When Worlds Collide

Last weekend, my dad came over to England to visit me. And that doesn’t happen often. Usually, when family or friends come to visit au pairs, it’s their mums. I was just excited to finally have someone over (it’s taken…

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What’s In My Au Pair Bag

Let’s go back ten years when everyone on YouTube and in Blogland was doing “What’s in my bag” video’s and articles. I loved watching those videos. Not because I actually listened to the tips people gave on what to carry…

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5 Things To Do With The Kids

Last Thursday, it was polling day (local elections) and Raphael and Etienne did not have to go to school. Which meant that I had to spend an entire day entertaining them. Now, since I’ve been here a while, it’s gotten easier…

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Where to find a host-family

If you want to become an au pair in a different country, the first thing you have to do is finding a host family. There are different ways of getting in touch with host-families. What is a host-family? Host families…

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Monthly Update: March 2018

I know, I know. I didn’t do a monthly update in February. But that was only because I hadn’t really done much and there was nothing for me to talk about. This past month, however, was a good month and…

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Why you should want to come to Aldershot

A couple of weeks after I moved to Aldershot, I joined a Whatsapp-group with Dutch au pairs. Most of them live in London -because that is where everyone wants to go when they think about moving to England. When I…

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Opening a bank account in England

When you come to the United Kingdom for a longer period of time, you might want to set up a bank account. Unfortunately, this is not as easy as it sounds. In England, you need two things to open a…

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Monthly update: January 2018

It’s been almost one month since I set myself some goals to complete in 2018. In order to make sure that I actually keep up with those goals, I’m going to do these monthly updates on my life. Which was…

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