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I Was a Nanny

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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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    daerr5 daerr5 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 27

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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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    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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    Related Experiences

    I am a live-in nanny. It is a very new experience for me. I've only being living with the family for a month now. I can't lie, it's been a very rough transition. I feel like I'm...
    marlo1144 marlo1144 18-21, F Sep 10

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    I'm a Navy Brat who had a bit of an interesting childhood. This is by no means a sob story, I had a very privileged upbringing, it was just a tad dysfunctional. My parents worked...
    Francesca01 Francesca01 22-25, F 5 Responses Sep 4

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    When I was born, my parents were too busy for me. They were never home and I lived with a nanny who was more interested in Soap Operas than in the child in her care. One of my...
    msharleenquinzel msharleenquinzel 18-21, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    (When I tell my life stories, I will try to do so detached; so that no emotional biases will direct my writing. I do this so I can help others who might be reading this. And I...
    rainbowcity rainbowcity 22-25, F 2 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    I am dealing with a panic disorder with agoraphobia, depression and seizures and was currently discharged from the military. I developed all of this when I was admitted in a...
    Liddoturrboo Liddoturrboo 18-21, F 2 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    the drinking age was 18 back then but i was 14 when i started. i had my first beer in almost a year yesterday and it tasted good. i think if drinking wasn't a taboo i wouldn't...
    trailsonrails trailsonrails 51-55, M 2 hrs ago

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    It sucks, it sucks being a bi-sexual. Sometimes I wish I was normal, when I say normal I mean " Straight " . I wish I could share out everything that I'm feeling deep inside to...
    HopelesslyLove HopelesslyLove 18-21, F 2 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    Sometimes I ask myself what is the reason of the fact that even caregivers who believe in the sense of spanking principally break off spankings when children become teenagers...
    wellreddened wellreddened 51-55, M 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    I have read many stories over the past couple weeks before deciding to join. Let me first say I admire and respect discipline. I believe spankings are very valuable and needed...
    ScreamsoftheHalls ScreamsoftheHalls 18-21, F 5 Responses 1 hr ago

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    I was swimming in the ocean going out as far as possible only imagining what if i lived here swam in the ocean forever.. love it! !
    MysteryStorm27 MysteryStorm27 18-21, F 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    Very often at school, sometimes I think just for being. It was not just me but the whole class. Right through school from eleven on. Front of class, drop shorts, and according...
    jamestheswat jamestheswat 66-70, M 4 hrs ago

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    Looking for my half brother, put up for adoption in Ontario Canada in the late 80's, birth fathers name was Brian Farnham and mother Lisa Hilliard. I want to find him! Any advice...
    cfarnham cfarnham 36-40, F 2 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    Well, most of my posts have been embarrassing moments in my life so I decided I'd continue the trend. It was at the end of my seventh grade year. The seventh grade counselor, Ms...
    Dts16 Dts16 13-15, M 1 Response Aug 21

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    This happened just this past weekend and I am still going thought a bit of shock. I've not really talked to them any. The must know something is up, but probably not sure what that...
    MelissaSmith24740 MelissaSmith24740 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 21

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    On Sexual Abuse I will go, with the reason I am composing this letter, this is I'm sending this missive, because my daughter who is 8, was sexually assaulted, By my 22 year old...
    IrmaH IrmaH 36-40 2 Responses Aug 21

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    Well, after a while I got it again.Me and my friends were planning to go to the movies, and after permission of my parents, I got to go.My parents told me that I had a curfew of 9...
    taylorcollison taylorcollison 18-21, F 6 Responses Aug 22

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    Last week I was in the mountains hiking with my best friend. After five days of fab weather and nice views we were returning to base camp. On the way down we passed through the...
    overalls32 overalls32 31-35 Aug 22

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    Last week I was in the mountains hiking with my best friend. After five days of fab weather and nice views we were returning to base camp. On the way down we passed through the...
    overalls32 overalls32 31-35 Aug 22

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    i duno im sure to write this here, but ive not written this down before and hardly ever told anyone. when i was 15 i was walking home from gymnastics and went across an open area...
    lamaragymnast lamaragymnast 22-25, F 6 Responses Aug 25

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    I haven't been a tall person my whole life. Though a majority of it i have, but at times i haven't, and have been rather short. This stopped me from doing what I did best. Stopping...
    Aram8361 Aram8361 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 25

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    I used to have this dream. A haze of white and gold covering everything the entire "video" of what was happening. When I was young this dream happened a lot and I would wake...
    Astelmarie Astelmarie 18-21, F Aug 26

