Author Archives: Anja Borngässer

What do caregivers and domestic workers need to know about taxes?

We have put together the top 4 things you need to know about taxes and payroll.


The most common questions asked from Canadian employers about household payroll

The payroll piece can be very time-consuming and overwhelming. We highlight some of the most common questions.

Posted in Hiring

Ideas for Mother’s Day From Around the World

So if you’re still wondering what to do this Mother’s Day, find inspiration from the many ways families honour moms around the world.

Posted in Everyday Tips

How to Make Your Balcony Bee-friendly

We offer some tips on how to make your garden or balcony bee-friendly and thus help the bees survive.

Posted in Home & Garden

Create a Cleaning Routine That Really Works

Many take the year’s starting months to finally get the house clean (and to stay clean!). Creating a consistent cleaning routine can help you keep your motivation and effort throughout the whole year.

Posted in Home & Garden

Pros and Cons of Immunization in Infants

The topic of whether or not to vaccinate children has become quite controversial. In this article, we will examine some of the main reasons someone might or might not choose to vaccinate their baby.

Posted in Children

What Is the Planetary Health Diet, And Does it Work?

The Planetary Health Diet is not only a healthy diet but also a promising way to reduce our carbon footprint. In this article, we explain, what it is and how it works.

Posted in Home & Garden

How to Help Kids Grieve Loss & Find Joy in an Unusual Holiday Season

It’s especially difficult for kids to handle the loss of normality this Christmas season. Consider these tips from experts and parents on how to prepare for these challenges, and help your kids cope and find some joy.

Posted in Children

Evaluating Your Parents’ Well-being over the Holidays

Christmas visits provide an important opportunity to observe your parents’ well-being to determine whether they may require additional help.

Posted in Seniors

In Need of a Stress-free Christmas?

Here are some ways your housekeeper can help you lighten your load this Christmas.

Posted in Home & Garden