I’ve had several people ask me questions about being an au pair, how I got started, what the experience has been like, pros/cons, all those questions that people have when thinking about doing something new. My au pair series is still up for various bits of information, but this is going to be a full guide to the five W’s and one H of au pairing. And, I figured that since I’m wrapping up my time au pairing (I’m finished at the end of August), almost exactly two years after having started, now is as good as time as any to put this together. Continue reading
Last weekend might as well have come from one of those cheesy, summer films. A good kind of cheesy though, in the way that camembert on bread as an afternoon snack is good. Between hot, hot days spent at the beach with picnics and late afternoon naps, I really can’t think of any other way I could have left France. Continue reading
Just a quick update because I realized this morning it’s almost as if I’ve fallen off the face of this blog. Granted, things have been crazy busy but if there’s no one to witness it, is it really that crazy?
This week went by so quickly! Blink and BAM! Hellooooo Mr. Friday. Between twisted and balloon sized ankles, parents away for the weekend, trips to the pool and basketball court and a broken washing machine, boring has not exactly been the word of the week. Continue reading
This post is half a truth and half me wanting to sneak a Canada Day’s post in here. Me telling you that probably ruins the sneaky part of it but it’s the effort that counts, right? Continue reading