90 Practical Reasons a Nanny is Better Than Daycare
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90 Practical Reasons a Nanny is Better Than Daycare

by Martha Scully  •  January 18, 2017
When it comes to your child, many parents are unsure which direction to go when it comes to childcare. Should you put your child in a daycare center or consider hiring a nanny? Many parents believe that a nanny is too expensive. These days, modern nannies are not only affordable and accessible, they also provide a number of benefits that daycare centers cannot match. Not to mention that if you have more than one child in daycare a nanny is almost always cheaper. In this article child c...
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How to Know if Your Nanny is Doing a Good Job?
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How to Know if Your Nanny is Doing a Good Job?

by Martha Scully  •  August 25, 2016
Your nanny will have a significant impact on your children's development. Therefore, it's vital to make sure that you've hired an excellent caregiver. But how do you evaluate a nanny's performance? What are the hallmarks of an outstanding nanny? In this article, CanadianNanny.ca founder and child care expert, Martha Scully will go through questions you should ask and behaviours you can observe to help you determine whether or not you have found the best possible nanny.
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When and How to Fire a Nanny
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When and How to Fire a Nanny

by Martha Scully  •  August 08, 2016
Firing a nanny won’t be the most pleasant experience of your life, but it’s something you may be faced with in the future. Why should you do it? How much notice should you give? How should you do it? Child care expert and CanadianNanny.ca founder, Martha Scully, shares the steps you should take to determine when and how to let your nanny go when things aren't going to work out.
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How To Maintain a Good Relationship With Your Nanny
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How To Maintain a Good Relationship With Your Nanny

by Martha Scully  •  August 04, 2016
Finding a good nanny can be difficult. That’s why once you find one who is a good fit, it’s important that you work hard to maintain a good relationship. CanadianNanny.ca founder and child care expert, Martha Scully, has put together her top 9 tips to help you improve the communication and mutual respect you and your nanny need to have if you want to make the working relationship a good one.
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How to Write The Most Effective Listing on Nanny Websites
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How to Write The Most Effective Listing on Nanny Websites

by F K  •  July 28, 2016
Our customer support manager, Freya, has literally seen millions of nanny and family listings in years of experience with CanadianNanny.ca. She has seen what it takes to create listings that get noticed. So whether you are looking for a nanny or nanny job you'll want to check out her tips on how to write the most effective listing on a self-serve nanny website.
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Setting & Upholding Expectations: How to Avoid Common Issues With Your Nanny
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Setting & Upholding Expectations: How to Avoid Common Issues With Your Nanny

by Martha Scully  •  July 21, 2016
The relationship between a parent and a nanny can be very different from that of a typical employer and employee. Maintaining a balanced professional and personal relationship with your nanny will create a more positive environment for you, her and your children. Here are some common circumstances that might jeopardize that balance, and ways you can create a balance of flexibility and fun with the structure you and your family need.
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