Wednesday

In the News - March 4, 2009

Driving and Breast-Feeding Nets Charges
Police in Ohio say a woman has been charged with child endangering after another motorist reported she was both breast-feeding a youngster and talking on a phone while driving.

Former Sun Prairie Day Care Worker Convicted of Child Abuse
A former Sun Prairie day care worker was convicted Tuesday of child abuse for squeezing an 18-month-old girl to the point where she turned blue and stopped breathing. Of the many troubling things about this story, I was particularly taken aback by this, "At a preliminary hearing in July, a former co-worker, Lindsey Anderson, testified that she saw Kladehall swaddle and place weight on the girl on several occasions." And she said nothing, why?

The nanny/employer relationship is one of the most difficult. What is the most difficult thing you have had to deal with as a nanny or as an employer of a nanny?
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8 comments:

A said...

Jane, please don't forget us old fart, dinosaur nannies that don't use facebook! Don't make any of your features exclusive to that. Thanks!

UNIDAD said...

wow i had no idea...

Jane Doe said...

The features would never be exclusive, just another channel to generate discussion and ideas for future features.

:)

Nanny Taxi said...

Driving, talking and breast feeding.
Completely unsafe, but you've got to give her kudos for multitasking!

just another mommy said...

Wow, I've breastfed in the car before (baby in carseat, me leaned over her in an extremely interesting position), but I could not even imagine driving while nursing! That's truly horrible! Glad she got caught.

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Marypoppin'pills said...

And it's not Jane Moderating, it's MPP...