Asian nanny continually on cell phone no eye contact or verbal contact with baby on swing BPC (before volley ball courts)
Today I observed an Asian nanny in bpc park continually on cell phone( when I passed the first time walking my dog and after walk around park) this was approx 20 minutes she was suppose to be caring for little red head boy who appears about two years old on swing who she virtually ignored except for extending her hand toward the swing for it to move when she noticed my stopping and observing.
A youngish nanny with a baby girl, maybe 10 months? In a stroller. Nanny sitting on the bench on her phone. Wearing a baseball capita SEXY spelled out in rhinestones. Baby awake and alert and ignored and strapped in carriage. Kicks off her blanket. Nanny yells at baby done think like “I told you not to kick it off, now I’m not going to give it back to you” goes back to phone.
At the connection In summit New Jersey a a little blonde girl was waiting for a sibling to finish an after school activity with her nanny. The nanny was black with a thick accent and the child was white. The child was wearing crocs and had a mini purse, red leggings and a striped long sleeve shirt. The nanny had short black hair and was glued to her cell phone the entire hour and every time the child would move, flinch or ask for some innocent kind of attention, her caregiver would yell at her for speaking and told her to “stop” or to “be quiet.” She did not look at the child once and made her go to the bathroom on her own and this child was no more than four years old.This occurred on Tuesday, December 22nd and the child and her nanny left the waiting area and walked into the pool entrance area around 4:15. When the woman caught me looking, her tone towards the child changed as she escorted her out of the waiting area and into the pool center.
I am reporting a nanny from the UES Kidville caring for a blonde 18-24 month boy named Alexander. They had a horrible dynamic from the start; he kept hitting her and screaming for nothing and she never calmed him down or spoke gently to him. Instead, she threatened him repeatedly, telling him she would put him in time-out and confiscating his playdough etc, which only made him scream more and become more aggressive. He screamed on and off for basically the entire class and then the nanny, two minutes before end of class - and most likely to deflect any blame from herself - announced that his tantrums were probably the result of his ear infection that hadn’t been treated yet.
There was a pregnant mom in the class who was not happy to be sitting next to a sick child and, when she moved seats, the nanny even mocked her publicly to anyone who would listen.
Aside from the fact that this little boy was sick and should have been kept home, this nanny handled the situation so terribly and only aggravated this poor little boy’s upset and frustration.
This nanny had no business being anywhere near kids.
I hired my mother’s friend’s daughter (who is in her 50s and has 3 children of her own ranging from 11 yrs old to 25 yrs old) to watch my four month old daughter. Because she was a family friend, I thought it was “safer” than hiring a stranger. Needless to say, she stole my deceased father’s ring (which was hidden in my bedroom) and pawned it. Luckily, the police were able to recover it and she pled guilty to petit larceny. Her name is Janet Buffolino and lives in East Rockaway, N.Y. (Nassau County). Apparently, she has a history of criminal misconduct but still watches children and I’m sure she is stealing from those families as well. BEWARE.
Spent time with this nanny before I hired her. She seemed great had a lot of experience I was actually ok with going back to work. On our first official day I left the house at 7:40 and at 7:41 she covered our security camera. I rushed home to fire her once my husband called me to tell me he received an alert that it had been tampered with. She cried, made up and obscene story of why she touched the camera. She’s nuts. Total scam artist. I’m so thankful that I had cameras and was able to go right home and get her out of my house.
Her name is Michele lives on Staten Island. She has job postings on almost all the major sites for nanny jobs.
Nanny was not holding young child’s hand at the M-15 Select Bus Stop at 34th and 1st Avenue. She was not fully paying attention.However, she wasn’t on her cell or anything like that. The child was very calm and seemed in control. Situation made me very uncomfortable. I will say once on the bus, she was very loving towards the child.
I’m sure the nanny is great, but if this were my nanny I’d want to know.
I saw your daughter fall off the table, on the back of her head on the concrete below, bruising on right check, right side of head and behind right ear. I suggested that the nanny call you immediately or take your daughter to the pediatrician. She seemed to dismiss my comments. Your daughter was in a teal sweater, brown straight hair, between 18 mos - 2 years. Nanny was African, short reddish/brown hair, natural texture, with dog named “Shadow”?
