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    Hello! I currently work for a family and I am having a really hard time with the parents. The kids are great though :) recently, I was sat down for my review. I got all excellent...
    ceciliala ceciliala 26-30, F 5 Responses Mar 5

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    10 Rules Of Being A Nanny - 1. Follow what you feel is right. If the parent is doing something you feel is wrong (destructive parenting) and you cannot help, quit. 2. Have...
    Dollbaby03 Dollbaby03 26-30, F Oct 1, 2013

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    Hi I am a nursery nurse and have been for 7 years now. I am looking at becoming a nanny and wondering whether I should just stay as I am or try it? It sounds quite appealing and I...
    Clagerag Clagerag 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 29

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    How Many Here Have Had To Deal With Sexual Advances? - I am not asking if you did or didn't or agree or didn't agree with the advance. Just be honest and tell everyone what...
    OpenMindedNanny OpenMindedNanny 22-25, F 6 Responses Sep 24, 2011

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    Hi all! So today is the day I have to put in my 2 weeks notice. I have been with the family I am with now for the past 8 months and it hasn't been ideal for me. I accepted a new...
    ceciliala ceciliala 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 31

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    The Little Things Add Up - I am a nanny, I live-in, work 24/7, homeschool, and am responsible for all household tasks, either supervising or doing them myself. I've only been with...
    rosemarydanjou rosemarydanjou 26-30 Sep 30, 2013

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    I Am An Exceptional Nanny And Fired Horribly Unfairly. Thoughts? - I took care of a baby for about 7 months. Everything was perfect. Never had any incidents, accidents or issues at...
    Libertyinlight Libertyinlight 31-35, F 5 Responses Apr 11, 2012

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    Hi I am a Nanny with 5 years experience I really love children I am in need of a Job can any please help I live in New York
    elaineda elaineda 22-25, F Apr 2

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    Moscow Work? - I am currently working as a nanny for a lovely family, However, as it always is, money is short. I have seen lots of adverts for nannies/governess' in Moscow. Most...
    shelke246 shelke246 22-25 4 Responses Apr 14, 2012

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    I work for a family that has two boys, early elementary age and preschool. I am their second nanny, the first was with them since the birth of both children, and I have worked for...
    lananny lananny 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 15

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    I Am Going to Be a Nanny For a Family Who Doesn't Want a Nanny. Help! - I have a non refundable plane ticket, my plans are set in stone, I am going overseas to nanny for 3 months...
    LizGee LizGee 31-35 1 Response Jan 7, 2009

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    11 Year Old Accidents Is My Fault - I am currently the nanny of 2 boys 9 and 11. The oldest the a little on the girlyish side. Whiny and whimpy, afraid of his younger brother but...
    OpenMindedNanny OpenMindedNanny 22-25, F 10 Responses May 8, 2011

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    Need A Job - Hello everyone on Experience Project, I just want to be Straight and get it off my Chest: I'll turn 25 in July, I'm Single, Childless, (though I'd Gladly Adopt a...
    WhiteLegoNinja WhiteLegoNinja 22-25, F 3 Responses Feb 5, 2013

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    New Nanny! - Hi Fellow Nannies, I'm in need of some advice! I've started work as a live in nanny in Kuala Lumpur and am very new to this. I had my own child minding company in...
    winnie85 winnie85 26-30, F 3 Responses Mar 9, 2013

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    I Was Their Preschool Teacher, &Amp; Their Parents Poached Me! - As the teacher of my a 2yr old class at a private preschool, I often babysat for a 2yo girl, and her 9 month old...
    nannysara1 nannysara1 36-40, F Jun 2, 2013

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    Advice Please! - I have been working with the same family for 4 1/2 years. they have 6 yr old twins, a boy and a girl. I started as a babysitter then was offered afterschool care...
    brizlady brizlady 22-25, F 9 Responses May 20, 2013

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    Nanny Or Servant? - Hi there, I have been a nanny for years and for many different families. I have always felt welcome and loved by my past families. But I recently got a job...
    93ker 93ker 18-21, F 4 Responses Oct 16, 2013

