Category Archives Quick Tips

We’ve created a short list of job-related items that you can consider providing for your helper. Items will vary from house to house, depending on your helper’s duties and your personal management style, but we hope it gives you a head start in preparing for your helper’s arrival. If you haven’t purchased these items before […]

A Mother-in-Law’s Advice My mother-in-law gave me a useful tip when we were hiring our first helper. She suggested that I spend a couple of days cleaning my house before my helper arrived, so that our new helper would see it in it’s cleanest and most organized state. But this goes against what comes naturally, […]

When I started writing this post, I realized that my own helper might not know what do if my child had a health emergency. Should she call me? Should she just take my child to the hospital? I guess I’ve just assumed that if something bad happened that my helper would probably call 999 and […]