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Nanny 911!

January 26,2009
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Talia Rivera

Talia Rivera is a 33-year-old mother of two. As Executive Director of Villages without Walls, she works with high-risk gang members in Boston. [Read more]

"Stop, stop!" Porshai shouts, "Mommy, tell Danny to stop!" "I didn’t do anything," he says. "Get off my balloon before you pop it! Let go, let go! Mommy, tell Danny to let it go." "I didn’t do anything," he pleads. Their high-pitched voices are escalating, just as my headache is ever-increasing. "Sit back and be quiet," I insist. "But Mommy, Mommy, she started it." I turn around and give them the stare--the "Mommy’s mad" stare. They both begin to grin. Somebody please call Nanny 911.