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Nanny Spying

Maddie and I seem to be coming down with a
cold, so you'll have to wait until tomorrow (hopefully) to hear
the current poll results as I take a bit of a sick day.

Meanwhile, my brother sent me a link to href="http://today.reuters.com/news/articlenews.aspx?type=domesticNews&storyID=2006-10-19T210728Z_01_N19206647_RTRUKOC_0_US-LIFE-NANNIES.xml&src=101906_1831_ARTICLE_PROMO_also_on_reuters">
this article
and I'm interested in your opinion. What
do you think of women who put "How's My Nanny" bumperstickers on
their strollers, in the hopes that strangers will contact them with
reports of negligence? Does this seem to be a great way to keep an
extra eye on your baby, or a sign you don't trust your caregiver?
If you were a nanny, would this insult you?

I have to confess, I'd feel insulted if I were a nanny; on the
other hand, I've often longed for a phone number to be printed
across the foreheads of some of the tots I see on the playground,
so their moms could hear how poorly they are treated by their

What do you think?


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