My sister has a woman come to her house 4 days a week, for 3 hours a day, to watch her 2 daughters. She tells everyone that she hired a "nanny". I said, "Don't you mean a "sitter""? She was insistent that this woman is a nanny. My sister is the type to brag and act affluent. So I assumed that she was just saying "nanny" to show off.
So is my sister right? What the heck is the difference between a nanny and a sitter anyway? I always thought that a nanny is someone who raises your kids full time. They sometimes even live in the home. They even travel with the family on vacations. A sitter is someone who watches your kids part time for a few hours while you are out. Am I wrong?