Reasons For Not Becoming an Au Pair

I think we all know by now that I am pro au pair. I’ve had an amazing experience with my family in England and am so grateful to have them in my life. But I also know that being an…

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Interview with Kaitlyn // Au Pair Experiences

About six months ago, I did a post about the experience of another au pair in Aldershot, and I want to continue that. I am going to be interviewing au pairs in Aldershot and London (and in other places if…

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Why Being an Au Pair is Awesome

I’ve been posting on this blog for almost a year now, and I think it’s pretty clear that I love being an au pair. I’ll say once again that I’m extremely lucky with my host family and they are a huge…

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Canterbury and the White Cliffs of Dover

I’m so lucky that my host mum is a teacher because that means my summer holidays started a couple of weeks earlier than those of other au pairs. At first, I was going to stay in Aldershot for one last…

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English Habits I’ve Picked Up Over the Past Year

I never really thought English culture was that different from the Netherlands. But, after a year in England, I have noticed a couple of different ones, and I have also picked up a couple of habits that are definitely not…

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One year as an Au Pair: How I Have Changed

Today is the last day of my first year as an au pair. It’s been a crazy, wonderful ride and I can’t believe it’s already over. I’m also very glad that I made the decision to stay for another year…

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Advice for First-Time Au Pairs

I have officially survived my first year as an au pair. And while I didn’t really have any problems with homesickness or adjusting to a new country and didn’t have a crazy host family, I have learned some things that…

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Monthly update – June 2018

Another month has gone by, and I only have one more week left before my first year as an au pair is over. June was crazy. I started the month with a juice cleanse after which it didn’t take me long…

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