Spilling the Tea About Being a Black Au Pair
Au-what? If you're black you've probably had this conversation with your family. There's a uniqueness, a culture, an exclusive experience we live being black. There is no exception when it comes to au pairing. This meaning your host family always being curious about your ever-changing hair and also hearing the occasional "you're so dark" comment.
What do I do with my hair?
Can I walk around in a bonnet?
How racist are they... really?
If au pairing has ever piqued your curiosity, and you're black, there are some questions that you may have.
I may have the answers. In this video, I try my best to address some questions/concerns around being a black au pair and share some of my own experiences.