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Waxahachie, TX Nannies

Kellye J. - Seeking Work in Waxahachie

Hourly rate8.57 / hour

I have been a nanny for 3 children (twins + 1) under the age of 5 for the last two years, and have done babysitting constantly since I was fourteen. I come from a family of eight so am accustomed to lots of kids and interaction. I also love animals and have cared for them all my life.
Tori T. - Seeking Work in Waxahachie

Hourly rate14.28 / hour

I worked at my church's daycare back in my home town for 3 years. I worked with 10 months old all the way to 5th graders. I was a caregiver for a class of 3 year olds and then I got promoted to lead teacher for a class of 3rd and 4th graders. I also have done a lot of baby sitting in my teenage years for my neighbors. I also took care of my niece when she was a baby and toddler, a long with my parents.
Cindy V. - Seeking Work in Waxahachie

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

I was a nanny/manager in DFW for 2 yrs., working 1 yr for 2 different families.The children in my care for one family were ages 1,13 and 15. The children in the other family were 4 and 9. I raised my 2 daughters alone after my husband's death when my girls were 3 and 6. They are now 24 and 21. I homeschooled them for 10yrs after teaching public school for 10 yrs. For 25+yrs, I've taught lessons in my home. Also, VBS, Sunday School and children's choir at church. I am a mentor for BBBS
Lea R. - Seeking Work in Waxahachie

Hourly rate14.28 / hour

I have 2 children (ages 2 yrs & 6 mos) & 2 step-children (ages 21 yrs & 11 yrs), 1 of which I have raised part-time for the last for years. I have babysat for multiple families part-time and full time since I was 12. I have also taught classes at church for small children ages 2-6 years complete with lesson plans, arts and crafts, snacks, nap time, etc. I assisted my aunt periodically with her in-home daycare, as well.
Rebecca F. - Seeking Work in Waxahachie

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

I am a first grade teacher with 8 years of teaching experience. I also teach college courses in my "spare time", and my husband and I are also youth pastors. Prior to teaching, I worked in a day care for 6 years and spent most of my evenings babysitting during my college years. My mom owned a daycare when I was young, and caring for little ones has always been a part of my life.
Taylor D. - Seeking Work in Waxahachie

Hourly rate7.90 / hour

Children are precious gifts that need vigilant care and nurturing in order to develop physically, mentally, and emotionally. I love working with children, incorporating educational aspects and developmentally appropriate activities for each child.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Waxahachie, 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 Waxahachie’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 Waxahachie 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 Waxahachie?
  • 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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