Posts Tagged ‘childcare’
 
 
 
Parenting
 
New Year Ideas
New Year Ideas
New Year Ideas

New Year’s Eve With Kids!!

You’ve got the most fabulous dress.  And the shoes.  And the champagne.  And…  whoops.  The kids.  A  babysitter is pretty much impossible, or prohibitively expensive on New Year’s Eve.  If you ask family the ...
 
Kids
 
Stay at Home Dad
Stay at Home Dad
Stay at Home Dad

Deciding to be a Stay-at-home Dad

Following the tragedy of September 11, 2001, a busy executive decides life is too short not to be a Stay-at-home Dad for a spell. Kelly Milroy, AVP of Investor Relations TD Bank is one of TD’s hardest-working dads – after a six...
 
Kids
 
Tips for Treating Head Lice
Tips for Treating Head Lice
Tips for Treating Head Lice

Tips for Treating Head Lice

This is one topic that most of us aren’t pontificating over at a cocktail party, but most parents will need a few tips for treating head lice in their bag of tricks.  Lice (the plural of louse in case you’re a grammar nut...

 
For Moms
 
Uniiverse
Uniiverse
Uniiverse

10 Ways Moms Can Use Uniiverse in Their Community

It totally takes a village.  But sometimes our family units and communities aren’t quite set up the way we need them to be in order to create that supportive environment.  Enter: Uniiverse.  There are many people and reso...
 
Parenting
 
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cold
cold

The Nanny – Her role and responsibilities

Being a nanny is a career choice created in a grey zone. In Canada the role has been blurred significantly with the introduction of the “Live In Caregiver Program.”  Expectations on both the part of Employers and Nannies alike ...
 
 
Parenting
 
nanny pay
nanny pay
nanny pay

Is Your Nanny an Employee or Independent Contractor?

After searching for the perfect nanny, how are you going to pay her?  In determining the nanny’s status as an employee or as an independent contractor, the Canada Revenue Agency does the following tests: 1.    Control: Are you ...

 
Parenting
 
Hiring a Nanny Agency
Hiring a Nanny Agency
Hiring a Nanny Agency

How to Work with a Nanny Agency

Hiring a nanny agency should help to make the hiring process much more streamlined than searching on your own. That said there is still an abundance of information that you should sort through before choosing an agency. When yo...
 
Parenting
 
Last Minute Nanny
Last Minute Nanny
Last Minute Nanny

What Do I do if I need a Nanny at the Last Minute?

A: Nannies on Call is Canada’s premier childcare agency serving Calgary, Vancouver, Victoria, Toronto and the Okanagan. We have been offering exceptional on call nanny services since 2001. You can put your mind at ease knowing ...