BLOG, EMPLOYERS

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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BLOG, EMPLOYERS

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 for ME
BLOG, EMPLOYERS

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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BLOG, EMPLOYERS

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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BLOG, EMPLOYERS

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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Festivities
BLOG, EMPLOYERS, MAIDS

‘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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EMPLOYERS, RESOURCE BANK

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 the abilities we have, especially when it looks like the situation is beyond us. I made a list of short…

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