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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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MAID for ME
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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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The Elephant In Your Maid-Employer Relationship: PUNISHMENT

I got talking with a maid employer during the week. As my usual practice is, I first of all try to listen to every complaint before I start to ask questions. This particular maid employer had lost so much to her maid’s inefficiency and carelessness. She also had to deal with some character issues. After she had narrated her ordeal,…

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This Is Why Your Maid Needs A Structure To Thrive

If you have ever visited a plastic, candle or crayon producing factory before, one thing you may have noticed is that the raw material used, looks nothing like the end product that we end up purchasing in the market. In raw form, these products are liquid. And to come out the way we see them, manufacturers develop moulds. These moulds…

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What Your Maid’s Character is Saying About You

When the name of some organizations or banks are mentioned, there is a picture that most likely first comes to your mind. Over time, many of us have attributed  these pictures or characteristics to these organizations – based on one, two or more interactions we had with the staff who work there, or the experiences of others who we trust.…

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Festivities
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‘TIS THE SEASON OF FESTIVITIES. Helpful Tips to Keep Your Maid On Her A-game

We are entering into the full blown festivities period, and ushering it in is the Eid Al-Adha, popularly known by Nigerians as the “Big Sallah”.  Barka de Sallah to every one who is Muslim and a part of this community. In case, you didn’t know, it is called “Big Sallah” because Muslims celebrate it BIG. There is the killing (sacrifice)…

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