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The Nanny - Chapter 2

I am completely overwhelmed by everyone’s amazing and encouraging responses to my first chapter. It’s hard to explain just how much your comments mean to me! You guys are just the best. I hope you enjoy everything to come!

Special thanks to Corinna, my amazing Mandarin translator!! And always Kaiya and Liz. Love yall. =)

Also on AO3.


“Do I have to go to school today?” Daisy looked up at Melinda imploringly from behind her bowl of cereal.

“Eat another bite, Daisy, and yes.” Melinda answered, glancing at her daughter from the island where she was assembling a turkey and cheese sandwich for Daisy’s lunchbox. The disappointment on Daisy’s little face made her want to change her mind, but her shift started in an hour. She couldn’t call out now unless there was some kind of emergency.

“But-but I wanna go to work with you.” Daisy sounded like she was on the verge of tears.

Melinda set down the sandwich and immediately went to crouch beside her little girl. She was used to Daisy’s reluctance to part from her. Especially when she was a baby, her separation anxiety had made it difficult for Melinda to go anywhere alone. But this was something different. She usually wasn’t this clingy anymore unless she was sick…or something was upsetting her.

“Daisy, xiǎo huā,” Melinda had given Daisy the Mandarin nickname when she was still just a baby: little flower. Melinda put a hand on her back and switched to Mandarin, as she frequently did at the house with Daisy. “What’s wrong?” She probed.

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Does one’s TGIF started with Led Zepplin music considered amazing? I’d say asking for a friend but honestly, it’s me – it’s me who started her Friday morning with some classic rock and danced around her new home in shmancy Calabasas. I’m also going to use this as an excuse to go shopping for new things I don’t need at IKEA. Which makes me happy now but once it’s time to start assembling all the things, I’ll be mad woman, and possibly crying. On that note – hey, hey, hey, I’m Camila and I probably love you.

Happy Fanfic Writer Appreciation Day!

Hey my peeps! So I just wanted to take a quick second to say thank you to all you lovely ladies that take some time out of your day to pour your creativity and genius into your stories with our favorite stories! They make us forget our daily shit for just a little bit so thanks for that :) 

Even though writing often makes us do this: 

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The results make us readers do this: 

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or even

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But, more importantly, as a fellow writer who needs the constant inspo to keep going, we’ve formed such a cool and tight-knit commmunity within this fandom and I loooove my talks with some of my writer peeps 

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So THANKS FOR ALL YOU DO! 

I’m tagging every single fanfic author that I can remember (if I forget you, I’M SORRY I HAVE A SHIT MEMORY): @mculove @lillianfromaccounting @theycallmebecca @emilyevanston @ariallane @tchitchou26 @avenger-nerd-mom @thewife101cevans @rogersxbarnesx @daisykane535 @myluvislikewow @greywindddd @magicalflower @mrsjacksonteller @writerlivinginadarkworld @scribbling–away @audlie45 @ponderingsofapuzzledmind @fvckingavengers @lady-meatball @heather-lynn @jennygirl2014 @ladyamandapanda12 @pleasecallmecaptain @blacktithe7 @novelcarrington @imagine-assembling-the-avengers @captaincorrupter @theoutcomeofchaos @mumbles411 @harperhug @always-an-evans-addict @prtypooper @thelookingglassalice @we-tranquilsouls-riotousthoughts @misshyen @ek823 @jamesgiuseppe @heyfrenchfreudiana @multi-fandom-crazy-fangirl @crazyperson-passionatehuman @boston-boy-evans @chrisevanshh @renntastic @evanstandefensesquad 

Much love to all of you for all you do for your readers <3 you dont know how many days you brighten with your lovely writing (especially mine) 

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NOW GO FOLLOW THEM AND READ! 

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