This isn’t about something I saw involving the child, but instead with me personally. At JJ Byrne playground on August 10 at 10am, waiting in line for the swings. I was next but when the swing opened this woman walked right in front of me and was extremely confrontational when I kindly reminded her I had been waiting. She very harshly told me to go away among some other words. If this is how she treats a stranger with a child in line for a swing, how is she treating the child she cares for? Disturbed me enough to post…
I saw your nanny at Monroe Center in Hoboken on Wed. July 22. Your daughter (named Lila) was in a blue stroller. The nanny was yelling at her to stop crying and was saying mean things to her rather than comfort her. I heard her say “your mommy told you not to cry and I will tell her you didn’t listen.” She gave your daughter food and yelled at her for getting crumbs on herself. She seemed at the end of her rope, I would feel awful to be paying someone to treat my child so poorly.
Noticed woman at park in Smyrna Ga with a boy around 2 years old. Child cried for over a hour and did not stop. Woman told child to shut up and picked child up and threw him down in stroller. She ignored him the whole hour while she was on her phone. The woman was tall and heavy. She had on a white jean jacket without sleeves. She had red dyed fire engine color hair which was fuzzy and unkept. She also had on glasses. She had a pierced nose and a tattoo of some sort of a building on leg. She got into a white hyundai and sped off. She was driving way to fast and did not stop almost hitting pedestrians. I think she was drinking or on drugs. If you know anyone in Smyrna who has this child watched by this woman. Please warn them.
Help me find your parent -- child smacked twice today
On Wednesday, June 24th, at approximately 10:30/10:45AM at Cadman Plaza Park, my nanny and I witnessed an unfortunate incident where your nanny smacked your little girl twice and was very aggressive with her. Your nanny told your child, “if you don’t hear it, you’ll feel it.”
Description of your child: Your daughter seems to be one of a twin (she has a brother), approximately under the age of 2. Your daughter has beautiful brown toddler curls and likes to eat cheese sticks.Today, your daughter was wearing pink Sauconys, a pink t-shirt with a soccer ball and a pink skirt with pink bike shorts.
Description of your nanny: Today she was wearing a navy/royal blue tshirt, blue cropped pants and grey + pink Sketchers. She has long black and brown thin braids and small pendant necklace.
I have a photograph of your nanny and your daughter for reference. Please contact me directly or pass along as I’d very much like to find the parents of these little munchkins.
St Catherine’s Park 68 and 1st - around 1pm – today 6/19/15 –
Saw a Nanny with short red curly hair and her teenage daughter being awful with two kids - around age 2 - one was named Noah - it said so on his bouncy ball. She forced both kids in the stroller for no apparent reason and they were WAILING and crying. The little girl had blonde hair and the little boy had brown hair. The screeches were heartbreaking. I said - “Are you bringing them home for lunch?” she nastily replied “no.” I hope and pray their Mother or Father finds this post and fires her!
Young Nanny wearing headphones with young baby, unable to see or hear baby cry.
I was driving on the Upper East Side of NY. I saw a young nanny pushing a very young baby in a stroller. The baby was facing away from her and crying, the sun was very strong, she had no protection. Nanny could not see or hear her, as she was wearing headphones. Nanny strolling East. This happened today, 5/5/15, at around 2:20 PM. I’m still distressed.
Hi parents, I live in Riverdale section of the Bronx and have been through multiple nannies in the past few months and after 5 days in a day care my daughter caught pneumonia. I would like to help other parents so they don't wast their time with and keep their children far away from these care takers. Is there a place that I can go to post my experiences?
