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When the Child prefers the Nanny

On August 14, 2017, Posted by , In Best Practices while hiring Helpers,Lessons4Me&U, With No Comments

“I think my child prefers the nanny to me!” “My nanny does not allow me to talk to my son when I am home. She is constantly telling him not to bother me as I may be tired. Who is she to decide that?” “Now my son has started clinging…

Domestic Workers vs Employers

On July 25, 2017, Posted by , In Lessons4Me&U,Miscellaneous, With No Comments

Maids striking in a multi storey complex in Mumbai Mayhem in Noida’s Mahagun Moderne society after maid is ‘beaten up’ The above two made recent headlines and reached even the New York Times edition. We the Indian employers of domestic workers are famously infamous! Some of us think it is…

Bhopal: My First impression

I traveled to this Saturday to attend the Finals of the Startup Oasis competition for Ideate Unconvention, Bhopal. As the plane was getting ready to land, I looked out of the window for getting the first impression of the city which was the runner up in the Swachh Sarvekshan 2017…

Maid rate fixing!

On May 31, 2017, Posted by , In Lessons4Me&U,Miscellaneous, With No Comments

Many websites have been talking about the maid rate fixing and the fairness of the rate card implemented by Raheja society, Chandivali, the protest that followed and the subsequent sacking of the maids by many residents. Here’s my take on the story based on multiple conversations with the protesting maids…

Maid Rate fixing?

On May 25, 2017, Posted by , In Lessons4Me&U,Miscellaneous, With 1 Comment

Maid Rate Fixing by Raheja Society, Powai has been in the news recently, we spoke to a few maids and below is what they had to say: Maid 1: I feel we should have gone and met the representatives of the “Madams” before going on strike. Things can always be…