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Lil Kids Learn to Make Bed

No amount of money can keep people from eventually having to do a task or two on their own. This proved true in Jakarta where wealthy and middle class families rely on servants to tend to their homes and children.

But, a recent Reuters article explained that when the household hands go on vacation, some families move into hotels unable to fend for themselves. It said:

About 20 small children, Indonesians and Westerners, escorted by their nannies, took part in a training session on Sunday at the Ritz-Carlton in Jakarta, where they were shown how to make a bed properly.

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While some of the children ages two to seven were enthused by the demonstration, others opted out of the lesson. It said:

"I don't want it. Murni does it," said one four-year-old, referring to her housecleaner.

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thegadgetlady thegadgetlady 7 years
While on one hand, I would love to be able to say I have someone who does my housecleaning for me. I also know that it is every homeowner's own responsibility to keep their house. That makes me very ugly that a four year old is that spoiled.On the other hand. I don't live in a "ritzy" area. I'm among the common, every day people who have to work hard for the things they have. But I tell you this. I appreciate my stuff and all the people around me. Even those who have a job that may be considered lower class than mine. I'm no better a person than the homeless man on the street, nor the millionaire who has a house for every season and one in between. And you know something? They are no better than me either.I know one thing. My son, although at 2.5 he is very spoiled, he will learn and he does know how to appreciate everything he has and everyone who loves him. I would never expect anyone to do something for me that I was not willing to do myself.I kind of rambled off topic, but I hope you get my point.
thegadgetlady thegadgetlady 7 years
While on one hand, I would love to be able to say I have someone who does my housecleaning for me. I also know that it is every homeowner's own responsibility to keep their house. That makes me very ugly that a four year old is that spoiled. On the other hand. I don't live in a "ritzy" area. I'm among the common, every day people who have to work hard for the things they have. But I tell you this. I appreciate my stuff and all the people around me. Even those who have a job that may be considered lower class than mine. I'm no better a person than the homeless man on the street, nor the millionaire who has a house for every season and one in between. And you know something? They are no better than me either. I know one thing. My son, although at 2.5 he is very spoiled, he will learn and he does know how to appreciate everything he has and everyone who loves him. I would never expect anyone to do something for me that I was not willing to do myself. I kind of rambled off topic, but I hope you get my point.
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