His name is Mike Ruggles and hes the star of the new ABC special, Super-Manny, which shows child-rearing techniques from a mans point of view.
Ruggles has been working with kids for over a decade and though he gets a lot of flack for working in the female-dominated profession, he says there are advantages to being a male nanny.
The No. 1 perk is getting womens respect.
He explains, Kids instantly gravitate toward me because they think Im a giant jungle gym, and mothers love me because my techniques work. These moms would talk to a leopard if it had tips on how to handle their children.
While moms are grateful for his help with their wild tots, no hot mamas have ditched their kid-clueless husbands to be with the Manny just yet.
He laughs, They get attached to me, but not THAT attached!
Super-Manny premieres tonight (Nov. 14) on ABC.
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