Latin Americans

5:42pm

Tue January 28, 2014
Economy/Labor/Biz

Balancing being Mommy and Nanny

Leila Day


 

 

Lupita Espinoza can often be seen pushing a stroller up one of those steep San Francisco hills that many of us try to avoid. She can’t avoid it, though -- it’s the way to work.

“I am very lucky that I have a nice family -- they have been flexible with me,” she says.

She looks after two children at once, both 3-year-olds, a girl and a boy. Today she’s taken them to Precita Park, near their house, to play in the sandbox. Lupita is the little girl’s nanny; the little boy is her son, Orlando. She brings him along while she works. Since her own child is getting some of her attention, the girl’s parents pay her less than they might otherwise.

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2:42pm

Fri January 3, 2014
Economy/Labor/Biz

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