It’s fairly easy to spot the iconic British Nanny, trained and wearing a uniform as distinctive as their training—they are recognizable around the globe. And while their uniform is effective in helping distinguish them from others, it is not something the American nanny has embraced over the last few decades as the professionalism of the in-home childcare industry has risen in the USA. Instead, the American nanny, often highly educated and just as dedicated as their British counterparts, has traditionally worn “play clothes”—clothing that allowed them to get down on the floor or run at the park, and they have taken a bit of heat for their “less than professional appearance” on more than one occasion. But all that is →

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