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 »

On Call Babysitting Update

Hello Nannies on Call Family, Happy Summer! It’s been 2 months since we re-opened our On Call Babysitting service and we wanted to share what’s been happening behind the scenes with you. Thank you!  Firstly, we want to thank both our families and nannies for their loyalty and for trusting us during our re-opening. As… 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 »

Father’s Day

Sunday, June 21st is Father’s Day! Not sure what to give Dad as a gift this year? We’ve found 5 easy crafts for kids that would make wonderful homemade gifts. Bonus: They’ll keep the kids entertained for a few hours so Dad can get what he’s really needing these days… some kid-free time.  (Click on… Read more »

5 tips for finding a nanny post COVID-19

For almost three months, many working parents have had to balance work and family responsibilities without childcare and the stress is starting to show. At Nannies on Call, we’ve been receiving more requests from parents looking for short and long term childcare, while online we’re seeing more and more childcare job postings.  If you’ve started… 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 »

5 Tips to work from home with your nanny

As a result of the COVID-19 crisis, more parents are working from home than ever before. If you rely on childcare and have a nanny looking after your children at home, their work environment has now become more challenging. In our experience, nannies typically shy away from positions where Mom or Dad work from home… Read more »