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Au Pair housework expectations - reasonable?

(6 Posts)
Fairuza Tue 21-Jun-16 20:34:45

I am looking at finding an au pair, and want her to do a 3 hour 'chores' slot each week.
I am hoping she will:
Change bedding on hers and children's beds (3 single beds)
Put them in the wash
Tidy and hoover the (small) children's bedroom
Tidy (minimal, just putting some toys in a box) and hoover living room
Wipe the kitchen surfaces
Sweep and mop the kitchen floor (again, small!)
Clean her own bathroom

Does this sound ok for three hours?

Heratnumber7 Tue 21-Jun-16 20:35:34

Yep.

TheDowagerCuntess Tue 21-Jun-16 20:37:17

That sounds fine.

Our au pair changes the kids' bed linen weekly, but what she does with her own bed linen is entirely up to her.

Fairuza Tue 21-Jun-16 20:38:00

Also put away any children's clothes that are in the basket if time.

Karoleann Wed 22-Jun-16 12:02:13

Looks fine.
You would usually except her to clean her bedroom/bedding and bathroom in her free time, but make sure you make that clear when she arrives. I'd ask her to tidy the children's toys daily too.

MrsFogi Wed 22-Jun-16 21:27:37

There should be no problem with that little list.

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