Tag Archives: Ask the expert

Tips for a Successful Skype Interview

There may be times where a family would like to schedule a preliminary Skype interview for their first round of interviews. Here are some tips to keep in mind that will hopefully land you a second interview!

Peek Inside Nanny Gina’s Nanny Bag

My nanny kit is my go-to introduction toolkit. Most kids love new things, and especially new toys. What is in my nanny kit you ask? Well, let me tell you. I have magnetic blocks, a lego duplo set, some minimobiles, puzzles, books, games, and cars. Everything that I have is washable (yay nursing), and nothing has small pieces, just in case a little one gets in there. I have to say the biggest hits are usually the legos and the mini mobiles. I like to ask kids questions like “Which one is the yellow one?” and “where is the puppy?” as they like to show off their skills. Parents also really like it when I bring in a nanny kit, because new toys are so much cooler than old toys. 🙂

Sitting Down with Nanny Candice

Candice R. is the type of nanny your child(ren) will ask back for time and time again! She has the natural ability to engage the children in fun, healthy play as well as put parents at ease when their wee ones are in her care. We have had the pleasure of working with Candice as […]

Tips for Being an Extraordinary Nanny

Welcome to 2015! Here are some tips for new and current nannies for putting your best foot forward this year in your nannying endeavours. Create and maintain consistency with the parent’s wishes and household routines. Communication with parents is key, establishing up front communication about what parents want and desire from your care of their […]

Ask the Nanny Expert Part 1

When you hire a nanny, you become an employer and we realize that this is a huge responsibility and can be a daunting title.  With the help of the agency staff, and an accountant, you will realize that there are resources available to you. You must follow the rules set out by Revenue Canada and […]