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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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    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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    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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    Converted Converted 46-50, M 1 hr ago

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    .....yah, I did before we got married. but, thanks to my best friend, he knew it about it. we still got married. thanks, bestie! how ironic? now, you wanna accuse me of breaking up...
    StreetgirlnamedDesire504 StreetgirlnamedDesire504 36-40 2 hrs ago

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    I was bullied for being small, shy, plain-looking and a suspected lesbian ;-) A girl called Amber used to humiliate me during PE, which was actually one of my favourite lessons...
    LizzieLost LizzieLost 18-21, F 2 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    I started smoking very early. My mom always used to smoke and I have always liked the smell. When I was 8, very shortly before my 9th birthday I sneaked some cigarettes from her...
    superlady16 superlady16 18-21, F 8 hrs ago

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    Yep. I was cheated on by my husband. He was done, thought we were over but failed to tell me. I have not been the best wife, often choosing alcohol to numb my pain. Never drank at...
    notafraidrn notafraidrn 41-45, F 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    I was told today if I feel as if I am a threat to myself or to others to sign myself into the hospital. I told that person as I have told the rest. I am okay. I can deal with...
    SecretAbby SecretAbby 18-21, F 9 hrs ago

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    I boarded the Swansea Train at Paddington London I managed to get a seat it was crowded there were a great deal of people standing it was very crowded carriage, a big chap said I...
    senghenydd senghenydd 61-65, M 10 hrs ago

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    ...very often. I'm not a chronic handwasher but I wash my hands more than others. I wash my hands after cleaning the dishes (although they are clean after that), always after...
    MutedVoice MutedVoice 18-21, F 11 hrs ago

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    I wish I was skinnier or possibly even just more toned. I hate the way I look and don't want to get fat and lol like my price of **** dad
    Elwreystingray Elwreystingray 22-25, M 13 hrs ago

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    Newly divorced after leaving a very abusive relationship, I moved back to my hometown and was able to get a job through an old friend from school. During my first week there, I...
    kitkat0216 kitkat0216 31-35, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I am writing this to shed light on domestic violence and what happened to me. At first it was only on my Facebook and set to "Friends Only", but I am now making it public and...
    Taylor62298 Taylor62298 41-45, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Hello!! Id love your nannying support!! https://m.facebook.com/AngelA.R.KCareAndEventPlanning
    AnonymousAngel13 AnonymousAngel13 22-25, F Aug 17

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    My experience of abuse is most likely not as bad as most people's but I'd still like to share.. The first time I was abused by my dad was when I came home late from a friends...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Aug 16

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    I've of my families before my current family was messing with my agreed upon scedule and took for granted that I was a nanny and had a husband to go home to and household to run of...
    NerdModeActivate NerdModeActivate 31-35, F Aug 14

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    And I love what I do. I'm not a live in nanny,just occasionally sleep over when the parents are gone during hunting season or occasional special trips. They're not a very big...
    NerdModeActivate NerdModeActivate 31-35, F Aug 14

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    I have had several poignant moments in my life, since early childhood, when I was on the verge of something very bad, possibly fatal happening to me, and it being prevented in the...
    SnowWhiteBea SnowWhiteBea 31-35, F 3 Responses Aug 13

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    when I was fourteen (I'm 17) my mom kicked me out of the house. I at the time had no friendsa or FAM that could take me in so I had to go live at a youth homeless shelter. (it was...
    Brittanythain Brittanythain 16-17, M Aug 12

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    Growing up Africa there were plenty of dangerous things to look out for like crocodiles, lions, elephants, but the one thing our dad always said before going to work was "DON'T...
    Tin1964 Tin1964 51-55, F 1 Response Aug 12

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    hi i'v never posted before so here goas. I am 17 and I am a cross dresser. it all started when I was 11. my parents had just got a divorce and my mom was moving out. while she was...
    Brittanythain Brittanythain 16-17, M 2 Responses Aug 11

