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'Wally? Do you think I'm a good mother?...So who's going to take the blame for this?'
"I'd let her go, but she's so good with the kids."
"Daddy has to clear his head for a few minutes before he can deal with 'Babar'."
Tags:father, fathers, fatherhood, parenthood, parent, parents, parenting, dad, dads, parenthood, play, playdate, playdates, play date, play dates, play mate, play mates, playmate, playmates, play-mate, play-mates, childcare, child-care, child care, kid, kids, storybook, storybooks, story book, story books, children's book, children's books, children's story, children's stories
'I'm just saying if our nanny can afford a nanny then we're paying too much.'
"His parents never picked him up."
"I wouldn't mind being a stay-at-home dad if I didn't have stay-at-home kids."
Tags:toddler, toddlers, stay-at-home, stay at home, dad, dads, mom, moms, mum, mums, family life, family-life, childcare, child-care, preschooler, preschoolers, preschool age, young family, young families, child-care, gender role, gender roles, gender stereotype, motherhood, fatherhood, gender politics
"We couldn't find a sitter."
"I've asked you never to call me during naptime."
Tags:nap, naps, naptime, nap-time, nap times, nap-times, nap time, napping, interruption, interruptions, interrupting, kid, kids, nursery, nurseries, kindergarten, kindergartens, childcare, child-care, child care, phone, phones, cell, cells, cellphone, cellphones, mobile, mobiles, smartphone, helicopter parent, helicopter parents, helicopter parenting
'Grandmas just ain't what they used to be.'
'I'm a work-at-home dad.'
"Your nanny is paid to be patient with you."
"Don't worry! I'm a very experienced babysitter."
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'It must be nice having a job where you can work at home.'
"Timmy was a bit shy at first, Mrs. Jordan....but he warmed right up to me!"
'She just came down the stairs without walking.'
'William, I've decided to go back to work so I can get a little rest during the day.'
"The firm has invested a lot in it's 'family friendly' policies. We bought that box. If you stand on it you can see your child being put into it's nursery."
Tags:creche, creches, nursery, nurseries, childcare, child-care, childminder, childminders, childminding, family-friendly, family friendly, family-friendly policy, family friendly policy, working mother, working mothers, working mom, working moms, working mum, working mums, company creche, company nursery
The perils of working from home
Tags:homeworker, homeworkers, home worker, home workers, home office, home offices, home working, work, working from home, work life balance, work life, work-life balance, life-work balance, work/life balance, life/work balance, workload, workloads, childcare, child care, child-care, parent, parents, parenthood, parenting, mother, mothers, motherhood, mom, moms, mum, mums, childcare
"I take my babysitting job very seriously."
"Cathy, this will be an easy sleepover for you - Ben doesn't take any medications at all."
"I have the kids Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. She has them Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday. Thursday they're free-range.
Tags:divorce, divorces, child custody, free-range, free range, childcare, child care, child-care, split up, splitting up, split-up, splitting-up, break up, breaking up, break-up, breaking-up, separated, separations, separation, child arrangement, child arrangements, parent, parents, parenting, parenthood, bad parent, bad parents, bad parenting, run wild, running wild, father, fathers, fatherhood, office worker, office workers, offices
"You mind if I sit here and yammer on while my kid does whatever he wants?"
'Hi Honey! I wanted to thank you for taking the baby to day care this morning!'
"Looks like you guys had a great time making a snowman with the babysitter. By the way, where is the babysitter?"
"Oh, she's just having another meltdown."
Tags:meltdown, meltdowns, butter, butters, butter stick, butter sticks, baby, babies, childcare, child care, child-care, newborn, newborns, new parent, new parents, new baby, new babies, baby, babies, parent, parents, parenthood, mom, moms, mum, mums, mother, mothers, motherhood, father, fathers, dad, dads, fatherhood, tantrum, tantrums, melting butter, melted butter