14 Things Only Au Pairs Will Understand

There are some things that you can try to explain to someone else, but that only au pairs will actually understand. Because this lifestyle is great, but you can’t compare it to anything else. So here’s a list of things…

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Day Trip to Cambridge

About halfway through September, I put my car up for sale. And then, I started to freak out. Because once I sold it, I wouldn’t be able to drive anywhere anymore. So, keeping my fingers crossed that I wouldn’t find…

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Monthly Update – September

It was a long month, but we survived the first month of kids going back to school! It was exhausting. I don’t remember it being this tiring last year. Etienne had her birthday party (a roller skating disco party) and…

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Autumn Bucket List

As much as I love the summer, I’m actually kind of looking forward to autumn. I don’t want the weather to cool down, but I want the cosiness that autumn brings with it. The orange and red leaves on the…

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Being an Au Pair – What No One Tells You

Being an au pair is a weird job and a lot of people don’t know what it exactly entails. These are some things that no one actually tells you before becoming an au pair but that I would have loved to know.…

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Day in the Life of an Au Pair

Every au pair has a different schedule. It all depends on how old your host kids are, whether or not they go to school, if you have a parttime job to make some extra money or what chores your host…

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Interview with Hanna // Au Pair Experiences

Hanne came to England as an au pair in 2016 and was originally going to stay in Aldershot for one year. But she quickly decided that she wanted to stay a bit longer. She really enjoyed being in England and…

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How To Deal With Homesickness

“I felt a pang — a strange and inexplicable pang that I had never felt before.” – Alan Bradley I know that when you move abroad, it’s scary. You’re alone in a new place where you don’t know anyone. Now,…

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