This is a nice short article with an alternate perspective on household staff. I like it.
The Oscar winning actress, 41, has two teenage children and one young son, but says that although she can afford to pay for domestic staff to help her with her motherly duties, she insists on carrying them out herself.
“I don't have staff,” Kate tells Harper's Bazaar magazine. “I don't have a chef or a driver or things like that. I would be so unhappy if I had those things and I wouldn't feel like I was being a real person anymore. Just because I am in a position where I can have those things, it doesn't mean that I have to.”
The Titanic star explains that both she and her children Mia Honey, 16, Joe Alfie, 13, and Bear Blaze, 3, would be unhappy if she were too busy to help them, as parenthood helps motivate her in life…