Maid for Perfection

Hiring a domestic helper. Yay or nay?

words melissa teh
illustration seow soo shya

 

As part of the culture here, a good portion of Singaporean families
hire domestic helpers especially after they started their own families.
With dual-income families almost a necessity to cope with the rising standards of living,
many maids take charge of caring for the children while their parents are hard at work.

How can we find the right balance and avoid depending too much on the domestic helper?

We explore the possible pros and cons of hiring a domestic helper and address
the concerns of overreliance, lack of trust and more. 

Read the full article in The Roundup Edition