Nanny

Best age to take care of?

I took on a job for 3 kids ages 5-9. It was a mistake, because it is my very first time nannying and even though the kids are overall ok, the work load is immense. The family has cleaners coming in regularly so the house is not that hard to maintain, but I am having a hard time keeping myself together physically and mentally. I get paid $16/hr.

First Overnight, HELP!!

Hi guys , so I live in Texas . The family I am working for currently is expecting a mother child on the way so I'm set to work overnight when the mother has her baby .
They have a two year old boy and I can't for him 3 days a week from 8am-6:30pm . I get paid 11 an hour , but with this overnight I have no idea what to charge.
We figured a flat rate would be best since we don't know when she's going into labor. What do you guys think would be safe bet ?

Personal life- work life

Soo..I've been a nanny for a 9 month old since she was 2.5months.
I work 40-45 hrs a week, 10hr days 3 days a week and 5 hr days 2 days a week.
I love my job & the family. It's been a very rewarding position. In my last position I was an administrator at a day care ; going from a busy 300+ child facility to being with 1 single child.. no coworkers, alone time etc. has been very lonely. Recently i've been going through a very bad breakup, as well as dealing with other personal issues in my home life.

Thinking about quitting

I just started a new position as on on call nanny for an agency. The problem I have is that I feel underpaid. $16 an hour for any amount of kids and no matter if they have behavioral issues of any sort. We are NOT allowed to decline a job for any reason. I havn't been getting many jobs so my pay is literally unknown each week. Especially that parents cancel when they dont need me after they have already scheduled! That has happened to me several times and I just started 3 weeks ago. That means I am not getting paid for what i thought i would be.

Looking after kid's friend - no extra pay??

So I've been nannying for this family for four years now, no increase in rates and to be honest I'm not so happy with the family dynamic and their parenting style has recently changed and not in a way I necessarily agree with. I'm soon to finish my uni degree at the end of the year and already have a job lined up and so I've kind of had the attitude to just ride it out.

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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?

How horrible would it be?

So I am quitting my life-in nanny position and I am trying to consider my options on how to go about it. I have no written contract (on of my mistakes that I have learned from) and verbally agreed to working for a year.
It has been 3 months and I absolutely cannot do it. I feel as though I am compromising the child care provider I want to be everyday for these parents and I don't like it. On top of that, getting paid from them has been such a struggle. Last month I technically worked for free because I just now (August 1) got paid for the entire month of June.

How horrible would it be?

So I am quitting my life-in nanny position and I am trying to consider my options on how to go about it. I have no written contract (on of my mistakes that I have learned from) and verbally agreed to working for a year.
It has been 3 months and I absolutely cannot do it. I feel as though I am compromising the child care provider I want to be everyday for these parents and I don't like it. On top of that, getting paid from them has been such a struggle. Last month I technically worked for free because I just now (August 1) got paid for the entire month of June.

Bright Horizons Nanny Care Job

Someone from bright horizons has reached out to me and asked if I was interested in a position. Basically bright horizons has a program for back up care. Families that have tmobile or microsoft, etc can go to bright horizons and hire a back up nanny. I was told that this job is on call with 2-3 days notice, possibly 1.

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