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I Was a Nanny

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    My Best Job Ever

    My first nanny job was my best job ever.  It was looking after a little girl from the age of 7 months until she was 19 months and I loved her with all my heart.  Lots of people who saw me out and about with her thought she was my own child, and that made me very happy...
    Tibicina Tibicina 41-45, F Jan 25, 2009

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    Musical Genius

    One day when this little girl I used to look after was about 18 months old, I put a tape of music by Bach into the cassette player.  'Let's listen to some Bach, shall we?'  I said to her  'Bach! Bach!' she replied, repeating my words.  The next...
    Tibicina Tibicina 41-45, F Jan 31, 2009

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    daerr5 daerr5 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 27, 2014

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    Bringing Your Boss' Kids Into The Loo?

    I am a nanny for a toddler. In the past, I have worked for families who don't mind at all if their nanny brings the baby in the loo with them once in a while, if needed. My experience tells me most children are fine being left alone while I visit the loo, and I would NEVER bring...
    SunnyNanny SunnyNanny 31-35, F 2 Responses Jun 26, 2012

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    I have been a Nanny for 2.5 years now. I love the 3 kids I watch as my own. 5, 3 and 7 months old. Although I'm having a very hard time with discipline with the 5 and 3 year old...
    ltf7 ltf7 18-21, F Mar 19

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    Babysitting slumber party Part 1: It all happened when i was about 12. For the first time I was to be babysitted by someone other than my nanny. We got to their house at 8 and my...
    Boygirltime Boygirltime 18-21, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I was teased a lot in my childhood and teenage years. Anyone who knows me knows that I have never been a feminine girl or woman. I got a lot of negative attention from my peers...
    SapphicMinion SapphicMinion 26-30, F 5 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    Babysitting slumber party Part 2: quick recap, I was being babysitted by 2 siblings for the first time. These two had dressed me up as a girl and we spent te rest of the night as...
    Boygirltime Boygirltime 18-21, M 2 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    About a week ago, i went with my mother to get my school skirt fitted. The person doing it was a man.He worked with my mother. It was just really weird. My mom left for ten minutes...
    imme163 imme163 13-15, F 10 hrs ago

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    When I was 15 when ever I was home alone I would get naked and just relax. I always enjoyed being naked and was proud of my body. But one time I was naked and my friend(who is a...
    Iwilldoher55 Iwilldoher55 18-21, M 1 hr ago

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    When I was 18, I traveled alone to another city to see a concert. I got stuck there without any place to stay. I was close to a college, and a guy told me I could crash on the...
    lotusdrum lotusdrum 36-40, F 1 Response 14 hrs ago

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    Last Sunday I took a drive to another city with the intent of dressing and shopping. Just a little me time. I got to the mall and totally freaked. I chickened out. As I was getting...
    shadowplt shadowplt 51-55, M 2 Responses 14 hrs ago

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    Anyone read my experience about bullying? Well I found out it was just a group of people saying those things, not everyone. Apparently this so called 'friend' of mine had...
    CindyLEvans CindyLEvans 16-17, F 19 hrs ago

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    Wasted time, wasted hopes, wasted dreams, and wasted words from the pieces of my heart that have never been seen....
    NewBeginnings77 NewBeginnings77 31-35, F 9 Responses 14 hrs ago

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    So.. Today I got slapped by someone I really love.. And he loved me too.. We broke away already due to some problems.. This was the first time in my life that someone hit me on my...
    TheLivingDead TheLivingDead 18-21, F 3 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    About 20 years ago my wife and I went to a nudist resort . I was very nervous and excited at the same time. After many minutes I took off my clothes , it was many naked people of...
    nicelifeok2 nicelifeok2 56-60, M 11 hrs ago

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    I'd probably a better Andrew John D. Than a Autumn Rene' D. My parents thought I was going to be a boy and I wish I was, I'd be better off as one... With my man shoulders and my...
    SadlySafe SadlySafe 13-15 6 hrs ago

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    Even when I was 8 or so, I thought about never being born. This thought never left me and it kept dominating my head especially after my mom told she almost didn't keep me. To be...
    nuwandaisaphony nuwandaisaphony 16-17 14 hrs ago

