“What are the qualities of a good maid?”. I get asked this question sometimes and I kind of sense that naturally, people want to hear the “thou shall not steal”, “thou shall not lie” kind of qualities like the ten commandments. But the truth is […]
It took me quite a while to realize that there is an emotional side to housekeeping. The reason you probably do not enjoy doing chores is because you feel there is nothing that directly profits you by doing it except that your house is clean. […]
Hello mama, I am so glad you found your way here. Let’s just say I am officially passionate (or obsessed) with helping you keep your house clean. I used to be so judgmental when I entered people’s homes and didn’t find it reasonably clean (not […]
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 […]
I created this ten pages resource for the woman who is determined to make her maid experience an exception to the widely accepted notion that “you can hardly get a great maid in Nigeria”. Many people who have been blessed with great maids are termed “lucky” because […]
Realizing that some things cannot be taught or forced will inform the way you go about hiring or relating with your maid. Pick your struggle.
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 […]
Ofcourse, there is no excuse whatsoever for whatever wrong your maid may be doing, but a little knowledge into what may be influencing her actions could help you understand how to deal with it. I am not a behavioral expert, however, from experience I know […]