Monthly Archive: July 2017

Let’s talk Myths : The higher the salary, the better the behavior

About two weeks ago, I wrote an article that was featured on a larger platform, and like I would always do after some time, I went back to read the comments. I love reading the comments because it gives me…
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BOUNCING BACK AFTER A BAD MAID EXPERIENCE

Getting a live-in maid may be a cheaper and readily available option, but if you look more closely, you may find out you are surrounded by others. Have you considered getting a live-out maid? Someone who comes in like 3-4 days a week? Have you considered that your kids stay over in a family friend’s house till you get back; at least they are in a home environment.

WHERE DO BAD MAIDS COME FROM?

Like me, you probably have wondered at some point if there was a cabal that is behind the outsourcing of bad maids. As yorubas will say “O to bee“, meaning (It has gotten to that). Hiring a maid in this…
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Caught In the Web of Maid Comparisons

Comparisons

It doesn’t take so long before the maid discussion comes up when there are two or more women in a place. In the middle of discussing businesses and career, family and other matters, the “how to balance it all” talk…
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Willful Wrong or Sheer Ignorance of Nigerian Maids?

ignorance

“The worst mistake of first contact, made throughout history by individuals on both sides of every new encounter, has been the unfortunate habit of making assumptions. It often proved fatal”. David Brin Except you specifically made mention of it during…
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7 SIGNS YOU MIGHT NEED A PROFESSIONAL MAID

I have realized over time that the breaking points of maid employers differ from home to home. While some can’t stand someone who lies at all, another can manage a lying person… as long as she is hardworking. It’s perfectly…
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ARE YOU PATRONIZING AN AGENT OR SLAVE-TRADER?

I have always silently wondered why families stick with their maids even when they do so many things that are wrong. Many women complain about how their maids do not clean well, they steal, obsessively lie, destroy cherished property and…
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