Best nanny agencies near me (Lagos and Abuja)
Everyone has heard stories of nannies who absconded with the children placed in their care, or who are involved in one kind of criminal behaviour or another. Parents approach the process of hiring nannies with fear and trembling. As most Nigerian women say, hired help are necessary even with the bad news all around. That's why moms all over Nigeria will Google best nanny agencies near me before they hire anyone.
The truth is that there are hundreds of thousands of wonderful nannies out there who are well-trained in the art of general childcare.
Finding and hiring professional nannies in Nigeria is no joke. Although there are many nanny agencies out there, some have been found to have hired fraudulent nannies.
Tips to consider when contracting one of the best nanny agencies near you (Lagos and Abuja)
1. Seek the counsel of decent family members and friends
When it comes to finding the best nanny agencies, asking family and friends is a good first step.
In the business of child upbringing, many families have encountered both good and bad nannies. Tapping into their wealth of knowledge and experience will help you decides which agencies to use and which ones to avoid.
2. Stick to experienced agencies
When you contact any nanny agency, try and find out how long they have been in operation. The more experienced an agency is, the more unlikely they are to make some mistakes common in the nanny business.
3. Opt for a registered agency
Like other professional organizations, the nanny business is a regulated one with associations recognized by the government. You may do well to check with the regulatory body to see whether the nanny agency you intend to hire is registered with them. Stay away from unregistered nanny agencies.
Duties of a nanny
While searching Google for the ultimate list of the ‘best nanny agencies near me', you should also know what duties you expect the nanny to perform. Some parents make the mistake of contracting a nanny without mentioning the expected roles the governess will be expected to perform.
For many people, nannies can virtually do anything at home. But a Professional Nanny is an individual who is experienced and trained in the art of caring for the children in a household. Nannies provide a whole lot of services including cleaning and educational services, emotional and behavioural support, keeping children safe. Etc.
Nanny duties include the following
- Cleaning the house
- changing children nappies
- preparing food
- Shopping for the house.
- Taking the children to and from school
- Sometimes, doing homework with the children (if she is literate).
Important qualities to look out for in nannies
When looking for a nanny, make sure you get an individual who is knowledgeable in the following aspects of childcare.
- Peer and siblings relationship
- Training babies on motor skills
- Developmental training like walking, potty and sleep training, etc.
- Reading and writing
- Language development
- Creative play
Here are is that list you were expecting to read when you ran a search for the best nanny agencies near me (Lagos and Abuja)
1. Super nannies: 15 Isheri Road by Avis-Burton (opposite Fidelity Bank) Aguda Lagos-Nigeria.
2. Just babies ventures: 35B L.S.D.P.C. Estate Oguda Road, Ikorodu, Lagos.
3. Certa Support Ikeja: 18B Oladipo Bateye, Ikeja
4. A thousand smiles: 56 Kayode Street, Ogba, Ikeja Lagos
5. Zinariya express nanny (ZEN): House 69, Admiralty way, Lekki Phase 1, Ibeju/Lekki
6. The nanny academy: 7 Abeokuta Street, off Murtala Muhammed Way, Ebute Metta, Yaba.
7. Icarella: Plot 15 Daramola Street (Amazing Grace House), Egbeda Akowonjo, alimosho, Lagos.
8. Goodluck star agency: 19 Ojulari Street, Kusenla Street, Opp. Vim Church, Ibeju/Lekki, Lagos.
9. Fresh Maids Nigeria: No. 6 Ogunduyile Crescent, Thomas Estate, Ajah-Lakki, Ibeju/Lekki
10. Coral executive ltd: 45 Jose Adeogun Street, off Ademola Adetokumbo, Victoria Island, Lagos
Here is a list of some of the best nanny agencies near me in Abuja
1. Nephtaph gold: House 20/21 Road, 2nd Avenue, Gwarimpa, FCT, Abuja
2. Coral executive agency: 9 Plot 2490, Aguiyi Ironsi Way, Maitama, FCT, Abuja.
3. Cydigital technologies: Block 84, Area F, Nyanya, FCT, Abuj
4. Care and cuddly nanny agency and daycare services: 26 Port Harcourt Crescent Gimbiya Area 11 Garki Abuja.
Hopefully, our list of nany agencies will show you where to begin your search.
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