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I Was a Nanny

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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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    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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    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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    daerr5 daerr5 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 27

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    Related Experiences

    Hay all nannys out there I know it not a great thing to post about but one of the children I look after has trouble going for a number 2 ..... He spend most the week try to go but...
    Aishabella Aishabella 18-21, F 1 Response 18 hrs ago

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    My best friend and her idiot boyfriend accidentally got pregnant about a year ago, and she couldn't get rid of the child. They both have very low income jobs and couldn't afford...
    PrincePeach4 PrincePeach4 22-25, M 3 Responses Jul 10

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    I been a live-in Nanny now for 11 months and it's very hard work and extremely stressful. I watch two girls, sisters 5 & 11. They are being raised by their grandmother who works a...
    dalegirl889 dalegirl889 41-45, F 4 Responses Jul 15

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    If a nanny works 45-60 hours a week (m-f) should she also work on a "date" night. ( Every Saturday evenings.) Or should the family hire a babysitter?
    Rose6767 Rose6767 41-45, F 3 Responses Jul 15

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    I am a nanny for 9 month old twins that I adore. I have an early childhood degree and have cared for children (both mine and others) for over 20 years. I adore these two sweet...
    lovelaughlearn lovelaughlearn 36-40, F Jul 16

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    Hay Iam a full time nanny of 3 children ... Ones 7 ... 4 and 2 ...I have been with them for nearly a year .... Love them to bits they are great kids a family and iam so close to...
    Aishabella Aishabella 18-21, F 2 Responses 22 hrs ago

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    Have you guys heard of the bralette, the kind that I have on it is a little see thru, and there is no under wire at all for shape, but I do sleep in it at times, it is very...
    jennylovestosmile jennylovestosmile 18-21, F 6 Responses Jul 10

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    I was drawing Tuesday night.. And I was listening to music I do that so I don't get scared. I used to be afraid to go in my own room. me and Jake used to sleep with dad every...
    KovusShame KovusShame 13-15, F 21 hrs ago

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    A Truce When I started this experience project I tried to stress the theory that bridezilla's needed to be aware that it's not cool to treat family and friends badly because...
    lovingone lovingone 36-40, F Jul 4

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    I love coming to work and having 3 days worth of dirty dishes to wash. Not rinsed or anything. Just dishes piled up in the sink and on the counter with rotting food caked on them...
    Ag0405 Ag0405 22-25, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    Racially Motivated- I was 14 and walking home one winter evening with my 12 1/2 or 13 year old sister from school. She had Math Club at the middle school&I had Basketball practice...
    Bashka91 Bashka91 22-25, M 6 hrs ago

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    It was a month ago i was 10 at noon everyday me and my friends always play soccer and my trousers ripped .one day my dad saw my trousers were ripped and dirty he was mad at me So...
    BoyGirlie BoyGirlie 18-21, F 3 hrs ago

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    Yesterday a storm was rolling in. We needed to get 10 tons of unprotected lumber into the warehouse. To do that we needed to move the boat. To move the boat we needed to lower the...
    MaskedRascal MaskedRascal 36-40, M 3 hrs ago

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    I spank my granddaughter with a hairbrush, but I am considering getting a bath brush for a bit more intensity. I was considering a paddle, but my husband is against it and they're...
    alicecj alicecj 51-55, F 4 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    So I know everyones gotten the belt but have any of ya'll gotten the switch,you pick your own off a tree and the smaller it is the more it hurts,a lot of southern people have...
    jesikahluv jesikahluv 18-21, F 8 Responses 1 hr ago

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    I think I was I am 13 now this is the first time I said anything and I think I was molested. I was at my house and I was laying down with my moms friends son and I was like 4 he...
    missunderstanded missunderstanded 13-15, F 2 Responses Jun 25

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    When I was a kid, I loved my mom so much. She played as an angel when my dad, who was a hot-tempered perfectionist, would let his anger out on me and my brother for the tiniest...
    clawrist clawrist 18-21, F Jun 25

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    It was my freshman year of high school, and my ex boyfriend and I were still dating at the time. I was going through the worst possible health problems I had ever been through. I...
    dyingalittleinside97 dyingalittleinside97 16-17, F Jun 25

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    I was wearing a white button down, grey vest, blue skinny jeans, and black high heel mid calf boots. I was driving home when I was pulled over by the officer. I quickly pulled over...
    richwhitegirl richwhitegirl 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 25

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    When I was thirteen, my sister who was 25 was pretty much in command of the house as our parents had died. We were playing baseball and we made a bet: whoever won would have to do...
    Raxicorico1234 Raxicorico1234 22-25, M 2 Responses Jun 25

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    I tried to attempt suicide. It was so tough getting through the huge battle of depression and me. I was cutting myself at first...then I had tried drowning myself. It was stupid...
    MickaelaLovesZachLin MickaelaLovesZachLin 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 25

