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Hiring a caregiver for your child is one of the most important decisions you will ever make. Your children are precious and it’s important that you leave them in the care of a loving and highly qualified professional who will honor your wishes and make the physical, mental, and emotional wellbeing of your children her number one priority when they are under her watch. But how does one go about finding the right nanny? While no one will ever be perfect because that’s just not realistic, you can find someone who is an ideal fit for your family by asking these ten questions during the interview.

What would a daily routine look like when working with an infant or toddler?

Since your child will likely be spending a substantial amount of time with their hired caregiver, it’s important to know how they will be spending their days. The first five years of a child’s life are when the foundational building blocks for education are established. It’s important that your child is spending their time with someone who will not only take care of their physical needs but also engage them intellectually.

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