As we continue this period of quarantine and self-isolation, we know that you’re having to deal with unprecedented demands on your time and resources. Many of you who have school-aged children may be juggling working from home (or trying to!) and while also keeping your kids entertained and actively engaged in learning. With many schools… Read more »
We are well into this pandemic and no one is sure when it will end. It’s causing a lot of stress and uncertainty in people’s lives, especially on the financial front.
During these unprecedented times, families are struggling with the ever changing challenges that COVID-19 is bringing to everyone’s life. Children are home from school indefinitely and parents are working from home. How are parents expected to get it all done? How will the children continue to receive an education?
Like all of you, we’ve been monitoring the evolving global impact of the novel coronavirus (COVID‑19). At Nannies on Call, it has always been a top priority to keep nannies, parents and children safe and healthy. With that in mind, we want to remind everyone of a few of our policies that will help keep… Read more »
If your nanny has worked with you for more than a year, it’s time to seriously consider scheduling an annual review with them. Over the course of the year, your nanny has had time to settle into her role and develop a routine to accomplish her responsibilities and meld into the daily schedule of the… Read more »
After searching for the perfect nanny, how are you going to pay her? In determining the nanny’s status as an employee or as an independent contractor, Canada Revenue Agency does the following tests: Control: Are you specifying the work to be done? Are you specifying the working hours and are you reviewing the work that… Read more »
When my children were little we used to love making this recipe. The best part is watching the mixture change from a goo to a solid ball of play dough. The kids played with it right out of the pot and enjoyed the warmth on their hands as they kneaded it out. Give them some… Read more »
“We are excited to announce our newest Nanny of the Month! Meet Tiffany! Tiffany has over 20 years of experience in childcare and has been with Nannies on Call since January of last year. Tiffany is so much fun! A lover of museums, parks, playgroups, and teaching, she has an amazing impact on the lives… Read more »
As you know, we are just a call away from giving your children the care they deserve. However, in order to serve you better, we are pleased to announce our mobile app launch. The Nannies on Call app is designed to provide swift communication and world-class customer service to our clients wherever they are. With… Read more »
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 »