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How to Be a Grown-Up: Emma and Nicola Have Done It Again!


A few weeks ago, an adorable four-year-old I know and love asked me a very weighted question:

“Are you a grown-up or a kid?”

While my vanity was flattered (that night cream… 653 more words

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Author birthday spotlight: Happy Birthday to...

In honour of my birthday yesterday, I thought it would be fun to host a birthday spotlight on some fabulous authors. This birthday theme will be an occasional post that will fit in with fun dates in my life, favourite authors or books of mine, anniversary dates of author’s first publications, that sort of thing. 313 more words

BOOK TO FILM: The Nanny Diaries

This book to film comparison contains spoilers.

A college graduate goes to work as a nanny for a rich New York family. Ensconced in their home, she has to juggle their dysfunction, a new romance, and the spoiled brat in her charge. 1,421 more words

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The Real Real - Emma McLaughlin and Nicola Kraus

   For one reason I’m glad December is coming to an end. November, December and January (especially the first part) are the hardest for me, because the days are short in my country and it’s dark and cold outside. 448 more words

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The Nanny Diaries by Emma McLaughlin and Nicola Kraus

I made a mistake of reading this book just before I went to the USA as an au-pair. I guess I wanted to get to know what the parents in the States are like, and get some ideas of games I can play with the kids. 820 more words

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The Nanny Diaries

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Author: Emma McLaughlin and Nicola Kraus

Genre: Fiction

First Published: 2002

Page Count: 306

Type: Paperback

Film/ TV Adaptation: Yes*

Rating: 5/5 Stars… 557 more words

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Bethesda Readies For 15th Annual Literary Festival

BETHESDA, Md. (AP) — Bethesda is readying for its 15th annual literary festival.

The festival begins Friday and runs through Sunday. It includes more than a dozen authors who will read from their works, talk about writing and take part in discussions. 60 more words

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