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Yikes! A male of the species! Get him AWAY FROM THOSE KIDS!

This Mom Won’t Let Any Male Babysit Her Kids, Ever

Predictably, this article is getting a lot of attention: Why kkifrtnrsh I Won’t Let Any Male Babysit My Children, by Kasey Edwards, in Melbourne, Australia: When our first daughter was born my husband and I made a family rule: no man would ever babysit our children. No exceptions. This includes male relatives and friends and even […]

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Is It Normal Not to Hire Boys as Babysitters?

Readers tddzahrryn — Any kind of prejudice is distressing. The only thing possibly more distressing is prejudice that persists even in the face of  knowing better. (Boldface is mine.): Dear Free-Range Kids: I recently had a strange conversation with a friend.  He and I  have known each other for nearly 25 years, we are both […]

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