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I travel for work sometimes and I am gone 1 to 3 nights usually. I need help getting my daughter back and forth to summer camp and someone to watch her over night when I am gone.

I travel for work sometimes and I am gone 1 to 3 nights usually. I need help getting my daughter back and forth to summer camp and someone to watch her over night when I am gone. Do I need a part time nanny? I am not sure what to do.

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yes i would request a part time nanny, and make sure our hours are set to the most hours that will have to be worked.

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I would absolutely love to help!

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If you have a spare bedroom you could have a live-in nanny if you could find one and they would still have time for another job due to living with you and your daughter.

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Sydney in Eden, UT
July 26, 2018

I'd get a full time nanny so when you're home she can just help around the house.

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Yes you should get a nanny for your daughter.

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Jynia in Killeen, TX
July 26, 2018

thats full time

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I would say it might be best to hire someone who is willing to be on call for the days you might need. Your options are to pay by the hour, do the same with a small amount for being on call, or pay by the day/week/month and ask the the caregiver not accept other work unless you will definitely be home.

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yes you should

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Kathleen in Derry, NH
July 20, 2018

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 starting off with a full complete background/Cory Check & go from there. If the Nanny was to stay at your home which I would highly advise because if you were to do the latter, you would have to have backgrounds ran on everyone in the Nanny's home, With that being said I would go with a more experienced seasoned Nanny who wouldn't have young kids of her own and would be able to meet your demands of being away from home. As long as you do your homework, you should be ok. Most Nannies do overnights, you just need to let them know upon hiring that it will involve some overnight care & you would definitely want to have a nanny contract that puts the specifics into it.

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sounds doable if negotiated ahead of time. and if it is last minute then I think I could make something work as well:)

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You would just need a full-time Sitter, Nannies are more of every day all day guardians. Sitters are on call providers but just as important. With set days a week, finding the perfect full-time sitter would be easier than someone who may or may not be always available as it takes them away from other opportunities. Full time just means dedicated to you.

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hire someone that is able to do nights and pay accordingly.

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User in Peoria, AZ
July 14, 2018

I feel that if you explain upfront with your nanny that overnight travel might be possible, then using a parttime nanny would work.

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Overnights or anything over 40 hours a week might be considered full-time to some nannies but if it is only a few times a month I would consider that part-time as needed.

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I would have a Nanny part time, but who could live-in the times you would be away. Staying over night you may consider a higher rate.

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User in Kihei, HI
June 1, 2018

HI Brian, It is a hard to trust, there are many great nanny 's on care.com. You need to get one that you think would be a good fit and trust she will keep your daughter loved and safe. Aloha Nancy from Maui. I have done this for several family's.

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I have the exact same need. I believe I characterized it as a part-time babysitter, but regardless, the key is just to describe it fully. I got plenty of responses and found someone great. Here was my text: "Hi! My son is 8 yrs. old. I'm a single dad. I need help for occasional evenings and maybe sometimes an early morning. Most importantly, I go out of town for work, sometimes for a few days, and I need someone to stay with him. That would involve picking him up from school, taking him to any activities, giving him dinner, staying the night, getting him up, giving him breakfast, and taking him to school. I look forward to hearing from you."

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Yes, a part time nanny will work perfectly

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I may be able to take her to summer camp depending upon what time it starts. I work as a lifeguard at El Paso Country Club but my shift doesn't start until 10. If I could drop her off before that then I would be able to

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User in Dover, NJ
May 28, 2018

You should try a live in nanny, that way it's an easy transition when you leave and you're daughter will feel like she's staying with family and, someone she's comfortable with.

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Lisa in Altoona, IA
May 28, 2018

Yes, you need someone who knows exactly what the job entails and what is expected of them.

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User in Ambridge, PA
May 28, 2018

A part time nanny because it is not every week! Also, just put the details in the job description then everyone would know exactly what you are looking for before applying.

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Hello, A trusted part time Nanny would be a great help.

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You definitely need help with care and transportation of your precious cargo. Find someone you trust with her care and let them take away the stress of having to worry about her whereabouts and safety.

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Iris in Denver, CO
May 28, 2018

Yes, you will need a part-time nanny or a on call baby-sitter who is very flexible with her/his schedule.

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I believe you need a full-time nanny in this case.

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Offer a sitter a higher rate because they are providing transportation for the child, and staying overnight. That would be my best idea, paying more to draw in sitters.

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Rita in Bronx, NY
May 28, 2018

yes you should definitely get a part time nanny. and discuss their availability. Hope you find the perfect sitter for your daughter.

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Yes, advertise for a part-time overnight Nanny.

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In your specific situation, if you have the ability to afford the care, I absolutely think that your family could benefit from hiring a part time nanny. Good luck on your search! Take care

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A part-time nanny would be perfect to care for your daughter and ensure that she gets to and from summer camp safely!

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User in Havana, FL
May 28, 2018

Yes you definitely need a part time nanny.

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