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    Not to be factious but just so that could never be stopped from doing something because of lack of money. I would live simply and be able to finish college without having to worry...
    AnonyB AnonyB 18-21, F 3 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    I was 13. and it seemed a good think to me at the time. she was umm30? and bored i guess
    oooojjoooo oooojjoooo 18-21, M 1 hr ago

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    i was raped by my sisters husband.
    thatonekid07 thatonekid07 16-17, M 3 Responses 18 hrs ago

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    Was Bullied as a kid and as a teen and hated it..................
    goodnites25 goodnites25 22-25, M 5 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    My sister is a very spoiled little brat, and to make it worse my mothers friend is staying over with her kid. They were fighting earlier over who was going to be first in a wii...
    Nanette34613 Nanette34613 16-17, F 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    My crush knew that I liked him and then said he wasn't ready to date for awhile. A couple weeks later he gets a girlfriend. I'm done with people telling me things and not meaning...
    AttackOnJordan AttackOnJordan 13-15, F 2 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    I was bullied in high school. People called me a hippo.
    littlewallflower1 littlewallflower1 18-21, F 11 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    You may tell me to count my blessings- that I don't know how lucky I am to have a family. You're wrong. I hate my family I hate them ALL I wish I was an orphan!!!
    Lifesucksx10 Lifesucksx10 16-17, F 5 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    It was the worst day of my life .-.
    Kumarie Kumarie 13-15, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    I still have strong feeling in relation to my previous care coordinator from the early intervention team that she was a hater and perceiving me as a dirty immigrant and she was...
    Powerlesss Powerlesss 31-35, F 4 Responses Mar 14

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    As a kid I was always up to something or other, but normally the only person in any danger was me, and more specifically, if you've read any of my posts on the subject, it was my...
    Mick672 Mick672 41-45, M 2 Responses Mar 17

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    pt 2 I knew where we were going. without a word, but with heart pouring I was marched towards the house. I fell and was slapped across the face twice for a punishment. once...
    rachael982 rachael982 16-17, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I've always been a socially awkward person, which I've grown into accepting as just one of my flaws. Yet it lingers in my mind a really disturbing moment in my childhood where I...
    Thatlost1 Thatlost1 31-35, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    It’s been over nine years since I was kidnapped and turned into a pet. After I opened up to my first wife on Halloween she told me it might help me to right down everything that...
    PrinceBloodlust PrinceBloodlust 18-21, M 3 days ago

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    I never had any luck with getting away with anything, throughout my life, especially not when I was younger. I should have known better, but a few of us decided that it would be a...
    Mick672 Mick672 41-45, M 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    I have been working with two partners for several years on the development of a scientific product. We sometimes commiserate that our significant others do not understand how...
    ginger1979 ginger1979 41-45, F Mar 3

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    I realise that this is quite a long post for anyone to have to read though; essentially I am asking for advice on a somewhat unusual situation. My stepdaughter Emma has recently...
    LouiseBainbridge LouiseBainbridge 66-70, F Mar 3

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    2 March 2015: I was in a car crash with my dad. We were stopped at a merge point and some woman hit us at moderate speed from behind. It was loud and felt like an explosion. The...
    someconfusedbloke someconfusedbloke 13-15, M Mar 3

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    many ppl on here know that my parents are very true believers in spare the rod spoil the child and so is my school. I was thinking about an incident in school were I was paddled...
    sassygirl15 sassygirl15 13-15, F 5 Responses Mar 3

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    This may not be the typical story but I still believe that it is relevant. Last year, I was in a relationship with this guy who was everything a stereotypical teenage suburban...
    Deedle81 Deedle81 18-21, F Mar 3

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    I was adopted from birth. My adoptive mother was Japanese and my adoptive father was Caucasian. I don't look at all like my mother and growing up I did not look like my cousins and...
    RayneBeauHill RayneBeauHill 46-50, F 1 Response Mar 3

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    When I was around 15 years old I was abducted by aliens...I think. It's very difficult for me to differentiate between a super realistic and vivid dream or real life in this...
    eod13x eod13x 31-35, M 1 Response Mar 3

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    It was in 6th grade. my friend's birthday that time, and I wanted to come over her house since she threw a party. There was no way to get there but walk. So I did, it was a long...
    katherinneee katherinneee 18-21, F Mar 4

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