Monthly Archives: May 2013

The Importance of Being Honest When It Is Time to Let Your Nanny Go

Sometimes, things just simply do not work out between you and the Nanny and you make the difficult decision to let her go. We feel that it is very important to be honest with the Nanny about the reasons for the dismissal. If you have had open and honest communication along the way and have given her warnings if it has been a reoccurring problem, this conversation will be much easier and she will not be hit sideways with the news.

Join the Nannies on Call Team!

Join the Nannies on Call Team! Nannies on Call is looking for a creative, smart, sensible person to join our team as a General Office Clerk In Calgary Nannies on Call is a bi-coastal boutique nanny agency based in Vancouver, BC since 2001 – with branches in Calgary, Toronto, Whistler and Victoria. We provide on […]

Extraordinary Calgary Nannies

At Nannies on Call we strive to have EXTRAORDINARY live out Nannies, that have a true passion for children. They must be engaging, entertaining and creative to name just a few. Come and meet some of our stellar nannies that we have looking for work right now! Nanny Jamie Jamie has a Diploma in Child and […]

Meet Nanny Stacey!

New to Nannies on Call, Stacey explains how she gets jobs, deals with new situations and how she interacts with the staff in the office.

5 Commonly Asked Questions About Nanny Vacation

There are many questions surrounding employing a nanny and vacation allowance. Kate McGeachin, a Placement Manager at Nannies on Call answers 5 of the most commonly asked questions.

Do I have to allow my nanny to take vacation?

Yes. Nannies have the same rights as employees in any other industry. They are entitled to a minimum of 4% vacation per year (4% is the equivalent to 2 weeks vacation). Most Nannies get anywhere from 2 – 6 weeks paid vacation.

Nanny Tips for Professional Conversations

Susan explains the importance for nannies to keep conversations professional. Staying away from anything personal like finances, breakups or late night partying.

Happy Mother’s Day!

The day where we celebrate moms, grandma’s, and all special ladies in our lives is nearly here. It can be challenging coming up with unique ways to show these women just how special they are to us kids. Here are some ideas to help spark some creativity.

Give Mom a “Me” day.

Tips for nannies – Issuing receipts

Young, Energetic, Engaging and Experienced Nanny!

Young, Energetic, Engaging and Experienced!

What a perfect combo when looking for your next Extraordinary Nanny.

Meet our Nanny of the month for May – Nanny Kate…..