Tag Archives: maids

Expat to Expat–Suggestions to help you hire the FDW that’s right for your family

This is my last post from the drafts folder. This has been sitting there since 2016 because this is an inflammatory post. Anything I’ve added for clarification will have a *** *** around it. I have been debating whether or … Continue reading

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Having a Maid…the bad and the ugly

Yesterday I talked about the positive aspects of having a maid.  I wish that this post wasn’t the longer of the two, but I think it’s important to highlight the struggles and challenges of adding another adult to your home. … Continue reading

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Having a Maid…part 1 Pros

We are quickly approaching the one year anniversary of our look-see visit to Singapore.  This time last year I was running around like a mad woman, trying to track down summer clothes in Elanor’s size, reaching out to a stranger … Continue reading

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