Should this Toronto Nanny help her employer?by Martha Scully • January 28, 2014
I am a Toronto nanny for a mom who has a very demanding job and life. I admire her, but worry about how much she has on her plate each day. I've noticed that since Christmas-time, she seems beyond stressed. She never smiles, she is tense, yells at the children, and overall seems very unhappy. I am a live-in nanny, and now I'm starting to feel her stress too. Should I say something to her?
If her level of stress is starting to affect your employment relationship with her, consider doing some little extras around the house to help her out. If she is in fact very stressed right now, small gestures will mean a lot to her. If this is not her usual behaviour, rest assured she will work it out in the way that is best for her.
What do you think? Should the nanny discuss her concerns with her employer?
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