Ever wonder what au pair agencies look for? Here CatherineRose, an American who is currently teaching English in France, shares the five most important things au pair agencies look for.
It can be difficult for non-US citizens to live in … Read the rest
Today we’re hearing from Canadian au pair Sara about the 6 best host countries for Canadian au pairs. As an American I found this seriously interesting as we have such different visas and regulations than Canadians- I so wish we … Read the rest
Hope everyone’s having a good Monday so far! Today we’re hearing from Megan, an American au pair currently au pairing in the Netherlands. (NOT Holland, as she corrected me- only two of the Netherlands’ 12 provinces are called Holland!)
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In short, yes, you absolutely should bring your au pair host family a gift. Bringing a gift shows your host family that you have good manners and are grateful to be included in their lives. Whether you’re working for … Read the rest
Today we’re hearing from Anneke, a 24-year old German student who worked as an au pair in Western Australia for seven weeks. I’m especially excited to have her as she’s my good friend Julika’s little sister!
On this site I … Read the rest
Today we are hearing from Andrea, a Brazilian au pair who worked in Kansas City, Missouri for 13 months. (Kansas city being home of the best barbecue, of course. Not a bad fit for a Brazilian!)
Thanks Andrea for telling … Read the rest
Getting along with your au pair host family can be tough, especially if you live with the family. Living where you work isn’t easy, and often it can feel like you have no privacy and that you’re always working.
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Ever wondered about how to au pair in England? Well today we are hearing from Amy, an American blogger who au paired in southern England back in 2006. Take it away, Amy!
Where did you live in England? Describe it … Read the rest
First things first: if you are intending to au pair in the USA or The Netherlands, you legally have to go through an agency*. However, for those interested in heading to other countries, there are two options for finding a … Read the rest