Kidtopia has two great family events coming up – register now for your spot! July 14th is the FAMILY Sports Day presented by Old Navy. Move through the stations and obstacle courses, win prizes and shares laughs. Starts at 10 until 1pm at UBC McInnes Field (rain or shine!) On July 28th, Kidtopia presents a… Read more »

Ways to Make Learning Time Fun with Pre-Schoolers

It’s the age of technology, and making learning time fun when you’re dealing with Pre-School aged children now requires more than the old-fashioned crayons and colored construction paper, mixed in with a little bit of glitter and glue. Yes, nannies, babysitters, and parents, these school materials are now dinosaurs in the new age of learning apps, software, programs and games. It’s time to really make learning fun!

Temper Tantrums – Juggling Your Sanity as Well as Your Child

It never fails. Right in the middle of your weekly grocery shopping trip, your toddler decides to throw the biggest temper tantrum of the century…and you’re almost done. Or, you’re at a friend’s house for their annual barbeque and your child decides that they aren’t going to behave unless you give them the volleyball that is being used for the backyard volleyball tournament that all of the adults at the party are playing. How do you keep your sanity and your child in check?

Nanny of the Month – Vancouver

Barbara Gaffney Barbara joined our team at Nannies on Call the summer of 2011 and since then she has visited many homes and delighted many families!  Not only does Barbara work with our On Call families caring for children in their homes she also enjoys the ‘group bookings’ we facilitate .  Most recently she was… Read more »