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The Colony, TX Nannies

Chris B. - Seeking Work in The Colony

Hourly rate11.42 / hour
Hours (full-time or not)Full-time hours

Site Director. Resident Counselor at the (facility for abused children) and counselor at (rehab facility for troubled teens).
Maria Isabel B. - Seeking Work in The Colony

Hourly rate14.28 / hour

I started working for this family when the first baby was about 8 months old. I continued working for them up until the first born turned 7. While working there, one more beautiful baby was born, by the time i had to leave the family, their ages were 7, 5. I was resonsible for waking them up, feeding, play time, planned fun field trips, and altogether taking care of them as if they were my own children.
Ashley C. - Seeking Work in The Colony

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

I have babysat for my parents since my younger sisters were 3, they are twins. As I continued to get older my extended family would bring my younger cousins around and would have me babysit for them as well. For other families I babysat a little boy around 5-6 years old, a little girl that was 8, and a family of 4 children ages infant-7 years old.
Emily D. - Seeking Work in The Colony

Hourly rate14.28 / hour

I have been caring for children since I was in High School. With a wide variety of child age I believe I have experience to meet your needs. I am very good around the house and have no problem with housekeeping and other responsibilities when time allows. However, children are my number one priority!
Christina C. - Seeking Work in The Colony

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

I am the eldest of 4 siblings and growing up with two working parents, I was primarily responsible for watching over my siblings. I also watched kids around my neighborhood when needed.
Jessica C. - Seeking Work in The Colony

Hourly rate11.42 / hour

I started babysitting as a teenager and now have a 1 year old of my own. I work as an afterschool counselor working with kids in Kinder-5th grade. My husband and I live in The Colony with our son :)
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in The Colony, TX?

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 The Colony’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 The Colony 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 Texas?
  • Do you own a car? Do you have work experience in The Colony?
  • 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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