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When interviewing a nanny ...what questions should I ask?

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Asked by Anonymous at 8:24 PM on Jun. 30, 2008 in General Parenting

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  • If you could do anything that you wanted with the children what would you do? It gives you and idea of how much she/he will think out of the box and what they know about what the area has to offer for your children. Also, make sure that your disapline styles are alike.

    Answer by kars1999 at 10:13 PM on Jun. 30, 2008

  • ask about what activities do they plan on doing to entertain your child, what experience do they have, always ask for a reference (if they have a proble with that, then i would say not a good pick), you can even go online to your county clerk website and search their records to see if they have any type of police record (its all public information and free to do so) also if you plan on them driving your child around at all, make sure they have a good driving record and current insurance, you can always call their ins. company to see if it is an up to date policy

    Answer by mfialdrdickhaus at 10:29 PM on Jun. 30, 2008

  • Are you liscensed? Ever been fired or let go from being a nanny? and if yes WHY? Ever had a DCF complaint filed against you? Do you mind if I do a background check on you? Are just a few things I would ask any potential nanny.

    Answer by vbruno at 12:31 AM on Jul. 1, 2008

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