Nanny of the Month – May 2010

Bronwyn McDonald
Caring for children comes naturally for Bronwyn. Now a mother, Bronwyn has been a professional Nanny for over a decade. Having done sole charge and executive stints that span the globe, Bronwyn is a fair but firm, clear and experienced caregiver who truly enjoys her time with children. Described by past employers as “exceptionally competent, and empathetic” Bronwyn is a trained, experienced and effective on call nanny.

Tips for hiring your Super Nanny

Many parents find it difficult to figure out what they need. It is a moving target with work schedules, naps, school, and extra activities. It is important to figure out what you need before you start interviewing nannies. Just grab a pen and work through the list. You can adapt it as you go. Ask yourself some of the questions below to start the process.

Save the HST!

Just a friendly reminder that the HST is looming for its July 1st debut so why not save the 7% now for your Booking fee bundles and Nanny Plans. Yearly memberships must be purchased before May 1st to avoid paying the HST.

“Poppins in a Pinch” – What to do When Work Won’t Wait

What about an on-call professional nanny? “Who does that?” you ask. What kind of mum just hands her child over to a complete stranger? The answer to that question is….LOTS and LOTS of mums who end up in a painfully merciless childcare pinch. In actuality, Nannies on Call an on call nanny agency says thousands of mum’s (and dad’s) in Vancouver, Calgary, Victoria and Whistler do just that… thousands of times a year.

Nanny Year End Tax Tips

For today’s nannies, getting ready for tax time can be daunting. Sorting through a mountain of paperwork is a most unwelcome chore to anyone with work commitments and family obligations. Whether you do your taxes personally or simplify your life by using a professional accountant, you must collect, sort and organize the required documents. The following tips will help ease the stress of tax season.

Nanny Angel Network Orientation

As many of you are already aware Nannies on Call is involved with The Nanny Angel Network.  Many of our nannies are already volunteering and the feedback has been amazing. The Nanny Angel Network is a group of professional women comprised of nannies and board members who generously volunteer their time to provide quality, compassionate… Read more »

The Care and Feeding of Super Nanny!!

Once you have her…how to keep her. For every employer having a great employee is good, having a great happy employee is even better. If you have a nanny…you are an employer. Keeping your nanny happy often translates quite simply into …keeping your nanny. Having a great nanny stay with your family for a long… Read more »