started to take care the twins from a wonderfull family, i worked part time and some full time during summer 2014. They moved to michigan and now i need a new job;)
Michelle T. - Seeking Work in Houston

22.85 / hour

Childcare has been a constant of my life. My experience began as the eldest child in my family and having to care for my younger sister and cousins. I have been teaching Sunday School for three years and volunteered as a teacher's aid for four years prior. I have worked as a nanny for a total of three years and in that time I have cared for children of widely varying ages, as well as health and behavior conditions.
Heidi O. - Seeking Work in Houston

20.00 / hour
Full-time hours

I've been babysitting since I was 16 which was four years ago. I babysat with two different families, caring for them for about a year and a half each. Since last year I have been certified to perform CPR/First aid/AED. I have one year experience with infants. I also I babysit under a professional babysitting agency called momsbestfriend but they have been slow
Princess B. - Seeking Work in Houston

7.90 / hour
Full-time hours

Since I was about 10 years old family, friends, and neighbors have entrusted me with safety and well being of their children while they went away on vacations, had date nights, and when they had to work late nights and couldn't make it home to their children. I've also assisted single working moms when the load became too much for them to handle alone and expectant moms in their third and fourth trimesters who were too far along to do housework and take care of the children they already have without complications. Some of my many duties includes preparing formula bottles, feeding infants, bathing infants and toddlers, making sure children have educational and outdoor activities, making sure that children are fed dinner (prepared by parent or myself) and in bed by a certain time. If the children were school age I was to assist them with homework. Some of my other duties included household chores such as preparing food, cleaning of all areas of the home, and laundry.
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The McFaden Family - Hiring in Houston
Kayleigh Bukowski - Nanny Share Member

with Kayleigh B.
15.00 / hour
Full-time hours
1 kid

My husband and I both work full time. My husband, Frank, works from home most of the week and stays in his downstairs office. Myself, Payton, I work away from home. Our son, Sid is 1 1/2 and a pretty cool kid that loves to be around anyone and everyone. Our nanny, Kayleigh, is available Monday-Friday 40 hours a week. Kayleigh has many years of experience in teaching, education, and child care. She is very creative and does a fantastic job teaching, training, disciplining, and getting out of the home for activities! We are a very relaxed family and only stay busy with work or being with our son. We are looking for a family to join in on the fun and wanting a special place for their kid to grow. Feel free to ask any questions!
The Padilla Family - Hiring in Houston
Xavier  Pastor  - Nanny Share Member

with Xavier P.
18.00 / hour
Full-time hours
1 kid
11 years with nanny

I am nice with kids
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Houston, NY?

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 Houston’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 Houston 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 New York?
  • Do you own a car? Do you have work experience in Houston?
  • 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?