Whats Superbowl?

Friday, 3 February 2012

Whats all the excitement over this weekend? In the U.S. Superbowl Sunday is a big event.  I recommend every au pair watch the game or at least the first half and the halftime show.  It is an American Tradition and will be a day you will never forget. The Superbowl […]

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Driving

Saturday, 14 January 2012

Driving in the U.S. will be very different than you are use to.  Here are some things you might experience when you begin driving. Remember, safety first. Online Training An online audio/visual driver’s training course with narration is available at: http://www.virtualdriveofamerica.com/index.html Most au pairs arrive to the U.S. with an […]

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Language in the U.S.

Thursday, 12 January 2012

Slang Americans use all kinds of idioms, expressions, sayings and slang. Here are some sites to help you understand what people are saying. This site offers a detailed list of expressions and idioms organized in different ways to help you find what you want: http://www.usingenglish.com/, Still need help: http://www.manythings.org/slang/slang2.html

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Your Safety

Wednesday, 11 January 2012

Date Rape Drug “Roofie” is a sedative that is extremely dangerous, especially when combined with alcohol, causing blackouts and even death. Au pairs have been victims in the past. To avoid becoming a victim: don’t go to bars or parties alone take your drink directly from the bartender don’t share […]

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