(My camera only flashes when hats are on)
I want to preface this post by saying that I am well aware that I’m not the only one out there making a living watching multiple babies. I know that there are mothers, grandmas, extended family members, daycare workers, and even fathers who do this daily alongside me. However, I do think that my experience is a tad unique because of the fact that I share a relation to the babies I take care of, so therefore I can write and say things that might get an aforementioned daycare worker fired. I must admit I enjoy living in a world where I choose to risk retaining my employment by exercising my freedom of speech.
I have been on the job a little over a month and a half. These beginning weeks have taught me a whole lot. I quickly realized these babies are not only the directors, but also the stars while I am just some unrecognizable crew member fetching them lattes and French fries. As a 27 yr. old single girl being thrust into the stay at home mom role I have observed, experienced, and learned things I never thought possible. I think it would be best if we discuss my discoveries by grouping them into different content areas because being a nanny is extremely complex. Continue reading It’s a Babies World, and I’m just livin’ in it: Part One