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It's the right job for someone. This 54-point job ad for a household manager/cook/nanny is a case study in invisible labor. Among other duties, this nanny must "conduct research into domestic and global vacation options based on criteria" and "populate information" into a spreadsheet.

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  • Was watching The Crown recently - and keeping aside the fact that a lot of what is portrayed can arguably be fiction - assuming that some of it were true, it sounds like this is how royal families in history raised kids. They were raised to be scholars, warriors, kings and queens with very disciplined

    Was watching The Crown recently - and keeping aside the fact that a lot of what is portrayed can arguably be fiction - assuming that some of it were true, it sounds like this is how royal families in history raised kids. They were raised to be scholars, warriors, kings and queens with very disciplined routines. And one would assume that that the kings and queens did not really do all of this work... It was their amazing loyal staff that did.

    Just an observation. There's too much nuance to this for me to comment whether this is right or wrong, but all I wanted to mention is that it's definitely not 'a first' taking history into account.

  • I appreciate the posting. It delineates all of the responsibilities that we as parents have and all of the roles that we perform. No one can say that there was any confusion about what is expected of them. As for those who think fulfilling all of these roles and completing all of these tasks is impossible

    I appreciate the posting. It delineates all of the responsibilities that we as parents have and all of the roles that we perform. No one can say that there was any confusion about what is expected of them. As for those who think fulfilling all of these roles and completing all of these tasks is impossible, welcome to parenthood!

  • Sorry, but that sounds like a two-fer job, and it's definitely underpaid given the job expectations and the prevailing wages in the area (median income for the county is $118K).