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I Am a Housekeeper

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 4 Responses Feb 18

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    People always started it. Nannies, housekeepers, family friends, cousins, uncles. They always started it and I didn't like it. I liked messing with girls my age. I enjoyed it and I...
    evilsickslut92 evilsickslut92 22-25, F 2 Responses Jun 26

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    I've never been good enough for anybody. When my disabled parents asked me to take care of them, nothing was enough. When I worked hard in school, the homework I passed in was...
    absolutionist absolutionist 18-21, F Jun 26

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    Why should it take role reversal for people to be more compassionate about what the other person does? I just got through reading plenty of posts on another social site about...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F Jun 27

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    Pool boy, gardener and housekeeper are coming tomorrow, my pilot hubby gone, kids with Nana....good day to go topless...what do ya think?
    NIkki38E NIkki38E 36-40, F 15 Responses Jul 6

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    At the breaking point I am at the breaking point. I can't do this anymore. I need to fix me. My everything is off. My thoughts are going to bad places. I can't help it. I think...
    RsBrat RsBrat 36-40, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    At the breaking point I am at the breaking point. I can't do this anymore. I need to fix me. My everything is off. My thoughts are going to bad places. I can't help it. I think...
    RsBrat RsBrat 36-40, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    When my grandmother was being courted by one of her potential suitors in the 1930s he would like to turn up at her house with a driver, the driver would present him as "His royal...
    projectgwyn101 projectgwyn101 16-17, M 2 days ago

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    My husband ignores me and his depression has weighed me down for over a decade. I have never really had a sex life, and my self esteem is non existent. I am the chief breadwinner...
    teachemmom teachemmom 41-45, F 1 Response 13 hrs ago

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