Hi, my name is Nina, I’m married and have a 19 year old son. I’m caring, enthusiastic, dependable and hardworking. I’m always keen on learning new things. I love helping children reach their potential while encouraging learning through play, singing, going outdoors, messy play, reading, etc. I encourage independence and help them build self-confidence.
Sole care of a 7 year old boy.
All child related duties. School pick-up, taking to various extra-curricular activities, setting a menu and cooking, laundry, buying uniform, organising playroom, help with homework, etc.
All day during school holidays – lots of play dates, arts and crafts, mini golf, swimming pool, zoo, rock climbing to name a few.
Sole care of two boys aged 3 and 8 years old.
Cooking and keeping them entertained in general. Lots of days out to museums, the swimming pool, playground, experiments at home, reading, cycling, etc.
As they spoke Russian at home, the youngest struggled with speaking English. After my two months with them, their mum was amazed at how much he’s learned and improved.
Shared care of an 8-month-old girl.
Getting changed in the morning. Cooking halthy and nutritious meals. Encouraging self-feeding. Lots of entertaining with puzzles, finger painting, books, singing, etc. Outings to the park/playground. Nappy changing. Putting down for naps. Laundry. Loading and unloading dishwasher. Teaching good manners.
Sole and shared care of four children; 13, 10, 8 and 4 years old (at time of leaving).
Getting children ready in the morning and driving them to school. Taking to various classes and activities. Reading to and with the children. Helping with homework. Bathing and bed time routine. Cooking balanced healthy meals. Potty training. Preparing lunch boxes and bags ready for school. Tiding up children’s bedrooms and play area. Laundry. Changing sheets. Light house work. Creating a supporting and stress-free environment. Playing games and other activities. Running errands when requested, i.e. shopping. Dishwasher runs. Keeping an eye out for the children at all times. Setting good example. Reporting to parents. Keeping a log of bumps & bruises, and of when kids were feeling unwell. Occasional travel with the family.
(Dad was transferred to work abroad, hence the short duration)
Responsible for a 3-month-old baby boy, full time, sole and shared care.
Preparing bottles and feeding. Bathing. Taking to music classes. Cooking for the parents. Cleaning. Taking to appointments. Reading, playing and stimulating. Taking to massage classes. Laundry for the family. Occasional evening babysitting.
Responsible for looking after a 10-month-old girl, full time, sole charge.
Reading and playing/entertaining. Feeding. Cleaning baby’s areas. Changing sheets. Some shopping. Encouraging walking. Changing nappies. Sorting through small clothes. Taking to appointments. Going for walks along the river. Potty training.
Responsible for a 2-year-old boy, sole and shared care.
Taking to park and children play gym. Reading and stimulating at home. Cooking healthy meals for the family. Potty training. Light housework. Laundry for the child.
Keeping boy’s room and toys tidy. Bathing. Feeding.