You know you're an Au Pair in the USA when... always introduce yourself with : 'Hi! my name is (your name), I'm from (country) and I have (amount of children you are taking care of) children!!'
...everybody is greeting you with a 'Hi.How are you!' and you can't respond fast enough, so you say it first!
...the worst thing is, when the dad is working from home know what a S'MORE is. spent all your money at the MALL and you still have nothing to wear hate Dora, The Wiggles and Thomas say silly instead of stupid go to PLAYDATES've seen more movies in one month than in your whole life at home drive over 30 minutes to a friend and you think it's not far only have other Au Pairs as your friends say 'like' and 'totally' every three words
...someone has asked you stupid questions like: 'do you have cars in your country?' - 'You don't have Valentine's day?' - 'Where is your country?' don't think it's wrong to have cake AND ice cream. park as close to the store as possible so you don't have to walk even one yard too far cherish moments of silence more than ever before notice yourself saying 'GOOD JOB' a hundred times a day wonder why you slept the whole night long so uncomfortable and you notice the next morning, you slept on a barbie, a lollypop, sandtoys etc.
... you need to be creative to find new punishments because a time-out doesn't work anymore ;-)
... you have to admit to mistakes you never did or put the blame on you day for day're sure you don't want own kids within the next 100 years're ready to drink anytime of the day start to love disney movies again and can copy every passage of them've learned what it means to be patient know what a LCC is know that you should never SHAKE A BABY!!! take a nap, after you dropped of the kids at school (after being up for just 2h :-D) are DRIVING to the busstop to pick up your kids, which is only 200 meters from your house.
...the kids call you mum cause you spend too much time with them
..... you think $160 every weekend just for shopping and coffee are not that much
... one cup of coffee doesn`t make you awake anymore, it just makes you alive. or your friends are KELLERKINDER!!!! miss the good ol' days when you were able to go to the bakery and get real bread w/ real butter ( not that American shit called bread..haha) don't walk into the bank, you use the drive inn to get your money use Purell instead of washing your hands
...instead of singing song from the radio your singing childrens songs
5 Responses
  1. Anônimo Says:

    oi stephani, tudo bom, estava acompanhando o seu blog e o blog da sua prima sem saber, fui com voce ao clube au pair na stb, fiquei muito em saber que ja tinha dado inicio aos processo do app,vi que esta tendo problemas com seu pai em relacao a viagem espero que de tudo certo, vou mantendo contato. Um Abraco Vanessa

  2. Priscila Says:

    Ahhh não!! vou ler só amanhã. kkkk

  3. Priscila Says:

    fiotinha piriquete??
    é vc sua lora pega coreano..ahuahauahauahu
    que mal gosto..hauahauahauahau


  4. Priscila Says:

    no coments....

  5. JúH Balbo Says:

    Estava lendo o textinho e me matando de rir pq eh a mais pura verdade tudo isso!!!!