15 BABYSITTING NANNY TIPS

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					15 BABYSITTING & NANNY TIPS
   One day before either call or e-mail the family to confirm the time,
                                 date and address
    Dress in neat, clean and appropriate clothes. (avoid wearing items
     such as earring, excessive jewelry, and inappropriate foot wear and)
                      Always arrive 5 minutes early
     Always clean up after yourself and the children (dishes, put toys
                  away, and leave the house as you found it)
  Make sure that you check the children who are asleep. Make sure the
        room temperature is a comfortable temperature, and check the
                          children are sleeping soundly
     Make sure you complete a parent / carer communication form to
    inform the parent on the child’s day/nigh. Eg. What time the child/ren
                      slept what they ate, activities, etc…
 Always respect the privacy of the house. Never enter the parents room
                       or go through their personal items.
    Communicate with the children in a easy to understand way. Get
     down on their level to talk to them and don’t be scared to play, sing
                              and dance like a child
 Before the parents leave make sure that they have a left a list of phone
                     numbers that you can reach them on
                  Ask if the child/ren have any allergies
                      Make sure all doors are locked
                        No smoking whilst at a job
               Never use the home phone for personal calls
 Bring a coloring book, or stickers as a small present for the child/ren.
                      A small gesture will go a long way
 Only bathe the child/ren if permission has been given from the parent

				
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