About 9 weeks ago my husband and I decided that I needed to find someone to help out with the kids and around the house so that I could get some work done and make some money. The search for Alice began. And then about 8 weeks ago, I found her. She started about 7 […]
She’s coming back.
I know you want to know how Alice’s first day went. If you follow the Facebook page, you know she came equipped with a bag of crafts. So that was good. She folded laundry. That was good. While she was doing that, I made some banana bread. Alice said to me, You know, I love to bake. […]
The very stressed out mommy
In the light of the moon, a very stressed out mommy lay in her bed. One Tuesday morning, she turned on her phone and – pop! Out came a tiny voicemail. The mommy had found her Alice. But the mommy was very poor. She needed to come up with $300. She went out to the […]
One part tough. Two parts irresistible.
Contrary to what you may think after reading yesterday’s post, I liked the Alice I interviewed on Monday. A lot. And I’m really looking for much more than an Alice. The job I posted was entitled ” looking for nanny/personal assistant/housekeeper.” I made it clear that it wasn’t strictly watching the kids. Or cleaning. Or running […]
Searching for my Alice.
On January 8th I narrowly avoided a total nervous breakdown. I had been gradually tiptoeing my way to one for over a year. What finally caused me to snap was a little thing. It was one of the kids walking upstairs with sneakers on. That is one of my rules. And I really don’t have […]