Monthly Archive: May 2017

HIRING DECISIONS- LIVE-IN vs LIVE-OUT

decisions

Everyday, we are faced with decisions of whether or not to hire a maid or whether or not we even need them in the first place. But love them or hate them, maids may have become a necessity for every home….
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Who should be blamed? 24-05-2017

Maids have become the easy target of blame when things do not work out well in the employer-maid relationship. As soon as we hear that an employer has let go of her maid, we say “All of them are the…
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Handling Simple Mistakes 23-05-2017

There is a high tendency that we may blow things out of proportion because of our suspicion. Sometimes, the mistake is nothing more than a mistake. Do not let suspicion cloud your judgement as an employer. If you have any…
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PREPARING THE KIDS FOR THE NEW MAID

Even though I am not a child expert, I know that children can be very sensitive to change especially when the change involves a new person coming into their private space. Some kids instantly warm up to the person and…
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CREATING A NIGERIA WITH GOOD MAIDS

Groom Good Maids

As the saying goes “The only way to overcome evil, is to introduce good.” “The only way to dispel darkness is to turn on the light.” This means that it is not by complaining that evil leaves, neither is it by ignoring that it exists. So what can be done to change the narrative that Nigerian/African maids are bad? What can be done to avert the maid tragedies that occur every other day? It is by grooming the good ones till they drive out the bad ones.

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