Maid and Us – an evolving relationship!

Never before did i think that it is possible to have a maid as a status symbol! But apparently it is!

We have never been the family that stresses too much about the maid and keep looking and following it stressing till the last spot of dust has been removed; we have never been the family that keeps firing one maid after the other until they find the one that fulfills treats their own house like their first born!

This is how it has worked for us. The maid comes in on the first day; she is taken through the duties that she is suppose to do! Her time is usually fixed according to our whims, which is usually at 9, when we are all fast asleep and she does her work without getting in our faces and leaves… anything that needs to be complained about her lack of care for our house is transmitted to her the next morning!

We had the same maid for over 10 years and when she left, it was like we had been completely abandoned… we were lost for so long, we didn’t trust anyone else to take care of our house for a  long time, there were a few rebounds but they just didn’t work! Continue reading

Haiti in News

Watching Dr. Sanjay Gupta trying to take care of a 3 day old baby in Haiti and the baby wasn’t moving much so he was trying to make her well and cry. And it was at that very moment that I realized that at times in this world there is nothing beautiful than a baby crying. Hearing that baby cry somthing inside of me triggered as I realized that that baby is opening her eyes in the wake of a devastating tragedy that might take years to overcome.

That baby needs our help. We should do whatever we can to help them out right now. Please click any of the links below to find out whatever it is that you can do:-