I've had two girls with previous "nanny" experience tell me how to parent. Two... in the last 6 months or so. Both were single, unattached, no kids of their own. Just full time nanny's for the last few years.
Both of them just KNEW how to be a mom. Why... because being the stand-in parent from 9-5 every day makes you a pro? Ya okay....sure.
And I hear all about "well MY kids are 4 and 2... and when they do that, I just...."
Really? Tell me more about YOUR kids. The ones you labored and delivered and carried for 9 months. Tell me about your late-night diaper changes and breast feeding tales. Tell me more about taking them to visit their grandparents out of state and how fantastic their last Christmas was. Listen lady: those are not YOUR kids. Those are your responsibilities during the day. They are a job, and you are PAID to be patient, flexible and fun.