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    Keep in mind that I was always one of those girls that never understood why women stay in abusive relationships. I was a broken child. Acted out, drugs, sex basically whatever I...
    mmememe mmememe 22-25, F Aug 26

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    Hello. My name is Michelle and I am new to this website. I am here searching for support and hopefully answers. Here is my story. I am 31 years old and I am a single mother. I was...
    meesh192001 meesh192001 31-35, F 2 Responses Aug 26

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    I was 12 years old. It was dark outside, cold, in the middle of December. I watched cartoons in my living room every morning before school. My parents had left already for worn; it...
    Amiramae Amiramae 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 26

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    When you live in a small town, you don't think about someone harming you...Everyone knows everybody, people are either very charming, reserved, or just take everyone for granted..I...
    prettyface1 prettyface1 46-50, F 5 Responses Aug 26

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    When I was almost 14 my Mom dressed me as Little Bo Peep for an Easter Parade. I won the prize! My mom was an outstanding seamstress and rarely used patterns. She could create a...
    patty1650 patty1650 56-60, M 1 Response Aug 27

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    I can’t tell if I am dreaming or not. One moment I am in a room full of people. The next I feel my body being moved around on a bed and the blurred images and voices are back. I...
    perilousindenvers perilousindenvers 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 27

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    I can't believe I'm doing this but I need to get this out of my system. I cannot remember my age I think I was around the age of 10 but I remember everything so distinctively. It...
    Isabellacass Isabellacass 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 28

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    I've always been bullied since elementary through 6th grade. It ended about halfway through 7th grade. It all started in Kindergarten. There was this kid named Mauricio that would...
    HateHatred HateHatred 18-21, F Aug 28

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    My foster mom had me sexually abused in the hospital. By a "doctor". I was seven. I had many many hospital stays growing up, treating my chronic lung condition. I'm a victim of...
    iMinnow iMinnow 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 28

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    I just had a very embarrassing moment. I was babysitting two little boys and their baby brother. The other boys were about 10. I was taking care of the baby when it threw up all...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Aug 28

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    When I was younger I had a huge crush on this boy in my school. It was at that time when the boys hadn't hit puberty yet but some of the girls had, and I was one of the lucky few...
    dontyouforget dontyouforget 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 29

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    In more ways than one- well, the first time I was saved by God was at the same time all of you were saved, when my savior Jesus died for us. I'm sure God has saved me in many other...
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F Aug 29

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    I'm 16, I've only had my license for a few months, and I recently got into my first car accident. I'm one of the most cautious drivers I know, and I wasn't texting or messing with...
    courtneycour courtneycour 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 30

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    Back to something you said last night. "It's not your fault you got injured while playing," I think it was that I was experiencing an inner confidence like Icarus went through...
    dontcareforlabels dontcareforlabels 41-45, M 2 Responses Aug 30

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    Years ago when I worked as a Ren Faire as a Puritan, there was a woman; I guess 20, or 21. She had her father pick her up from site, the site was the San Bernardino site. Some...
    Sullan Sullan 36-40, M Aug 30

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    I was 16. He was 40. I had just entered my Junior year of high school and I was having issues with my father. The normal teenager bullshit of not wanting to deal with my fathers...
    perilousindenvers perilousindenvers 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 30

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    My mom sometimes used the hairbrusch but more often the carpet beater. First time I was 4-5yo when she found out that me and my friend had played with matches. She was so mad at...
    dlbenny dlbenny 18-21, M Aug 31

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    It's taken me until now to realise I was bullied by my mum. I started out on here with "I think my mum hates me"... but wow, I've filled a 100 page notebook with stuff she did in...
    rolledgoldboy rolledgoldboy 22-25 Aug 31

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    One my my earliest memories and most vivid is from when I was 4. It was a year or 2 after my parents divorced and my mother was in a downward spiral. Her boyfriend moved in with us...
    ausofbounds ausofbounds 41-45, M 4 Responses Sep 1

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    This is what I found, posted one year ago. Things have changed, but I believed we would be the ones to work out. "The One The Works Out Sometimes it works out. I'm a work in...
    chasinglesun chasinglesun 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 1

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    It all started when I was fresh out of high school. I grew up in a small, rural German/Chzech town in central Texas. Needless to say, these small communities have a way of raising...
    Rawj777 Rawj777 26-30 Sep 2

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    If you finish reading this and provide advice, suggestions, or insight - I will think the world of you. Thank you from the bottom of my heart. So this is complicated and I'm not...
    CloseItForSure CloseItForSure 31-35, M 3 Responses Sep 2

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