Police Officially Charge NYC Nanny with Murder

Just in case you had started to believe that the horrifying story of a New York nanny stabbing to death two of the children in her case was simply an awful collective nightmare we had before Hurricane Sandy, here's an update: Yoselyn Ortega, the nanny in question, was charged Saturday with murder. » 11/04/12 12:30pm 11/04/12 12:30pm

Manhattan Nanny Stabbing Tragedy Brings Out the Worst in UrbanBaby…

The message boards on anonymous parenting forum UrbanBaby.com are frequented by impressively self-absorbed and judgmental city parents who fret over their paltry $700,000 household incomes, argue the merits of elite private schools, and write Moby Dick-length screeds on co-sleeping. But they wouldn't stoop so low as… » 10/26/12 1:20pm 10/26/12 1:20pm

Meet the Transgender Indonesian Nanny Who Took Care of Young Barack…

When someone rises to a position of great power, there are often people from their past who come out of the woodwork looking for some favor or another—and that's no doubt happened many times to President Obama. However, there's one person from his past who hasn't ever asked for anything: The trangender Indonesian… » 3/05/12 11:55pm 3/05/12 11:55pm

During Recession, Legal Assistants Must Also Change Diapers

Like legal work? Like kids? Then you could apply for this legal assistant/nanny gig originally posted by UT Law's career service. Responsibilities include "filing and other general office assistance" and "helping to care for a four-month-old infant." [Above the Law] » 11/13/09 5:20pm 11/13/09 5:20pm

Which Celeb Couple Did Big Brother Houseguest Nanny For?

Big Brother 11 contestant Lydia Tavera's bio on CBS says that she "has been up-close-and-personal with fame as she used to be a nanny for a high profile couple." We (may have) found out who it is. » 7/17/09 2:40pm 7/17/09 2:40pm

"Distasteful Nanny With A Penchant For Sunflower Seeds And Male Porn"

Look, we'd like to lay off I Saw Your Nanny, we really would. But when someone draws our attention to a post with the above title » 10/03/08 1:30pm 10/03/08 1:30pm I ask you, The post that follows is so motherhumping odd that we can do no better than to publish it, in its entirety. The commenters really rip her a new one, too! As my friend IM'd me,…

'I Saw Your Nanny' Is Sensitive To A Diversity Of Stereotypes

For those people troubled by the lack of diversity on Fashion Week's runways, why, look no further than that beacon of egalitarian humanity, I Saw Your Nanny » 9/11/08 12:20pm 9/11/08 12:20pm. The nanny watchdog site (on which people report sightings of "bad nannies") has recently added a charming banner illustration, a gallery of happy nannies of…

Nanny Diaries

A rich woman writes obnoxious nanny want-ad » 8/28/08 3:30pm 8/28/08 3:30pm, becomes an internet phenomenon, a ton of people people apply for the job. Rebecca Land Soodak, "a 40-year-old painter and aspiring writer" with four kids, a building and a country house, has gone through ten nannies and posted a Craigslist ad that begins, "My kids are a…

ISYN Update: Bad Perm And Stroller In Street Spark Frenzy!

I think it's time to see what's happening over at I Saw Your Nanny » 8/13/08 6:00pm 8/13/08 6:00pm, "the quintessential depository for nanny dirt." (Yeah, that's the actual tagline.) Here's a "nanny sighting" from "Conshohocken State Road towards the Post Office - Gladwyne, PA": Comment Digest: And: And: And: Earlier:

I Saw A Crazy: 'Nanny' Policing Goes Off Rails

I did my weekly scan of "I Saw Your Nanny" this morning. For those unfamiliar with this three-car-pileup phenomenon, it's a site on which people post sightings of "bad nannies." As one might imagine, the snobbery, entitlement, ugliness and paranoia run rampant. But there's also just an element of "wtf?" that makes it… » 6/06/08 3:20pm 6/06/08 3:20pm

Mariah Gets Engaged... With Used Ring

Sources Swear Ashlee Simpson Is Knocked Up