Being a parent is a full-time job, and juggling work responsibilities and home life can be quite challenging. It can be even more challenging when you have a child with special needs or you're a single parent.
At Preferred Nannies, a live-in/ live-out nanny and caregiver agency in Edmonton, Alberta, we understand the demands of parenting and offer professional caregivers to help you balance work your responsibilities while being a responsible parent. In this blog, we'll explore how hiring a caregiver from our agency can help you succeed and ultimately build a better relationship with your child.
Balancing work and family life can be a daunting task, especially for working parents. The pressure of providing for the family and taking care of the children can be overwhelming, leaving you with little or no time for yourself.
As professional nannies and caregivers at Preferred Nannies, a live-in/ live-out nanny and caregiver agency in Edmonton, Alberta, we understand the challenges that come with balancing work and family life. We have helped numerous families find the perfect nanny to meet their childcare needs, allowing them to remain stress-free and focused on their work.
Nanny and care services are not a luxury but a necessity. With the demands of modern life, it can be challenging for parents to balance work, household chores, and taking care of their children. That's where we come in.
At Preferred Nannies, we offer a range of nanny and caregiver services to help families in Edmonton and the surrounding areas. In this blog, we'll be discussing the benefits of hiring a nanny from our agency and how our professional nannies and caregivers can provide more than just childcare.
Finding daycare an ordeal for parents, but economists say market isn't to blame
'The issue isn't competition, the issue is just that high-quality care is costly to provide'
Ian Bickis · The Canadian Press · Posted: May 27, 2018 10:48 AM MT | Last Updated: May 27
According to a report by the Childcare Resource and Research Unit, in 2016, there was only room for 28.8 per cent of Canadian children under the age of five in regulated daycare centres. (Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press)
Free market forces have given Canadians the ability to summon meals or cars at the touch of a button and…
Before you leave your present job
You must get these documents from your employer:
A record of any overtime hours you worked
S record of employment (ROE)
The ROE must include:
Your reason for leaving
Any money paid or payable at the time you left your job
Only your employer can get and complete the ROE. Your employer is legally responsible to give you one. They can’t refuse to do so. If you have problems getting your ROE, contact your local Service Canada Centre and ask them to contact your employer.
Keep your ROE in a safe place. It is your work record and can be…
The Math regarding having an in home caregiver is not super simple, the wages encompass a mix of care-giving and in most cases housework. obviously a family does not get housework done using daycare. Lets look at an example.
Toronto 15.00/hr at 40hrs a week times 52 weeks a year divide by 12 months.
This is the only formula to use, there are different numbers of days in each month you cannot just use 40 hrs times 4 weeks.
31200.00/12= 2,600.00 per month in Ontario.
Total cash income 2,600.00
Taxable income for the pay period 2,600.00
Pensionable earnings for the pay period 2,600.00
Insurable earnings for the…
You naturally develop an emotional bond with your baby simply by spending time together, being physically close, and responding to his or her cues. Although the bond does not require special planning, keep the following in mind:
Respond to your newborn's crying. Newborn babies cannot act with forethought, so they are not capable of being manipulative. You will not spoil your baby when you respond promptly and lovingly to his or her crying. In fact, when you quickly satisfy your baby's physical and emotional needs, he or she learns that the world is a safe and predictable place.
Make eye contact…
For most Canadian households with young kids, childcare costs are a pressing concern. Whether it’s a single-parent home or a household where two parents are working, childcare can mean thousands of dollars streaming out of the family income on a yearly basis, is a nanny right for your family?
Childcare has certainly been an issue in my household. After my year-long maternity leave, my husband and I had to decide what plan of action made more sense.
I had planned to return to work after my leave, but at a price tag of $2,600 a month to put our infant twins in…