Newborn

How much should I be paid?

I'm a 21 year old nanny with 5 years of childcar eexperience and 3 years of college experience. I am First Aid/CPR Certified. Currently I'm in charge of a 2.5 year old boy (J). I work 45 hours a week and keep my schedule very flexible so that I can accommodate their social/personal/work needs. Other than taking care of J, here are some of my responsibilities:

New baby!

My current family has. 2 yo girl and a 5 yo boy, today the dad informed me that they are trying for a third child. I mostly care for the girl as the boy is at school most of the afternoon. I'm paid extremely well but I earn every penny, how much of a raise should I negotiate for if they do have another child. I couldn't imagine caring for an infant and the 2 yo making what I make now to be honest. Additionally, I'm sure mom would be home on maternity leave which I am not sure how that would work.

new baby

Hey guys!
So I've been a nanny for a while now, mostly toddlers and this is my first time watching a new born. She is almost 8 months now. Anyways i absolutely dread the newborn/infant/baby stage. It is just not my thing. Especially when I'm working 40 hours a week, i basically feel like her mother. And so this family is wanting to have another kid, and I'm not up for taking care of another new born again. (until its my own-it makes sense). This family really loves me and treats me SO WELL, so i really don't know how to tell them this.

My First Long-Term Commitment!

I am completely elated and excited to be working with a new family (in June), long-term, after almost 6 months of temporary care-giving opportunities!

I'm a 21-year-old, part-time-student, and the eldest of a 9 children family!
I love working with little ones, and find a lot of joy helping and watching them grow learn.

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