That's terrible! I would definitely communicate with that Nanny to stop and if she's not responsive, move on! Nannies are meant to be respectful of the wishes of the parent. You should never feel uncomfortable.
I usually search for a town calendar and familiarize myself with what's going on in the area and when. I like to get a calendar and plan what my week with the child(ren) will look like. For younger children parks and playgrounds are a must! When I've... more
Ugh! So hard. In my experience it is extremely difficult to Nanny with the parents present. The children don't want to listen and when you give them direction that they don't like they run to their parents and then there's that awkward "stepping on toes" dance. I... more
It's always important to follow through. Set clear expectations and stick with it. I've helped parents with this in the past. I understand it's hard as a parent to say "no". Setting boundaries is important for children so that they have structure. If you follow through, it... more