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I Am a Housekeeper

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    I'm A Housekeeper/nanny

    Hi all- I am a housekeeper/nanny. I can't say its my life's dream but after years of being a nanny for infants I needed a change. The pay is better as well. I was just trying to get a sense of what a true housekeeper does in their weekly routine and what things a housekeeper...
    idkluv idkluv 36-40 1 Response Aug 18, 2010

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    Back Into The Maul Of The Beast

    I recently went to work for a local university in house keeping. I've done this type of work before for a couple different companies but nothing this extencive. My true job title is "floor tech supervisor" though i'm currently the only person for the whole of the campus on...
    michaelgray71 michaelgray71 36-40 2 Responses Apr 23, 2010

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    Oh To Be A Housekeeper

      My first job was working in an elementery school with 2 other people as janitors for the summer. I was 12. My first check was 128.00. My mother would make us kids deep clean every spring. Hated it. At 47 I am still cleaning residential, formally at an assisted living...
    grizzysmom grizzysmom 46-50, F 3 Responses May 3, 2011

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    The Real Life Behind Closed Doors

      I clean the rooms in a 4 star hotel, this might  seem  very boring  and, I will be sincere, is the most boring work who   anyone  can do it.  I have started  to do that because  a person  who come in a foreign country and...
    anda anda 31-35, F 4 Responses Feb 27, 2009

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    And I Get Paid For It.

    I also get paid to play with kids. Ah, the good life.
    Serenitree Serenitree 70+, F Oct 16, 2012

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    My Mom Was A Cleaning Lady

    Actually I am not a housekeeper but my mom was. Growing up I saw my mom work very hard. She didn't have much of an education and didn't know how to use a computer and had us kids...4 of us. So my mom got jobs as a housekeeper cleaning up people houses and apartment buildings. She...
    surrealreality surrealreality 31-35, F 5 Responses Sep 14, 2012

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    Click

    So I clicked on here before thinking "actual profession". I do think that all moms have this in their title though and I certainally do my share. I have actually taken on part time jobs in the office cleaning field which is wonderful because they are often night/weekend...
    mysplitpersonality mysplitpersonality 36-40, F 2 Responses May 25, 2008

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    Take Pride

    I work in a local hotel and enjoy my job. Yesterday was my day off. I went to work today and boy was one of the other housekeepers pissed! One of my guests asked her yesterday if i was working. She told him i would be back tomorrow and asked if she could help him. He said he just...
    burningone burningone 36-40, F 4 Responses May 8, 2008

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    Hospital Housekeeper

    I have worked cleaning houses for 7 years and have been cleaning hospitals for 8. Lots of experience cleaning after people. I have been put as lead for both hospitals i have worked at. Too much resposibility and not enough pay.
    kajnmom kajnmom 46-50, F Jul 21, 2012

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    Gated Communities To Ghettos

    I have been cleaning homes since 2005. I was taught how-to-do... I thought at the time .. no way.. I am a neat nut so... wonder what they can teach me!? Well, they taught me well! I have cleaned for some of this finest homes, ones that look like they are out of a Good...
    MorningBreeze MorningBreeze 56-60, F 3 Responses Apr 17, 2012

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    Hoping For A Housekeeping Job.

    I have been a stay at home mom with a reputation of having an immaculate house. Problem is, I'm a tall, skinny white girl. Any advice?
    greenreno greenreno 41-45 Sep 8, 2012

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    From the Last Two and half years am working in

    a motel ,so i have to do all normal work related to motel , am cleaning rooms ,changing beds , serving at rooms , working as a waiter , some time i attend in store and gas station too , in most of the night time am the only worker here to look after all , it's very hard and...
    amilily amilily 18-21, F 5 Responses Feb 18

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    I Am A Housekeeper At The Worst Possible Place.

    I'm a housekeeper in a personal care home for people with Alzheimer's disease. It is very sad to see the residents in this condition, but I do enjoy the resident. However, with their lack of memory they often forget where the bathroom is. They most commonly decide to either pull...
    RoastofRump RoastofRump 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 14, 2011

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    hi dear ... my dear friend i 24 year old name is mahmood from pakistan, u r any one but reality is you are a human nice are bad depend on yourself but spiritual realty all is...
    mahmood78699 mahmood78699 22-25, M 2 days ago

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    The uncomfortable thing about control freaks is that you often only realize you have some kind of relationship with one when you're already in too deep. Since in the beginning they...
    grimlydefiant grimlydefiant 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 9

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    A minister was asked to dinner by one of his parishioners, whom he knew was an unkempt housekeeper. When he sat down at the table, he noticed that the dishes were the dirtiest that...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 2 Responses Mar 29

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    My A (adoptive) parents knew about me through a lawyer before I was born. Then they drove from Miami to Boynton Beach FL. to pick me up when I was only 8 hours old. My brother was...
    BAM33156 BAM33156 51-55, F 1 Response Apr 3

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    As you can see it in my other posts, my marriage has started to be 'just two strangers living together' since the day we turned to husband&wife. Each day I feel I am only his...
    sweet88sunshine sweet88sunshine 31-35, F 2 Responses Apr 6

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    Hahahah the part of you me and Dupree where they walk in on him having sex with the housekeeper and for some reason the use of butter and candles is involved. What a weird scene
    bunnybear321 bunnybear321 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 12

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    I want to leave him for my freedom and my kiddos freedom. The freedom to have friends, lunch, time with my family, money, a place that I can call my own. He doesn't hold me hostage...
    jennadventurous jennadventurous 36-40, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    Hello, I am Sadako. I am a Japanese victim of human trafficking and I survived when I was on the edge. This is my story, going to be written down. I came to experienceproject to...
    fireandflame fireandflame 18-21, F 19 Responses 13 hrs ago

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