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babysugar Diaries: Nannies Say the Darndest Things

Things have been hectic for me over the last few weeks. I'm moving into a new house, had a couple weddings to attend, and have been balancing my busy schedule of working and parenting with another bun in the oven.

After traveling sixteen hours on Sunday, working and packing on Monday and Tuesday and taking my mom to the airport at 5 a.m. this morning, I was ready for a Sleeping Beauty type slumber. Instead, I got ready for work and made my daughter breakfast. When the nanny arrived, she offered some advice, "You look so tired! Maybe you need more makeup." It was just what I needed. Thanks to her boost of confidence and energy, I ran, I mean shuffled, out the door in a rush to make my bus.

Hopefully, I'll get some rest tonight, though it's doubtful as my hubby is out of town and I'm signed up for jury duty tomorrow. By then I'll need a face lift — or at least my nanny may think so!

milosmommy milosmommy 9 years
mabye nanny needs her manners checked
jessie jessie 9 years
maybe nanny needs her eyes checked
Moms Moms 9 years
This story is crazy. But, for the record I saw babysugar yesterday and she's glowing — definitely doesn't need ANY make-up.
LadyLiLa83 LadyLiLa83 9 years
I'm telling you, I firmly believe some women hire nannies just so they can go to the spa! My MIL used to babysit for a woman who had no job, was not actively looking for a job, and would literally sit on her @$$ while my MIL ran around looking after this woman's three kids. She'd say "I'm going to run some errands" and come back with bags from Nordstrom, Lord and Taylor, etc. but no groceries or anything. I wish I had that kind of disposable income.
Liss1 Liss1 9 years
How rude!
Kristinh1012 Kristinh1012 9 years
I had a woman I worked with that used to tell me almost EVERY day that I looked very pale and tired when I was pregnant. First, I'm ALWAYS pale. I just couldn't go tanning like I did before.....and I had a child that was sucking the life out of me and I rarely got sleep from constant back pain. OK, Fine. The thing I always wondered was......WHAT would make this person think that I want to hear that? What would make someone basically come out and tell someone (pregnant at that) she looks like sh*t? As I am sarcastic, I probably would have told her that she just got a little less rich, and maybe she needed more pull back on that mouth of hers. While smiling of course.
SugarKat SugarKat 9 years
Wow. Do nannies just think that you've hired them so that you can go to the spa? WTH? Yeah, more makeup. How about some sleep?! I understand even though I don't have a nanny...
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