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Month: March 2020

NannyCast 39: The Ethics of Nannying Through a Crisis Pandemic

Some of you have seen the post floating around from the Georgetown ethicist writing an advice column about what to do for COVID-19. A lot of you wish it were better fleshed out or addressed the full range of situations that are being faced in the nanny industry. As happens, I know a professional ethicist who happens to have experience with having employed a nanny, so it isn’t hypothetical to her. She is, quite conveniently, my mother. And in light of the “hurry, hurry, we need answers now” of the situation, I got her to chat with me on the phone – social distancing and all that – and recorded it.