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Super nannies are asked to take care of the the parents in addition to the kids

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Wealthy parents have recently started hiring super nannies to take care of more than the children.

They’re hiring nannies for themselves.

Having the ability to teach a second language or custom make children’s clothes just doesn’t cut it anymore in New York City’s elite circles. These nannies are now being asked to give mani-pedis, do blow-outs, and do massages for the parents of the house.

Limor Weinstein, owner of nanny-consulting business LW Wellness in Manhattan, revealed that one Upper West Side family even asked for a yoga-certified nanny because “they wanted to make sure everybody in the household was balanced and mindful.” Weinstein’s search was successful and once a week, when the kids are in school, the nanny actually travels to the father’s real-estate office for a 30-minute yoga session.

With a plethora of nannies fighting for jobs in the city, these wealthy families realized that they can get even more out of the people caring for their kids. I guess, when you have that much money to spend, why not?

R.E.M announce massive new BBC sessions box set

R.E.M have announced a new box set containing over 20 years of concerts, interviews, and performances for the BBC. The eight-CD, one-DVD collection features a number of rare and previously unreleased performances.

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