Top 10 Must Haves for your Nanny Bag

Whether you’re going to a home for the first time or the 100th time, it is always good to come prepared with a bag of goodies in your nanny bag, you never know when you might need to pull something creative out of it! Band-aids – In case of an ouchie! Notebook – For nanny… Read more »

How to move from Nanny to Household Manager

As a nanny, you may find yourself picking up extra responsibilities during your time with a family. You may start out with household management responsibilities from the beginning, but if you are expected to tend to younger children, most parents will tell you that the kids come before other tasks. As children get older, however,… Read more »

Are moms qualified nannies?

At Nannies on Call, we regularly get mothers applying to become nannies and often, these mothers do not have any childcare experience other than raising their own children.  They become frustrated when we tell them that they do not have enough experience to work with us and we hear things such as, “You’re telling me… Read more »

Do I need a contract?

Many families and nannies are working together without an employment contract. The contract is in place to protect you and ensure you are both clear on the expectations of the job. Often issues arise when job details are not clear and families/nannies have disagreements over the job responsibilities. Download our sample basic nanny contract below… Read more »

10 tips for a successful nanny interview

At Nannies on Call, we continue to be industry leaders in recruiting only the most exceptional, extraordinary nannies in the business.  Because of that, only a small percentage of applicants make it through the process to become a Nannies on Call nanny. One of the biggest hurdles in the process is passing the agency interview…. Read more »

Babysitter checklist

On Call Babysitters work with dozens, even hundreds, of families throughout their career. The best nannies come prepared for their appointments equipped a fabulous nanny bag, a warm smile, and a list of questions for mom and dad. Knowledge is power! And having the information about the children in your care, as well as the… Read more »