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Saturday, September 29, 2012

Nannies or Sister Wives?

From the HuffPost Blog, an intesting article, though discussions like these seem to imply that women should/do take on 100% of the child-rearing, instead of sharing this responsibility with the children's fathers, who, studies consistently show, are important to children:

What do you call the people you pay to take care of your children?

Nannies? Babysitters?

Julie Bowen calls then "sister wives." That is the term she used from the she accepted the Emmy for Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy and thanked "Alba and Amelia" who are taking care of our children when I'm not around to do it."

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Never heard the term 'sister wives' before. It'll be interesting to see if it catches on.

Posted by: Tulsa Divorce Lawyers | Sep 29, 2012 4:28:08 PM

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