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Amy

Zuni, VA

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How Do I Get My First Job As A Caregiver?

Dependability, honesty, and genuine interest in their child and particular situation Amy C.

How Do I Discuss With My Family A Better Way To Do Dinnertime?

Are the parents stressed about dinner time? If not, it seems it is not your place. If so, when the events are occuring, offer your suggestion. Amy C.

❄️how Do You Manage Family Time With Caregiving During The Holiday Season?❄️

Start early. Ask your family what are their expectations and days off are. If there seems to be a conflict, work together,have a give and take attitude and mutual respect for one another. Also, see if there is any give and take with situations. For example, if it is... more

Is It Important To Have A Certification To Be A Caregiver?

My certification is experience. No, I don't think there are any laws in Va. that require any certifications for caregivers. It is an agreement between two parties. Many parents like for a caregiver to be CPR certified, which is available through the American Heart Association online. Amy C

How Much Should I Be Charging?

Well, the question is are you willing to do this? Are you happy in this situation? Are all of these responsibilities fulfilling to you or taxing? It seems that you have some decisions to make. I tell my families that they need to make the right decision about childcare that... more

What Are Fun Activities For A 5 Month Old?

At five months, a baby is eating, sleeping, and needing changing often. They are needing interaction with people, smiling, babbling, sitting up. Let Mom and Dad be your guide as to what they want you to do with their baby, like tummy time, what schedule baby is on. The questions... more

What Do You Do If You Are Being Asked To Work Overtime?

Even though this may be an uncomfortable conversation, it should happen if it is really important to you. Before you broach the subject, sit down and write your thoughts down and the most important things you want to say. Then, work on courtesy and tactfulness. Practice before you have the... more

Is There An Effective Way To Show Authority When Babysitting Ages 6+?

The child's parents would be your best resource. Talk with them and get their input. It is their child. You should align your actions with theirs. Every person is different but you are in there home and must follow their guidelines. Amy