Negligent, indifferent nanny of baby Nola (or Lola?) on 17th St in South Slope
If you are the parents of baby girl (about 18 months old) named Nola (adorable, dark hair, Asian or Asian/Caucasian), I’d be very concerned about the care she is getting. (Note: It could be that the name was “Lola” and I misheard)
I am a nanny of 12 years with a 4-year-old girl of my own, and I do not believe in “snitching” on other nannies, and I’ve never posted on a site like this, but this woman was awful. Last Wednesday (September 3rd 2014) I took my child and her friend to the playground on 17th St between 5th/6th Ave in Park Slope. When we got there, the baby was already upset. Her nanny (a tall woman, I’m guessing from the Caribbean) sat looking away and rolling her eyes on the park bench while Baby Girl stood in the sun crying and crying. The nanny never once looked at her, spoke to her, picked her up, cuddled her, attempted to engage her, feed her, get her out of the sun, or offer her a drink of water. The child just stood there drowning in her own snot and tears.
After 15 minutes of witnessing the Nanny’s total disinterest in the child, I went over with a ball and offered it to the baby. She soon stopped crying and tentatively started to play with me. I even got a smile out of her. It didn’t take much, which makes me think that if the nanny had made ANY attempt to comfort Nola, she would have been fine. I asked the nanny the child’s name and age and why she was upset. The nanny shrugged and said “She has an attitude.”
Once the child seemed calm, I went back to my own kids. Several other nannies and moms came up to me after and said things like “I’m so glad you went over there. We got here 20 minutes before you and that child was crying the whole time, but I didn’t dare get involved.” The Nanny realized she was being talked about and came over to me and starting screaming at me. Attempts to de-escalate the situation were met with louder yelling.
Personally, I would be HORRIFIED if this was who was watching my kid. She was hostile towards everyone around her, did not exhibit any affection or empathy for sweet baby Nola. I hope her parents are made aware.
Nanny belittling child in park on 67 and first ave
It was about ten am on Friday August 22/2014. I was pushing the kids I take care of on the swings when another came. She look older like in her fiftys or older, seems from Indian descend, fat she was with a child about three years old. Since there was a waiting line to go on the swings she told the little sweet girl to go on the big kids swing. She pushed her and told her how to keep herself from not stoping ( didn’t show her just told her) she tried but didn’t grasp the concept and did it backwards making her stop faster. At observing this the nanny started to scream at the little blonde sweet girl. She told her if she had to explained things over and over everyday. The little girls’ eyes were full of tears but she was being strong. Then the nanny proceed to tell the other nannies in the playground she thought the little girl was stupid of something, she sword that she was not all up there…well the little girl let her tears just run down her check. This nanny had two kids with her the other one was a younger tiddler maybe a year and a half. Layer on I saw the little girl by the monkey bars but no one yelling at her so I turn around to look for her nanny but she was no where to be seen. I look for a long time but never saw her again. The girl just played by herself. I had to leave the park but that “nanny” was not on sight. I’m sure is not an isolated incident and if I see her again I’ll post a photo of her. Didn’t know this sites existed. Found it googling.
5/20/14 A little white girl 3 or 4 years old possibly 2 and half with wavy brown hair in a top pony tail was playing in a park on 8th ave between 4pm and 5pm in the west village. She was riding her tricycle and her African American nanny middle aged short cropped hair was not paying attention and talking to her other nanny friends. The little girl peddled backwards into a sand pit and the tricycle fell on top of her. She got a bloody lip and since the bike fell on her I was worried about internal injuries, head injury or broken rib - the fall was a long way down. I yelled at the nanny for not paying attention to the child as the child was crying and obviously hurt. I was outside the park and unable to get inside the gate in time to stop the accident. If your daughter came home today with a bloody lip feel free to contact me.
At approx. 2:00 pm, a young thin Nanny, likely from Caribbean region, entered pushing a red double stroller w/ one approx. 3 yr. old girl w curly dark hair and one much smaller child (couldn’t see well). Pouring rain outside. W/o speaking to the kids, she left them just inside the door and walked over and got in the food line behind me. She immediately began surfing the internet on her cell phone and rarely even looked at the children. The 3 yr. old kept calling out, but was ignored. Nanny screamed across restaurant at her once. Otherwise ignored. Several other patrons noticed, and some moms walked over to be near the kids. After ordering, the Nanny walked past the kids to a corner of the restaurant away from them and continued to be absorbed in her cell phone. Complete neglect. Got her food and left. If she’d been my grandchildrens nanny, I’d have fired her on the spot. Nanny was wearing red colored down jacket. I hope the kids’ parents or acquaintances see this.
