Advice please

This may be a tad long. I've been with the same family for five years. (8,6,3) and the mother is a STAY AT HOME MOM. in the summer I go home every night working 4 days a week but doing the "school year" they moved an hour away. I've been sleeping here two nights and working 3 days. (10-15 hour days, depending on what the kids have or if my bosses have plans)

I don't need to wake up with the kids during the night, I am downstairs in my own area. Starting with two kids I was at 16 an hour off the books. Now I'm at 22 an hour still off the books

Live-In Nanny

Hi! This may be a loaded post but I would GREATLY appreciate some input!

I am currently working as a live-in nanny for my sister and brother-in-law. I've been working and living with them since January 2017 and take care of their (almost) one year old. I work anywhere from 40-45 hours a week (give or take depending on their work schedules). They travel for work and I sometimes work overnight.

Getting paid to do nothing

Having kind of a weird "problem" if you can call it that. I recently started working for a new family. They allow me to bring my 10 month old with me. (I have 10+ yrs of experience before baby was born and have been providing in home daycare since he was born but with this position I take him to the family's home). The kids are elementary aged, three kids. I walk them home from school, give snack, assist with homework (there is usually barely any) and then they are allowed to do whatever- play video games, watch tv, etc. It's a great position and I was really excited.

Nanny to a single dad. His GF has issues with me

I'm kind of in a weird situation and I need some advice. I'm a live in nanny. My boss is a single dad. My room is on the bottom floor and his room and my charge's room are upstairs. I moved to another state for this job. I have no friends or family here. My boss dates and has made comments that his lady friends have an issue with me being here when they come over. When he has company I stay in my room and mind my own business. I don't socialize with them at all even though he would have no problem if I did.

Please read and advise Thanks !

Hi - I have been a nanny for the same family for 5 years now. The little girl I am caring for will be starting full time kindergarten this week and the family asked me to take her to school - 5 days a week. They don't need anyone to pick her up at the end of the day because the dad changed his hours at his job so he can pick her up everyday . I was working 20 hours a week and now my hours are cut to 7.5 hours a week . I was getting a weekly salary of $ 220.00 a week . What do you feel is a fair salary for my hours now that they are so much less at 7.5 hours a week..?

Am I underpaid?

I'm an on call nanny and I work with different families each day or a week depending on what they need. My manager said $15 to start, but I said $17 ( just because i was told on the phone they pay $15-$17 an hour) i searched the company on glassdoor and people have said the common salary is $18/hr, but that could be from in areas other than washington. She she said she can only do $16 to start. My question is what does START mean? Is she saying my pay will go higher or is that just what they always say to have you accept?

New family

So I guess I'll start a little about some of what I've experienced. I've been a nanny for 13 years. The last family I was with was for 7 years and seven children. I've got a ton of patience and love what I do!
So I took a few months off after the last family before finding this new one. I've had some difficulties with the new family and it's only week one.
Background info. The mom is a stay at home mom of baby L. L is nine months old and a true joy!


Hi All! Anyone have a problem with a biting toddler?? I eant to stop this immediately! I find this to be one of the worst/grossest behaviors. Any discipline ideas for a biting 13 month old? Thanks!

Adding another child

So I know a very similar question to this was just asked but I wanted to ask again including my pay range. So I'm currently nannying for a 7 month old baby girl. I technically make 12.75 per hour. However I'm on salary pay for 50 hours per week. I rarely meet that limit and get tons of vaca so I am getting paid for tons of unworked hours. Anyways I know they are getting ready to start trying for another kiddo. Without a doubt I know I will need to ask for a raise. I'm really hoping they'll bring it up bc those things make me nervous but If they don't I will.

guarantee pay

In my contract I have Mon-Fri with guaranteed hours of x amount of hours per week. Does that mean that they can use those hours for the weekend as well?
So like I agreed to work on a Saturday and employer ended up not needing care on Tuesday so they used Saturday as part of my guarantee hours. Is that okay or the norm?


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