I don't fit in this category as I am in my early 40's.But,we all started off somewhere so I say learn by experiences & always show care empathy & that you are consistent & Reliable.Those are the downfalls typically with younger caregivers/babysiters/Nannies etc.
I appreciate the overtime as long as it doesn't interfere.When you are caring fior anyone things happen that are out of our hands so I always leave a few hours before or after open every shift to expect the unexpected.
Always be consistent with your actions.I personally never suggest screaming or hollaring or using physical actions no matter if it be a simple tap .I believe talking to the child and showing them by using your words is more effective and goes a long way,.No, I do not... more
Generally the rate starts between $20.00 an hour and goes up from their depending on your availability,Qualificatiions and experience. The price would also be depending on if you were to do light housekeeping,prepare meals etc.
I think of them as being my own children and care for them as I would my own. Children's needs are always first and foremost. With that being said, I weigh the options, consider the facts and always be upfront & honest with the parents. Take their input along... more
I would put it in the Header of your add you place looking for a caregiver/Nanny/Babysitter with the special instructions. There very well could be a Nanny out there who herself had a child with type 1 diabetes who knows the ropes and would be willing to sign... more
I would highly recommend a seasoned Nanny to offer you help support & guidance while being away & caring for her while you're out of state. In order to feel comfortable with leaving your child overnight with someone you really need to do your homework.With that being said... more