CanadianNanny.ca Blog

Thank you to all our members!

November 7, 2008
My first blog is a huge THANK YOU to all the members of our services that voted for us in the 2008 Mom Entrepreneur of the Year Award Contest. We are so excited to let everyone now that WE WON!!
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The prizes are in!

November 12, 2008
We were so excited to see the printers from Cannon arrive two days ago! The appliances, pots, and pans have now arrived from T-Fal as well. Unfortunately, I cannot open any of them because my house is under full renovation. The coffee maker in our bathroom and all of our appliances, new and old, are in the garage... I have no idea where the cat bowl is!
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Time for Giving - Part 1

November 25, 2008
With Christmas just a month away, I sat down with my kids this evening to make up their Santa lists. Just like other children, my daughters have bins of dolls, toys, and gizmos that were asked for and are never played with. My requests to our family and friends - No more modeled plastic!! I will likely go wild if they receive another stuffed animal! My personal goal is to teach the children about giving to others and to focus less on receiving; not just at Christmas, but all year around. But as a parent how do we do this??
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Time for Giving - Part 2

November 25, 2008
After winning the Mom Entrepreneur Of The Year Award, I made a personal commitment to myself; to make a difference in the community that I love - Nanaimo. It has always been a dream of mine to run a breakfast program in a local elementary school to help out deserving children that aren't able to eat breakfast before school, or bring a lunch.
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Nanny's Wish List

December 2, 2008
Wow, I can really see Christmas starting to roll in. While we have not had snow yet on the West Coast, the decorations are up around the neighbourhood and the stores are busy!
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The “Dos” and “Don’ts” of Responding to Job Postings

September 8, 2014
So, you’re looking for a nanny job and you’re really eager to start right away. At CanadianNanny.ca we get that – that’s why we've made it easy for you to access so many job opportunities at the click of your mouse. However, when using our service to find a job, communication is a huge component. That’s why we've put together the “Dos” and the “Don’ts” of responding to job postings.
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2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics Visit

March 5, 2010
Last weekend, like 80-percent of Canadians, I watched the unbelievable finish of the men’s gold medal hockey game and closing ceremonies.
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Nanny Background Checks, References and Police Record Checks

March 10, 2010
Recently, we got an email from a Hamilton nanny asking if it is appropriate for nannies to ask for references and a police record check of the parents that are interviewing them.
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Now Offering AIR MILES® reward miles!

March 16, 2010
CanadianNanny.ca has an exciting new offer for you! We are pleased to announce that we are now offering AIR MILES® reward miles with memberships to CanadianNanny.ca.
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Canadian Product Recall: Baby Slings

March 25, 2010
On March 23, 2010, Health Canada Consumer Product Safety issued a product recall for baby slings. Slings affected by the recall are the Infantino SlingRider™ and Infantino Wendy Bellissimo™ sold between January 2003 and March 2010 at Walmart, Babies “R” Us, other retail stores, and online at Amazon.com.
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