What is an Au Pair?

Hi guys,

When I talk to people about what I do here in Dublin and tell them that I’m an au pair, I find that they have all kinds of different ideas about what that really is. What is an au pair? It all depends who you ask. My new video shows different answers from different people and my own thoughts, too, after four months on the job.

What’s an au pair? Watch my new video and find out!

Talk to you soon!


The Au Pair Mix – Some thoughts at half-time of my au pair stay

Hi guys,

I’ve been here in Dublin for three months now, half-time in my au pair stay. I’ve had good days and bad days, I’ve laughed and cried, travelled through the country and become part of a family. I’ve found new friends and missed my friends and family at home. But all in all, I’ve had (and am having) a great time and learning a lot as an au pair. Take a look at my new video with my latest thoughts about this au pairing life:


Talk to you soon

Ellen :-)

The real problems when you’re an au pair

Hi guys,

At first a little warning: The following text has some ironic moments. If you’re allergic to irony, please stop reading immediately.

Last week I met an au pair and we had a little chat about our au pair days and the things that sometimes annoy us. It was a friendly and interesting and honest talk, so I thought I could share some of it in a post with you. Because we were talking about the real problems one has to deal with as an au pair. For example: Continue reading