Boys who baby-sit: Gender expectations, fears exist alongside signs of changing attitudes
FARGO - When Scott Ecker was looking for work as a baby sitter here a few summers ago, his job prospects soured with a common phrase in the local ads: “females only.”
Then an elementary education major at Minnesota State University Moorhead, he found one post on the university’s student-only website specifically looking for a man – because the kid loved sports.
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