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Sundays with a maid

Postby intime0 » Sun, 23 Jan 2011 8:39 pm

My maid came home from her time off and got right to work. She also woke up this morning and made coffee and fed the kids. (I reminded her several times that she had the day off and didnt need to do that. ) she's currently ironing for my husband so he has something nice to wear this week! It blows me away. Do any of you have this situation? and how do you handle it? I dont mind. I hope no one thinks I'm saying I have a problem. I just want her to have a day off.

also, what exactly do you do on sundays, regarding cleaning and cooking, etc? Or do you just leave it all for her when she comes home? LOL I did leave a toy mess. But I felt kind of guilty. LOL

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Postby intime0 » Wed, 26 Jan 2011 2:26 pm

I guess no one has this "problem"? LOL

Just wondering what others do about sunday clean up while their maid is gone.

I adore having someone to help. I could not be happier.

For anyone wondering about a maid, good ones are out there!!!!

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Postby Byrchwood » Thu, 03 Feb 2011 2:53 pm

My maid also comes home from her day off, cooks dinner & does a tidy up. It is difficult to stop them from doing this as I think it is ingrained in their training. We tend to use Sunday night as our takeaway night, that way she can come home & relax without guilt.

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Postby intime0 » Sat, 05 Feb 2011 8:12 am

thank you. We've been having her make sunday lunch on saturday since we do take away on saturday.

she gets up and makes us coffee and tidies before she leaves. I just feel bad. but i guess there is not stopping her since i've told her every sunday that it's her day off. LOL

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Postby mrsfingers » Sun, 06 Feb 2011 11:40 am

Yes, it caught me slightly by surprise until I realised what the definition of a "day off" is: usually 12 hours max. Most local families would absolutely expect the maid to come home on time on her day off and resume her usual duties. As such, this is ingrained in the maid's work ethic. While I do give my maid every Sunday off, I'm certainly not going to discourage her from clearing away the dishes when she gets back.

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Postby batgirl_cdn » Sat, 18 Jun 2011 9:47 am

Our helper makes breakfast for us on Sundays before she leaves. When she comes home she does any dishes left there before she goes to bed. We've told her she doesn't have to do those things, but she likes to do them anyway.


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