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    Oh the Organisation…

    Since I did the take over on Instagram for Au Pair World a lot of people reached out to me and asked about the things I did before I came to England and also the things I did here right after my arrival. Doing an au pair year is unfortunately associated with some planning and organizing which might seem to be a lot at first, but once you get into it you’ll realise that it’s totally manageable. I’m here to help you after all! 😉 Before you go… You’ve found a host family and you’re sure they are the right family for you. Awesome! But what now? Depending on the…

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    The Space Problem – Packing Your Suitcase

    I pack my suitcase and take with me… What? That’s the question! It is hard to decide what to bring with you for one full or half a year. I struggled really hard because I just couldn’t make up my mind and wanted to take everything from my wardrobe. In the end I had two suitcases one really large and one to carry-on, one rucksack and one handbag. To give you an idea of the things I packed I’m gonna list some of them below. Clothes Underwear and Socks 4 Tops 6 T-Shirts 6 Jumpers 6 Trousers 2 Leggings 2 Dresses 1 Raincoat 2 Blazers 1 winter Jacket 1 leather…

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    Finding the Right Host Family – Question Catalogue

    Finding the right host-family can be a little tricky but is perhaps the most important thing if you want to enjoy your time as an au pair. Even if it seems like the family is ideal at first you should definitely spend time in sorting out where your priorities lie and if they meet with theirs. I had to learn that the hard way. When you get in touch with host-families the key is to ask the right questions and not to be shy to ask anything you want to know. Before you do that however you should think about the things that are important to you as well! Write…