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Tips and tricks from former au pairs

When you want to become an au pair it can be difficult to find stories of how your life in America will look like. The good and the bad can be told best by...
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When you feel like giving up

When you feel like giving up, ask yourself this one question: Why did I decide to become an au pair?  There are so many different, diverse and complex reasons as to why people choose...

A guide to concert tickets in America

Recently a friend and I were in New York city, because we wanted to go to a concert at the Hammerstein Ballroom. However, we did not have tickets to said concert, because by the...

Letting go of life at home

In order to have a good au pair year, there are a couple sacrifices that you will have to make, the first one being probably the biggest step: moving away from home and leaving...
Christmas present

Christmas gift guide: What to get your host family for Christmas

Christmas songs, hot chocolate, Christmas lights and decorations – it’s the most wonderful time of the year. Though thinking about the fact that you might should get Christmas gifts for your host family might...