Alma School & Queen Creek:  An adorable, happy healthy 5 month old baby girl is in need of a caring, patient nanny to care for her full-time for a flexible 4 – 5 day a week schedule from 7AM – 3PM.  Their infant is on a pretty good daily routine – a combination of both nursing and bottle feeding, and follows a pretty good nap, eating and play schedule.  They are following the Taking Cara Babies program with great success.  These are wonderful first time parents who are hoping to find a nanny who is patient and willing to learn about the best ways to bring up and engage a baby in the first year. They have a casual atmosphere in their home.  Dad works from home because of COVID (may be returning to office in 2022).  They are open to a 4 or 5 day a week schedule, depending on the nanny’s preference and the hours will be 7AM – 3PM.  They are flexible on which days the nanny prefers to work.  The grandparents live close by and are available to care for the baby one day a week if needed.  Mom has returned to her office in N Scottsdale.  They describe themselves as pretty easy-going laid back parents.  The family is ideally seeking a nanny  (with excellent infant experience) who is focused on their daughter and each stage of her development.  They have a housekeeper who does the deep cleaning so any light household tasks would be strictly baby related and maintaining the upkeep, maintenance, and cleanliness in between the deep cleanings. Light housework as it pertains to the baby would include: bottle washing/sanitizing, washing and folding baby’s clothes, and  helping prep baby’s food.  Researching and planning creative age-appropriate developmental activities is desired.  No pets.  No travel. Must be fully Covid- vaccinated.  Interviewing now.  Flexible on start date. Paid Vacation.  Paid Holidays.  Compensation:  $18-$22/hr. (REF#EMEV)


**To apply to this position or inquire about more details, please email jenny@acaringnanny.com and use REF#EMEV in the title.**

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personal assitant

Scottsdale & Lincoln Rd: This busy professional family is seeking an experienced, proactive, highly organized stellar personal assistant to join their fast-paced household. The schedule is 40 hrs per week and is typically  M-F from 9-5 but is flexible and can be 8-4 or 10-6, etc. In the mornings they will will go over what is happening for the day, what needs to be purchased, what’s coming in, what’s going out, if a meal needs to be prepared, if they are expecting guests, if clothes need to be returned, errands to be run, grocery shopping, car care, dry cleaning, if maintaining appliances, new construction, and so forth. Qualities and characteristics desired: very computer savvy, have their own vehicle, able to drive around town and be comfortable and familiar with the area. They have a 5 year old and a 2 year old and if the nanny is sick, the PA can jump into the role and help care for the children. Must be energetic.  Bilingual in Spanish is amazing but not mandatory. Ideal candidate is well organized, a self starter, a hard worker, computer savvy, resourceful, outgoing, flexible, and honest. College educated highly preferred.  Additional duties and responsibilities include: booking travel plans, some billing and clerical duties, grocery shopping, target runs,  planning parties, events and catering, scheduling appointments, tending to contractors and vendors, purchasing gifts, returns,  being resourceful in researching the needs of the children , book-keeping, bill paying, and all that encompasses running a household.  Paid Vacation.  Paid Holidays.  Compensation:  $25-$30/hr.  (REF#LSPA)


**To apply to this position or to inquire about more details, please email jenny@acaringnanny.com and use REF#LSPA in the title.**

