As you know from our email last week, we decided to temporarily shut down our On Call Babysitting department. We felt it was the right thing to do at this time to protect the health and safety of our nannies and families. We know for many of you this means a loss of income that you depended on for rent and food. We’re doing our best to stay up to date with any funding coming from the government and will pass on any information you may find helpful each Monday.
There are many questions surrounding employing a nanny and vacation allowance. Kate McGeachin, a Placement Manager at Nannies on Call answers 5 of the most commonly asked questions. Do I have to allow my nanny to take vacation? Yes. Nannies have the same rights as employees in any other industry. They are entitled to a… Read more »
When hiring nannies or babysitters, outstanding references are extremely vital to the process. We get thousands of applicants every day here at Nannies on Call and sometimes; we do get individuals who list friends or family as references. So how do we spot a fake reference? Here are five ways in you can make sure… Read more »
Kids are always learning about money whether you teach it to them or not, so let’s make sure that they learn the right things when it comes to money management shall we?
25% of public schools report that bullying among children happen on a weekly or daily basis. Yes. That is a fact. Every day we see heart breaking stories about how bullying has affected children. Bullying is not just about physical violence anymore; there are numerous ways in which a child can feel like they are… Read more »
It’s like everywhere you look, there’s a magazine or a TV show telling you how you should look and how you can only be happy if you look a certain way or dress a certain way or even eat certain things that will “make you thinner”! We are all guilty of looking at ourselves in… Read more »
Growing up in the 90’s had its perks. The world was just being introduced to the concept of carrying around bulky mobile phones and email was barely in existence. The virtual world was still something that was yet to take centre-stage in our lives and people could eat their lunches without “instgramming” it. Fast forward… Read more »
Being a parent is one of the greatest jobs in the world. But it can also be terribly overwhelming, especially if this is the first time that you’re spending time away from your little one. It can be hard for both you and your child to let go of each other and spend some time… Read more »
Admit it, we’ve all gone through the eternal struggle of choosing either that green salad or the cheeseburger. And more often than not, the cheeseburger wins the battle! When we as adults have such a hard time staying away from yummy but ultimately unhealthy food, can you really blame the little ones from wanting chips… Read more »
As the days get longer and the kids are out of school, you may find yourself trying to find different activities for your children to keep them entertained. We like to mix up different day camps, activities to do as a family, and some small road trips. Here are a list of fun activities around… Read more »