The trick to bring your children to help at home is to motivate them to do so. Here are some tips and tricks: If parents do their tasks without complaining about it, the children learn that it is not a punishment to help with housework. Instead they learn to see it as something that is… Read more »
It is no secret that the Lower Mainland, though lovely, is pricey. From home prices, filling up the car with gas, to buying a 4L of milk…our wallets take more of a hit than most! Just because some things are in fact pricey…does not mean you can’t have fun in Vancouver, or the surrounding area,… Read more »
Don’t underestimate the power of a snuggle and reading a favourite book together! Set this time aside for truly doing nothing but reading and being beside each other and enjoying each others space. Once a week I would let each child pick which book I would read to them twice in a row – they… Read more »
As an employee we always try to show our best side and are eager to perform. It’s not only to receive a pay cheque it’s about job satisfaction and achieving personal goals. Work is like a second family, as a full time employee you spent more hours at work and with your co-workers then with your family, friends or pets.
Sarah J. Is celebrating her 5 year nannyversary with Nannies on Call this month. This year has been especially exciting for Sarah as she has just welcomed her baby boy this past March! She has been working with Nannies on Call since 2010 and during that time has completed over 430 On Call bookings with… Read more »
These days, allergies are everywhere! It is hard to meet anyone who is not allergic to something. Especially when working with little ones! Lately, a rise in gluten and lactose intolerance in children has left many people wondering…well, what CAN I bake for my children, or the children I nanny for? Enter GOOP. No, not… Read more »
The Whole “Kitten Caboodle”– more tips on Nanny kits Many Nannies on Call bookings recommend bringing a nanny kit, and many nannies have asked about just what that kit should include. We’ve addressed the nanny kit on this blog, but if you’d rather not scroll through past entries, or if you’d just like a little… Read more »
I am sure many a parent has come across this problem before. You just don’t have the energy to whip up a meal, so you decide to go out to one of the many great restaurants Vancouver has to offer. The catch? Not only which place to choose, but what about a place that is both kid friendly and parent approved? Not as easy as you’d think!
Here are some tips for ensuring the best care possible for your Nanny Family: Safety of the children should never be compromised. Ever. Please ensure that your first aid certificate, police clearance and driving licence are always valid. You should never leave the children alone, even if you see the parents do it. You are… Read more »
The term “Chef Concierge” comes from the French word for “chief” and essentially their role is to oversee the Guest Services for hotels. While they play many roles, they are not the cooks! Typically 4 and 5 star hotels have a full service Concierge desk where they assist the guests with their various needs like… Read more »