Better than taking them to the park and people automatically assuming you’re a pedophile while you watch them
The line “Yeah ever since their mum died” usually shuts them down pretty quick.
“Nope. I stole them” “RUN!”
Yesterday at the pediatrician’s office the nurse asked, “So how did you get stuck coming today? Mom working?” Zero chance she’s ever asked a mom that in her career.
We don’t have a word for “babysitting” in my language, so I can’t know. But I do feel something similar when my kid’s teachers have to tell us something about him and they always speak to my wife, without even looking at me.