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Ocotillo & AZ Ave:  This wonderful professional family just moved to AZ from LA and they have adorable, happy, healthy 10 month old twins! (boy, girl). Ideally they are seeking a nanny who has 5 years or more experience with infant twins; speaks Spanish; has a high energy level to keep the babies engaged and has creative ways to help them achieve developmental milestones.  They also have a 4 year old daughter who is in preschool full-time from 7:30-5PM so she will not be needing care.  They have a live-in bilingual nanny from LA who moved here with them and will continue to work full-time for them.  However they would like to add an additional full-time bilingual nanny to their busy household.  Therefore both nannies will work as a team to care for the twins.  The schedule is Monday – Friday from 8AM – 6PM (with flexibility).  The babies are fed with a combination of both nursing and bottle feeding.  They have a casual atmosphere in their home.  No pets.  Mother may be working from home sometimes. Mom is an attorney and Dad is a business owner.  Driving the twins will be needed to music class (1x per week); to gym class (1x per week) and a family car is provided for the nanny’s use. Light household duties are baby-related: baby laundry,  sanitizing bottles and toys, organizational projects , no errands or grocery shopping, making baby solid food and purees each day.  What the family has discovered that works so well for them is a nanny who talks to the babies a lot because they talk back and  love to have songs sang to them,  books reads to them and it is just very important for the nanny to talk, read, sing, play and be very engaging and interactive with the babies. Reliability is essential.  Experience with multiples or experience caring for more than one child is needed.  Must be proactive, take great initiative and be a great communicator.  A nanny who gives suggestions in terms of developmental games and activities is desired. The girl twin is army crawling, starting to get on hands and knees and rock back and forth, sitting up, has a sturdy posture,  is more reserved, looks serious most of the time, much more calm, loves the bouncy chair, likes to play with cloths and bibs,  and loves to rub  soft textures on her face.  She’s a cat napper (30 minute naps).  She’s a really great eater and has eaten every new solid introduced to her.  The boy twin is so outgoing and always smiling but also very fast, curious and always wants to go everywhere.  He is already wanting to cruise, holds onto the couch and explores the table. Paid vacation.  Paid holidays. Bonus.  Compensation. $18-$28/hr.  Interviewing now and position starts ASAP.  (REF#CLEV)
***To apply for this position or to inquire about more details, please email jenny@acaringnanny.com and use REF#CLEV in the title.***
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Baseline & McLintock: A  wonderful returning family of ours with an almost 2 year old toddler girl is needing a full-time caring, energetic nanny with excellent toddler experience to care for her for approximately 40 – 45 hrs a week. Ideally the schedule is M-F from either 8AM – 4PM or 9AM – 5PM. The parents are faculty at ASU. Their daughter is definitely a happy, healthy and active toddler. They are open to the nanny taking the toddler on walks in the stroller in their neighborhood to the park and they encourage outings when weather permits it. They have a casual atmosphere in their home. An ideal candidate will have experience in early childhood development, is loving, kind, patient and can take care of the baby when both parents are at work. They are first time parents, and had one of our fabulous nannies last year while their daughter was an infant.  Then they decided to enroll her in the daycare/ preschool at ASU and are now wanting to return to a full-time nanny at home.  Primary responsibility of the nanny will be taking care of the toddler, feeding, preparing child meals and interacting and engaging with the toddler. Light housekeeping would include:  prepping veggies, child meals, child laundry, dishes, folding clothes, cleaning up toys, and tidying up main living and play areas. They have cleaners for deep cleaning. Nanny must be Covid-vaccinated.  No pets.  There is a fenced pool in their backyard. Compensation: $20-$25/hr. Interviewing now and position starts ASAP. (REF#SKTEMPE)
***To apply for this position or to inquire about more details, please email jenny@acaringnanny.com and use REF#SKTEMPE in title.***
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Thomas Rd & 60th St:  A happy, smart 16 month old toddler boy and a newborn boy are seeking a full-time nanny M-F from 8AM-5PM.  Dad is always home working in a home office.  Mom is currently home on maternity leave for the next 3 months.  If the nanny started within the next 3 months, the care would only be for the toddler.  After mom returns to work, there is the option for the nanny to care for both the toddler and infant or if desired the toddler has the option to be enrolled in preschool from 8:30 – 2:30 and the nanny would primarily care for the infant. Excellent newborn experience is a priority. The family is open to nannies who want to care for both children or only an infant.   Their toddler son is super smart and already advanced cognitively.  He loves to have books read to him and thrives with all educational- based play and developmental activities. He is a super happy kid, all smiles when he wakes up, has really good eye contact, is very curious, likes to repeat words and make animal noises, is easy to get along with, likes to play outside, likes to play with animals, and will need to be taken to swimming lessons.  There’s no pool in their backyard but grandma has a pool and lives nearby. They encourage the nanny to take their toddler on outings.  They are members of the zoo and would love for him to go on field trips once or twice a week to the train park, botanical gardens, and other fun outings. Structure and routine and boundaries are important.  They have a casual atmosphere in their home. They have a housekeeper for the deep cleaning and keep a really clean house so the only light housework needed is child-related, making grocery lists, and maintaining the upkeep, organization and cleanliness of the home. An occasional errand to pick up groceries may be needed.  A nanny who speaks another language is a huge perk but not essential.  This is a wonderful easy-going family who welcomes you into their household and makes you feel like a member of their family.  They also have an older 10 year old daughter who is in school the entire time the nanny is at the home so no care is needed for her.  She also goes to her dad’s house often. Pets: 1 dog (German shepherd).  Compensation:  $18 – $30/hr depending on experience.  Interviewing starts now. Flexible on Covid-vaccination and not mandating it. Start date is flexible.  (REF#BNSC)


***To apply to this position or yo inquire about more details, please email jenny@acaringnanny.com and use REF#BNSC in the title.***

