I have become that mom who shows up at work and then realizes I have a yogurt handprint on my boob. Sweet.
I’m a few weeks late in reporting…but Ben now gives us hugs! Not on command…no. That’s not Ben’s style. It started with hugging his stuffed animals. This came the day after I said, “why do we have stuffed animals for Ben, he doesn’t even like them and they take up space?”. Apparently, if you want your child to play with something, just threaten...
After interviewing nannies for the past few weeks, we made an offer to Nanny W and she accepted last Friday. She will start next Monday. My dad has been hanging out with Ben last week and this week and will stay on next week to ease the transition. Question…should we nanny cam from the start? And do we tell the nanny it exists?
The nanny and the cam
When we moved to NYC about a month ago, it was so I could start working full time once again. Josh and I had already discussed that we would get a nanny when this happened. Manhattan is a city unlike any other for a variety of reasons, but one is that daycare has loooooong waiting lists, are super expensive and have a very early close time where they charge you by the minute if you are late. ...