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General Expectations of Parents About Nanny

Generally, parents worry about their children, especially in case of parents who leave their children for the first time, in the care of nanny. If you choose a nanny with thorough process then there is no need to worry about your kid and you should make nanny free to do her job. Parents can expect few requirements from a nanny such as:

  • Nanny can be expected by parents to arrive on time for work.
  • Parents can expect a nanny to provide up to date information about their children’ milestones, changes, and any issues about their children.
  • Parents can expect from nanny to convey the details about activities, whereabouts, and eating habits of their child daily.
  • Nanny can be expected by parents to provide the safe and positive environment for their child. They can expect the children should be taught reading daily and provide stimulating and educational play, crafts and other activities. They can expect nanny to be as model for positive behavior for their children.
  • Parents can expect nanny to respect their privacy and behave in professional manner with them and their children.
  • Parents can expect nanny to inform if their child has any illness. She has to inform about her late arrival to home and her absence before only.
  • They can expect to have have needed training in areas such as CPR certification, first aid training, and professional development, etc.

Generally, parents expect nanny to provide personal care for their children. These are the common and general expectations of parents about nanny. But, parents should be careful about choosing a best nanny for their children to reach their expectations.

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Know About Nanny’s Services According to Your Requirements

First you should determine which type of services you require like you need help for childcare, helping in cooking and cleaning also, before interviewing a nanny. You can determine when you want them to start the work. The following things are to be considered when you are going to hire a nanny.

Specific time:
Generally, each family has some specific needs and childcare requirements, first thing is you need to find out whether you require a full time or part time services of a nanny. You know that you have to pay more for the full time nanny. If nanny agrees to stay at your home then you need to provide accommodation to her in your home. And you have to determine their work schedule.

You can get some benefits with full time working nanny like longer working hours and the ability to provide complete child care.

Some families require a part time nanny. They may need help after school until bedtime if they have younger kids. For this, you should decide your required time to hire a nanny to provide child care. Generally, these part time nannies do not live in home. The cost of the part time nanny is lower than full time nanny.

House work:
All the nannies do not provide house work, only some of the nannies agree to do the house work apart from childcare. If you need help to do the house work first you have to speak with her about your needs.

You should have to find out about nanny’s background information because she is not only childcare provider and also she manages house hold.

So, you have to discuss with candidates your requirements and interests at the time of interview. You should mention standard duties, and you can set clear expectations for every one’s benefit.

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