How did you find out whether Au Pairing was for you?
Before becoming an au pair for the first time, I was looking for a relatively safe way to spend some time in the UK to get my English certification. I found out about
What are your plans after the year?
Well, this time my time as an au pair ended quite abruptly, but my plan now is to look for a job in
What are the differences that you have come across between your own country and the UK
One thing that always catches my eye every time I come back home from the UK, is that in Italy (Sardinia in particular) everything from cutlery to the streets is so much smaller! Also, I feel like London gives me more freedom. I live with my family in Italy so that is a bit limiting,
What are the things that you know now, but you would have liked to know before the Au Pair year
What to you is a reasonable time to come back home after a night out might not be so for a family with
What do you think is the most important trait an Au Pair should have
PATIENCE. It depends on the age, but kids can be quite stubborn. And sometimes they can be a nightmare. If you’re not patient then that will become a problem.
What is the best thing about being an Au Pair
The bond that is formed between you and your host kids. Absolutely
What are your tips for finding the right family?
Decide before looking what you want to do or not. Don’t want to do cleaning around the house? Don’t want to take care of toddlers, or four kids at the same time? Usually,