Monthly Archives: October 2014

Children’s Cook Books

Engaging little ones in cooking their own food and snacks is a great way to teach them about nutrition, reading and following steps, patience, and the reward of seeing a task to completion. Below are some child-friendly cookbooks to get you started the next time you are looking for kid assistance in the kitchen. Bon appétit!

Calgary Full Time Job of the Day

Watch me awkwardly jump on the trampoline as I tell you about the Full Time Calgary Job of the Day! To apply send your resume and cover letter outlining your childcare experience to: calgary@nanniesoncall.com This family with 10 month old twins requires a nanny to provided excellent child care for their children! The mother has […]

Over and Above your Nanny’s Wage!

Your nanny should not be responsible for paying for things relating to the day to day of their job. In certain cases this can’t be helped, so it is wise to have a petty cash fund on hand. If something last minute comes up, it will be your nanny’s responsibility to keep the receipt and give to you for a reimbursement. Please do not include this in your nanny’s pay cheque so that she is not taxed for it and compensate her as soon as possible. Here are some common examples of extras that may come up.

Vancouver Nanny of the Month

Gina – Vancouver – Nanny of the Month Nannies on Call has chosen Gina to be our October Nanny of the Month since she has proven time and time again that she is an extra extraordinary nanny!  Her energy and exuberance stands out while being able to carefully care for children of all ages.  Gina’s […]

Halloween: The Fall Season to Trick or Treat

We are on the verge of the fall season with the leaves changing color, a crisp chill in the air, the sun starting to set earlier….and of course the bulk candy and treats we see being set up in your local grocery store! Here are some fun and different crafts and recipes to celebrate the fall season and Halloween!