Nanny Errs with More than Occasional Errands
I wrote a while back about a nanny share (which we ultimately nixed). Totally different question: How many personal errands do you think are reasonable for a nanny to do "on the clock"? Our nanny seems to do at least one personal errand every day (Target, JoAnn, the bank, meeting her mom/sister for lunch to discuss her sister's wedding, wedding errands, etc). Don't get me wrong, I sometimes run errands as "entertainment" but we have a zoo pass and aquarium and I have to specifically request she take them there and she seems irritated at times because she's planned some other errand on days I ask her to go.
My sense is an OCCASIONAL errand is fine, but more like 1x/week or less. But how do I discuss this with her or define? She has days off during the week so having stuff not open on her day off is no excuse although I know she doesn't get a lunch break like you would for most jobs (but most of these errands she would be unlikely able to accomplish in an hour...) Thanks! - Marty
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