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Are You Making These Domestic Staff Management Mistakes?

You may agree with me that to have a successful and drama-free maid experience in Nigeria or even Africa is no small feat. I have met employers who have had quite a high number of staff pass through their homes; some great, some terrible that they have become so unsure of what works anymore. When you meet an employer who…

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Who Should You Prioritize As A Maid Employer; A Referee or A Guarantor?

I have seen and experienced firsthand the stress families go through when trying to make a decision on whom to hire as a maid in this part of the world. The stress stems from concerns surrounding their security, the maid’s qualification and capacity, her ability to be effective and the general vulnerability that they will have towards this one stranger…

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Overcoming Your Fear Of Hiring A “Stranger”

Can I get you to exercise your mind for a minute? Imagine seeing a vacancy announced for your ultimate dream job. Let’s assume it is as the Personal Assistant to Alhaji Aliko Dangote (Who is the richest man in Africa right now) on Social Responsibilities (Don’t worry if the position sounds weird. I just formulated it. Lol). You have all…

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Maximizing The Presence of Your Maid/Nanny For The Summer Holiday

If you have an Instagram account, you may have already come across one too many posts by different individuals lamenting about the summer break. The summer break is the long holiday, mostly taken by schools which usually has the kids at home for 8-10 weeks. From what I have seen on social media the past three weeks, it has become…

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The Five Questions That Will Get You Your Ideal Maid

Hiiii, So this is my first article for the year 2018 on the website! Happy new year. I have been active on social media and in the community and from today, I’ll be extending the activity to the website. In this article, I discuss the five questions that define the thought-process your decision to hire a maid must pass through.…

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Maid Talk with Mofolusade Sonaike
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MAID TALK WITH MOFOLUSADE SONAIKE

When you hear the phrase “Women supporting Women”, it sounds like a normal cliche that people use in hashtags to increase the likes and engagement on their social media posts. But in real life, very few women live up to that phrase. Mofolusade is one of those women in the “few” category.  How else do you describe someone who created…

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3 Things to Do To Help Your Maid Become Teachable

I love the word “Teachable” because its meaning captures the struggle that a lot of maid employers go through everyday with their maids. The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines it in two ways;  Capable of being taught Being apt and willing to learn Many of the complaints I get from maid employers are centered around these two definitions. It is either the…

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