Letter to the Family Outline

Do you need a cover letter when applying for a job? At Nannies on Call we have all our nanny write a “Letter to the Family” which is our version of a cover letter. It is a great way to introduce yourself to the family and show a little bit of your personality other than… Read more »

50 Ideas For When The Weather Is Lousy

Psssst!  Nannies!  Here are 50 fun activities that can be organized with minimal preparation using items found in the home.  Keep this list handy for rainy days, snow days or extreme temperatures! 1-Finger paint on tinfoil 2-Paper Airplanes 3- Play in the bath with kitchen items and make ‘bubblechinos’! 4- Have a tea party with stuffies on… Read more »

Searching for Faeries in East Vancouver

While Downtown Vancouver seems to get the most of the love, East Vancouver will always be my favourite part of town. Sure, Downtown has Science World, all the big name stores, and not one but two stadiums — but East Van is full of all sorts of hidden treasures of the smaller-scale variety. It’s a… Read more »

Baking with Suzie’s Sourdough Circus

Sourdough is no ordinary bread! We got to talking all things sourdough with Kathy Sager, author of Suzie’s Sourdough Circus. The book is a delightful rhyming story about a little girl, named Suzie, who lovingly prepares sourdough bread with the help of her dad. As she works, the sourdough “creatures” begin to stir and come… Read more »

Mango Float Recipe

Mango Float is a delicious dessert that is quick and easy to prepare. Learn how to make this amazing dessert for parties and gatherings.. You can also try to freeze your mango float to make it more like an ice cream cake texture. Ingredients: 5 ripe mangoes, thinly sliced. 1 box of Graham crackers 1… Read more »