What´s next? 5 Tips for getting ahead

Hey guys! A lot of you are probably at half time with your Au Pair year if you´ve arrived last summer. So I wanted to address a topic that concerns a lot of you. Do I extend my Au Pair time or do I return home and if I return- what do I do? There is still some time to decide, but it is always good to think ahead. Here are some tips: If you...

KiwiOzNannies Interview with Teagan

KiwiOzNannies is a London based Agency who place live-in and live-out nannies, in temporary, permanent, full- and part time positions all year around. They are a very friendly and open minded team that offers placements in London and the UK/ International as well as support. How did KiwiOzNannies come about? In 2002 the owners of KiwiOz came to...

READING CHALLENGE 2018

Hey guys! I have a really cool activity for you in the new year. The READING CHALLENGE is coming up REALLY SOON! Early January: This will be the beginning of my raffle on lovelybooks.de. You will have the chance to win an e-book of “Rock Your Au Pair Year” and participate in the reading challenge, but you don’t have to win to...

My Secret Diary

Hey everyone! Today I want to tell you about my secret diary. Do you remember the days when people wrote on blank pages?! Sorry…but sooo boring! I used to do the same thing though. And these diaries of mine…I don’t want to read them again. So what is so cool about my new secret diary? It´s called Q & A a Day 365 days a year...

GOING-AWAY-BOOK

Hi everyone! Yesterday was the first time that I heard of the going-away or goodbye book via this video (German).  I really didn’t know it was “a thing” and maybe you don’t know either. But I quickly thought to myself that this is a super cool thing to do when you are planning to be an au pair. I obviously did not do this...

5 easy Gift Ideas for Your Host Family

As it is Christmas soon I thought it would be nice to share some gift ideas. Of course these could also be used for other occasions. A photo album of your time together. I know it is kind of “old school” to print out pictures and make an album but that´s why it´s even cooler. I´m sure they will love it! On the same note, you could...

3 DIY´s for children that ROCK

Hey guys! I´m sure especially during this season you are looking for more indoor actives, therefore today I will introduce you to 3 diy´s that the kids I used to look after loved. Self made PLAYDOH. This was an all time favourite for the 2 kids I used to look after, we could seriously do that every week and not get bored of it! But of course...