Monthly Archives: November 2014

November Nanny-versaries

Nannies on Call thrives because of the dedication and enthusiasm of our Extraordinary Nannies.  We would like to take this opportunity to congratulate the on call and placement nannies that are celebrating their “Nannyversaries” this month. Nanny Jessica B. is celebrating her 5 year nanny-versary with Nannies on Call. A creative, caring, calm and child- […]

Injury Prevention for Children – Resources

As nannies, our main concern is making sure that the children in our care are safe at home, at the park, at the playground, or wherever the day may take us. Active supervision is one of the main strategies in preventing children’s injuries, according to the Canadian Paediatric Society, but there are many other tools and strategies we can tap into to make sure that, as childcare providers, we are prepared to anticipate, and act quickly in case of an emergency.

Our favourite Children’s Books Made Into Movies

Literature and cinema come together beautifully in our list of favourite children’s books adapted into movies. And whether you are a parent, grandparent, older sibling, or nanny, sharing a great book together with your little ones, can easily lead to enjoying the movie version, and then discussing what the similarities and differences between the book […]

Making the Best of being an On Call Babysitter with Nannies On Call

On Call nannies with Nannies On Call have the best job in the world. They get to meet and care for a variety of delightful children, and they do so on their own schedule. Whether you’re balancing other activities like part-time work, studies, or travel, being a nanny with Nannies On Call gives you the flexibility to work when you are available.

Canucks Hockey Tickets!!!

Looking for the perfect Christmas gift? Look no further! Nannies on Call is holding a silent auction for two Canucks club seats (value $477), a parking pass, Canucks mug and a autographed photo of Eddie Lack to raise money for the Children’s Wish Foundation. All proceeds go to Children’s Wish Foundation to make Hailey and […]

Lice

LITTLE CRITTERS IN THE HAIR, LITTLE CRITTERS EVERYWHERE

When working in a variety of families’ homes or hotel rooms you find yourself more exposed to different things – not all good! It is reality that lice and other little critters live amongst us whether we want to admit it or not. However, you can reduce the chances of getting up close and personal with these pests by considering knowing a bit about them and considering the following: