I have an incident to report that I think deserves to be reported. I was at St. Catherine's Park today, Weds. at approximately 2:10 PM. I was pushing my daughter on the swings. A few swings down from me I saw a nanny I have seen before who cares for a boy of about 10 months, very fair, bright orange hair. This nanny I had seen before and I always noticed how she took such time with that child. I had seen the child tantrum or cry and she was always so loving. I believe the child also has a sibling (same color hair, girl, of about 4 who was not present this day). So I thought, I should snap a picture of her and send it to the Nanny Blog because who doesn't like a good nanny report? I wasn't bold about taking the picture, but quietly snapped a picture. The nanny who was two swings over from me rushed at me and slapped the phone out of my hand. The phone literally went skidding on the asphalt all the way to the railing. I was shocked. My mouth was agape. I quickly grabbed my phone as the woman started to scream at me. "Oh no you don't, oh hell no, you're not taking my picture, whatcha gonna do with it". She was so aggressive and intimidating I immediately took my child out of the swing and made my way to the gate. She was still hollaring at me saying, "you better run, that's right you better run." When I turned to look back one time, she said, "and guess what else? I feed pigeons. That's right." So while I was earnestly trying to acknowledge a stellar caregiver, some psychotic nanny gets in my way. She wasn't even on my radar before, but she was very loud and instantly angry. She was wearing orange jeans, black nike tennis shoes and a white button shirt. It all happened so fast but I think she had a grey sweatshirt, or maybe blue tied around her waist. The child she was pushing was an Asian girl of about 1.5 years. If this is your nanny, you might want to ask around about her and see if she has this temper around your child. I couldn't get away from her fast enough, I can't imagine what it's like to be the helpless child in her care.
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