Blog posts by Zach Frater

A Nanny's Work Through Pictures and Words

Zach Frater

My Mother Was a Nanny: Paintings from the Book by Laura James September 25, 2023 to January 28, 2024 Central Library, Youth Wing While Julie Andrews’ performance as the magical nanny Mary Poppins captured the hearts of viewers in 1964, would you say that today’s real-life nannies, homemakers, babysitters and other domestic workers are as beloved? Sometimes as adults, it’s easy for us to overlook the things we see every day, even if those “things” are actually other people. In 2023, many of us still rely on domestic workers to clean our homes and offices, to watch and rear our children, and…