• Things to never ask your nanny.

    January 9, 2012

    When I was a nanny in southern California several years ago, I got asked the most inappropriate, absurd, uncomfortable questions you could ever imagine. Things that no employer on the face of this earth would dream of asking an employee – but since I was going to work in their home with their kids I…

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  • Thou shalt not covet thy neighbors’ nanny.

    March 30, 2011

    When I was a nanny in SoCal several years ago, there was one sin a mom could commit that was unforgivable. It wasn’t shoplifting from Gucci. It wasn’t getting injections at a Botox party from the doctor who drove up from Mexico that turned out to be toxic. (Oh yes) It wasn’t even forgetting that…

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  • Working Girl

    September 1, 2010

    There are a lot of things going on in our life right now, but I’m not really sure I can or want to discuss them at this point. Even privately. So for right now, I’m just going to focus on some of the upcoming stuff in our lives. I am going back to work –…

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  • Spanking.

    May 28, 2010

    I’m not going to spank my kids. Period. Here’s the thing – I was spanked. My siblings were spanked (more often than me because, let’s face it, I was close to perfection. 😉 Well, at least until about 14.) I only remember the once I mouthed off to my mother – I told her to…

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