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Posted at 11:57 AM ET, 05/19/2011

When wife vs. nanny becomes husband vs. wife

From today’s Post: When a mom and her son’s nanny disagree on how to raise kids, the child’s father gets caught in the middle.

“They asked me for my opinion last time (a disagreement on whether my wife overruling the nanny’s decision is healthy for our son, since he now goes straight to the “appeal” process). I agreed with the nanny, and my wife was furious,” he writes in a letter to advice columnist Carolyn Hax.

Hax explains why this dad should re-evaluate child-rearing policies with his spouse.

By On Parenting  |  11:57 AM ET, 05/19/2011

 
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