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विश्व स्वास्थ्य दिवस/World Heath Day

On April 7, 2017, Posted by , In Miscellaneous, With No Comments

विश्व स्वास्थ्य दिवस (World Health Day) की आप सबको शुभकामनायें. विश्व स्वास्थ्य दिवस (World Health Day) पर आइये जाने कि कैसे छोटी छोटी बातों का ध्यान रख कर आप अपने स्वास्थ्य का ध्यान रख सकते हैं. गर्मियों में खाने से होने वाली बीमारी को दूर रखा आसान है| सिर्फ पांच बातों का…

Hiring a Domestic Help

Whether you are looking to hire a part time, full time or live-in maid,you have the same hiring options. Referrals from neighbours or security guards or other maids: If you have the time, this can be a good option Placement Agencies: Works well if you are ready to spend money,…

Educated by life

On March 30, 2017, Posted by , In Lessons4Me&U, With No Comments

Illiterate does not always mean uneducated. Life can also educate us. And, this is something you can be reminded of from the most unexpected sources at times. I was reminded of this from my domestic helper.  She is illiterate, but not really uneducated. Life has taught her enough to give me a…

Job Contract for Domestic Workers

We normally do not sign any job or employment contract with our Domestic Workers. This is because we feel, and to some extent rightly so, that it is not practical to regulate specific aspects of domestic work, such as exact hours of work and the work done. In India, specifically,…

Helper Absenteeism

On March 16, 2017, Posted by , In Lessons4Me&U, With 1 Comment

Imagine a scenario where your domestic help lands for work coughing and sneezing: clearly nursing a flu. The question then is what should you do? Praise and encourage the practice as dedication to one’s work, or encourage the helper to take the day off? Dealing with Helper Absenteeism is a…