Hiring a Nanny - What to Expect From Your NannyBy Hilary Basile
Every aspect of hiring a nanny involves outlining what you require. For instance, a nanny should:
The role of a nanny is multi-faceted, including being an educator, a nutritionist, an activity coordinator, a researcher, a friend, and much more. They do more than any babysitter could provide as their job is not to keep the child out of trouble for a few hours.
When looking for a nanny, keep in mind that there is no official seal of approval for hiring a nanny. It is recommended that you check on the experience and educational backgrounds of prospective nannies. Many colleges offer specialized child care education and there are a number of nanny institutes as well.
Ask yourself these questions:
If you know of anyone currently employing a nanny, be sure to inquire with them as to how they found their nanny. For instance, was it through an agency or by word-of-mouth? Meet with prospective nannies and monitor their behavior with your child and your child’s behavior with the nanny. And remember – a background check is essential.
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