ship luggage

A handy guide to ship luggage home

Leaving your host family can bring a bit of stress with packing. Whether it is because your year is ending or because you go into rematch. You might have bought a lot of new...

native language

How you can share your native language with your host kids

Part of being an au pair is that your native language isn’t English (unless you come fromSouth Africa or England). Maybe, part of the reason why you came to America was toimprove your English...

trivia night

Host an online trivia night!

Let’s be honest: this quarantine has been going on for long enough. We, as I can speak for a lot of us, can’t see any of our friends at the moment. We are stuck...

let's be honest: IT SUCKS

COVID-19 stories #12: “let’s be honest: IT SUCKS”

During these scary COVID-19 times we have to stay strong, however difficult it may be. Some of us are dealing with homesickness, some feel scared and others try to make the best out of the...

5 simple things you should do

5 simple things you should do every day during quarantine

Routine is my biggest enemy right now. I can’t seem to find a good routine because I’ve been spending all my days in the house. I found five things that I want to share...

People aren't taking it seriously

COVID-19 stories #11: ‘People aren’t taking it seriously’

During these scary COVID-19 times we have to stay strong, however difficult it may be. Some of us are dealing with homesickness, some feel scared and others try to make the best out of the...

shelter in place

COVID-19 stories #10: ‘We will get through this’

During these scary COVID-19 times we have to stay strong, however difficult it may be. Some of us are dealing with homesickness, some feel scared and others try to make the best out of the...

teacher

COVID-19 stories #9: “I am like a teacher right now”

During these scary COVID-19 times we have to stay strong, however difficult it may be. Some of us are dealing with homesickness, some feel scared and others try to make the best out of...

together

COVID-19 stories #8: ‘We all suffer from the same things, and that’s what gives me strength’

During these scary COVID-19 times we have to stay strong, however difficult it may be. Some of us are dealing with homesickness, some feel scared and others try to make the best out of the...

independent

COVID-19 stories #7: ‘They are too independent and they don’t need me’

During these scary COVID-19 times we have to stay strong, however difficult it may be. Some of us are dealing with homesickness, some feel scared and others try to make the best out of the...