Local Summer Fun – Ottawa

Everybody’s summers are looking a little different this year! With borders being closed, travel restrictions, and social distancing measures still in effect, families are having to reevaluate their summer vacation plans. Fortunately, we’ve been doing some research as well and have put together a list of a few fun, family-friendly activities and events going on… Read more »

Local Summer Fun – Toronto

Everybody’s summers are looking a little different this year! With borders being closed, travel restrictions, and social distancing measures still in effect, families are having to reevaluate their summer vacation plans. Fortunately, we’ve been doing some research as well and have put together a list of a few fun, family-friendly activities and events going on… Read more »

Local Summer Fun – Calgary

Everybody’s summers are looking a little different this year! With borders being closed, travel restrictions, and social distancing measures still in effect, families are having to reevaluate their summer vacation plans. Fortunately, we’ve been doing some research as well and have put together a list of a few fun, family-friendly activities and events going on… Read more »

Activities for Summer

Happy Monday! Now that we’re halfway through the summer, are you running out of activities to keep the kids entertained? We’re here to help! This year, we put together a Summer Nanny Adventure Camp package which included 10 weeks worth of themed activities, ideas, and resources to help create a fun summer camp experience for… Read more »

Nanny Q&A with the Experts

Hello Nannies! At Nannies on Call, we have been inundated with questions from nannies since the start of COVID-19. Do you have questions about working with families during COVID-19? Do families have to pay you if you get sick? What do you do if a family asks you to move in with them? How do… Read more »

14 Reasons Daycare Staff are Becoming Nannies

The world has changed in light of the ongoing global pandemic and families and child care professionals are looking for new ways to stay safe. Many daycare workers no longer feel safe working in a group environment, but want to continue working with children. An increasing number of Early Childhood Educators are turning to nannying… Read more »

How to Talk to Children About Black Lives Matter

  Over the past few weeks, protests against racism and police brutality have taken place across Canada and the United States. Everywhere we look, we are reminded of the injustices people of colour, and specifically black communities, face on a daily basis. Our news feeds are full of updates, opinions, and acts of solidarity. Television… Read more »

The Canada Emergency Response Benefit and your Nanny

In this situation – what do you do when facing temporary lay off of your nanny or caregiver? Record of Employment (ROE) A Record of Employment is required to be submitted to Service Canada by the employer when there is an interruption in earnings of the employee: https://www.canada.ca/en/revenue-agency/services/tax/businesses/topics/payroll/payroll-overview/life-events-employees/what-should-you-employee-interruption-earnings.html As such, if you have, or plan… Read more »