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    Seven up! At school we had a gym teacher called Miss Bains who used to dish out to the slipper on a regular basis. The slipper concerned was an old tennis shoe which stung our...
    Jilly53 Jilly53 56-60, F 1 Response Jun 26

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    A "friend" of mine and I met up one day to have a couple of drinks at her place. Her boyfriend of a couple months came over. I was pretty uncomfortable by his presence there so I...
    hrdndbtch111 hrdndbtch111 26-30, F Jun 26

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    I was at school in ENgland in the 1960s and 70s, when corporal punishment was still widespread. At primary school I went through a "difficult" period, possibly related to my...
    preaparvum preaparvum 46-50, M 1 Response Jun 26

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    There was a time I could say no one I knew well had died. This is not to suggest no one died. When I was eight my mother became pregnant. She went to the hospital to give birth and...
    silvermoon9619 silvermoon9619 16-17, F Jun 26

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    Sadly, it was my own flesh & blood sister who bullied me. I was the outgoing little blond girl who made everybody laugh. I loved performing on our big fire place ledge, I loved...
    PinkUnicorn26 PinkUnicorn26 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 26

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    I live with it everyday. I try not to think about it but cant help it sometimes. I went through counseling after it happened but never spoke about it. I figured since I told the...
    momof3grls2014 momof3grls2014 26-30, F Jun 26

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    I'm living with my bro for a lil while. Anyway he said curfew was at 9pm. I'm not used to having a damn curfew so I came home to his house and I was walking up the back stairs...
    Fifidog Fifidog 16-17, F Jun 26

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    What God? I was told I was supposed to love you I was supposed to please you I was taught your word was my command I was taught everything happens for a reason Is there really a...
    SystemShutdown SystemShutdown 16-17, F 2 Responses Jun 26

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    I was scarcely happy When I was 6 I moved to Hong Kong hoping for it to be friendly and fun, But I was wrong... I was bullied at my school constantly and no one was there for me...
    Miserablechildhood Miserablechildhood 13-15, M 1 Response Jun 27

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    Does history repeat itself? My American cousin, Kat, told me she got spanked on her last day at school. She and two of her friends decided to decorate some teachers car for a...
    Jilly53 Jilly53 56-60, F 2 Responses Jun 27

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    Does history repeat itself? My American cousin, Kat, told me she got spanked on her last day at school. She and two of her friends decided to decorate some teachers car for a...
    Jilly53 Jilly53 56-60, F 3 Responses Jun 27

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    Junior School Embarrassment When I was in the top year of Junior school I got into trouble in the playground. It wasn't my fault, I still insist after all those years! We had a...
    Jilly53 Jilly53 56-60, F 2 Responses Jun 27

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    I was bullied during middle school all the way from 7th to 9th grade. People would call me nerd, ugly, hobbit (due to my reaally small stature. I was the smallest in class even now...
    johannesc4 johannesc4 13-15, M 1 Response Jun 27

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    I wish I wasn't always feeling like someone less than equal. I wish I was out of the relationship I am in now, and in a relationship with a person who could love me for me. When I...
    Momma1985 Momma1985 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 28

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    I am still recovering from the wreck I had on March 4th 2014. I live in a semi-mountainous area of Oregon. I was driving my 2009 Chevy Aveo home around 9 o'clock pm after a class...
    cmdaniels74 cmdaniels74 36-40, F 2 Responses Jun 28

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    i remember little me, the first time i saw him was when i was 8 years old, i didnt knew who he was until a few years later and well poor little me didnt know that he would hurt her...
    xxSuicidalPrincessxx xxSuicidalPrincessxx 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 29

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    I'm thankful to my friends for pulling me away from the guy during a school dance. I was just dancing with my friends when this hot guy broke through our group and grabbed me by my...
    ruizr302 ruizr302 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 29

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    This should had come as no shock to me. But somehow i forgot?. Acually I did not need to read any book, or take any test to figure that out. I know i felt shy as a kid, altho...
    mirkwood86 mirkwood86 26-30, M Jun 29

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    Anti-psychotics do not take away psychosis in ALL people. I know this because I apparently have psychosis and doctors and nurses have shoved anti-psychotics down my throat for...
    gwyschleff gwyschleff 13-15, F Jun 29

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    When I was eleven it was a couple days after Christmas I was in my bedroom and my uncle was sleeping on my sister's bed because she wasn't there and he asked me to come down and...
    Bree5223 Bree5223 13-15, F 2 Responses Jun 29

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    I got the belt, the extension cord, the switch, slippers, the hand, pinched etc. I taught myself to stop crying no matter how painful the beating was when I was about eight. The...
    123peppy 123peppy 16-17, F 5 Responses Jun 29

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    I'm mentioning the whole situation I was into in this story. Here is my story. I used to be a happy girl till the age 11, when I got to know my dad was dead. Mum said he got a...
    Astronggirl212 Astronggirl212 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 30

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