Monthly Archives: January 2012

January Nannyversaries

Nannies on Call thrives because of the dedication and enthusiasm of our hundreds of Extraordinary Nannies. We would like to take this opportunity to congratulate the on call nannies that are celebrating their “Nannyversaries” this month:

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.

1. Locate the necessary forms and papers and store them together in a file folder or envelope. Your folder should include:

Returning to work after having a baby?

We know the time is almost here. Back to work is around the corner and we are nervous. But let’s be honest, it’s exciting to know that you will have some adult interaction again. But it is definitely not going to be easy. It is one of the toughest decisions you will make. You go through all the normal anxieties; from ‘having someone else with your sweet bundle while you are at the office dreaming of being home with them’ to, ‘how will you deal with not being around for major milestones’.

Red Light! Green Light! Pink Light!

Start somewhere there is a lot of open space. Ask the children to think of a traffic light and ask them to define Red, Yellow and Green. If they don’t know, say “Green light means go fast,” “Yellow light means go slowly” and “Red Light means stop.”

Payroll News for 2012

Happy New Year and Happy news to share to Small business payroll Employers.

The 2011 federal budget created a Hiring Credit for Small Business (HCSB), a one-time credit intended to stimulate new employment and support small businesses. The HCSB gives small businesses relief from the employer’s share of Employment Insurance (EI) premiums paid in 2011. The credit does this by covering the difference in Employer EI premiums from 2010 to 2011, up to $1,000.

Warm and Friendly Nanny

Kathy Ann Edwards brings over 15 years of childcare and teaching experience to Nannies on Call and we know her well! She has held full time and part time placements and has worked over (count ’em) 400 On Call jobs– the feedback has ALWAYS been glowing! She is known for her warmth, friendliness and confident winning personalty. Her references describe her as ‘attentive’, ‘caring’ and ‘nurturing’. ‘It is obvious she loves children and is so natural with them”