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    My DH used to always find it so incredibly offensive when he'd take the kids out and people would say things like "Oh that's nice, giving Mum the day off hey?"

    and he'd say- "actually no. I'm a parent too, this is what we do."

    So no- I would not feel uneasy with a male childcare worker. I wish there were more of them!

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    Default Re: Male relief childcare carer.

    Quote Originally Posted by Atropos View Post
    No one in this thread is against male cc workers.
    I'm not appalled at the OP, I'm appalled at the people she was saying DID have a problem with the male carer.

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    Default Re: Male relief childcare carer.

    One of the best carers at my sons kind was a young male... Mr Sam you rock!

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    Default Male relief childcare carer.

    Quote Originally Posted by OJandMe View Post
    My DH used to always find it so incredibly offensive when he'd take the kids out and people would say things like "Oh that's nice, giving Mum the day off hey?"

    and he'd say- "actually no. I'm a parent too, this is what we do."

    So no- I would not feel uneasy with a male childcare worker. I wish there were more of them!
    I always think its weird when dads say they're babysitting! Ummmm it's not babysitting when they're your own kids!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by KCT View Post
    Just wondering if I could get some responses to how you would feel about a male childcare worker doing relief on a fairly regular occasion in a toddler room. Especially with you toiletting etc!! Would you feel uneasy??
    TBH i am a walking contradiction here.

    I applaud male childcare workers/teachers, i think it's great, but i hated the idea that my daughter would have a male childcare worker and actively chose centres where she'd have mostly females.


 

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