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    I've been a nanny for about 3 years now. I've worked with kids in most of my jobs previous to becoming a nanny. Most of my jobs have been with really great families! I love bonding...
    krellbellk krellbellk 22-25, F 2 Responses Feb 9

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    I Am An Open Nanny - Growing up in Denmark, I guess you see it all.  My country is very open, kind of sexual explorers.  Coming to the US at 17 as an Aupair and becoming a...
    OpenMindedNanny OpenMindedNanny 22-25, F 9 Responses May 3, 2011

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    Spoiled Rotten Brats - So today is not a good day at work for me. I take care of a 4 year old and a baby who is about 8 months. I've never been around a baby so spoiled. She is...
    alissaann alissaann 22-25 3 Responses Nov 26, 2013

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    What Is Your Real Nanny "work" Experience?? - I've been noticing how SOME nannies have been posting their years of experience working with children. (note I said some...
    Rose6767 Rose6767 41-45, F 4 Responses Mar 17, 2012

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    First Nanny Job-Worried I'M Being Taken Advantage Of? - Hi everyone! 11 months ago, an old friend from school contacted me and asked me to take care of her 5 week old baby full...
    NewNanny5 NewNanny5 26-30 5 Responses Apr 1, 2013

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    A family I worked for years ago is giving me grief now. The kids are now 18 and 16. They are making up horror stories, using my full name and posting them all over the internet...
    NannyNavyBeans NannyNavyBeans 70+, F Mar 9

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    Question About "Extra Kids" - As a nanny to two little girls, they often have playmates over.  I will even pick up other kids and bring them home (at the request of both sets...
    Pelar Pelar 51-55, F 4 Responses Sep 24, 2009

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    2yr Old Acts Out For Parents, But Is An Angel For Me -   I have been a nanny with this child for a year and a half now and she is now 2 yrs old, and her mom is currently...
    rebeccalynn09 rebeccalynn09 26-30 2 Responses Oct 16, 2013

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    Play By Play - So I have been working at my new job for almost a month now. The baby is 5 months old, mom and dad work, and Grandma is going back to India next week ending her 4...
    Dollbaby03 Dollbaby03 26-30, F 2 Responses Oct 11, 2013

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    The Back Talking 5 Yr Old.. - I'm new to being a nanny (3 months in) and I have this 5 yr old girl who loves to back talk whenever she feels upset. She is very strong willed! She...
    keppi keppi 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 11, 2012

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    I am a full time nanny for a one year old, with another due in May. I have been nannying full time for infants for 3 years and have loved every minute of it. About a year ago I...
    Baaah Baaah 22-25 3 Responses Jan 28

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    Nanny Dilemma - Hi, I am a nanny for 6 fulltime years now with impecable experience and wonderful references.  Recently I have been offered a job almost 2 hours away from...
    elenisayz elenisayz 22-25, F 3 Responses Jun 16, 2010

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    10 Rules Of Being A Nanny. -  1. Follow what you feel is right. If the parent is doing something you feel is wrong (destructive parenting) and you cannot help, quit. 2. Have...
    Dollbaby02 Dollbaby02 26-30 2 Responses Aug 19, 2013

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    I have been a nanny to current family since August. They have asked me to come along on a cruise at the end of the month so that they can enjoy some moments without the children...
    kvokes kvokes 46-50, F 4 Responses Jan 9

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    I have been asked to come up with a contract for a family that I will be working for full-time starting in September. I want this to be a fair working relationship, and feel...
    FrueleinTT FrueleinTT 56-60, F 1 Response Feb 23

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    What To Do With 7 Month Old Baby All Day? - I am now babysitting a 7 month old baby boy for 11 hours each day. I love the baby, he is so adorable and he is crawling now. But the...
    vermontval vermontval 22-25 1 Response May 3, 2012

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    3 Years - Hi. I have been a nanny for the Montgomery family for three years now. I absolutley adore all three of the children. Jack is 9, Mary is 7 and Henry is 3.
    ladyangelique6 ladyangelique6 22-25, F 3 Responses May 2, 2008

