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I Am An Au Pair

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    I'm A New Au Pair - I leave mid-January to be an au pair/nanny for a 9year old boy in Australia.  I'm extremely nervous but also extremely excited!  I have only travelled...
    christinaintheair christinaintheair 18-21 Nov 25, 2009

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    Male Au Pair In Germany - I am a new Au Pair and the only thing i hate about it is the amount of time i get off... Also i get the feeling that the parents see me as the employee...
    Solmon2312 Solmon2312 22-25 1 Response Jul 3, 2013

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    I Wish My Parents Understand Me - I just knew about au pair job and never thought it will be much easier to get it. We skype and have each other in facebook. They also called me...
    springDniven springDniven 16-17, F May 31, 2013

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    Norway - Hi, everybody! I am an-au-pair in norway, I live close to Tonsberg and Sandefjord. I would like to meet new friends. darina-lit@mail.ru
    Danielle777 Danielle777 18-21 Oct 18, 2010

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    Au Pair - Hi I'm not an au pair yet but hope to be. I'm a girl from Lithuania, 24 old. Like to work in some english speaking country for family or couple.
    Lidija24 Lidija24 22-25, F Sep 3, 2013

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    Hope To Be An Au Pair - Hi I'm not an au pair yet but hope to be. I'm a girl fromMorocco,19 yrsold. Like to work in some english speaking country for family or couple or...
    nora2 nora2 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 31, 2013

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    Looking - hallo im aupair in oberkochen in germany,. is there any aupair i can meet up in aalen,?
    jinky021 jinky021 26-30, F Apr 19, 2013

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    Hope To Be An Au Pair - One of my passions is cooking, I enjoy it and I'm very good at prepare traditional Moroccan dishes in particular, but I'm ready to learn new recipes from...
    nora2 nora2 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 31, 2013

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    Welcome To The Country - Hello. I just started my au pair experience the beginning of January. I am in France, a small town near Brest/Morlaix in Brittany. It is more of a shock...
    Dbord Dbord 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 13, 2013

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    Hope To Be An Au Pair - I'm looking for a nice family to live with in some nicer place. Maybe London,norway or somewhere else cool ! I have always been passionated by foreign...
    nora2 nora2 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 31, 2013

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    An Unhappy Au Pair Story In France. Need Advice Quick - Hey im 19 and from Ireland. I cam to france two weeks ago to be an aupair and while everything is perfect I can not get on...
    bagnallo bagnallo 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 10, 2013

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    How To Obtain Documents To Be An Aupair In Italy (for Americans) - Ciao a tutti! My name is Ashley and I am a 20-year-old university student who just returned from Italy after 2...
    cantaballa cantaballa 18-21 Dec 12, 2012

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    My Great Year In Germany - Hi guys. I would like to share a link to a great web-site: www.web-aupair.net. They have a good choice of host families, useful information, tips and...
    Malena26 Malena26 26-30 Dec 7, 2010

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    Bad Start To The Day - So its the 1st day of the Fall break and I am already over it. I hate when the kids are at home. It just means I have less time to myself and more time for...
    ihmls ihmls 22-25, F Oct 15, 2012

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    Being An Au Pair In Norway - Hello, my name is Ashley and I am planning on being an au pair in Norway. Since I am already in the country and I have a student residence permit...
    alisa93 alisa93 18-21, F Jul 12, 2013

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    Hope To Be An Au Pair - I have no experiece as an au pair girl but in Morocco I often do it to my sisters ​​baby sittery. I also took care of 2 kids , 8 and 3, and in the past...
    nora2 nora2 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 31, 2013

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    Au Pair In Italy - I have a wonderful time in Italy last summer. It was my first experience being an au pair and it couldn't have gone better. The family were friendly and made me...
    isabelolivotto isabelolivotto 18-21 1 Response Apr 7, 2011

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    Hi There - Hi, I just wanted to share my story. I have been an Au Pair for about three years, and recently signed up on www.greataupair.com They provided me with so many...
    etadlock etadlock 26-30 Oct 25, 2010

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    Make Friends - Hey Everyone, I'm Zoe from Malaysia, currently Aupair in Bussum. Is there anyone living nearby? Please buzz me if you guys have any hang out plan! ;) I will be...
    zoe529 zoe529 22-25 Oct 6, 2010

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    Bad Experience, Good Experience - I've been an au pair since august now. I started with an American family in Italy, where they were on holiday for a month with the whole family...
    Quibbler Quibbler 18-21, F 1 Response May 12, 2013

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    Au Pair Exchange - I'm Hana, I'm an au pair here in Amsterdam, Netherlands...My contract will end on February and I'm looking for an au pair who wants to switch with host family...
    vonalonsagay vonalonsagay 22-25 1 Response Jul 25, 2010

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    Any Au Pair In The Montgomery County Area? - Are there any Au Pair's in the Montgomery County area looking to make a new friend? If so, let me know. Would love to meet new people...
    justhavefun1981 justhavefun1981 26-30 Apr 21, 2012

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    Looking For Girls To Come To Ireland As Au Pairs. - Hello guys.I'm looking for adorable girls to come to Ireland as Au Pairs.I was in Ireland three years ago and I had the best...
    santynna santynna 22-25 May 3, 2012

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    Hi I will be an au pair in a few months.
    Godom Godom 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 18

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    Male Au Pair In China - Story - Antoine, 24 years old Frenchman, has worked as an Au pair in Gunagzhou, China. He agreed to share his unque experience and answered 10 questions...
    AuPairGarden AuPairGarden 22-25 May 21, 2012

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    This Job Is Sooooooooo Easy. Right? - Just finished dinner with the boys and host mom. The last topic of conversation was about how easy being an Au pair actually is. Basically I...
    ihmls ihmls 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 26, 2012

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    I Want To Be An Au Pair! - I have really always to travel the world and experience a new life in different countries but but real talent comes under the title of working with kids...
    followthewhiterabbit followthewhiterabbit 22-25, F 2 Responses Jun 29, 2011

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    Loved Being An Au Pair In Germany! - Hi there,I worked as an au pair in southern Germany, near Stuttgart for one and a half years. Believe it or not, that was ten years ago, and I...
    talyashoup talyashoup 31-35 1 Response Dec 20, 2010

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    Helpppp!!!!!! - I am going to Italy in 2 weeks to Treviso and I have 2 questions. 1: How do you meet other au pairs or new people? 2: how much money should I take with me when...
    Emskie1 Emskie1 18-21, F 3 Responses Oct 10, 2012

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    Horror In China - ok I think i exagerated with the horror but yes it is kind of a nightmare....I was so excited to come to china as an au pair and the family well seemed very nice...
    nickilina nickilina 26-30, F Jul 18, 2013

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    Au Pair - Hi i'm Giovanna, i come from italy and now i'm in german as au pair. i write to find friends around here... i m in neuwied.... :) ciao ciao
    Giowbiz Giowbiz 22-25, F Nov 28, 2011

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    Great Au Pair Work Through Chooseaupair.com - I found a really great family, through portal chooseaupair.comI think it's because they make personal au pair profiles, which includes...
    chooseaupair chooseaupair 22-25 Oct 3, 2011

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    Au-pair In Germany - Hi :) I'm Clare from Scotland, and am currently an Au-pair in a town called Brilon. Is there anyone near me that is also looking for friends? haha
    ClareMac ClareMac 18-21 1 Response Sep 1, 2011

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    Au Pair In Poland - I was an au pair for a few weeks in Poland summer before last (2008).  I met the family through an au pair service website.  It was really a kind of...
    robinette robinette 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 17, 2009

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