Monthly Archives: September 2014

Banana, Oat and Egg ‘Pancakes’

As busy parents and nannies, we need to have an arsenal of quick, healthy and delicious recipes up our sleeves. I stumbled across this recipe on Pancake Tuesday and I must have made them a hundred times since.   It is my ‘go to’ when I can’t get my daughter to eat much else.  They […]

Toddler crafts 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!

Nanny Ice Breakers

On Call nannies have the great privilege of working with many different families throughout the year, and in doing so, they get to meet many children. Part of a nanny’s role is to get to know the children in her care fairly quickly, and earn their trust, before moving on with the events of the day, afternoon, or evening, as the case may be. Here are some easy ice breaker ideas that anyone can use to make introductions.

Sanja for Toronto Nanny of the Month – September

Congratulations Nanny Sanja!
Sanja has been with Nannies on call since 2011. She is a cheery, and active nanny who enjoys outings, arts & crafts, and lots of outdoor play with the little ones in her care. She has been a full-time nanny in the USA and Canada for the past 10 years and is experienced with all ages. Sanja is fluent in English and Croatian and also knows basic German and Spanish.

Chore Chart Tips

Charts make consistency in chores a breeze. Your kids know what to expect and what is expected of them. It’s easier for parents to make sure that they aren’t overwhelming their children with chores when they are tracking exactly what children are responsible for. Chore charts with rewards can also be a useful tool in helping children work towards a goal.

Expanding to Edmonton!

Nannies on Call is excited to announce that we are opening in EDMONTON on October 1st, 2014!

Nannies on Call is hiring extraordinary on call nannies to help us WOW Edmonton families! Have you recently moved to Edmonton or have friends in the area? Please forward them this email.

The Importance of Transition

Having a new caregiver or Nanny in your home can be stressful for all parties; parents, children and Nanny. Transitions can be hard for young children, especially toddlers who are never happy with change and can play ‘strange’ to new people in their lives.