Erin

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Nanny in Ottawa

Thank you for taking time to look at my profile. I would be delighted to work with your family, and I believe in a child-centred approach and I believe that children are a lot smarter than we give them credit for. I like to provide even young children with choices about what kinds of activities we might do that day. I love crafts, and went from having a craft bag to a craft suitcase! I aim for a balanced day (for children who are not in school), which includes outdoor play, trips to the local park or the library for story time. If there is an event being held nearby (like Easter egg hunting at the mall), then we can go to that, and I do like to plan bigger trips to museums and local fairs. I am more than happy to do light household cleaning but at the end of the day, your children are the most important people. If you are hiring me for child care, then this is what I will focus on. Of course, it\'s important that myself and children who are capable help in cleaning up messes, but unless there is a strange emergency and we need clean clothes, I won\'t be doing laundry. I will certainly clean up after meal times, however, unless your children are old enough that they do not require constant supervision, I am not prepared to clean the dishes from your dinner the night before. I also want you to know that I respect and value the opinions of your children, and older children definitely get to voice their concerns with me. I have always told school-age children that they can trust me, talk to me, and if they have something heavy they want to talk with YOU about, I will support them 100%. I believe that if something happens during our time together (a sibling fight is a good example), then when you get home, it is with my help and guidance that the child will explain to you what happened, because I believe when children are held to account for what they did, they learn more easily NOT to do it again. I do not drive - by choice. I can get to wherever I need to get to, I can use the bus (or for short trips, a taxi). I would never get into a taxi without using the proper car/baby seat. I value things like mutual respect (no throwing toys at Erin and I in turn will speak calmly with you). I value honesty, and I respect the dignity of your child or children. For example, I would not peek in when a child is having trouble in their newly learned bathroom habits. Unless they needed me, I think they deserve privacy. I have a true passion for hanging out with kids of all ages. They are simple, in that they are quick to forgive and forget. Children \"tell it like it is\" and I respect that. Children have an amazing ability for compassion and children can be so funny and entertaining. I sincerely hope that you contact me and consider me for your family. I look forward to hearing from you and hope that we can create a wonderful working relationship that benefits your child or children. --When we treat children\'s play as seriously as it deserves, we are helping them feel the joy that\'s to be found in the creative spirit. It\'s the things we play with and the people who help us play that make a great difference in our lives.-- ~Fred Rogers~ This information is in my cover letter/resume, and I will happily provide that for you upon request. :)

Nanny Details

Email Address ...@hotmail.com Confirmed
Phone Number 613-722-...
Years of Experience 4
Provider Type Individuals
Age Group Newborn
Infants
Toddler
Early School
Primary School
Preteen Teenager
Availability Live Out
Part Time
Occassional
Long Term
Short Term
Duration Summer Only
Language English
French
Spanish
Pay Negotiable
Maximum - $15.00
Hourly
Special Needs Other
Epilepsy
Diabetes
Mental Health
Severe Allergies
Intellectual Disability
Tourettes Syndrome
Services Pet Care
Swimming Supervision
Homework Supervision
Training First Aid
CPR
Babysitter
Transportation Job Close To Transit
Work Eligibility Eligible To Work
Household Light Housekeeping
Meal Preparation
Number of Children 5
Twins Or Multiple Children Yes

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Kerry Feeney

I have know Erin for many years and I would never hesitate to have her watch my son. She is a responsible, caring, young-at-heart child-care provider who is always well prepared to keep a child entertained no matter the age or interests.

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