James "Jimmy" Tafoya, Sr. is the ex-husband of Holly and the father of James, Tyler & Ryan.

Appearance on Supernanny

Jimmy's form of discipline was yelling, hitting and cursing at his sons. During Observation, he yelled at Ryan for not eating dinner properly and threw a plastic fork at him. He also swore at him. When Jo confronted him about this behavior, Jimmy said it was OK because it was only a plastic fork. Jo told him that he can't do that.

He also admitted that his own childhood wasn't very loving and that he wanted to give his three sons a better upbringing than he had.


He and Holly divorced.