...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...
...you know what a S'MORE is YUMMY!!!!
...you spent all your money at the MALL and you still have nothing to wear
...you hate Dora, Elmo, Winnie and Elmoooooo!!!!!
...you say silly instead of stupid
...you go to PLAYDATES
...you've seen more movies in one month than in your whole life at home
...you walk over 30 minutes to a friend and you think it's not far
...you only have other Au Pairs as your friends
...you can make bacon
...you say 'like' and 'totally' and OMG 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?' 'Do you take the train from your country to come in US'...
...you don't think it's wrong to have cake AND ice cream
...you park as close to the store as possible so you don't have to walk even one yard too far
...you cherish moments of silence more than ever before
...you notice yourself saying 'GOOD JOB' a hundred times a day or GOOD GIRL/BOY!
...you 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
...you're sure you don't want own kids within the next 100 years OH YEAH!!!!!
...you know now exactly how difficult it was for your parents to have little kids and you feel like saying thanks for all you've done to your mum and dad every day
...you're ready to drink anytime of the day
...you start to love disney movies again and can copy every passage of them
...you've learned what it means to be patient OH GOD YES...
...you know that you should never SHAKE A BABY !!!
...the kids call you mum cause you spend too much time with them...
...you think $196 every weekend just for shopping and coffee are not that much
...you 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)
...you don't walk into the bank, you use the drive inn to get your money
...you use Purell instead of washing your hands
...instead of singing song from the radio your singing childrens songs... Elmo I hate you!!!!!
pix:Je connais tous les noms de tous les personnages de l'image...Merci Syd et Nicholas mdr!