Category Archives: Helper

Enough Is Enough!

Today, I asked my 23-year-old helper to leave. That’s because I’ve had enough of her lies. She has been lying to us about her life, her family, and her whereabouts during her days off since Day 1. Her contract with … Continue reading

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New Year, No Helper: Part 2

Even before December 2009 came, our helper already informed me that she’d take her days off on December 25 and December 31. She didn’t even ask me if we would need her on those days for our own Christmas and … Continue reading

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New Year, No Helper: Part 1

I’m sorry this post is too long, but I simply have to vent my disappointment. It figures that our helper would leave us before 2009 ends. I’ve seen it coming, but dismissed the idea. Our helper was young, has many … Continue reading

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Bad Vibes

Our new helper has been with us for almost a week now, but Justin doesn’t seem to be warming up to her. That’s why my work has been disrupted since Monday. When my son is taking his afternoon nap, he … Continue reading

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Am I Asking for Too Much?

In my post “In Search of the Perfect Nanny,” I listed my criteria for choosing a yaya (nanny), which are as follows: she should have protective maternal instincts, she should love being around kids, and she can tolerate kids’ mischief. … Continue reading

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