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West Bend, WI Nannies

Vickie F. - Seeking Work in West Bend

Hourly rate8.57 / hour
Hours (full-time or not)Full-time hours

I am the mother of three adult children and the grandmother of three beautiful little girls ages 3-6yrs. and one on the way in August. When my grandchildren were born I cared for them two or more days a week until they were ready to go to school. I love children and enjoy doing lots of projects and activities with them indoors with crafty things and outdoors with nature and excersize related activities. When my girls come over we are out in the yard gardening or taking care of my pet chickens or painting rocks or making things out of nature.When my children were young I worked with the 4-H and helped the kids with projects and being a 4-H leader, from ages 8 to 18 yrs. My friend Sande has a Foundation for her adult son who was murdered, and their foundation is dedicated to the inner-city children of Milwaukee, and I volunteer to help with their functions, such as Christmas and Holiday dinners and parties, Halloween Party with a dinner and costumes and Pumpkin carving and decorating, going to the Pumpkin Farm, doing a wagon ride and to the Llama farm.Im very environmentally green and have always been that way since I was a child, enjoy the outdoors where it is warm,taught my childreen how to swim, because when I was a child I lived by the river and during summer vacation we swam everyday and lived by the water, camping outdoors Tom-Boy type.
Kimberly F. - Seeking Work in West Bend

Hourly rate17.14 / hour

I have cared for a family with two boys for six + years (while in high school and college) and have also nannied for a family for about two years. While I cared for the two boys I taught them their colors, shapes, numbers, helped teach manners assisted as mommy helper at school, took the boys to and from activities, traveled with the family domestically and internationally and also helped their parents potty train them. When I was a Nanny for the second family I conducted household duties, planned meals, arranged playdates, took them to and from school and activities, assisted with potty training and also have done educational activities (helped teach numbers, alphabet,colors,shapes & writing activities).
Ashley H. - Seeking Work in West Bend

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

I've been in child care for the last 5 years. I started off working with 2-3 1/2 year olds along with children up to 12 years of age throughout the day. I currently work with toddlers (12-24 months.) I've been doing this for the last 2 years. I started babysitting at age 12, once I received my babysitting certificate, and have been doing it ever since. I've also watched children during church services for 2 years. I was a permant babysitter for one family with two children. I would watch the kids after daycare/school, throughout the night, on the weekends, and overnights.
Mary  - Seeking Work in West Bend

Hourly rate22.85 / hour

In the past I have worked for several day care facilities. I was a lead teacher for about four years while attending college! I have no desire to ever work in one again! I really enjoy working with children individually and I feel that the one on one interaction is better for the children altogether!
Megan P. - Seeking Work in West Bend

Hourly rate20.00 / hour
Hours (full-time or not)Full-time hours

I babysat one day a week for 7 years for a family of three girls. I began when the oldest, who is now 12, was 5 months old. I also currently watch my 10 month old nephew. I tutored children ages 5-8 for one semester. I volunteered at the Family Center watching children ages 1-5. I also have worked with children in volunteering capacities such as at a foster home and soup kitchen.
Andrea O. - Seeking Work in West Bend

Hourly rate22.85 / hour

Over the past 7 years I've gained childcare experience from numerous families and children of all ages. I work diligently and energetically to make sure children are happy, safe, and engaged. I have years of experience cooking meals, cleaning the kitchen, and picking up after the children. I believe families would describe me as responsible, trustworthy, reliable and fun-loving.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in West Bend, WI?

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 West Bend’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 West Bend 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 Wisconsin?
  • Do you own a car? Do you have work experience in West Bend?
  • 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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