EMPLOYERS

Employers who exceed in wisdom and whose maids are fortunate to continually listen to them and serve them.

3 Things to Do To Help Your Maid Become Teachable

MAID for ME

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

Festivities

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….
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Short Phrases To Remind You That YOU’VE GOT THIS

I hope this reminder brightens your day and makes you see that there’s absolutely nothing that you would encounter in your employer-maid relationship that is beyond your ability to handle. As human beings we sometimes forget who we are and…
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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.

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