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    I Love My Job - I am a nanny and I love my job. Really. I get help children learn and grow. I love it when they do something for the first time, or do something I have taught them...
    Dollbaby03 Dollbaby03 26-30, F 5 Responses Oct 1, 2013

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    I am a nanny and have been working with families for over 20 years. I've recently began working with a family and they have never had a nanny before and have created a contract...
    Preciousj2014 Preciousj2014 41-45, F 1 Response Jan 26

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    Seek Work - I signed onto Care.com because I LOVE Babies & Children, & I'm looking for work until I can get my 1st novel published, and-Hopefully-get to make a pretty penny...
    WhiteLegoNinja WhiteLegoNinja 22-25, F 3 Responses Nov 4, 2013

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    I am a Nanny to my friends two young children, they are almost 2 and almost 4. I love these two kids like they were my own. But I am being taken advantage of and don't know what to...
    Amythsttx1988 Amythsttx1988 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 27

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    What Would You Do In This Situation? - I have been nannying for this family now for almost a year. I love my job and everything for the most part has ran smoothly. However, I...
    Berry19 Berry19 18-21, F 4 Responses Mar 4, 2010

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    New Nanny Needs Advice On 13 Month Old Naps, Very Difficult And Tiring!! - Hi i just got a new nanny job with a very nice family watching a 13 month old. She is very sweet, smart...
    Melody108 Melody108 31-35 2 Responses Nov 10, 2012

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    Help!! I've Committed To A Job And Gotten A Better Offer... - So I recently committed to a month-long trial period for a family which starts in two weeks. They are offering $400...
    esti2222 esti2222 22-25, F 7 Responses Oct 2, 2013

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    Hi I am a Nanny with 5 years experience I really love children I am in need of a Job can any please help I live in New York
    elaineda elaineda 22-25, F Apr 2

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    I have been asked to come up with a contract for a family that I will be working for full-time starting in September. I want this to be a fair working relationship, and feel...
    FrueleinTT FrueleinTT 56-60, F Feb 23

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    Doormat/Servant - This will probably end up being long, so brace yourself. I am not unfamiliar to child care. I've been doing it off and on for 10 years. I've always loved taking...
    lam8kc lam8kc 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 4, 2013

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    Hi everyone! I have a recent experience that i would like to share: I was a nanny for this "single father" with 2 boys, who needed help afternoons after school. He said hi kids...
    santarosananny santarosananny 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 4

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    Really Need Advice-First Nanny Job - 11 months ago, an old friend from school asked me to take care of her 5 week old baby full-time. She had to return to work and couldn't bear...
    NewNanny5 NewNanny5 26-30 2 Responses Apr 3, 2013

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    A Three Year Old With No Sense Of Personal Space? - Hi there, I am nannying a sweet three year old boy who does not have a sense of personal space. He will see a family at the...
    itsjustasidejob itsjustasidejob 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 15, 2013

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    Guess I Didnt Know .. - I am just a bit curious about the benefits / pay that other nannies receive..   I am a LIVE IN nanny for 2 little girls ( nearly 3 and 17 months...
    superquinn superquinn 18-21, F 6 Responses Apr 22, 2010

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    Brought The Babies To My Dr. Appt. - I am a first time user of any forum. I have been a nanny for 6.5 years. My last two employers would suggest bringing kids to any Dr. Appt. to...
    NYCnicegirl NYCnicegirl 22-25, F 4 Responses Nov 29, 2012

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    Looking forward to hopefully moving on to a more rewarding job with a new family😄 ..... But it's always painful to be leaving a child that I've become close with, I may or may...
    ElementalOdyssey ElementalOdyssey 22-25, F Mar 5

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    For Over 2 Years Now -  I've always liked kids no matter how old they are i love to take care of them and make them feel good and happy. Because i don't have kids of my own...
    andreinac13 andreinac13 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 12, 2008

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    I work as part time nanny for few families, so I end up working full time. I have one issue with all but one family. If they go out of town on a day I am needed I'm not paid. I...
    socksbesweet socksbesweet 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 3

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