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The decluttering continues…

So I never got everything at home done in June - and July was a complete write off with relatives visiting from overseas and six birthdays in our extended family to celebrate, including mine. But I am going to soldier on until it is done. At 31 weeks, I don't really have a lot of… Continue reading The decluttering continues…

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A sad but touching story and the ethics of having domestic helpers

My Family's Slave, an article in The Atlantic by Alex Tizon, was doing the rounds on Facebook today and I first saw the link on my uncle's post. I started reading it while waiting for my midwife appointment at the hospital and was riveted from the beginning. I had to stop when she called me in but… Continue reading A sad but touching story and the ethics of having domestic helpers