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Mama Confession #2: I Only Clean For Company

Mama Confession #2: I Only Clean For Company

I grew up in a house where we didn’t leave crumbs on the counter. We picked up our toys when we were done playing. And, as a chore, my brother and I would comb the fringe on the oriental carpet. Seriously…we would comb the fringe. With a hair comb.  Now, it only seems natural that I like order. Organizing and reorganizing. Clearing away clutter feels rewarding. Filling bags of clothes to donate or sell at the consignment shops. Donating boxes of…

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Mama Confession #1: I Don’t Have a Babysitter¬†

Mama Confession #1: I Don’t Have a Babysitter¬†

It’s confession time. My daughter is over a year old, and I do not have a babysitter.  The funny thing is: I take care of children for a living. Essentially, I am the babysitter. I found my job online, on a website that connects parents who need childcare with people looking for childcare jobs. My employers didn’t know me. We weren’t acquaintances. I wasn’t recommended by a friend. I know it must have taken an extreme amount of trust, on their…

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