As we continue this period of quarantine and self-isolation, we know that you’re having to deal with unprecedented demands on your time and resources. Many of you who have school-aged children may be juggling working from home (or trying to!) and while also keeping your kids entertained and actively engaged in learning. With many schools… Read more »
Whether we like it or not there’s no denying that as a parent or a nanny we’ve all yelled at our kids at some point. And most likely felt self aware and slightly guilty for losing our temper afterwards. Sometimes yelling is necessary; safety! Like that time when my son ran through a parking lot… Read more »
Valentine’s Day is the perfect excuse to fill up on sugary, unhealthy treats. We are bombarded from all avenues with baked and packaged goods at this time of year. But it’s super easy to make Valentine’s Day healthy and delicious at the same time! All you need is a heart-shaped cookie cutter, a little creative… Read more »
My little guy is such a typical toddler – oodles and oodles of energy and a cute little attention span that lasts no more than a few minutes per activity! And even though he has more toys, books and puzzles than any child should (thanks in part to Grandma, who rarely shows up to the… Read more »
Welcome to 2015! Here are some tips for new and current nannies for putting your best foot forward this year in your nannying endeavours. Create and maintain consistency with the parent’s wishes and household routines. Communication with parents is key, establishing up front communication about what parents want and desire from your care of their… Read more »
The holiday season is now upon us, and holiday-themed baking, crafts, and activities are the perfect excuse to get creative and have fun with your little ones! We have been updating our Pinterest recently, and have compiled a fantastic stash of holiday-themed ideas for nannies and families to try with the kids. Check it out by… Read more »
Literature and cinema come together beautifully in our list of favourite children’s books adapted into movies. And whether you are a parent, grandparent, older sibling, or nanny, sharing a great book together with your little ones, can easily lead to enjoying the movie version, and then discussing what the similarities and differences between the book… Read more »
On Call nannies with Nannies On Call have the best job in the world. They get to meet and care for a variety of delightful children, and they do so on their own schedule. Whether you’re balancing other activities like part-time work, studies, or travel, being a nanny with Nannies On Call gives you the flexibility to work when you are available.