On Call Babysitting Service Temporarily Suspended

Dear Nannies on Call Family,  It is with great sadness and regret that we have decided to temporarily suspend services of the On Call Babysitting department, effective October 1st, 2020 through to December 31, 2020.  We have tried to balance the needs of working families with the growing concern of the spread of COVID-19 in… 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 »

Yelling is Not Effective

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 »

How to Make Valentine’s Day Healthy

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 »

Toddler Activities that require no setup!

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 »

Tips for Being an Extraordinary Nanny

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 »

‘Tis the Season!

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 »