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 »
Like many businesses and families, Nannies on Call is adapting to meet the needs or our families and nannies. Restaurants are providing meal kits and grocery services, liquor stores are putting together cocktail kits, and manufacturing companies have switched to producing PPE. Everyone is doing their best to stay in business and service Canadians safely…. Read more »
Like most Canadians and the majority of the world, you’re now in self-isolation at home for the foreseeable future. How long will this last? No one really knows.
Another Month has come and gone; meet our Nanny of the Month for March, Bridget! Experienced, confident and mature, Nanny Bridget is a career Nanny who has done many placements for Nannies on Call in the past and is currently with a family who adores her!
Meet our extraordinary Nanny of the Month, Beth! Beth has always enjoyed working with children. She has taught private vocal and piano lessons for over 3 years and can also tutor in a multitude of school subjects (not to mention she speaks basic French, Italian and Korean)! Beth has an Honors Bachelor of Music from the… Read more »
Meet our extraordinary Nanny of the Month, Zoe! Zoe has been with NOC for 6 years working in both Placements, as well as On-Call (where she is highly requested!) She is known for her creativity and lasting impression on past employers – even her employer’s friends and family see the value of her presence – Nanny Zoe… Read more »
If your nanny has worked with you for more than a year, it’s time to seriously consider scheduling an annual review with them. Over the course of the year, your nanny has had time to settle into her role and develop a routine to accomplish her responsibilities and meld into the daily schedule of the… Read more »
Divorce has become such a widespread issue that it affects many families nowadays. As a nanny, this means that you may encounter families and children who are facing challenges that come about due to the impact of divorce. As each family is different, each situation that is impacted by divorce will also present different obstacles… Read more »
After searching for the perfect nanny, how are you going to pay her? In determining the nanny’s status as an employee or as an independent contractor, Canada Revenue Agency does the following tests: Control: Are you specifying the work to be done? Are you specifying the working hours and are you reviewing the work that… Read more »
As a nanny, you may find yourself picking up extra responsibilities during your time with a family. You may start out with household management responsibilities from the beginning, but if you are expected to tend to younger children, most parents will tell you that the kids come before other tasks. As children get older, however,… Read more »