“Anything that’s human is mentionable, and anything that is mentionable can be more manageable. When we can talk about our feelings, they become less overwhelming, less upsetting, and less scary.” Fred Rogers Humans are such interesting creatures – if we have any visible pain, a cast, a sling, or a bruise people rush to check … Continue reading 5 reasons why we need to talk about mental health
“The beginning is the most important part of the work.” – PLATO A happy new DECADE to all of you! A new decade, can you believe that? I was pondering a lot this month on how we gain so much motivation every new year to get us to our future, we rush through our thoughts … Continue reading JANUARY, 2020
I dread packing for any trip and packing for a year abroad brings a stress I desperately did not need. It’s hard to think of what you may or may not need with all of the excitement going on and there’s no doubt you’re going to pack things that will never be of use. Keeping … Continue reading PACKING for your year abroad: what stays and what goes?
After you have completed your application, it will be reviewed by the staff of your agency and once approved you will be put online so that potential host families may look at your profile. When, after viewing your profile, a family thinks you will be a good fit for them they will request an interview … Continue reading Choosing the right host family
As with any job, there are requirements you must fulfill before you get the job. This is the same with being an au pair, you can’t JUST BECOME AN AU PAIR. There are age requirements and restrictions, as well as a minimum amount of childcare hours. Depending on the agency you choose, some requirements might … Continue reading Au pair requirements & choosing an agency