Nanny at New York Kids Club 22nd Street location; 2/27/14
I sit and wait while my dc is in class. A nanny I regularly see (older kid in Gym Jrs) waits with 12mo (I asked how old today). Baby cries hysterically EVERY week. You know, the kind of cry that means business, can’t catch their breath, very upset. Nanny regularly ignores. Baby stays strapped in stroller. Today, baby again was crying. When she started to cry, nanny stepped away, slowly sat down on bench. Waited. Baby had a small lull in her cry, so nanny got up and said in an admonishing voice “Are you done now?” It was just cruel. I mean, this is a BABY. Not a toddler, not a preschooler. If it were my nanny and my children, I would want to know. If nanny acts like this in public, I can only imagine what goes on behind closed doors. Nanny is black - seems from the Islands.
My heart is breaking seeing a little boy strapped in a stroller in the lobby of this indoor playground. Nanny completely ignoring him for more than 30 minutes, while the boy is widely awake, sucking on his blanket.
He’s name is August(?) I just heard. He’s blond, 3-4 years old-ish
The nanny’s behavior is distant and she was irritated when the boy started whining. She doesn’t even let the boy play inside the play area so that she can chat with other nannies. She’s an AA woman with an updo, brown jacket with faux fur lined hoodie. Purple sweater inside.
Oh, finally she let the boy get inside the play area. After 50 minutes of getting inside the Play.
Child Falls Onto Subway Tracks - Lincoln Center 1 Train
My husband, works near the Lincoln center 1 train and a couple days ago he saved a little boy (possibly around 4 or 5 yrs old) who fell onto the tracks. The boy wandered from the nanny who was sitting on a bench and fell off of the platform. She was yelling for him to come back but did not get up from the bench until he was clearly slipping off the edge. My husband jumped down, picked the boy up and lifted him back onto the platform and got himself up. Then, strangely the nanny asked him to jump back down and retrieve the boy’s water bottle which he dropped. My husband was obviously shaken and luckily a bystander said to just leave it. The nanny thanked my husband, took the boy and left very quickly. My husband thought the boy was possibly injured and looking back felt that the nanny handled the situation very poorly. He contacted the local police precinct but no incident was reported. I’m reaching out because we are parents of two and it would be awful to think that there are people out there that may not have a clear idea of what happened to their son. If my husband didn’t leave work early that day, who knows what could have happened. We are hoping that this story will sound familiar to someone and we can find the parents to see if the boy is ok. This happened on Wednesday, August 28th around 2:30pm on the downtown 1 track at Lincoln Center. The boy had blond hair and was wearing shorts and a T-shirt. He lost a purplish colored sippy cup. He might have hurt his leg or have other injuries from the fall, but not sure. His clothes on one side were covered in black gunk from the tracks. My husband heard the nanny call his name and thinks it was something beginning with a T, like Tyler or Taylor. The nanny was African-American wearing nurse’s scrubs, aqua top and white pants. ~ Thanks all!!!
Just wanted to report that I saw a young Asian woman caring for a baby, who had light brown/blonde hair, on the upper East side of Manhattan below 2nd Ave on 82nd or 83rd Street. She was strapping the baby into a stroller and the baby was not moving at all, even though his eye were open. He really looked like he had ben drugged with something! It’s really been bothering me since I saw that baby.
horrible nanny, have been looking for parents of child for over a year to warn them
if you are the parents of the child in the lavender coat (the nanny can been seen in the background) please know that my mother in law and i witnessed her force feeding your child while she cried then slapping her for spitting up then violently throwing her into the stroller, there was no love in this violent and cruel woman, your child looked at me with such scared eyes, i wanted to help her but the nanny scared the heck out of me when she noticed that i saw her behavior. i saw her again in another park in tribeca, this time she was chatting with friends and talking on her cell at the same time and ignoring your child, i tried following her to see where the parents lived so i could warn them but she saw me and i got scared again. your stroller has a black diaper bag with skullies on it. i think of your poor daughter often and still look for your daughter in hopes of saving her from this evil woman.
