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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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Maid Talk with Ronke
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MAID TALK with ‘Ronke Gabriels-Omolegbe

I have known Ronke personally for quite some time and I can say that she is one super woman. With or without a maid, she is someone who most of the time has things under control. Just yesterday, she put up a post on her Instagram saying she has accepted that it is okay to be an imperfect mum sometimes.(Which…

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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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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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BEING THE ULTIMATE TRAINER

Many of us are unaware of the responsibility we incur when we choose to hire maids. A brief look into the background of your maid will make you see that her coming to work for you was her only escape route from an environment that constantly told her she could never become something in life.