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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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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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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 a peek into what my readers understood from the article, what they feel might have been omitted and sometimes I…

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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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KEEPING YOUR MAID’S ENTHUSIASM HIGH

There are millions of people who wake up everyday and always have to give their brains a pep talk on why they need to show up in their offices that day. Human Resources departments in offices always try to look out for different ways to advocate and ensure enthusiasm is always high within the work environment such that people can…

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forgetfulness in nigerian MAIDs
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HOW TO HANDLE YOUR MAID’S FORGETFULNESS

Some of us, if not all, have been in situations where we gave out specific instructions to our maids before leaving the house, but then we come back later in the day to find out that either nothing at all was done or it was obviously done half-heartedly. I think what is most shocking to many of us is that…

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A DETAILED ACCOUNT OF HOW ONE NIGERIAN WOMAN HANDLES HIRED HELP

I have had quite a number of people share with me how they go about hiring maids in Nigeria or precautions they take after they hire. But I have never really come across a process that is so detailed like the one you are about to read. Unfortunately, I have never met this particular person before. Someone sent her message…

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