At the beginning of
, he retired to Shanghai and lived in her daughter’s home. The daughter and the son-in-law come out early, are busy with their work, have no time to take care of the housework, and worry that we are overworked. They invite the bell workers, from half past three to half past six p.m. every afternoon, to buy food, cook, pick up children and get sanitary. When I went out with my wife to visit my friends and relatives, all the household chores were borne by the part-time worker Xiao Chen. As long as we do not go out at home, we take the initiative to take care of children’s schooling, shopping, picking vegetables, urging children to do homework, washing dishes, washing clothes and other household chores.