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Scottsdale & Lincoln Road:  a bright, creative 5 year old boy and a sweet inquisitive 3 year old girl are in need of a stellar caring energetic nanny to care for them for a flexible full-time schedule which ideally would be MWF from noon or 1PM – 6PM and TTH from 7:30AM – 3:30PM. The family’s  #1 priority is their kids’ safety and well-being and health.  The family moved to AZ from Las Vegas and had positive experiences with 2 nannies while in Nevada.  Their children eat very well and the family is very focused on health and nutrition.  Eating fresh, organic, clean food is very important to them.  It is important that their nanny is energetic and physically active. Simple healthy kids’ meal prep is needed. During downtime and while napping the nanny would tend to minor household tasks:  ordering diapers and kid clothing, uniforms for school, tidying up play areas (inside and in the backyard) and main living spaces,  light kitchen clean up,  and sanitizing toys. Their five-year-old son is in pre -K five days a week and gets out at 3 o’clock. He is described as being very sweet, more intellectual than athletic, has an excellent imagination, and  is really into airplanes and legos and riding his bike. Their two-year-old daughter is in school Monday, Wednesday and Friday and gets out at 3:10. She is described as being all girl,  very sweet and loving and affectionate and has to be managed more than her brother.  She has a completely different personality than he does and  needs structure and routine – she’s obsessed with princesses, loves to dress up, loves hair, shoes,  and immediately gravitates to everything very feminine.  She is more physical than her older brother and not afraid of anything.  She loves the bouncy house and to go on bike rides, and loves to be outside to play and climb. There is a pool in their backyard. Their son is a strong swimmer and their daughter needs swimming lessons.  The family is desiring that the nanny take the kids to activities and outings to museums and the zoo. They would like to have a nanny arrive at the house around noon or one on Monday, Wednesday and Friday and prepare for the children’s arrival. They would also like the nanny to pick up the children a few times a week.  On Tuesdays and Thursdays they would like the nanny to arrive at 7:30 and work at least 8 hrs until 3:30PM, caring for just the 2 year old daughter. They would love a nanny who speaks fluent Spanish, but that is a perk and not mandatory.  Also, a nanny with Early Childhood Development training is preferable.  The parents are seeking a very energetic, loving, well mannered,role model for their two children. Mom is  home part time and has a home office. Travel may be asked of the nanny ( 4 times a year with a month’s advance notice). The travel could be for a full weekend or  up to a full week.  They travel internationally once a year. They are desiring a longterm commitment of preferably 3- 5 years. No pets.  Driving / transporting kids in the nanny’s vehicle is needed & gas reimbursement is provided.  Paid Holidays.  Paid Vacation.  Tuition Reimbursement.  Must be Covid-vaccinated.  They are a very flexible, wonderful family to work for and they are looking for a nanny who loves what they do, is self driven, and is passionate about caring for children and helping families.  Compensation:  $20-$30/hr. Interviewing now.  Position starts ASAP.  (REF#LSSC)
***To apply to this position or to inquire about more details, please email jenny@acaringnanny.com and use REF#LSSC in title.***
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Lincoln & Tatum: This wonderful busy professional family in PV is seeking a caring organized, educational full-time nanny to care for their sweet 10 month old son. The schedule is M-F from 7AM-4/5PM for a 40-45 hour work week. Their son is a sweet and calm, fun and loving child, who loves to explore, is very curious, constantly loves to play, is cruising along on furniture (almost walking), is self-feeding, and uses baby sign language. He likes his freedom so doesn’t like to be restricted, and enjoys independent play so needs a nanny to support his growth and development. He has a great rhythm and routine to the day. His toys are all engaging, hands-on educational toys and the parents are desiring a nanny who will focus on the educational aspect of the job and create a fun learning environment daily as he transitions from one stage of development to the next. They have a casual yet semi-formal atmosphere in their home. Both parents work from home in home offices and they employ a housekeeper who will also be present in the home for deep cleaning. The nanny will only be responsible for domestic tasks related to the child: child laundry, bottles, dishes, child meal prep, maintaining the upkeep and cleanliness of the 3 play areas. Ideal qualities and characteristics desired in a nanny: calm, compassionate, caring, nurturing and understanding of children. The parents appreciate the Montessori style of parenting. They are raising an independent, inquisitive, adventurous, respectful young man, and want a nanny who can guide him along his journey. They maintain a structure to their home and their child’s routine throughout the day which requires the nanny to be organized, punctual and mindful of her time. The nanny will be expected to manage the child’s diet by meal planning and preparing breakfast, lunch and dinner for him daily. They have several resources available that will guide the nanny so she is not expected to know everything, but rather have a willingness and ability to learn. They use many mobile apps, and would want the nanny to be tech savvy. Lastly, the nanny should have a wonderful ability to communicate with the parents and the child. They want to welcome the nanny to their family and as such, want her to be honest and upfront about any issues or situations that may come up. Primary care is within their home. There is a pool in their backyard and weather permitting they are open to stroller walks and park play in their subdivision. As the pandemic dies down and their son gets bigger, they will be open to the nanny taking him on outings. No driving is needed at this time. Travel may be desired (including internationally) so a passport is preferred. Compensation: $18-$22/hr. Paid Vacation. Paid Holidays. Interviewing now and position starts ASAP. (REF#RUPV)


