Category - Au Pair and Nanny

The journey to MY BOOK

Dear friends, today I want to elaborate a bit about the story of my newly published book: “Rock Your Au Pair Year” and how it came to this book. WHY WRITE A BOOK? I often get this question: “How did you first come to the idea of writing a book?” And to be honest I hardly remember. I started this blog, went to a...

Interview with Lea Alexandra

Today I interview Lea Alexandra. She has an au pair/ fitness YouTube channel and you can follow her here. She is originally from Germany, now based in California and just started her second au pair year in the USA. Why did you originally decide to become an au pair? I was following an Instagram account by a girl. She was an au pair in the US in...

Update on Ellen from Au Pair World

I interviewed Ellen from AuPairWorld last year when she was an au pair in Ireland. You can read that interview here. Today I have an Update on how she is doing since she left her host-family. A while has passed since you left your host family last summer, how was saying goodbye and were you sad to leave? Of course! But as we say in German, I left...

The truth about rematch.

Have you ever thought of rematch? Are you in your home country considering being an Au Pair, but then had this dark thought: “What if I need to go into rematch one day?” Pretty scary..or not. Rematch doesnt have to be scary. So what´s the truth? The truth is that avoiding isn’t living life. Have you noticed that if you avoid...

How to be a successful Au Pair?

Have you ever thought about how to make your Au Pair year successful? What does that actually mean? Doesn´t success only apply in a career context or related to money? These are all very good questions. In fact as far as I can tell, most people do relate success to their career. Not as many of us are thinking of success in terms of “every...