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Tiffany Renkenberger
Mercer Island$20/hr  |  1 yrs experience
Hello! My name is Tiffany. I am a Pediatric Registered Nurse with about 3 years of previous child care experience. I love cultivating creativity and staying active. My job has allowed me to work with such amazing people and I would love to share what I've learned from those experiences with others. I'm currently working night shift at my nursing job and am looking for afternoon opportunities to nanny/babysit!
Joey D.
Mercer Island$22.85/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
I have watched over many different ages of children. I have worked with special needs from add, adhd, and autistic. I have enjoyed much helping children to learn and creatively think on their own, while providing safe boundaries for them. I have also tutored for elementary, middle school, and high school.
Katia D.
Mercer Island$22.85/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
Caring for kids is my second nature and greatest passion. Collectively, I have nannied (including 24-hr care shifts), baby-sat regularly as well as on-call and volunteered in the field of child care for over 5 years, working with newborns to 5-year-old boys and girls. The scope of my responsibilities included:giving LOTS of TLC, establishing schedule, feeding, dressing, in/out-door play-time(play dates, games, trucks, legos, dollies, make-believe, nursery rhymes, arts&crafts, dress-up, dancing, singing, exercising, etc.), diapering and potty-training, bathing/skin/teeth care, medicine administration (as direcred)reading and telling stories, educational activities (ABCs, numbers, counting), bed-time routine (with lullabies), overnight care. - Taking children to: school, park, beach, lake, playground; going for stroller-rides, feeding duckies and birdies, having fun in the wading pool, going to swimming lessons, going for breakfast and ice-cream (per mom's OK)and a lot more. - Grocery shopping, cooking, light housekeeping, laundry, dog care (walks, feeding, giving meds, exercising) - House sitting ( up to 2wks at a time)
Makenzie R.
Mercer Island$20/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
I have been nannying for an amazing family since September of 2006. The little boy I take care of is 18 months old & is great. Before this family I have babysat for a number of families. Number of children-up to four. Special needs-Yes, experience with autism.
Bonnie H.
Mercer Island$22.85/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
The summer after my Sophomore year, I was a nanny for a family who lives down my street. I was there to take care of them weekdays in the morning and afternoon. I took care of an infant boy and a toddler boy, ages one and four. I babysat for all four years of my high school career, and have continued to do it in college. I have babysat for many families and have become the go to person for my friends to ask to babysit if they cannot make it. I really enjoy babysitting and taking care of children. The is a place for children and teenagers to get tutoring in English and math. I have worked at for two years and love it. I grade and record worksheets, help them read and do math, and am there for them for anything they need help with. I have worked with a large variety of children ages 2 to 15.
Stefana R.
Mercer Island$20/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
I have a wide range of experience caring for children ages 7 months to 14 years old. I have been a nanny and babysitter for 3+ years and I currently work in a church nursery every Sunday.
Trent Winnie
Mercer Island$13.50/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
I enjoy being able to help parents when they need a baby sitter, as a kid when I was younger I used to love playing with mine and would like to give the same experience.
Hillary S.
Mercer Island$20/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
I have been babysitting since I was 12. The past 4 years I have been a nanny in the summer when I come home from school. Two of those summers I worked for 3 different families.
Krista M.
Mercer Island$22.85/hr  |  < 1 yr experience
I have been blessed to work with children of all ages birth thru teen for over 15 years now in a variety of ways both locally & internationally. Ive enjoyed caring for children in the capacity of nanny, foster care &social worker, teacher, camp counselor, family program supervisor, tutor, babysitter, daycare teacher, orphanage &refugee worker, and even in the creation of childrens curriculum and programs.
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Anna A.

Anna was extremely helpful nannying our two daughters. We both work full time and she was extremely flexible and helpful for the past year In watching our girls. - Lucas

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Diana was hardworking, dedicated, and resilient in times of stress. She worked really well with everyone on the team, customers, and was a great teacher. - Valerie

Diana R.

I'd provide her with details about the kids and a list of things they like to do when they feel over welmed and she always calls if its really needed when she needs help, always on time she is amazing with the kids the y get excited to know she is coming to the house and always has a positive attitude and she likes to talk so the kids will just always have a conversation or even gets them to read - Eriberto mendez

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How to Hire a Nanny in Mercer Island, WA

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Understand Nanny Responsibilities in Mercer Island, WA

Before beginning the search for a nanny, it’s important to understand what you’re looking for and if a nanny is the right choice for your child care needs. In hiring a nanny, first, you should think through what responsibilities you expect your nanny to handle. With that information, you can create a profile so that nannies can reach out to you. The boundaries for nannies duties vary from family to family. In general, a nanny is responsible for making sure your children’s needs are met, including things like ensuring they have opportunities to play and be active. When tasks go beyond child care, for example, housekeeping or meal preparation, it’s good practice to communicate these expectations with your nanny before hiring them. Along with the different duties that you ask for, experience and location can impact how much you should pay your nanny.

Mercer Island Nanny Interviews

Once you start connecting with prospective nannies, the next step is a nanny interview. To make things a bit easier, here’s a list of some nanny interview questions to consider asking:

  • Do you have experience being a nanny?
  • 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 in Mercer Island? Do you have experience being a live in nanny?
  • Are you open to being a nanny in a nanny share?
  • Do you have any references?
  • Are you trained in First Aid or CPR in Mercer Island?
  • Do you have a driver’s license in WA? Do you own a car?
  • What salary are you seeking? Are you open to being paid through direct-deposit, pay stubs?
  • What are your expectations around over-time pay and vacation time?

During the hiring process, it’s essential to ask for references, and by asking their references questions you gain a better understanding of they will fit in your family. As you get closer to hiring a nanny, be sure to run a background check to ensure your kids are in good hands. When evaluating a prospective nanny, it’s essential to make sure you’re setting the foundation for a good relationship with your nanny. You can do this by being clear about your expectations around nanny responsibilities and compensation, and of course, by being friendly and welcoming! And of course, as you learn how to hire a nanny, Nanny Lane's nanny services are here to help you along the way.

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