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"Where do you get off saying my kid is grade level?"
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"My parents are at the age where they're very involved with their own activities."
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Nannies Of The Old West
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"Thanks again. You've got a great house and a fun care provider."
"They're not just my eggs. They're your eggs, too."
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'Wally? Do you think I'm a good mother?...So who's going to take the blame for this?'
"Oh, no. If you're going to be primary breadwinner, then I get to be primary caregiver."
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"I'd let her go, but she's so good with the kids."
Praise works best when it comes straight after the positive behaviour.
"His parents never picked him up."
"Daddy has to clear his head for a few minutes before he can deal with 'Babar'."
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'I'm just saying if our nanny can afford a nanny then we're paying too much.'
"I wouldn't mind being a stay-at-home dad if I didn't have stay-at-home kids."
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"Bud has a great way with kids, but they don't know it."
"If he wakes up, you can give him a Martini."
"We couldn't find a sitter."
"I've asked you never to call me during naptime."
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Wee Folks Daycare
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'I don't care if an app on your phone is monitoring you, you still need a baby sitter when your father and I are gone.'
"I won it for being the most noncompetitive in preschool."
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'Grandmas just ain't what they used to be.'
"She used to have 'time out' in her bedroom but we find getting her to watch reruns of the 'Antiques Roadshow' far more effective!"
'I'm a work-at-home dad.'
"Before kindergarten, I was into that whole downtown nursery-school scene."
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"Your nanny is paid to be patient with you."