It has been a really long time since my last post was published here (or there – you know that I love puns :). I was busy with so many things that I was just finding a good excuse every day not to write another post. I am back though and I hope it … More The way to pursue your dreams
Chicago seen from the Lincoln Zoo Chicago was one of the cities in United States that I really wanted to see. I had this wonderful opportunity to spend there some time with my Host Family during spring break. It is definitely Windy City and it was much colder than … More Chicago – you are beautiful!
Few years ago someone told me that “I am too fat to be loved”. Yes! You can only imagine (or maybe you unfortunately have experienced the same thing) how much words like that hurt when told by someone who we care about. That ruined me and my self-confidence for a long time. … More Inner beauty
Why do I write perfect in inverted comas? Basically because there is no such thing as a “perfect Host Family” or “perfect Au Pair”! Everyone has their own flaws and let’s just face it. It is important for both: Host Family and Au Pair, to realised that truth at the very begging … More How to find a “perfect” Host Family?
Leaving your friends, family home, pets, boy/girlfriend, work, school might be challenging sometimes. On the one side it is so thrillingly excited but on the other side so terrifying at the same time. Coming to the Host Family that you know only from the Skype conversations may occur hard and uncomfortable. On … More Homesick antidote?
Today is the first time that I am spending my birthday far away from my friends and family. The only way I can see them is through face-time. And to be honest, even before coming to United States I knew that this day will be hard for me. I like to spend … More Celebrating 18th* Birthday again!
“What do you like the most about America so far?” asked my Host Dad some time ago. “Mexican food!” I replied without hesitation. Obviously, you can imagine laughter after that response. I can also imagine what are you thinking right now. I came to America to experience everyday life in this … More „What do you like the most about America?” MEXICAN FOOD!
When I decided to become an au pair, I knew that my whole lifestyle will change drastically. I knew that I am not going to be a teacher and manager anymore for the next year, yet I felt like a need a change, a break from everything I used to do … More „Gap year? What for?!”
To takie dziwne kiedy człowiek dojrzewa i zmienia się wewnętrznie oraz zewnętrznie w ciągu dwóch miesięcy. Za tydzień Thanksgiving,święto na które bardzo czekam. Ja tak sobie dzisiaj myślałam, że ja osobiście jestem wdzięczna za to, że mam taką wspaniałą rodzinę i przyjaciół w Polsce. Bez nich nie … More Follow your dreams
It has been two months since I am in United Stated right now. I wanted to write a post about living in this country a little earlier but I did not really have time to do so. For most people United States of America is only connected with famous “American dream”. … More Two months in USA