For example: She recommends an au pair, a surprisingly more affordable alternative to a nanny, “to take on the role of caregiver when both parents work outside of the home.”

Or should the sentence be reworded entirely?

  • Yes, it is. Apparently the reference is already in the text as something written by the subject of the sentence. – Xanne Mar 8 '17 at 20:36
  • I can't see how the original can have contained exactly those words (even with others that are omitted in the quote). – Edwin Ashworth Mar 8 '17 at 21:15

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