You've moved in together with your boyfriend and things have been going well for the most part except when it comes to the kitchen. He was raised kosher style while you grew up keeping kosher. He is fine with the two sets of dishes and silverware but is uncomfortable with the parve items. You've already labeled the cooking utensils with different colors of electric tape. Are there are any other suggestions about "teaching" about keeping kosher?
You decided to hire housecleaners once a month. The first time they came, they did a great job, but every time since, it's been a mess. No responses to your criticisms have been satisfactory. Where do you go from here? Just fire them?
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