Walked out of Citibank on 24th and Bwy this morning around 11:30 and witnessed a tall black nanny (probably 5'10" plus) with a very short haircut yelling at an already sobbing/whimpering little Asian girl (about 3 yrs old) with pigtails, pink crocs, jean jacket. It’s a very busy area right near Eataly and Madison Square Park and she was unabashed at yelling at this child…God knows how she behaves in private and when the child is not seated. The girl was not throwing a tantrum or even crying loudly like children often cry. I was appalled and asked her please not to scream. As a working mother who just happened to take the day off, it was hard to walk away. I hope this message gets to the parents.
UK TV company betty is developing a FACTUAL DRAMA and I’d really like to hear from you.
Hiring a nanny or an au pair can be a great solution to returning to work and ensuring your kids receive high-quality childcare. But, with an industry that’s largely unregulated sometimes you can end up with someone unsuitable for your family… we are keen to hear your experiences.
We are looking for people’s stories that could be used to form our factual drama script. Your contribution would be IN CONFIDENCE and you would not be identified in the programme.
Whether you’re a parent, nanny or au pair, we’d like to hear about what the challenges have been for you.
If you’re interested in hearing more please contact Saskia in confidence on 0771 5111997 or [email protected]
Nanny with little girl wearing cape on West 79th St
Been looking for a site like this. On Wed 6/12 in the mid afternoon on West 79th between Columbus and Amsterdam, I saw two nannies, middle aged, African American, each with a young child. A little Caucasian girl wearing a cape (about a year and a half old) was crying uncontrollably, not a temper tantrum, just crying loudly. She either wanted something from the stroller or she wanted to get into the stroller. The nannies ignored her and kept walking. For nearly a block, this little girl kept crying loudly. I finally went up to the nanny and said that it wasn’t okay for her to ignore the little girl’s crying and that something was wrong. Both of the nannies cursed at me and told me to mind my own business. I told them that I was going to follow them until they helped the little girl and she stopped crying. They cursed again and kept walking. They eventually stopped and gave the little girl her sunglasses from the stroller bag and the girl stopped crying. This nanny was horrible, didn’t care one bit that this sweet little girl was upset.
I’ve seen it happen. The nanny who left a child totally unsupervised in the playground. I spoke up and told the mom. It’s great that so many of you are doing that too, or at least trying to! But, here’s a tip we all could use to make sure people are looking out for our kids too!
As a couples mediator, communication expert and author, I wrote an article on this. But here is its centerpiece. The one email you can send to make sure your kids are safe:
As many of you have probably seen, we recently hired a new nanny. Mary Smith is with us now. Please feel free to reach out to her to set up playdates.
Also – please let me know if you ever observe anything good, or bad, about our new nanny and her relationship with my kids. Since I’m at work and am not around to see what’s going on in the normal course of the day, I would sincerely welcome any feedback.
REALLY BAD NEGLECTFUL NANNY SIGHTING: If your son is named Don/Dan (couldnt really understand him) and has a nanny named Debbie Debbie who takes him to the 96th street and 5th ave playground regularly, she is a HORRIBLE nanny! She sits on the benches chatting with her friends while your poor son wanders around the playrgound (often shoe-less) looking for her and calling her n (more) me. When he does find her she is rough and rude with him- there is not an ounce of love in her for him. It is so sad. Once, Don/Dan was at the top of the slide falling off to the side and screaming her name and she was all the way on the other side of the playground and my friend was calling “Debbie” since we took him down and asked who he was with and she finally came after 15 mins of us walking around calling “Debbie” and was so rude and got mad at us for interrupting her. Anyway, she was there yesterday at 4.30pm. Honestly, I would want her nowhere NEAR my kid and certainly not taking care of your cute son. She is awful, truly awful.