American pride oozes from each word I speak…
You get a strange feeling when you’re about to leave a place… like you’ll not only miss the people you… Read more Saying goodbye to my American life
Living in a new country is an exciting adventure for new au pairs but the first few weeks of excitement… Read more Overcoming homesickness and culture shock
I dread packing for any trip and packing for a year abroad brings a stress I desperately did not need.… Read more PACKING: what stays and what goes?
After you have completed your application, it will be reviewed by the staff of your agency and once approved you… Read more Choosing the right host family
Once you have officially made the decision to become an au pair, have understood the requirements and have chosen an… Read more Beginning your application
As with any job, there are requirements you must fulfill before you get the job. This is the same with… Read more Understanding requirements & choosing an agency
A few years ago, like so many people, I had no idea what an au pair was, I had never… Read more An introduction to ‘au pairing’