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    I was disrupting class and had been for a couple of days so my teacher decided to send me to the principals office. when i got there i had a choice i could take the paddling or...
    beavers6 beavers6 36-40, F 7 Responses Aug 11

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    The last spanking I got at home was in what I consider my trouble years at age 8. This was the worst one I can remember, and probably the one that caused me to straighten up...
    davedexp davedexp 56-60, M Aug 11

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    My first real spanking happened when I was 8. My parents were separated, and it seemed like this was a time when I started getting into trouble, not intentionally, but I knew I was...
    davedexp davedexp 56-60, M 1 Response Aug 11

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    When I was 10 I had the friend who was in collage, and she was like a second mother to me. My sisters were both at a friends house, but I was at home, and my parents wanted to go...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Aug 11

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    I'm 21 and last week I met this 18 year old girl on Tinder. We had a match so we started chatting. Me being the nice guy that I am, I asked her out for drinks and she said yes. I...
    TarikP TarikP 18-21, M 4 Responses Aug 11

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    I was maybe 4-5 when my cousin started it. I don't remember how but it continued until I was 7-8 when my mom caught us. She caught us when I was trying to push her away and my mom...
    Mandy1738 Mandy1738 13-15, F 14 Responses Aug 11

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    Read my past stories before this one. The alarm went off and we all woke up. We had to change into our uniforms them leave. When I changed I went to the bathroom, I told them I...
    CaitlynJennerIsAQueen CaitlynJennerIsAQueen 18-21, M 2 Responses Aug 11

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    this is the earliest memory I have. i must have been very young. honestly I feel like I should have been to young to remember this, I couldn't have been over four years old because...
    Branthony Branthony 26-30, M Aug 10

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    Our Dad Left Us! I was five years old when it happened, just after President Kennedy was shot. My younger sister Gretchen was four, and my little sister Audrey was one as I recall...
    BadPam BadPam 56-60, F 8 Responses Aug 10

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    Things are really crazy in my life right now and I'm trying my best to manage it all. I am realizing more each day how messed up/dysfunctional my marriage truly was. I am so glad...
    AGreeneyedbutterfly80 AGreeneyedbutterfly80 31-35, F 3 Responses Aug 9

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    I was born at 28 weeks by a C-section on June 1,1995. Just after I was born I was put on a ventilator and moved to the NICU. I spent 6 months in the hospital and I came home on...
    HuggiesBoy20 HuggiesBoy20 18-21, M 5 Responses Aug 9

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    I used to think I was going to do big things with my life.. Well I didn't. I wanted to go to college to be a vet. I also wanted to be a writer. I didn't do it for reason after...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Aug 9

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    My husband and I have been married 9 years. We were 20 and 21 when we got married. By our 5th anniversary we had 3 boys. They are now 7, 6, and 5. When I was 7 months pregnant with...
    sjf916 sjf916 26-30, F 5 Responses Aug 9

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    My mum lost her battle with cancer in January 2003, when I was just 12 years old. By two weeks later, I'd lost my dad too - because he'd gotten into a relationship with an...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Aug 8

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    http://www.buzzfeed.com/alessias4/24-things-every-nanny-knows-to-be-true-oc28?utm_term=.pixr89jZMY#.qxmeY0PE43 Love this!
    MalloryAnn24 MalloryAnn24 18-21, F Aug 8

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    Two years ago I was almost killed by my own father My father is someone who gets angry very easily. He showed that to me and it almost got me and my family killed... One day we...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Aug 7

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    I haven't posted a story in a while so I thought this would be a fun one to tell. About 3 years ago, my family and I were visiting some friends we had in Arizona. I hung out with...
    Pulpnonfiction Pulpnonfiction 18-21, M Aug 7

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    My story is when I was 6 years old my father began to sexually abuse me. I'm not talking just a touch here or there. I mean he raped me. He made me have sex with other men not for...
    Chrissiwho1989 Chrissiwho1989 26-30 4 Responses Aug 7

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