Topic: nanny

Things Weren’t So Rosy Between The Killer NYC Nanny & The Krim Family After All

Things Weren't So Rosy Between The Killer NYC Nanny & The Krim Family After All

The chilling deaths of two Upper West Side children in the urban legend worthy Krim murders has made a new development. Despite initial reports that things were all chummy between murderering nanny Yoselyn Ortega and the Krim family, it’s taken about a week to uncover that there was some strife — albeit menial — after all. And wouldn’t you know that it all comes down to some hypothetical dishes that needed washing. More »

Lucky Magazine Wants To Exploit Your Working Mom Guilt To Promote Retail Therapy

Lucky Magazine Wants To Exploit Your Working Mom Guilt To Promote Retail Therapy

Lucky Magazine certainly knows how to inspire moms to shop. Exploit their guilt and vulnerability, then push a little retail therapy on them. At least, that seems to be the aim of their latest ad that reads, “My kids call the nanny Mom… FILL THE VOID.” Then it shows you a pair of shoes to buy. They’re called, “The Pick-Me-Up Shoes.” And let’s just come right out and say it, this ad is completely horrible and makes me want to burn piles of Lucky, not pick one up at the store. More »

Rupert Murdoch And Wendi Deng’s Former Nanny Foolishly Tells All

Rupert Murdoch And Wendi Deng's Former Nanny Foolishly Tells All

In case you thought The Nanny Diaries is soooo 2002, think again. Ying-Shu Hsu, a former staffer for Rupert Murdoch and Wendi Deng, has revealed the nasty details about her time with the family. And let’s just say it ain’t pretty. Hsu spoke with Gawker about her job as a tutor-turned-inadvertent-childcare-provider for the Murdoch girls, Chloe and Grace, likening her experience to a “war zone.”

If you ask me, Hsu should have kept her mouth shut for one reason only: the children. More »

I’m Hiring A Nanny – God, I Hope I Meet Julie Andrews

Iâm Hiring A Nanny â God, I Hope I Meet Julie Andrews

My husband and I have pretty odd schedules. He works in the evenings a lot. I work from home whenever the mood strikes me. A couple years ago, we both had normal 8-5 jobs, coincidentally for the same company. At the time, it made sense for our daughter to attend a normal daycare. That felt grown-up enough, the whole dropping my daughter off in the morning and dragging my butt into work in a pencil skirt. Some of my friends from high school and college liked to make fun of me, in my SUV, with my predictability and morning schedule. More »

Social Media Makes It A Lot Easier To Spy On the Sitter

Social Media Makes It A Lot Easier To Spy On the Sitter

A friend of mine has a live-in nanny who is permitted to use the family computers. And frequently when she uses them, she logs into her social media sites … but not out. This leaves her open for some prime-time social media spying from the parents.

“I can’t help it,” my friend explained, somewhat meekly. “When I open up my laptop and up pops a Facebook update referencing my children.” More »