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I Am a Housekeeper

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    well i used to be a house keeper.

    i dropped out of school when i was 16 and i had some trouble with my parents so i worked as a housekeeper in a hotel for about a year and a half but i married well and now i never have to clean another hotel room again
    kate4000 kate4000 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 18

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Im coming now to the end of my horrific experience at hotel du vin Brighton . It happened about 10 years ago and I faced atrocities there from the head housekeeper who was a woman...
    lostsouluk lostsouluk 31-35, F Nov 7

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    Im coming now to the end of my horrific experience at hotel du vin Brighton . It happened about 10 years ago and I faced atrocities there from the head housekeeper who was a woman...
    lostsouluk lostsouluk 31-35, F 4 Responses Nov 7

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    I ve always been an outcast wether I was among my family or any social gathering and even work places .i felt being shunned strongly during the 7 months which I had spend at hotel...
    lostsouluk lostsouluk 31-35, F 1 Response Oct 26

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    I ve always been an outcast wether I was among my family or any social gathering and even work places .i felt being shunned strongly during the 7 months which I had spend at hotel...
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    I ve always been an outcast wether I was among my family or any social gathering and even work places .i felt being shunned strongly during the 7 months which I had spend at hotel...
    lostsouluk lostsouluk 31-35, F Oct 26

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    As you all know there was a man in my life who persecuted me and made my life a living hell . I wish if I was a talented author to write the whole story with all the details but...
    lostsouluk lostsouluk 31-35, F 3 Responses Oct 31

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    As you all know there was a man in my life who persecuted me and made my life a living hell . I wish if I was a talented author to write the whole story with all the details but...
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    As you all know there was a man in my life who persecuted me and made my life a living hell . I wish if I was a talented author to write the whole story with all the details but...
    lostsouluk lostsouluk 31-35, F 1 Response Oct 31

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    As you all know there was a man in my life who persecuted me and made my life a living hell . I wish if I was a talented author to write the whole story with all the details but...
    lostsouluk lostsouluk 31-35, F Oct 31

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    As you all know there was a man in my life who persecuted me and made my life a living hell . I wish if I was a talented author to write the whole story with all the details but...
    lostsouluk lostsouluk 31-35, F 2 Responses Oct 31

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    As you all know there was a man in my life who persecuted me and made my life a living hell . I wish if I was a talented author to write the whole story with all the details but...
    lostsouluk lostsouluk 31-35, F 1 Response Oct 31

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    As you all know there was a man in my life who persecuted me and made my life a living hell . I wish if I was a talented author to write the whole story with all the details but...
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    As you all know there was a man in my life who persecuted me and made my life a living hell . I wish if I was a talented author to write the whole story with all the details but...
    lostsouluk lostsouluk 31-35, F Oct 31

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    Why do men go out to work while women are housekeepers? Historically men went out and hunted for food because they are larger and that made them better hunters. Additionally...
    CarmenBear CarmenBear 18-21, F 4 Responses Nov 1

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    As you all know I lived in the uk for the most of my life but I'm not of a British heritage .i was born in egypt to a partly Greek father and an Egyptian mother and I learned my...
    lostsouluk lostsouluk 31-35, F 3 Responses Nov 2

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    I need a job abroad again..i use to work in uk 10years ago as Fine Dining Restaurant Supervisor and Assistant Hotel Housekeeper. Please Help..
    audi1230 audi1230 36-40, F Nov 2

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    I am totally stressed to the max this week. I hate how I can't give my best to every area of life. I hate how effort has to be carved up and essentially allotted into the many area...
    GypsyMiss GypsyMiss 36-40, F 1 Response Nov 6

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    1992. The woman I'm houseguest of was born in 1929. Her husband was born in 1956. Their housekeeper was born in 1960.
    Skjeggstad Skjeggstad 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 8

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    I'm a housekeeper at a hotel and it's a great stress relief. .everyday! all day! I love it
    taylormorgan2113 taylormorgan2113 18-21, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    I hate my cousin steals from everyone in my family. He's stolen diamond earrings from my mom, hundreds of dollars from his mom, & the most recent was he stole Xanax and a diamond...
    thuggafu007 thuggafu007 18-21, M 2 days ago

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    The bride was anything but a tidy housekeeper. It didn't bother her much until one evening when her husband called from the hall, somewhat dismayed: "Honey, what happened to the...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 2 Responses 10 hrs ago

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