***To apply to this position or to inquire about more details, please email jenny@acaringnanny.com and use REF#RUPV in title.***

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It’s summer time which means it’s the perfect time to leave the electronics at home, explore the beautiful outdoors and create camping memories the kids sure won’t forget. Here are a few camping do’s to keep in mind when camping with the kiddos. We’ve also listed a few of our favorite places to camp in Arizona.
Camping Tips:
– Test Run: It’s not a bad idea to do a “test run” in your backyard prior to going on a camping trip. This will give the kiddos and you an idea of what it will be like sleeping in a tent.
– Washing Station/Wipes: It’s a must that you will get dirty camping – it’s so fun exploring in nature for worms, pinecones, fishing, etc. Although at the end of the day, it’s nice to take the dirt away. Bring lots of antibacterial wipes or set up a washing station with a bucket of soap and water.
– Entertainment: Bring along some extra fun things for the kids such as bubbles, squirt guns, coloring books, binoculars, magnifying glass and card games.
– Night Time Safety: Campsites are extremely dark at night and can be scary for kiddos but you can make it fun by bringing headlamps, flashlights, book lights and lanterns.
Family Camping Sites in Arizona:
– Woods Canyon Lake: Woods Canyon is 30 miles east of Payson and a 2 hour drive from Phoenix. You can fish, rent a boat at Woods Canyon Lake and they even have a little market to get supplies/ice cream. Check out more information or reserve your camping spot here.
– Lo Lo Mai Springs: Lo Lo Mai is located between Cottonwood and Sedona. It’s located on the creek and offers restrooms/showers, swimming pool, spa and playground. They also have a little market to get supplies. Check out this fun camp site here.
– Flagstaff KOA: If you are more of a “glamping” kind of family this is the place for you! You can rent tents/cabins, they have WiFi, Cable TV, bathrooms/showers, bicycle rentals and a cafe that serves breakfast every morning. You can get more information about Flagstaff KOA here.
We hope you found the above useful as camping with family is a lot of fun! Relax and enjoy making outdoor memories with your family.
Happy Camping ~
Caring Nannies

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Caring Nannies is wishing you a beautiful Memorial Day weekend. In honor of all of the veterans as well as the active service members, thank you for all that you do. We hope you enjoy these fun Memorial Day snack, craft and decoration ideas to do with your kiddos on this holiday weekend.

How cute and yummy are these patriotic desserts? You can find recipes for these 30 easy no bake patriotic desserts at ahunderaffections.com.

Have some fun getting crafty with these adorable Memorial Day crafts and activities with your kiddos. Go to theunpreparedmommy.com to find instructions on how to create these masterpieces.

Touch up your home with some red, white and blue for your Memorial Day BBQ with these quick and easy patriotic decorations from onecrazymom.com.

We thank you and celebrate you on this day! Happy Memorial Day!
From, Caring Nannies

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Mother’s Day is a celebration of honoring all the amazing mom’s, grandma’s, aunts, sister’s and anyone who has played a motherly role in your life. It’s a day to show these special women how much you love and appreciate them.
As a nanny, here are some suggestions on how to ensure the mom you nanny for enjoy their special day.

  1. Make a craft with their kiddos: A few popular, easy and non-expensive crafts are handprint cards, handprint pots (fill with mom’s favorite flowers), bookmarks, salt dough handprint or check out fun money mom for 11 adorable Mother’s Day Crafts.
  2. Tidy the House: We think all mom’s appreciate a tidy house and can relax easier when they know the house is cleaned. As a nanny, maybe go above and beyond to make sure the house is cleaned, even if it’s tasks you don’t do on a daily basis such as vacuuming, dusting, dishes, laundry or mopping.
  3. Plant Flowers: Take their kiddo to Lowes or Home Depot to pick out some flowers for outside to plant together. Moving forward, the mom and child can water the plant together making it a special time for both.
  4. Redbox: Rent a kid friendly movie ahead of time along with popcorn/snacks so that the mom and kiddo can watch it together creating a relaxing, enjoyable memory.
  5. Picture Frame: Take a picture of their kiddo and then make a popsicle stick frame together. Mom’s love homemade gifts. Check out this cute popsicle frame. 
  6. Time: Give the gift of time to the mama. Maybe go in early or stay late next time you nanny for their kiddo to help with morning/evening routine’s or give them an extra hour or two unpaid to give the mom an opportunity to go shopping/date night/mani & pedi or just to run errands.

We hope you have found these gift ideas helpful and we hope you enjoy spoiling your mama’s! We wish all mom’s out there a very Happy Mother’s Day from Caring Nannies! Enjoy your day – you deserve it!

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