Au Pairing

FAQ on Au Pairing:

Paradise for the day.

1/When did you Au Pair? Where and Why?

I au-paired from the middle of October 2012 to the end of May 2013. I lived with a very sweet family who have 2 boys in Cremona, Italy in the north of the country near to Milan. I decided to au pair because I

2/How did you find your family?

I found my host family on Au Pair world but we also emailed, a lot and skyped a few times before I went to make sure we were all in the same boat!

3/How long did you go for?

I stayed for 8 months!

4/Did you speak fluent Italian?

No, the only things I could say were ‘Can I have a coffee, please?’ and very basic greetings but I learnt while I was there!

5/Any advice?

Definitely put a contract in place with all the hours you will work and the time off you will get! And just enjoy it!

Any other questions? Let me know!

To read more about my time living in Italy as an Au Pair, check out these posts:


Scenes from Mantova

A few things I’d like to remember

Paradise for the day

Visiting Venezia!

I left my heart in Cremona