Since 1984, Wee Watch has proved to be an exceptional, trusted, licensed child care organization.
We are proud to provide licensed home child care services for families in Ottawa, Riverside South.
As a licensed private home child care agency recognized across Ontario, you will find peace of mind in the small number of children in our homes, the flexibility and personal attention you and your child receives from our qualified, caring and trusted Providers.
Wee Watch offers full time and part-time care for children six weeks to twelve years of age.
“Saima has been a wonderful caregiver for our son Hugh. Everyday she greets us with a warm, welcoming smile, and we always know that Hugh is being left in the best care.
The activities, songs, and games that Saima organizes for the children are educational and stimulating. She teaches them to cooperate and share all through the idea of “play”.
At the end of the day, Hugh is never ready to come home because he enjoys learning and exploring all day long.
Overall, Saima makes us feel like family. She truly loves Hugh and the other children she has in her care.
We are very happy we found someone like Saima and would recommend her to anyone.”~ Brittany & Marc
“I am a mother of three andmy children have been in care with Saima for almost a full year. Saima is patient and very loving. She always takes your opinions and suggestions with care. She is funny and always makes my children’s day go smoothly with a bit of humour and, ours.
She always feeds our children and others in her care, fresh and delicious food, lots fruits and veggies! Our children always come home without any complains and they love doing art.
Another thing is that Saima always keeps up with the latest celebrations and makes sure the children get to celebrate their holidays whether it is her families or not. Saima always treats everyone with kindness and respect. I am very thankful for her hard work and dedication to taking such good care of our children while we are at work.” ~ Melissa
“My wife and I met Priya K. in 2011 when interviewing potential daycare Providers for our first child. After interviewing several candidates, we selected Priya due to the ease of interaction between her and our child, her daily activity structure and nutrition plans.
We never regretted our decision. In fact, we immediately approached Priya after the birth of our second child to guarantee he would get a spot at her daycare.
Our child’s well-being is Priya’s priority. She genuinely cares, and diligently informs us of any issue – big or small. We are regularly informed of how our child is eating, sleeping, interacting with others and progressing with learning, activities and crafts. The odd time our children have been sick, Priya has gone out of her way to help and ask how the child is doing.
I would recommend Priya to any parent looking for quality daycare. She has become like a member of our family and has even attended a couple of our children’s birthday parties.” ~William M.
“We met our childcare Provider, Humaira through Wee Watch and she has since then, taken care of our son since he was 11 months, he is now 3 years of age.
Humaira is a breath of fresh air and has been a joy to work with. She provides our son with not only a loving and caring environment, but also a place to play, develop, and thrive as he has learned to walk, talk and potty train.
Humaira loves our son as if he was her own, she has always made our child feel valued and cared-for and regularly takes him to the local library and parks for playtime. We particularly appreciate her borrowing books from the library to take home for him to read, and the multiple gifts and treats that she has given him over the years, when she really didn’t have to. She makes hearty, healthy meals and takes pictures and videos for us so that we can be a part of our son’s day.
Being new to Ottawa, we were delighted to have found a vetted caregiver with many previous years of experience and rave reviews! We will remain in touch with Humaira far into the future. If you are considering her as a childcare Provider for your child, we would strongly recommend her, you may not find a better person.” ~ Hope
“Helen became our childcare Provider for my child, Kelsey, in September 2015. I had first interviewed Helen on the phone and found her to be very friendly and welcoming person. Upon meeting her I found that my initial observations were right. I chat with Helen almost every time I pick up or drop off Kelsey and have visited her during the Christmas break. I have also been invited in periodically in the midst of snack or an activity and witnessed the wonderful atmosphere the children experience.
The reason I initially pursued Wee Watch, and in turn Helen, was that they are a licensed, regulated daycare. This is different than daycares that are privately run from an individual’s home as their own business. Wee Watch has policies, procedures and programming in place that all Providers follow. Helen also has her Early Childhood Education qualification and it shows.
Even with the elaborate reassurance of Helen’s capability, I was still skeptical of an in-home daycare. I had Kelsey in a large commercial daycare before moving to Ottawa. I was worried that she wouldn’t learn as much, do as many crafts or partake in as many activities. When I met Helen, I decided to try it and see how it went. I was amazed at how much more Kelsey gets out of being in Helen’s daycare. She has wonderful close friends (Helen included!), and completes educational activities and crafts everyday. The children regularly play outside; go the park or the duck pond. The bond created in this loving environment with Helen cannot be replicated in a large-scale daycare.
My child’s development has absolutely been nurtured by Helen’s warm and caring demeanor. She is like family to us and I am so grateful for her. I highly recommend Wee Watch and Helen’s daycare.” ~Holly K.
“It is my great pleasure to write a recommendation for our child care Provider, Pamela P. Pamela was our son’s first experience in child care and as one can imagine, it is not only a time of great difficulty as a parent, but also for the child. Pamela was always warm, welcoming and engaging. She is a calming presence for children and parents alike. Pamela is professional, compassionate and engaged with the children.
As a working parent, I appreciated Pamela’s ability to keep us involved in the daily activities and progress of our child through email and discussion of the day’s activities in detail at pickup. I also appreciated her attention to individual children and her ability to customize her program to suit the children’s needs. Through varied activities and engagement, our son has gone from understanding a few words and instructions to following instructions fluently in both English and Spanish. The children always spent hours outside enjoying nature, going for walks and many art-based activities to enrich their days. Pamela made leaving our son every day very easy knowing he was in the best possible care.
Thank you Pamela and Wee Watch.” ~ Amber T.
“I highly recommend Azar as a caregiver. Both my son and daughter stayed in her care from baby to school age. Azar gave them much love, activity, nurturing, and a safe environment. I would not change a thing about Azar or her family…they are truly the best!”~ Natalie
“After months of searching, stressing and worrying about who would care for our infant daughter we started the interview process. We met with some local private providers whom did not impress us at all – we had very little trust in anyone when it came to the safety and care of our daughter.
I then joined the cities waiting list for care through an agency or a center. I was hoping that before my return to work something or someone would come through for us.
With the best timing ever – we were set up with an interview with a Provider from Wee Watch, who has years of experience, an impressive working portfolio and excellent references. I knew from the moment I met this woman – she was the one. She was the one who would care for our daughter.
It has been nearly 3 years and we could not be luckier to have a Provider such as Shelly. She is so incredibly caring, trusting, compassionate and understanding. She has been willing to work with us on any issues, concerns or training we have been doing with our daughter through the months and years.
Our daughter looks forward to going to Shelly`s to play whether it was one on one with only shelly or with the other children. Seeing how much my daughter looks forward to going allows me to leave her and head to work or home to sleep after a shift and know that she is safe, loved and I have nothing to worry about.
Wee Watch has found themselves a real gem of a Provider and I am very lucky to have been given the chance to welcome her into our lives. We have built a lifelong friendship and our daughter has gained a family member – almost like a second mom.”~Amanda
“We feel very fortunate that 2 spots for both our girls were available with Pamela when I returned to work. From the beginning, our Provider Pamela has shown our girls so much love and made them feel safe in her home environment. As parents, we feel at complete ease leaving our girls in her care everyday.
Pamela has been great to work with. She has a true passion to be around children and you feel it the moment you meet her. There are never any uncertainties with Pamela, she communicates everyone’s needs and is always open to listening to our concerns.
Our girls can’t wait to see her every morning and we feel very lucky to have found her!”~ Andrea