The Nanny Chronicles

In every job that must be done, there is an element of fun.

Mary Poppins

After graduating college in 2014, I decided to take a leap of faith and leave everything behind to move to Paris and become an au pair to two kiddos. That decision led to a year abroad that shaped my life and set me on an entirely different course that I ever expected my life to take. With days filled with solo movie theater adventures to exploring Paris’ creepiest cemeteries, I spent my time indulging in things outside the norm and finding my own brand of happiness. These are my tales of those glorious and beautiful days.

FROM READERS: MU grad reflects on her year abroad as a nanny in Paris

MEGAN SUDDARTH / MISSOURIAN READER Oct 21, 2015 For access to the original publication, click here. Everyone always asks you when you’re young, “What do you want to be when you grow up?” As a child, you think you’re supposed to know. As if the answer is set in stone, and something that you overwhelminglyContinue reading “FROM READERS: MU grad reflects on her year abroad as a nanny in Paris”

5 Things You Learn When You Explore the Entirety of Paris’ Louvre Museum

After being home from Paris for a little over a month, I’ve obviously been thinking about that marvelous city for a majority of my free time. I’m missing it more and more each day so I’ve decided that it’s finally time to now start posting my tips, useful facts and just favorite things about theContinue reading “5 Things You Learn When You Explore the Entirety of Paris’ Louvre Museum”

How Paris Changed My Life

I remember the first time I thought about it. I remember thinking, “This is crazy.. I’d never actually do it..” And then I remember realizing that actually nothing made more sense to me than moving to Paris. After just one year, my time in Paris has changed me. I’ve grown into a completely different being.Continue reading “How Paris Changed My Life”

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