It Takes a Village, and That Includes Nannies

I was raised by nannies. That's not to say my parents weren't incredibly supportive and always there for me when I needed them — they were, in spades — but they both worked full-time, which they couldn't have done if my younger brother and I didn't have someone to watch over us during the day. So we had nannies;… » 10/26/12 6:30pm 10/26/12 6:30pm

Manhattan Nanny Stabbing Tragedy Brings Out the Worst in UrbanBaby Commenters

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